Motorcycling the Right Way

Motorcycling the Right Way : Do This, Not That: Lessons From Behind the Handlebars

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Expert motorcyclist and author Ken Condon knows there is a right way to hit the road and track when you're behind the handlebars. In this new book Motorcycling the Right Way, Condon lays out a basic riding course for motorcyclists who are smart enough to acknowledge that "you don't know what you don't know." In setting forth the keys to riding safely and well, Condon's method capitalizes on reducing risks and potential crashes and increasing the rider's ever-improving skills and situational awareness. Filled with readable, useful advice and anecdotes from the road, Motorcycling the Right Way will be welcomed by beginners and returning riders, as well as experienced riders who are interested in learning more on the journey.
-Adding new tools to the rider's bag: multitasking, sensory intelligence, self and situational awareness, risk smarts, visibility, and attitude adjustment -Improving the rider's ability to perceive danger, size up risks, and mentally prepare for the road -Expert advice on handling the bike, cornering, traction, braking, and turning -A sobering look at crashing and handling the aftermath of an accident -Special sections on dirt riding, group rides, highway riding, nighttime riding, passengers -The right way to avoid hazards and deal with perilous obstacles and road conditions
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 204 x 277 x 17.78mm | 922g
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 1620081695
  • 9781620081693
  • 358,207

About Ken Condon

Ken Condon is a 35-year motorcyclist with experience as a street rider, safety instructor, and track-day instructor. Presently he is a Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach and the chief instructor for Tony's Track Days. He is the writer of the "Proficient Motorcycling" and "Street Strategies" monthly columns in Motorcycle Consumer News and the author of the book Riding in the Zone: Advanced Techniques for Skillful Motorcycling. He writes regularly for his blog at
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