Take your dirt bike riding skills to the next level with The Total Dirt Rider Manual: 358 Essential Dirt Bike Skills. Stocked with hundreds of tips and tricks from Pete Peterson and the editors of Dirt Rider, from choosing your bike and gear, to mastering essential riding skills for every situation, to keeping your bike running strong and smooth, this essential guide will have you riding at your best in short order. Whether you enjoy trail-riding and exploring the backcountry, aspire to motocross stardom, or want to perform freestyle flips, The Total Dirt Rider Manual has everything you need to make your next ride your best one.
GEAR: From how to buy the best bike to evaluating a used ride; suit up for style safety, and comfort. Also learn how to adapt your gear to a wide range of riding conditions.
RIDING: Dirt riding is not just a great form of outdoor recreation, it’s a sport in its own right, and this book has the information you need to enjoy a casual day on the trails or to compete year round.
WRENCHING: Dirt Rider is renowned for its “Dr. Dirt” feature, which breaks down repairs from the everyday to the highly specialized into simple, step-by-step tutorials. This book features the best of those, allowing any rider to become their own mechanic and save money.
SUSPENSION: A bike’s suspension is vital, expensive to fix, and tricky to diagnose. Learn how to handle this maintenance yourself. These detailed but quick-to-grasp tips from America’s top race-bike could save you thousands of dollars.