Learn the fine points of motorcycle touring with Bill Stermer as your guide. Bill is former Editorial Director of Rider magazine and a contributor to numerous other motorcycling publications.
This is THE handbook for anyone interested in travel by motorcycle, written by one of America's foremost riding journalists. Every aspect of planning and executing a trip by motorcycle is covered: choosing the proper motorcycle and equipment, the right gear and how to pack it, dressing smart for various weather conditions including the heat, cold and rain, tips on accommodating co-riders and other motorcyclists, group riding, camping, safety basics--and just plain having fun.
In this expanded and revised second edition, Stermer has assembled new and updated information about choosing a motorcycle, tires, lubricants, suspension enhancements, routine maintenance and safety checks, clothing, and travel gear. And there are many new photographs to help keep current on the changing world of touring. Finally, Stermer tells the pros and cons of touring's latest craze, which is utilizing the cruising motorcycle as a tourer.
With more than 35 years of riding experience and 20 years of testing and writing about motorcycles, Bill Stermer is the perfect guide for motorcycle travelers--novices and veterans alike. You are certain to learn something new from this book, even if you started riding in 1950.
You'll be very pleased with this updated version!