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Very simple and easy to follow. A couple of levels below my knowledge, but a good read for a beginner none the less. Easy to follow and makes motorcycle maintenance a little less daunting for the newer riders and mechanics. If you have a bike and dont know where to start for maintenance, then start here. experience comes through work; Knowledge comes through education.
Have a better understanding of Motorcycles!New rider here with minimal motorcycle experience. I read this book looking for a simple explanation of how motorcycles work and this book made it easy to follow. The chapters are broken down and they build on each other. Along with reading this book I also used YouTube videos to see this book come to life. Overall great book and easy to read, left feeling like I just started my first semester of motorcycle class.
I actually ordered this in Kansas and had it shipped to my dad's house in Maryland. I was cross-country motorcycle riding from Los Angeles to Kansas to Maryland to South Carolina and back to Kansas. I took 30 days of leave before I went to Iraq and had a big adventure - fun times.
I began this book shortly after finishing the Hayne's Motorcycle Basic Manual. In conjunction with that work I feel much more confident in approaching my motorcycle (and others) with a moderately informed eye. The Hayne's guide had relatively poor descriptions and good figures. This one had good descriptions but lacked the associated diagrams to truly understand things like a three phase alternator (which my bike has). It is acutely difficult to write a "basic" motorcycle maintenance book as bik...
Great book for beginner and intermediate wrenches. The author goes over basics and more advanced procedures. He also give great advice about tools and specialty tools. I've been wrenching bikes for 23 years now and I still learned a few cool tips. I keep this book right next to my Harley shop manual.