David L. Hough (born ) is an American writer on motorcycle rider safety, education and training. He has been a columnist for Motorcycle Consumer News, Sound RIDER! and BMW Owners News magazines. After his first book Proficient Motorcycling was published by Bow Tie Press it. David L. Hough. · Rating details · 1, ratings · 80 reviews. Proficient Motorcycling is hands down the best and most complete book ever written on how to. Proficient Motorcycling is hands down the best and most complete book ever written Fred Rau, Senior Editor, Motorcycle Consumer News. David L. Hough.

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Then buy a car and hunt for aggressive apparently asserting yourself and protecting your bubble is aggressivefat, leather vest-wearing, mean looking motorcyclists.

He also addresses other vital skills that riders need to evaluate and improve, such as turning, maintaining balance and stability, and steering.

More Proficient Motorcycling by David L. If you disagree with his approach to an aspect of riding on two wheels you should be ready to argue your case logically and with evidence. David is an artist, photographer, riding instructor, and world traveler, and he makes his home in Port Angeles, Washington. Even before starting to ride one! Dress right and people won’t get mad and try to run you off the road. Bishop, RandyRandy Bishop’s Iron Butt Association SaddleSoreMay 29—30,archived from the original onretrievedAs soon as I did that I remembered David Hough’s admonitions in MCN about “edge traps” and knew I was stuck in the right lane for the length of the repaving project.

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He began motorcycling as a means of commuting to work. So enjoy your ride. It’s top speed is 60 mph and that is only if I am going downhill leaning forward.

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He’s not only a long-term rider and commuter, but also has written a monthly skills column for Motorcycle Consumer News and two previous books on proficient motorcycling Stermer, BillStreetbikes: I’ve been motorccycling for thirty years, and have owned, at one point or another, almost every type of motorcycle.

It is a worthy read for anyone who wants to improve in the motorcycling skills. In other projects Moforcycling Commons. Jun 24, David rated it it was amazing. Proficient Motorcycling by David Hough — Probably the best, most comprehensive motorcycle safety and technique book written. I’d really encourage anyone who owns or would like to own a motorcycle to read through this book.

I would highly recommend this book to any new motorcycle rider. Great language with nice and easy to understand examples. Home Contact Us Help Hougu delivery worldwide. The writing style was conversational and above average quality.

Proficient Motorcycling : The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well by David L. Hough (2013, Paperback)

Heller, JeanEasy, older rider: No trivia or quizzes yet. Petersburg TimesretrievedDavid Hough, author of two books on proficient motorcycling, says older bikers sometimes outsmart themselves. With one careless move we can put ourselves and others in great peril. The chapter called “Cornering Habits” is a virtual master class in acceleration, deceleration, use of weight, throttle, leaning, and handling challenging terrain.

I can finally understand counter steering as more than just pushing the handlebar down and it works.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Thank you for all the tips and advice. Worth the read even if it was a little dry.


Parks, LeeProficifnt control: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Absolutely focused on the refinement and expression of technique.

The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well. Not my kind of book. Dec 02, KennyO rated it really liked it Shelves: He has no patience for squids, or for hooning, or for stunting on the street.

Proficient Motorcycling : The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well

Wikimedia Commons has media related to David L. The detail offered in each section of the book can only come from decades on the road, and the author is the consummate instructor, o homework to the readers in the form of exercises to practice and improve specific techniques that he outlines and illustrates in the text.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The chapter called “Cornering Habits” is a virtual master class in acceleration, motorcucling, use of weight, throttle, leaning, and handling challenging terrain. Become more aware of hazards for a safer ride. Hough was inducted to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in December for his work as a motorcycle journalist and riding safety books that “should proficietn a mandatory read for every motorcyclist, from novice to expert.

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