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my bookcase.

Yes, I actually own all of these books. It's a wonder I ever leave the house.

fiction books about motorcycling

non-fiction books about motorcycling

non-fiction motorcycle travelogues

books on touring or motorcycle travel

  • Alaska by Motorcycle: How to Motorcycle to Alaska, Gregory Frazier.
  • Great American Motorcycle Tours, Gary McKechnie.
  • Motorcycle Journeys Through California, Clement Salvadori.
  • Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, Chris Scott.
  • Motorcycle Touring and Travel, Bill Stermer.
manuals and mechanical books
  • Motorcycle Electrics Without Pain, MIke Arman
  • Suzuki Two-Strokes, Roy Bacon.
  • Sportbike Performance Handbook, Kevin Cameron.
  • Motorcycles: Fundamentals, Service, Repair, John Hurt, et al.
  • Chilton's Motorcycle Handbook, Keith Maher and Ben Greisler.
  • La moto et son entretien, Larousse
  • How to Set Up Your Motorcycle Workshop, C.G. Masi.
  • Motorcycle Fuel Systems Techbook, John Robinson
  • Motorcycle Basics Manual, Pete Shoemark.
  • Motorcycle Owner's Manual, Hugo Wilson.
  • The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Maintenance, Mark Zimmerman

instructional books

  • The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Guide to Motorcycling Excellence
  • Pro Motocross and Off-Road Riding Techniques, Donnie Bales with Gary Semics
  • Twist of the Wrist II: The Basics of High-Performance Motorcycle Racing, Keith Code.
  • Dirt Rider's Motocross Riding Tips, Editors of Dirt Rider Magazine
  • Sportbiking: The Real World, Gary Jaene
  • Proficient Motorcycling, David Hough.
  • More Proficient Motorcycling, David Hough.
  • Street Strategies, David Hough.
  • Sport Riding Techniques, Nick Ienatsch
  • Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, Lee Parks
  • The Police Rider's Handbook to Better Motorcycling, Motorcycle Roadcraft


  • Les motos de sport et de compétition, l'Atlas
  • Motorcycle Design and Techonology: How and Why, Gaetano Cocco
  • Superbikes: The World's Greatest Street Racers, Editor: Alan Dowds
  • The Art of the Motorcycle, Guggenheim Museum
  • Pictoral History of Japanese Motorcycles, Cock van de Heuvel
  • Performance Motorcycles, Mick Walker
  • The Ultimate Motorcycle Book, Hugh Wilson
motorcycle magazines that i subscribe to

other magazines that i no longer subscribe to