As a follow-up to his autobiography, Carl draws on 18 years of international motorcycle riding to give readers a comprehensive guide to bikes. Advice is given on how to get started in the sport before Carl explores all the key techniques which the novice rider will need in his or her repertoire. He goes on to talk about preparation for race riding, physical and mental strength, the different approaches required for qualifying and racing, and how to treat the opposition. Then we take to the track, as Carl explores the essential components of competitive racing, with advice from Ducati's top technicians. A comprehensive guide to motorcycle riding by one of the world's most successful riders
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Carl Fogarty—“Foggy” to his legion of fans around the world—is a Superbike legend. Before his stunning career was cut short by injury, he achieved no fewer than eight world titles, including four World Superbike Championships. So what’s the secret of his success? In Foggy on Bikes, he lifts the lid on the practices, attitudes, techniques and preparation needed to gain a winning edge at the highest level of competition. Then he applies these principles to a range of biking disciplines, from enduro riding and motocross to general road riding. In true Foggy style, he illustrates his tips and advice with candid accounts of the thrills and spills that shaped the career of this sport’s ultimate competitor.From the Back Cover:
In 'Foggy on Bikes' the four times World Superbike champion reveals what it takes to become and survive as the world's premier motorcycle racer.
Featuring hot tips for all bike owners and riders, from key riding techniques to perfect line, braking and bike set-up; and covering a range of disciplines, from enduro riding and motocross to general road racing.
All delivered by Foggy in true maverick style.
'"A must for the serious motorbiking enthusiast"'
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition; First Printing. Mylar cover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 35609
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. illustrated edition edition. 320 pages. 9.25x6.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007118384
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007118384
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007118384