Discusses the history of motocross and supercross racing, some of the competitive events, features of the dirt bikes used, safety equipment, and some of the well-known personalities connected with this sport.
To be in Motocross racing demands endurance and strength. The best athletes go through intense fitness training, follow demanding diets, and practice their skills regularly. All of their efforts are put to the test on race day. Read on to learn about the motocross lifestyle in this informative title for reluctant readers.
This physically demanding and always-exciting sport has spectators on the edges of their seats. This title takes a close look at the history, the vehicles, the events, and the stars who make Motocross racing unique. Complete with informative sidebars, a photo diagram, and much more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.
You want intense? How about riding your motorcycle through mud and muck, soaring over jumps, and battling the world’s top racers? Motocross racing calls for guts, skill, and goggles! Learn all about the top riders, find out how the sport got started, and take a few laps with some world champions. This title will allow students to refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. • Bolded keywords • Profiles of athletes • Text based questions
Motocross racing has been growing in popularity since the 1950s. The technology and competitions have changed, but the fast-paced action has not. Students will learn about the history of motocross racing, the equipment required to race, and how competition works.
Sports & Recreation by James Pettit, Malibu Publishing
Supercross motorcycle racing is often considered an action packed sport. Due to its fun, excitement, and action, supercross motorcycle racing has as huge fan following. In addition to just being fans, there are many followers who wish to become a supercross motorcycle racer. If you are one of those individuals, despite what you may believe, your dream may be closer to a reality than you ever imagined. Before examining how you can go about making your dream of becoming a supercross motorcycle racer a reality, it is important to know that supercross racing comes in a number of different formats.
Motocross is all about getting down and dirty and having fun doing it. In this photo-packed spin through the sport, readers can catch the thrill and at the same time learn all there is to know about motocross, from the basics to the finer points of the bikes, the riders, and the techniques of crashing without burning. Joe Bonnello captures the different sides of the sport - Motocross, Supercross, Enduro, Hare Scrambles, Trials, ISDE, Supermoto, and Endurocross - with the breathstopping shots of the bikes in action. He sketches the history of motocross in words and pictures, profiles it heroes, surveys the magazines that provide in-depth coverage, and reviews the ten best ways if crashing.As part of the Motorbooks Gallery series, this title is filled with dozens of color photos from one of the sport's leading photographers, and is bound in a flexi-binding for durability and affordability.
Most racing books focus on speed, but this guidebook provides "the missing pieces" to succeed in the sport. Racing addict, club owner, and promoter Alan Blair provides the tools you need to race smarter and faster. Beginners, experts, and aspiring racers alike will benefit from his proven advice. Get ready to learn how to organize and prepare for a big race. You'll learn everything you need to know to choose the right equipment and strategies to get in shape and improve your chances of winning, as well as ways to keep track of your efforts and figure out what's working and what isn't. Equip yourself with the knowledge you need to win over sponsors, find tips on selecting the right doctor, and take advantage of the best training tools at your disposal so you can beat your competitors. You'll also find bonus content on the author's own website, including log book and strength training pages, and other forms that will help you boost your performance. It's time to get down to business and "Race to Win!"
This title introduces readers to motocross racing, covering exciting moments in the sport, top competitors, and the event's history. This title features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.
Motocross and BMX racers speed over all types of terrain, including dirt tracks, muddy hills, and grassy roads. They fly over jumps and obstacles. No matter the race, the goal is the same: finish first. In this captivating book, readers who may not have access to more traditional sports will be transported into the dynamic worlds of motocross and BMX racing. They will learn about each extreme sport, the equipment used, safety precautions, and some of the sport's superstars. With vivid images and riveting descriptions, readers will be swept into the world of motocross and BMX racing.