Reference Transport Books

The Meaning of Bike

A vibrant history of motorcycles from over one hundred and fifty years. Lavishly illustrated from photographs and posters both old and new.

This book is a dedicated, passionate and occasionally irreverent examination of why motorcycles exist at all.

It turns out that we shouldn't be without one

Commercial Aviation 101

Commercial Aviation 101 is an in-depth look at the ins and outs of the commercial aviation industry as it stands today. Featuring a detailed explanation of the various security programs that are in place today, Commercial Aviation 101 will help the reader understand the policies and procedures that have been established to keep the skies of our nation safe. For those who are also interested in learning some of the basics of the commercial aviation industry, Commercial Aviation 101 also features detailed descriptions of common terms and practices used by commercial airlines and airports today. Among other things, eaders will learn how airports make money, how to identify different commercial aircraft as well as dozens of various terms in the Glossary.

Commercial Aviation 101 takes the reader through a history of the industry, from its inception to the changes wrought by deregulation in the late 1970s through the current era. For those with very little knowledge of the industry to old hands, there is something in here for everyone.

About the author: Greg Gayden has over 15 years of experience in the aviation security field, working with the various rules and regulations that are in place to ensure the integrity of the commercial aviation system. Gayden also operates a website devoted to commercial aviation, airplane spotting, and photography.

Following The Front Wheel West...

In the summer of 2013 I took a dream motorcycle ride across the country. This is a journal that I kept while making that trip.

Motorcycle Trip Checklist: Tools and Advice for Extended Motorcycle Travel

Are you truly ready for your motorcycle adventure? Have you remembered everything you'll need? No matter how prepared you think you are, some crucial item will inevitably slip through the cracks.

Use this Motorcycle Trip Checklist by RIDE Adventures to help ensure your trip's success, regardless of whether your excursion is a couple of days, a couple of weeks, or even a couple of months. Packing for a weekend motorcycle ride isn't necessarily complicated, but a multi-week or month-long adventure is an entirely different story. Whether you're riding across the U.S. or trekking through the jungles and deserts of South America, this guide a great place to start.

Within this checklist, RIDE Adventures also recommends certain items we have used and reviewed in the past in hopes that our testing and research efforts provide insight that can save you both time and money.

Note: While we have tried to be as comprehensive as possible, keep in mind that RIDE Adventures, in most cases, has only included items crucial to a successful adventure. Individual needs will vary.

12 Basic Motorcycle Travel Tips: How to Prepare for Extended Adventure Motorcycle Trips

Whether you're considering a motorcycle trip or have committed to one and just need some final pre-departure advice, the 12 basic points addressed in this guide can save motorcycle travelers time and money, and ultimately make their journeys safer and more enjoyable!

Stemming from over 80,000 miles of motorcycle riding experience through 14 countries during 3+ years, the advisory tips within are intended to help people enjoy their motorcycle travel more by being better prepared for the obstacles that come their way. Simple topics like storing your spare key, wearing wool or cotton, or how to get small items out of hard to reach places can make all the difference in your journey if you know how ahead of time.

RIDE on!

The Panama Canal Conflict between Great Britain and the United States of AmericaA Study

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

The Old Merchant Marine; A chronicle of American ships and sailors

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

The Birth of Air Travel: The Life Changing Accounts of Courage, Curiosity, Determination and Success of the Dreamers, Wanderers and Inventors of Airplanes (The History of Vehicles Book 1)

Airplanes are one of the most incredible inventions we have ever thought of.

Being land-bound creatures, the desire to fly and soar must have been with us since the first time we laid eyes on a bird. In this book I will get into the history, development and progression of air travel and the pioneers who have brought it to the point where it is today, where we have huge metal beasts soaring through the skies alongside the birds that were once out of reach.

For a limited amount of time, you will be able to get the book for $2.99! Get it now, because soon it will cost $4.99.

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Heated Wiper Blades - A-Z Guide

Heated Wiper Blades - A-Z Guide

Table of contents:

1. Inventor Ideas to Product the Road Ahead

2. How Do Heated Wiper Blades Work?

3. 4 Professional Groups Who Can Benefit From Automatic Heated Wiper Blades

4. Heated Windshield Wiper Blades Vs. Standard Blades: Which is Right For You?

5. Why Should You Advance To Heated Wiper Blades?

Promise of Departure

* 2012 Reader Views Literary Award Winner * * 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medal Winner * Facing divorce, a broken mechanic packs his motorcycle and heads to Haiti to repair his own crumbling life. "My dearest little Maggie, I'm sorry in ways you may never understand. Please know that I never wanted to leave you...." It wasn't the traditional birthday letter Greg had written his daughter four times before. But traditions, like everything else, had utterly unraveled. Adrift in a workaday society he no longer recognizes, Greg is rattled in unexpected ways by the heartbreak in Haiti that clear January morning when he spots an unusual opportunity in the looped nightly news, something he can do - a small way he just might be able to help. Facing divorce and an anesthetized hereafter, Greg shucks tradition and packs his motorcycle, headed to a shattered country to unexpectedly find the one thing he's abandoned. "Readers may also enjoy the following: Jupiter's Travels The Sea Wolf Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road The Bell Jar The Great Gatsby The Road Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey Gravity's Rainbow Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"

Gambia

This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultural legacy and to promote the timeless works of classical literature. Readers of a TREDITION CLASSICS book support the mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion. With this series, tredition intends to make thousands of international literature classics available in printed format again - worldwide.

Government Ownership Of Railroads, And War Taxation

Lang:- eng, Pages 60. Reprinted in 2013 with the help of original edition published long back[1918]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.Original Title:- Government ownership of railroads, and war taxation 1918 [Hardcover] Author:- Kahn, Otto Hermann,

The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines flight 370 departed from Kuala Lumpur airport shortly after midnight, full of passengers flying to Beijing. Half an hour later, the greatest mystery in aviation history had begun.



Though most of us will board an aircraft at some point in our lives, we know little about how they work and the procedures surrounding their operation. It is that mystery that makes the loss of MH370 so terrifying. Follow along step-by-step as Wrigley recreates the flight and its disappearance. Review the many varied theories as to how it could have happened - up to and including alien abduction. The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 also introduces a variety of related crashes and incidents, allowing listeners to draw their own conclusions.

Model Railroad Layout Planner: 2nd Edition

Model Railroad Layout Planner 2nd Edition - Contains a total of 49 model railroad track layout designs for n, ho , g & o scale with layout dimensions and now part lists to assist with planning and building your model railroad layout.