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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.

How to Restore Honda CX500 & CX650 | Rider’s Library

How to Restore Honda CX500 & CX650 | Rider’s Library

How to Restore Honda CX500 & CX650 Book Having owned a 1982 Honda CX500C now the main ride of my oldest son, Jesse, and its...
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.

COVID-19 Countermeasures: Top Safer at Home Reading Material

COVID-19 Cutting Your Saddle Time? Tap Into UM's Arsenal of Intellect to fight Back! Over the years, Ultimate Motorcycling has reviewed most of the greatest...
The Triumph Tiger Cub Bible Review

The Triumph Tiger Cub Bible Review | Rider’s Library

Mike Estall’s The Triumph Tiger Cub Bible is a mix of historical textbook, technical manual and memoir of one of Triumph’s most enduring models.
Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles: Ian Falloon (Review)

Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles: Ian Falloon (Review)

Here's a new review from our Rider’s Library - The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles by the iconic motorcycle historian Ian Falloon.
'Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World' Elspeth Beard

‘Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World’ | Review &...

Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World Book Review & Author Interview At 23, Elspeth Beard had options. All the options...
How to Restore Kawasaki Z1, Z/KZ900 and Z/KZ1000: Book Review (Rider's Library)

How to Restore Kawasaki Z1, Z/KZ900 and Z/KZ1000: Book Review (Rider’s Library)

Finally getting around to restoring that ’73 Zed in the shed? Well, here’s the book you really need before you blow the dust off...
Valentino Rossi Books for Sale

Valentino Rossi: Life of a Legend by Michael Scott | Rider’s Library Review

London’s Michael Scott has created a spectacular biography that covers Valentino Rossi from his earliest days to the present.
World’s fastest Indian: Burt Munro a Scrapbook of His Life | Rider's Library

World’s fastest Indian: Burt Munro a Scrapbook of His Life | Rider’s Library

"World’s fastest Indian-Burt Munro a Scrapbook of his Life" - Rider's Library Even if you have seen the feature film “The World’s Fastest Indian,” and...
Harley-Davidson Sportster: Sixty Years | Rider's Library Review

Harley-Davidson Sportster: Sixty Years | Rider’s Library Review

Seasoned motorcycle expert, author and sage, Allan Girdler explains the Sportster's endurance in his latest book, Harley-Davidson Sportster: Sixty Years.
Kawasaki W, H & Z: The Big Air-cooled Machines Book Review (Rider's Library)

Kawasaki W, H & Z: The Big Air-cooled Machines Book Review (Rider’s Library)

If you bleed Green and cherish Kawi's from the late sixties to the mid-seventies, Brian Long’s Kawasaki W, H & Z: Big Air-cooled Machines, is a must read.
Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World | Book Review

Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World | Rider’s Library Book Review

The ironic thing about Colette Coleman’s new book, Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World—38 Guided Tours from 6 Continents, is that the less likely it is that you will ever be able to do the incredible, far-flung tours she describes, the more you should have the book.
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.
Edward Turner: The Man Behind the Motorcycles | Rider's Library Review

Edward Turner: The Man Behind the Motorcycles | Rider’s Library Review

The most authoritative and complete coverage of Edward Turner and his motorcycles is found in “Edward Turner: the Man Behind the Motorcycles.”