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Women's Guide to Motorcycling (Paperback) (Lynda Lahman)

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Recent statistics show that approximately 12 percent of motorcycle owners are women and that close to 25 percent of motorcycle riders are women. While it’s still a male-dominated field, the number of female bikers has increased by more than 25 percent in just five years, showing that women have a strong presence on two wheels. In The Women’s Guide to Motorcycling, author Lynda Lahman, herself a motorcycle owner and rider, provides a comprehensive look at motorcycling techniques, street smarts, and safety concerns while addressing female-specific challenges as well as issues that all bikers face from a female point of view.INSIDE The Women’s Guide to MotorcyclingAnecdotes from female motorcycle enthusiasts, riders, and owners, including the author’s own storyWomen as a growing presence among riders, including notable names of the past and presentMotorcycle skills from basic to advanced, appropriate for bikers of all levels of experience and expertiseThe physical and mental aspects of ridingConsiderations for choosing a bike, such as seat height and weight distribution, and female-appropriate gearA primer on proper maintenance and dealing with mechanical problemsDifferent types of riding, such as sport, racing, touring, long distance, and off roadGetting more out of the sport through involvement in clubs, forums, charity events, and mentoring new riders
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Transportation
Sub-Genre: Motorcycles / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Lynda Lahman
Language: English
Street Date: July 19, 2016
TCIN: 51134367
UPC: 9781620082096
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-0128
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