MODERN MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, provides an in-depth, visually rich guide to the internal and external workings of today's motorcycles. The book begins with an overview of motorcycle technology, including the history of the motorcycle and the current state of the industry. Coverage then progresses to safety measures, engine operation, internal combustion engines (two-stroke and four-stroke), electrical fundamentals, motorcycle maintenance, and troubleshooting. Thoroughly updated, the Third Edition includes the latest motorcycle models and technology from today's top manufacturers, as well as additional material on topics such as fuel injection, suspension systems, and electronics. The text is accompanied by a hands-on Student Skill Guide. Now better than ever, this trusted guide is ideal for anyone seeking the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's motorcycle technology field.
Ed Abdo has been actively involved with working on all types of engines for over 30 years. He has received extensive factory training from all of the major engine and motorcycle manufacturers, and has worked as a Technician, a Service Manager, and a Service and Parts Director. Mr. Abdo's experience in training includes over eight years as an Instructor, a Chief Instructor, and a Curriculum Development Manager. He also spent 10 years with American Honda -- 7 of those years as the Assistant Manager of Service Education in Honda's Motorcycle Division in charge of dealer training for the United St