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Rider’s Library features reviews of some of the best books on motorcycles, including some that are very hard to find.

Motorcycles & Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939: Rider's Library Review

Motorcycles & Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939: Rider’s Library Review

Motorcycles & Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939 Book Review From the end of World War II until the collapse of the Soviet Union in...
Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa Book Review

Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa (Rider’s Library)

In Ubuntu: One Woman’s Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa, Heather Ellis tells the incredible, unexpected story of solo traveling in Africa. Here's a review.
She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and Motorcycles: Rider's Library Review

She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and Motorcycles: Rider’s Library Review

She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and Motorcycles Mary Jane Black’s debut book - She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and...
The BMW Story: Production and Racing Motorcycles by Ian Fallon (Review)

The BMW Story: Second Edition by Ian Fallon: Rider’s Library (Review)

In the second edition of The BMW Story shares what Ian Falloon has learned as he tracked the BMW motorcycle line since the book’s first printing in 2003.
Ducati Desmo Manual

Red Baron’s Ultimate Ducati Desmo Manual Review: Rider’s Library

The Red Baron’s Ultimate Ducati Desmo Manual—Belt-driven Camshafts L-twins 1979 to 2017 is a must have for wrenchers and enthusiasts.
British Motorcycles: 1945-1965 from Aberdale to Wooler: Book Review

British Motorcycles: 1945-1965 from Aberdale to Wooler: Book Review

British Motorcycles 1945-1965 from Aberdale to Wooler, by Rinsey Mills is an absolute must read for any serious collector or any motorcycle enthusiast.
riumph Trident & BSA Rocket III 1968—1976

The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Triumph Trident & BSA Rocket III 1968 – 1976 (Review)

Rider’s Library: The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Triumph Trident & BSA Rocket III 1968—1976 Whether buying a classic British bike as a show bike, daily rider...
Obsessions Die Hard: Motorcycling the Pan American Highway’s Jungle Gap BMW R 80 G/S

Obsessions Die Hard: Motorcycling the Pan American Highway’s Jungle Gap (Review)

Rider's Library Review - Obsessions Die Hard: Motorcycling the Pan American Highway’s Jungle Gap For a long time, I had wondered where the Aerostich Darien...
Suzuki Motorcycles: Classic Two-stroke Era 1955 to 1978 (Rider's Library)

Suzuki Motorcycles: Classic Two-Stroke Era 1955 to 1978 (Rider’s Library)

Suzuki Motorcycles: The Classic Two-Stroke Era 1955 to 1978 In the latest of his more than 80 books, Suzuki Motorcycles: The Classic Two-stroke Era 1955...
The Meaning of Life According to Bikers: The Biker Book for Charity (Rider's Library)

The Meaning of Life According to Bikers: The Biker Book for Charity (Rider’s Library)

Looking for a book that is at once inspirational and fun to read? Give this "The Meaning of Life According to Bikers: The Biker Book for Charity" a look.
From the Inside: BSA/Triumph’s Umberslade Hall Research Establishment Revealed (Review)

From the Inside: BSA/Triumph’s Umberslade Hall Research Establishment Revealed (Review)

“From the Inside—BSA/Triumph’s Umberslade Hall Research Establishment Revealed,” provides rich and rare insight into the inner workings of what was once one of the most influential and successful motorcycle manufacturers in the world.
Mike the Bike - Again: The Story of Mike Hailwood's Return to the TT

Mike the Bike – Again: The Story of Mike Hailwood’s Return to the TT...

In his remarkable book, Mike the Bike-Again, Ted Macauley provides a rare inside look at Mike Hailwood’s stunning return to the TT in 1978 after 11 years.
Motorcycle Racing with the Continental Circus Review (Rider's Library)

Motorcycle Racing with the Continental Circus Review (Rider’s Library)

“Motorcycle Racing with the Continental Circus” gives the reader insight into what are often unknown racing aspects in continental Europe from 1920 to 1970.
The Laverda Twins and Triples Bible by Ian Falloon | Rider's Library

The Laverda Twins and Triples Bible by Ian Falloon | Rider’s Library Review

Perhaps no European motorcycle evokes the passion of a high-performance thoroughbred like Laverda. Ian Falloon's book focuses on Laverda Twins and Triples.
Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon (Review)

Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon (Review)

Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon is a great saddlebag book to have along, no matter how short or long the ride.