Two-Stroke Motrocycle Engine Maintenance and Repair covers the chronological development of two-stroke engines and workshop procedures for each era. It is a guide to strip-down of engines, examining each major engine component in turn, including cylinder head, piston, piston rings, crankcase, flywheel, bearings, inlet manifold, clutch, gearbox and primary drive etc. Racing motorcycles and tuning engines for best performance are covered along with diagnosing problems, tips, tricks and workshop safety.
Dave Boothroyd has always been fascinated by the workings of engines, in particular with two-stroke motorcycles and their engines. He bought his first motorcycle at fifteen and since then has rarely passed a week without riding one. After attending university and qualifying as a teacher, he introduced motorcycle engineering to schools before moving on to teach college students and apprentices in the north of England.