Motocross racing and moto-X freestyle both require these versatile cycles. Students will learn about the origin of motocross cycles, how they are modified for racing or freestyle, and how they are used in competitions.
In competitions filled with flipping freestylers or speedy racers, motocross cycles put on a thrilling show. Readers will get an insider’s look at the history, parts, and competitions of motocross cycles in this fun book aimed at striving readers.
Dirt bikes have been incredibly popular for many years. Whether riding for recreational purposes or racing against others, dirt bikes offer many kinds of fun. Readers will learn about the history of dirt bikes and the technology behind these bikes that can handle very rough terrain.
American Motorcyclist magazine, the official journal of the American Motorcyclist Associaton, tells the stories of the people who make motorcycling the sport that it is. It's available monthly to AMA members. Become a part of the largest, most diverse and most enthusiastic group of riders in the country by visiting our website or calling 800-AMA-JOIN.
Jumps and rough tracks are no match for dirt bikes! This title takes a look at how these vehicles tackle all types of terrain thanks to special gear like knobby tires and top-notch suspension. Striving readers will love learning about these tough bikes in this exciting title.
Moon Mullen was an integral member of George Halas's old Chicago Bears. Verl Lillywhite played on the mid-century San Francisco 49ers, integrating the pro football roommates' tradition by bunking with Joe "The Jet" Perry. Rodeo star Chuck Roberson doubled for John Wayne when the stunt work got dicey. Jay Carty played on the Los Angeles Lakers with Jerry West. George Culver tossed a no-hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. What these former athletes and others profiled in this collection have in common is Kern County, California, and the good fortune to have had Bryce Martin covering their careers. With decades of experience writing for top publications, former St. Louis Cardinals prospect Martin offers a collection of profiles that forms a veritable Kern County sports hall of fame.