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Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way by Reg Pridmore 2 4.44%
Twist of the Wrist by Keith Code 11 24.44%
Twist of the Wrist II by Keith Code 19 42.22%
Total Control by Lee Parks 9 20.00%
Sport Riding Techniques by Nick Ienatsch 16 35.56%
David Hough's Proficient Motorcycling 0 0%
More Proficient Motorcycling and Street Strategies 0 0%
Ride Hard, Ride Smart by Pat Hahn 1 2.22%
Sportbiking: The Real World by Gary Jaehne 1 2.22%
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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-19-2005, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
 
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Riding Books

I am looking through some of the reveiws for riding books like Twist of the Wrist, Sport Riding Techiniques, Total Control and a few others. I want to see what everyone here thinks that has read any of them on how they are for what we need on the road today.

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I would definitely recommend Nick's book. His book does a great job of interpreting riding technique into words.

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I voted TOTW II but Lee Parks' Total Control and Nick Ienastch's SportRiding Technique are great riding books too.
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I would definitely recommend Nick's book. His book does a great job of interpreting riding technique into words.
ditto

His philosophy makes sense for the street.
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I started reading TOTW II and I thought it was pretty interesting. But I haven't finished it yet.
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Total Control was worth the read. Have some of the others on my wish list, but haven't pulled the trigger yet.

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Sport Riding Techniques by Nick Ienatsch was awesome. I have that and both Twist of the Wrist books. His by far was better.

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Has anyone ever heard of the Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way by Reg Pridmore book? Some other people out here were talking about it.
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Sport Riding Techniques by Nick Ienatsch was awesome.
I agree with Marshall, I also have Total Control, but Lee's book was a little easier to understand. Both were good reads though.
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I have TOTW the book and the video, Sport Riding Techniques, & Total Control. All very helpful! The video is outdated but it's the basics that count!

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I cant stand all the ******* asterisks in TOTW II. Once I got past that it was good. The next I get might be Smooth Riding. Saw it at the store the other day and it looked good. I think it can out in the last year or two? I have Sport Riding Techniques and it was ok also.

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Just finsh Total Control by Lee Parks. Good book....Now I'm bord again.


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