Aimed at people who wish to have fast (but safe) road riding fun. Loads of great information, ideas, 'drills' to practise/improve your day to day sportsbike riding.
Primary focus is on road riding, but there are many parallels to track/racing techniques, and a useful section about trackdays, including preparation etc.
Illustrations and graphics are up to date (Ducati 999,Rossi/RC411V, R1's ... etc) but as well as being very "aesthetically pleasing" they actually serve their purpose!
Nick's ideas seem to be a collection of the best bits from all the riding and research he has done as a successful racer in the US, and a long time biking journalist. Nick presents his ideas to you in a clear and interesting book ... for comparison, I have read all of Keith Code's dull, confusing and patronising writings ("Twist of the Wrist ..."), and would advise you to buy this book before considering any of Code's!
PS For more about Nick's ideas and style of writing, search the web under the author's name for articles he wrote called 'The Pace'.