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Cross Africa On Your Motorcycle Tip #215 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual

Cross Africa On Your Motorcycle Tip #215 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual

Africa has to be the ultimate adventure-bike destination. In the north, you have the Sahara desert to contend with. Below that the continent has a full catalog of animals which are happy to eat you like a leather-wrapped snack. And snakes like the mamba are fine with killing you just for sport....

Published on February 15 2014, 17:14
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

Those same five heat-loss mechanisms you may remember from TIP #54 (radiation, respiration, conduction, convection, and perspiration) can also work to cool you down in hot weather. STAY COVERED Ever seen a picture of a Touareg tribesman in the Sahara? He's covered from head to foot. Only... 

Over and over and over in the riding section of The Total Motorcycling Manual you've heard us tell you to stand up on the footpegs when riding. A motorcycle set up for proper control will have the footpegs pretty close to directly under your hips—dirtbikes are probably the best example, and... 

It's hard to pick the right line when your teeth are chattering. Any warm body—including yours—loses heat through five mechanisms: radiation, respiration, conduction, convection, and perspiration. Here's how to combat them. STAY DRY Water conducts heat about 200 times better than dry air; ergo,... 

Who hasn't looked at a motorcycle, and thought how much fun it would be to chuck it all and ride around the world? Plenty of people have: just check out accounts like Helge Pedersen's Ten Years on Two Wheels or Ted Simon's classic Jupiter's Travels. You can do it, too—if you want it bad enough.... 

As much as we hate to admit it, even the biggest garage (or budget) can only hold so many bikes. Here's what to do before that sucker—er, proud new owner—shows up to ride off on your former beauty. WASH AND WAX Even if it doesn't run, at least clean it up. You may see a diamond in the rough;... 

What's the first thing riders do when they walk into a dealership or a bike show? Swing a leg over the saddle, sit down, and reach for the handlebar. Then they usually issue an insightful pronouncement along the lines of "I'm in love," "this sucks," or something in between. In other words,... 

Railroad tracks can be intimidating to new riders, and even experienced riders need to treat them with respect. But crossing them is easy if you know how. Most important: Attack them from a perpendicular angle—cross them at 90 degrees to the way they run, or as close as you can to that. This may...