Shifting Gears at 50

Shifting Gears at 50

A Motorcycle Guide for New and Returning Riders

Book - 2012
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Motorcycling guidebook dedicated to people over 40 that are interested in taking up riding. There is a large population of those entering mid-life and retirement that were always curious about motorcycling and see now as the perfect time to begin this new hobby. Philip Buonpastore describes this feeling first hand, and his aim is to provide advice to those taking up riding for the first time or returning to riding after many years of absence. The first half of his book addresses subjects such as buying your first motorcycle and learning more about your bike. He goes into chapter by chapter detail of getting a license, pursuing motorcycling safety courses, and much, much more. The second half of his book contains travel stories that the author has written about his tours around the country.
Publisher: Irvine, Calif. : BowTie Press, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781935484332
Branch Call Number: 629.28475 B889
Characteristics: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Shifting gears at fifty


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Dec 24, 2013

I started riding in my early 40s and didn't know why I waited so long. This book is great for those of us "late bloomers" and gives you a good guide to the ins and outs of hitting the road on two wheels. Be safe out there!


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