DAVID L HOUGH PROFICIENT MOTORCYCLING PDF

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David L. Hough (born ) is an American writer on motorcycle rider safety, education and training. He has been a columnist for Motorcycle Consumer News, Sound RIDER! and BMW Owners News magazines. After his first book Proficient Motorcycling was published by Bow Tie Press it. David L. Hough. · Rating details · 1, ratings · 80 reviews. Proficient Motorcycling is hands down the best and most complete book ever written on how to. Proficient Motorcycling is hands down the best and most complete book ever written Fred Rau, Senior Editor, Motorcycle Consumer News. David L. Hough.

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More Proficient Motorcycling by David L. A must read for beginners! In he was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. He’s motorcyclng perfect but it’s more nearly within his reach than any rider I’ve known. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Retrieved from ” https: This was an overall enjoyable book, with daviv caveats.

I’ve been an avid motorcycle rider since spring of Then buy a car and hunt for aggressive apparently asserting yourself and protecting your bubble is aggressivefat, leather vest-wearing, mean looking motorcyclists.

Covers it all from lane choice to dog defense through riding on snow and how to deal with road ragers. Eyes open, signs are a warning, stay within your comfort zone on the road and leave your comfort zone on the closed course. Preview — Proficient Motorcycling by David L. This is the book you need, if you want to ride well.

Ever see Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai? In the chapter called “Motorcycle Dynamics,” Hough spells out the equipment needed and basic skills required to control a bike, and specifically keeping the rider’s safety and ability to avoid potentially injurious or fatal crashes. Hough’s skill as a photographer and illustrator adds a graphic element to his books that leads to immediate understanding of the concepts he explains.

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He’s not an outlaw, because that’s ego-riding, the kind of riding that startles and angers other motorists. A critical section of the book offers riders advice on how to deal with automobiles, including aggressive car drivers, oblivious SUV drivers, or “blind” truck drivers. I found this book ve So I have been driving a motorcycle for a year now. Mar 11, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: Account Options Sign in.

So I have been driving a motorcycle for a year now. You will become a safer, more efficient, faster rider fewer mistakes means more speed.

This second edition, expanded and now in full color, offers new riders and motorcyclnig warriors the exact kind of advice theyneed to be prepared for anything when on the road, how to avoid accidents, and how to handle the unexpected. Read the book and sell you motorcycle.

Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well by David L. Hough

Hough deals succinctly with the gut issues of motorcycle safety. If you only davif one book on motorcycling, this is the one you should read. A must read for everyone on two wheels! I was reminded of this book in a recent conversation, and as it has a place of honor on my bookshelf, I thought I’d review it. Great language with nice and easy to understand examples.

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I’d say my This review is written from the perspective of a motorcyclist, not as a reader. If you’re an “attitude biker,” Hough may not be for you. Hough’s description of optimal riding technique are dead on, and his I was reminded of this book in a recent conversation, and as it has a place of honor on my bookshelf, I thought I’d review it.

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Paperbackpages. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Riding a lot is also invaluable. I feel as though while the writing could be improved some hard to follow in some areas it’s altogether a great tool for any rider.

In the chapter called “Motorcycle Dynamics,” Hough spells out the equipment needed and basic skills required to control a bike, and specifically keeping the rider’s safety and ability to avoid potentially injurious or fatal crashes.

I’m going to send to my daughter when I’m finished. Hough was inducted to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in December for his work as a motorcycle journalist and riding safety books that “should be a mandatory read for every motorcyclist, from novice to expert.

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A collection of articles published in Motorcycle Consumer News. Nov 14, Eric E. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I ride 12 months a year, in the height of summer heat, and in sub-freezing temperatures. Don’t sit down to read this like a novel, you’ll choke on it.

Proficient Motorcycling : The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well

Nov 09, Charlie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. First, the content — esp. I motorctcling quite certain she will learn to ride a ‘little’ differently than I did. It’s just a little long and too-involved.