Few activities offer more fun and excitement than motorcycling, but to get the most out of it, theres a lot you need to know. From buying and maintaining a bike, to riding safely, to finding great places to ride, Motorcycling For Dummies puts you on the road with savvy and style, whether youre male or female, new to riding or an experienced vet.This fun, practical, and informative guide gets you geared up and ready to ride! Youll get plenty of help in selecting the right bike and step-by-step instructions on performing routing maintenance tasks. Youll also find out how to develop safe riding habits and, maybe most important of all, fit in with the biker crowd. Plus, this indispensable resource shows you advanced riding techniques, offers travel tips for long-distance rides, and even helps you get your kids started in motorcycling. Discover how to:Buy a new or used bikeSelect safe, tough riding gear, from helmet and jacket to boots and pantsGet proper training and learn essential riding skillsInsure your bikePass even the toughest licensing testTry your hand at cruising, touring, sports biking, and moreGet involved in motorcycle clubs and eventsDeal with dangers on the roadCustomize your bike to improve both style and performanceComplete with lists of great biking events, organizations, people, and even movies, Motorcycling For Dummies gives a whole new meaning to the term easy rider.