It is speed and spirit--a sense of freedom--that motorcycles give us. But how free can we be if we have to depend on a mechanic for every little repair and adjustment to our machines? This book puts the basics of motorcycle repair and upkeep within every owners grasp. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and 50 do-it-yourself projects, How to Repair Your Motorcycle introduces readers to the rudiments of motorcycle maintenance. Illustrated sections on each system (from electrical and fuel to suspension and exhaust) cover straightforward procedures that could add years to your motorcycles life--and save you thousands of dollars in the process. The book also includes troubleshooting charts and helpful sidebars. From preventive maintenance to caring for a bikes appearance, this handy guide makes every owner with even a passing knowledge of motorcycle repair the master of his or her machine.