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Archive for September, 2013

Icon Airframe Helmet

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The Airframe is Icon’s top-of-the-line helmet featuring an advanced tri-composite shell and a unique ventilation system that gave the Airframe its name. The Airframe’s namesake ventilation system is designed to provide optimal airflow regardless of how fast you’re travelling. The Airframe features large, angled intake ports that force air directly onto the head and through [...]

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A Twist Of The Wrist

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

A Twist Of The Wrist: The Motorcycle Road Racers Handbook By Keith Code Published by Code Break (1983) Keith Code’s original A Twist Of The Wrist instructional book is, simply put, a classic. The riding lessons Keith Code put on paper in the early 80s have never needed updating or revision; they are still as [...]

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101 Harley-Davidson Evolution Performance Projects

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

101 Harley-Davidson Evolution Performance Projects, 2nd Edition By Kip Woodring, photography by Kenna Love Published by Motorbooks (2006) 101 Harley-Davidson Evolution Performance Projects is the best-selling companion guide to Evolution Sportsters and Big Twins. Everyone from the experienced garage mechanic to the new bike owner interested in learning maintenance basics will find their projects listed [...]

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Sportbike Performance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Sportbike Performance Handbook, 2nd Edition By Kevin Cameron Published by Motorbooks (2008) The second edition of Kevin Cameron’s best-selling Sportbike Performance Handbook delves deeply into the theory and technical minutiae of sportbike performance modifications. Don’t let forum talk and online parts finders decide what you bolt on to your bike – be an authority on [...]

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Motorcyclist’s Legal Handbook

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Motorcyclist’s Legal Handbook: How To Handle Legal Situations From The Mundane To The Insane By Pat Hahn Published by Motorbooks (2012) Pat Hahn’s Motorcyclist’s Legal Handbook is the ultimate companion guide to interstate travel. It provides everything you need to know about navigating motorcycle law in all 50 states. A state by state breakdown details [...]

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Indian Larry, Chopper Shaman

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Indian Larry, Chopper Shaman By Dave Nichols, with Andrea “Bambi” Cambridge Published by Motorbooks (2010) ‘Indian’ Larry DeSmedt was an extraordinary man and a celebrated custom bike builder made widely famous by Discovery Channel shows, most notably the Biker Build-Off series. Larry’s storied life ended suddenly when he was killed in a stunt accident in [...]

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Grand Prix Motorcycle Racers

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Grand Prix Motorcycle Racers: The American Heroes By Norm DeWitt Published by Motorbooks (2010) For anyone with an interest in the motorcycle racing of today or yesterday, Norm DeWitt’s Grand Prix Motorcycle Racers is a must read. The story starts appropriately when Kenny Roberts dropped a bomb – and a knee – on the international [...]

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The Vincent In The Barn

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The Vincent In The Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology By Tom Cotter Published by Motorbooks (2009) Tom Cotter scoured the world’s collector circles for the forty best stories of motorcycle ‘barn’ finds and brought them together for The Vincent In The Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology. The book features stories of uncovered treasures [...]

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Leanings: The Best Of Peter Egan

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Leanings: The Best of Peter Egan From Cycle World Magazine By Peter Egan Published by Motorbooks (2009) When Peter Egan was learning how to fly airplanes, he rented a Cessna 150. A friend asked him, “Isn’t that like the Chevy Vega of airplanes?” “There is no Chevy Vega of airplanes,” Egan said, “Anything that flies [...]

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MotoGP Technology, 2nd Edition

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

MotoGP Technology, 2nd Edition By Neil Spalding Published by Haynes (2nd Ed. 2010) MotoGP Technology by Neil Spalding is a fascinating read and the most complete book on the daunting subject. Anyone with an interest in racing will enjoy it – regardless of your level of technical know-how. The second edition was published in 2010 [...]

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