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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.

Off-Road Giants, Heroes of 1960s Motorcycle Sport Vol. 1 | Rider’s Library

Off-Road Giants, Heroes of 1960s Motorcycle Sport Vol. 1 | Rider’s Library

Off-Road Giants, Heroes of 1960s Motorcycle Sport Vol. 1 Review Back in March of this year, we told you about Off-Road Giants, Heroes of 1960s...
Motorcycle Repair Encyclopedia | Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Repair Encyclopedia | Rider’s Library

It can be difficult to find shops that will even work on bikes from the sixties and seventies - let alone work on them...
The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Moto Guzzi 2-Valve Big Twins Review

The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Moto Guzzi 2-Valve Big Twins Review

The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Moto Guzzi 2-Valve Big Twins Rider’s Library England’s Veloce Publishing has developed an extensive line of essential buyer’s guides that span...

Rider’s Library | Leanings and Leanings 2 by Peter Egan

Motorcycle Library Retro Review There is a school of thought that goes “you can never get too much of a good thing.” So it is...
The Perfect Vehicle - What it is about Motorcycles | Rider’s Library

The Perfect Vehicle – What it is about Motorcycles | Rider’s Library

There aren’t enough women writing books about motorcycles. That’s not a purely mathematical observation. Rather, it is about the fresh perspectives and powerful insights...

Rider’s Library | Illustrated Buyer’s Guide Harley-Davidson Since 1965

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Suppose you get a chance to buy a vintage Harley-Davidson — let’s say a 1967 FLH in “fair” condition. There...
1969 and Then Some | Rider's Library

1969 and Then Some | Rider’s Library

1969 and Then Some - A Memoir of Romance, Motorcycles, and Lingering Flashbacks of a Golden Age It was 1969 and America’s restive youth still...
Jim Redman: Six Times World Motorcycle Champion | Rider's Library Review

Jim Redman: Six Times World Motorcycle Champion | Rider’s Library Review

Any fan of motorcycle racing will find Jim Redman: Six Times World Champion absorbing; any fan of true stories of grit and determination overcoming impossible odds will find it hard to put down.
Peter Egan's Leanings 3 Review | Rider’s Library

Peter Egan’s Leanings 3 Review | Rider’s Library

Rider’s Library About the only thing I like better than Gordon Lightfoot’s Greatest Hits CD playing is reading stuff by Peter Egan — even better...
Racing the Gods – A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography | Review

Racing the Gods – A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography | Review

Rider’s Library: Racing the Gods - A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography “Never judge a book by its cover,” says an old adage. In the case...

Rider’s Library | This Old Harley, Edited by Michael Dregni

Motorcycle Library Retro Review With cover art by noted artist Dave Barnhouse and a list of contributors that reads like a who’s who of motorcycle...
Sportbike Performance Handbook

Top 10 Rider’s Library Picks of All Time – Well, the Past 3 Years

Over the past three years, since we started offering reviews of the latest in new motorcycle literature and some of the greats of the past in our “Rider’s Library” section, we have come across some enlightening, entertaining and profound reading. In all, we’ve done reviews and retro-reviews on 70 motorcycle books. With so much more out there, we’re not done yet.

Triumph Speed Twin & Thunderbird Bible Review | Rider’s Library

Now in its third printing, Harry Woolridge’s "Triumph Speed Twin & Thunderbird Bible" is probably the one book a Triumph fan should definitely own.

Rider’s Library | The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Motorcycles

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Abako. Abendsonne. Blotto. Bodo. Eber. Jehu. Le Vack. Piola. Remus. Tremo. Utilia. Zetge. Seen any of these motorcycle brands around, or...
Author Henry Willis has created a resource for those potential buyers as part of the sweeping “Essential Buyer’s Guide” series from Veloce Publishing.

Essential Buyer’s Guide Piaggio Scooters | Rider’s Library

Author Henry Willis has created a resource for those scooter buyers as part of the sweeping “Essential Buyer’s Guide” series from Veloce Publishing.