Here is a list of the best Motorcycle Riding books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well (2013)
- Sport Riding Techniques: How To Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and Track (2003)
- The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2nd Edition) (2005)
- Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition (2015)
- Mastering the Ride: More Proficient Motorcycling, 2nd Edition (2012)
- The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2019)
- A Twist of the Wrist Vol. 2: The Basics of High-Performance Motorcycle Riding (1997)
- How to Become a Better Long-Distance Motorcycle Rider? (2018)
- The Art of Riding Smooth: Plus the Best 2000 Miles Ever! (2017)
- Maximum Control: Mastering Your Heavyweight Bike (2010)
- Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well (2000)
- Motorcycle Journeys Through the Alps and Beyond: 5th edition (2019)
- Street Rider’s Guide: Street Strategies for Motorcyclists (Motorcycle Consumer News) (2014)
This best-selling book is also #1 book in motorcycle safety” (Nielsen BookScan) and essential reading for all motorcyclists regardless of their years of experience. Author David L.
Sport Riding Techniques: How To Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and Track (2003)
Contemporary sport bikes accelerate faster, brake harder, and cut through corners deeper than ever before. These technologically advanced motorcycles are exhilarating to ride, but to really get the most out of a motorcycle’s performance capabilities a rider must develop his or her own personal performance. Riders need to take their skills to the next level.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2nd Edition) (2005)
Here is a book for the motorcyclist who wants to do it right! The most complete, authoritative book ever published on safe riding techniques and strategies.
Today’s super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Total Control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding.
Best-selling author David Hough is the anti-bad ass of motorcyclists, a serious down-to-earth master of two- (and three-) wheeled street rods who is interested in the safety and road smarts of his fellow motorcyclists. Mastering the Ride is his follow-up book to one that put him on the map, Proficient Motorcycling, and it goes one better. For motorcyclists ready to take their rides to the next level, Mastering the Ride is an exhilarating course in skills, safety, and common sense.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2019)
This is the book for the motorcyclist who wants to do it right! The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Guide to Motorcycling Excellence is the most complete and authoritative guide to motorcycle safe-riding techniques and strategies. More than one million students have completed courses developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, and this book is the culmination of what this leading rider-training organization has learned about teaching students of all ages and experience levels.
Straight facts about riding! A Twist of the Wrist, the acknowledged number one book on rider improvement for ten years straight, brought riders worldwide to a new understanding of vital riding skills. Uncovers and traces, action by action, the direct links between man and machine. #38,310 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #3 in Motorcycle Racing #21 in Extreme Sports (Books) #8 in Motorcycles (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
This book will give you the most important information to help you get started and allow you to start enjoying longer motorcycle trips. I have organized this into logical chapters to make it easy for you to navigate your way through this guide, and to help you find exactly what you might need quickly.
With 12 years of coaching and nearly 600,000 miles of Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountain riding experience, Rider’s Workshop founder, Jim Ford, introduces a new genre of motorcycling: mountain riding! The book offers Jim’s take on the “art” of motorcycling mountain roads. Much of the training comes from years as a private pilot. Jim is instrument rated with plenty of flight hours.
As anyone who’s been on one knows, big bikes–Harleys, dressers, tourers, cruisers–handle differently than smaller bikes. They have different centers of gravity; they steer more slowly; they put you in a different riding positions; and riding one–especially riding it well–requires different skills. This book is aimed at helping owners of such motorcycles–bikes with big engines, long wheelbases, and a lot of weight–get the best ride out of them. Maximum Control addres…
From the publishers of Motorcycle Consumer News, Shifting Gears at 50 is a one-of-a-kind motorcycling manual for returning and late-entry riders, essentially anyone 40 years old and up whos looking to hit the road on two wheels.
Detailing more area than any previous edition, Hermann's fun-to-read text has been thoroughly updated and revised, now adding new roads in Switzerland and France. All maps feature mountain relief backgrounds to highlight the topography, and many spectacular new photos have been added. Every region of the Alps is covered: , , , , , and even special alpine-lookalike places such as , , and and .
A completely revised and updated edition of David Hough’s successful book Street Strategies, the all-new Street Rider’s Guide spells out safety tactics for motorcycle riders looking to get the most out of their favorite hobby
for as long as possible.
Best Motorcycle Riding Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some motorcycle riding books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
McQueen's Motorcycles: Racing and Riding with the King of Cool
Author(s): Stone, Matt;Ekins, Dave(Foreword)
ID: 2859915, Publisher: Motorbooks International;MBI, Year: 2017, Size: 38 Mb, Format: epub
Philosophical Ridings: Motorcycles and the Meaning of Life
Author(s): Craig Bourne
ID: 567471, Publisher: Oneworld Publications, Year: 2007, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
Riding with Rilke: reflections on motorcycles and books
Author(s): Bishop, Edward
ID: 2665773, Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Year: 2007, Size: 731 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.