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The Women's Guide to Motorcycling: Everything a Woman Needs to Know About Bikes, Equipment, Riding, and Safety

The Women's Guide to Motorcycling: Everything a Woman Needs to Know About Bikes, Equipment, Riding, and Safety

by Lynda Lahman

Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 9781620082096
Pages: 240
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-11
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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 Motorcycling Anecdotes from female motorcycle enthusiasts, riders, and owners, including the author’s own story Women as a growing presence among riders, including notable names of the past and present Motorcycle skills from basic to advanced, appropriate for bikers of all levels of experience and expertise The physical and mental aspects of riding Considerations for choosing a bike, such as seat height and weight distribution, and female-appropriate gear A primer on proper maintenance and dealing with mechanical problems Different types of riding, such as sport, racing, touring, long distance, and off road Getting more out of the sport through involvement in clubs, forums, charity events, and mentoring new riders