Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition (Paperback)
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Total Control delivers what other high-performance riding books only claim to offer: the skills to let you put your bike where you want it. Practicing the techniques outlined on these pages is the fastest and easiest way to master your machine.
Writing in a clear and understandable style, accomplished instructor and road racer Lee Parks demystifies the techniques used by top professionals and shows how to apply them to high-performance street and track riding, no matter what kind of bike you ride. Parks explains the psychological dynamics of fear and concentration, as well as what it takes to achieve true mastery of your motorcycle.
Total Control gives you everything you need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider. High-quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding. Readers will come away with a better understanding of everything from braking and cornering to proper throttle control, resulting in a more exciting yet safer ride. By breaking down skills into small and easily learned modules, Total Control offers the most effective riding curriculum ever developed.
Total Control is the must-have instruction book for sport, touring, cruiser, and adventure riders who want to taking their riding skills to the next level in the shortest amount of time…without taking unnecessary risks.
About the Author
Lee Parks has been racing for over 16 years, and he won the 2001 G.M.D. Computrack National Endurance Series Championship in the Lightweight class. He also finished 2nd in the 1994 AMA 125GP national championship in its exhibition year. He spent five years as the editor and chief test rider of Motorcycle Consumer News where he road tested every new street motorcycle available in the U.S. and became one of the top performance-testing journalists in the world. He is based in Victorville, CA.