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Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

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!

Sport Riding Techniques: How To Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and Track (2003)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfContemporary 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.
Author(s): Nick Ienatsch, Kenny Roberts

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2nd Edition) (2005)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfHere 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.
Author(s): Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition (2015)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfToday’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.
Author(s): Lee Parks

Mastering the Ride: More Proficient Motorcycling, 2nd Edition (2012)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfBest-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.
Author(s): David L. Hough

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right (2019)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis 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.
Author(s): Motorcycle Safety Foundation

A Twist of the Wrist Vol. 2: The Basics of High-Performance Motorcycle Riding (1997)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfStraight 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 ?
Author(s): Keith Code, Doug Chandler

How to Become a Better Long-Distance Motorcycle Rider? (2018)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis 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.
Author(s): Pavlin Zhelev

The Art of Riding Smooth: Plus the Best 2000 Miles Ever! (2017)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWith 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.
Author(s): James B. Ford

Maximum Control: Mastering Your Heavyweight Bike (2010)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAs 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…
Author(s): Pat Hahn

Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well (2000)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfFrom 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 who’s looking to hit the road on two wheels.
Author(s): David L. Hough

Motorcycle Journeys Through the Alps and Beyond: 5th edition (2019)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfDetailing 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 .
Author(s): John Hermann

Street Rider’s Guide: Street Strategies for Motorcyclists (Motorcycle Consumer News) (2014)

 Best Motorcycle Riding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfA 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.
Author(s): David L. Hough

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.

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