Motorcycles: So You Think You Want to Ride
• Author: Kenneth S. Obenski, P.E.
• ISBN 10: 1-936360-24-1
• ISBN 13: 978-1-936360-24-6
• Copyright Date Ed: February 17, 2014
• Pages: 64
• Binding Information: Softbound
• Size: 6 X 9 Inches (US)
For the prospective motorcycle rider. Helps you understand the risks and joys of motorcycle riding from a fellow rider and accident reconstructionist.
Kenneth S. Obenski, P.E. explains the appeal of motorcycle riding, as well as the dangers. Drawing on over 50 years of experience as a rider and accident reconstructionist, Obenski covers topics like steering, rider protection, highway safety, and conspicuity. Included in this book of practical advice for the interested motorcycle rider are war stories from Obenski's own life and career. These include a bumpy trip through the 405 in Los Angeles, crashing at low speed, and getting soaked by a rain storm prior to testifying in court.
Table of Contents
About the Author
Chapter 1: Why the Heck Do People Ride Those Damn Things?
Chapter 2: Weather
Chapter 3: Safety
Chapter 4: Conspicuity
Chapter 5: The Mystery of Steering
Chapter 6: Performance
Chapter 7: Highway Factors
Chapter 8: Rider Factors
Chapter 9: Crash Protection
Chapter 10: Maintenance
Chapter 11: So, What Should I Buy?
Chapter 12: Options
Chapter 13: How to Ride