Books & Media

The passion of motorcyclists runs far deeper than just riding bikes – it can involve anything that has to do with their favorite two-wheeled pastime. For example, an untold number authors, filmmakers and musicians with motorcycle obsessions have recorded their thoughts, feelings and experiences for all of us to enjoy. When we read, see or hear something new, you can find out about it here.

Book Review: The Chrome Cowgirl Guide to The Motorcycle Life

Girls, if you're having a bad day, open any page in this book, and you'll find inspiration and motivation to be strong and confident. It encourages women to get on a motorcycle and ride, forget all doubts and troubles, and clear their minds and souls.

Book Review: Top Dead Center

This compilation of columns from renowned tuner Kevin Cameron gives amazing insight into the technical aspects of motorcycle engineering.

Brittown Movie Screening Review

A single motorcycle in the distance races toward the camera along a lonely, undulating two-lane road somewhere in the desert. The screaming note coming from the bike's unfettered exhaust grows louder by the second as the bike gets closer until ...

New Motorcycle TV Program

Often times, it seems as if a lot of motorcycle programming on TV is aimed at the lowest common denominator. There's plenty of choppers, stunts and T&A.

DVD Review: "Twiddling Knobs"

If you're an experienced, rider you've probably developed a pretty reliable sense of what other motorcyclists value after having observed them for just a few minutes.

"How to Ride a Motorcycle" Book Review

If you're a recent member of the motorcycling fraternity and are a little unsure of your skills - or know a buddy who wants to get into riding - here's an excellent book from which to learn most of the basics you should know.

Bizarre Creations' Project Gotham Racing 4 Preview

Remember when a 1-by-3-pixel element represented Joe Namath's football career? Or every win by Mario Andretti? If you do, you'll remember your imagination having to create its own colorful landscapes and costumes. Each winning moment represented by

Motorcycle Advertising Part One

If you are anything like me, you enjoy motorcycle advertising almost as much as watching a TV show or reading a magazine story about motorcycles.

Motorcycle Advertising Part Two

In Part One of this look at motorcycle advertising we discussed Honda's incredibly successful "You Meet The Nicest People.." campaign of the Sixties and how it changed the face of American motorcycling forever.

"More Proficient Motorcycling" Book Review

In the seven years since "Proficient Motorcycling" was first published, it has become the book of record regarding street riding skills. reviewed this book when it was first

Choppertown DVD Review

Here at, we tend to focus much more on the plastic, aluminum and steel of our subculture than the flesh and blood of the people involved in it. That's because you, the motorcycle consumer, tend to be much more interested in the machines and

Book Review: Sportbike DIY

Don't you wish somebody would write a comprehensive book with clear instructions on how to do the tasks we ordinary sportbikers tackle everyday in our garage?

Better Living Through Motorcycling

You know at once Lee Parks is no ordinary guy when you roll up to his fenced-in compound on the outskirts of Apple Valley, California.

"Dust to Glory" DVD Review

Every generation seems to have an event or two that they can look back at that left an indelible mark on the generation itself and for the individuals of that generation to use as a waypoint in their own life.