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Improving Classic Motorcycles By Graham Blighe
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Save up to 20% - buy direct from the author at ImprovingClassicMotorcycles.com A collection of modifications developed over 32 years riding BSA singles and Triumph twins. How to make single leading... More > shoe brakes provide real stopping power. Almost all sls brakes have an inbuilt design flaw. The simplest fix costs nothing and can be completed in an hour. Improve the performance of your electrical system. Have a headlamp as bright as a modern car, extend battery life and make blown bulbs a thing of the past. Get the best from your ignition system whether electronic or contact breaker. A detailed look at Concentric mark 1 carburettors. Is your bike being held back by a bad silencer? Baffle design is key to good performance. Find out what works and what doesn't. Modifications to cylinder heads and rockerboxes to improve longevity and stop oil leaks. Plus mods and advice on clutches, gearboxes, tyres, steering head bearings and many other topics.< Less
Gaby - The Visitors By Madeline Bell
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The Visitors continues the saga of Drew Bond, wannabe he-man but more often tricked into being his alta-ego Gaby by his friends. This 2nd Edition has been re-edited to smooth out continuity issues... More > and improve the general appearance of the book.< Less
Gaby - The Visitors By Madeline Bell
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The Visitors continues the saga of Drew Bond, wannabe he-man but more often tricked into being his alta-ego Gaby by his friends. This 2nd Edition has been re-edited to smooth out continuity issues... More > and improve the general appearance of the book.< Less
The MAG columns By Kevin Williams
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The collected 'Survival Skills' columns from "Streetbiker" and "The Road" from 2002 to 2010. --- This popular column has been running for nearly a decade in the Motorcycle Action... More > Groups magazines, and are now available for the first time as a collection, updated and expanded, in one collection in either ebook or paperback format. --- Over 40 articles deal with topics as diverse as recovering from a cornering mistake to safer overtaking, from overcoming tenseness to riding abroad, from riding in bad weather to coping with poor road surfaces. --- Fascinating topics include the development and improvement of the mental skills we learn as we ride a bike. --- ”Am already on the 'Group Thrills Not Group Spills' chapter of your book and must say it's the best bit of motorcycle manual type literature that I've read! A 'real world readable alternative' to Road Craft!”... Jim Sanderson, Kent Firebike Rider< Less
The MAG columns By Kevin Williams
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The collected 'Survival Skills' columns from "Streetbiker" and "The Road" from 2002 to 2010. --- This popular column has been running for nearly a decade in the Motorcycle Action... More > Groups magazines, and are now available for the first time as a collection, updated and expanded, in one collection in either ebook or paperback format. --- Over 40 articles deal with topics as diverse as recovering from a cornering mistake to safer overtaking, from overcoming tenseness to riding abroad, from riding in bad weather to coping with poor road surfaces. --- Fascinating tpics are the development and improvement of the mental skills we learn as we ride a bike. --- ”Am already on the 'Group Thrills Not Group Spills' chapter of your book and must say it's the best bit of motorcycle manual type literature that I've read! A 'real world readable alternative' to Road Craft!”... Jim Sanderson, Kent Firebike Rider< Less
OTREC-RR-11-06 By Jennifer Dill, Christopher Monsere, Nathan McNeil
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This report presents a study of bike boxes at 10 signalized intersections in Portland, OR. Boxes were installed to increase cyclist visibility and reduce conflicts with motor vehicles (MVs). Before... More > and after video were analyzed for seven intersections with green boxes, three intersections with uncolored boxes, and two control intersections. User perceptions were measured via surveys of relevant cyclists and motorists. Both observations and motorist surveys found a high rate of compliance and understanding of the markings. Most stopping MVs did not encroach into the bike box. Both MV and bicycle crosswalk encroachment fell significantly at the box locations. Bike boxes had mixed effects on MV encroachment in the bike lane. Observed conflicts at box locations decreased, while the right turns increased. Observations found an improvement in MVs yielding at the bike box locations. Surveys found the majority of both motorists and cyclists thought the boxes made the intersections safer.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-06 By Jennifer Dill, Christopher Monsere, Nathan McNeil
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This report presents a study of bike boxes at 10 signalized intersections in Portland, OR. Boxes were installed to increase cyclist visibility and reduce conflicts with motor vehicles (MVs). Before... More > and after video were analyzed for seven intersections with green boxes, three intersections with uncolored boxes, and two control intersections. User perceptions were measured via surveys of relevant cyclists and motorists. Both observations and motorist surveys found a high rate of compliance and understanding of the markings. Most stopping MVs did not encroach into the bike box. Both MV and bicycle crosswalk encroachment fell significantly at the box locations. Bike boxes had mixed effects on MV encroachment in the bike lane. Observed conflicts at box locations decreased, while the right turns increased. Observations found an improvement in MVs yielding at the bike box locations. Surveys found the majority of both motorists and cyclists thought the boxes made the intersections safer.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-06 By Jennifer Dill, Christopher Monsere, Nathan McNeil
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This report presents a study of bike boxes at 10 signalized intersections in Portland, OR. Boxes were installed to increase cyclist visibility and reduce conflicts with motor vehicles (MVs). Before... More > and after video were analyzed for seven intersections with green boxes, three intersections with uncolored boxes, and two control intersections. User perceptions were measured via surveys of relevant cyclists and motorists. Both observations and motorist surveys found a high rate of compliance and understanding of the markings. Most stopping MVs did not encroach into the bike box. Both MV and bicycle crosswalk encroachment fell significantly at the box locations. Bike boxes had mixed effects on MV encroachment in the bike lane. Observed conflicts at box locations decreased, while the right turns increased. Observations found an improvement in MVs yielding at the bike box locations. Surveys found the majority of both motorists and cyclists thought the boxes made the intersections safer.< Less
OTREC-RR-11-06 By Jennifer Dill, Christopher Monsere, Nathan McNeil
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This report presents a study of bike boxes at 10 signalized intersections in Portland, OR. Boxes were installed to increase cyclist visibility and reduce conflicts with motor vehicles (MVs). Before... More > and after video were analyzed for seven intersections with green boxes, three intersections with uncolored boxes, and two control intersections. User perceptions were measured via surveys of relevant cyclists and motorists. Both observations and motorist surveys found a high rate of compliance and understanding of the markings. Most stopping MVs did not encroach into the bike box. Both MV and bicycle crosswalk encroachment fell significantly at the box locations. Bike boxes had mixed effects on MV encroachment in the bike lane. Observed conflicts at box locations decreased, while the right turns increased. Observations found an improvement in MVs yielding at the bike box locations. Surveys found the majority of both motorists and cyclists thought the boxes made the intersections safer.< Less
A New Customized Prescription for Cycling By Dr. Glenn Cosh
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This book offers perhaps the best prescription you will ever fill to improve your health and quality of life. Sixty million American cyclist verify this. A hundred million non-cyclist can now join... More > this wonderful journey towards a healthier quality of life, irrespective of age or health status. For a prescription to be effective, it needs to be affordable, safe and sustainable. Bicycling accomplishes all the above, and is fun and environmentally friendly. Dr. Dudly White, cardiologist to several past presidents, was often quoted as saying " Bicycling is better exercise than any other physical activity, even swimming, running, walking, etc." Chapters assisting you in customizing your riding experience include: the fear and hazards of cycling, the avoidance of accidents, cycling with different health issues, and easy to read flow charts assisting you in choosing the best equipment and areas for you to ride. You are now better prepared for a lifetime commitment of improved health and quality of life!< Less