The Art Of The Vintage Motorcycle

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The Art of the Vintage Motorcycle

Author : Serge Bueno,Gilles Lhote
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2020-09-29
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780789339546

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A beautiful and comprehensive celebration of the art and design of classic motorcycles, from the early twentieth century through the 1950s. This is the most beautiful book of its kind: celebrating the art and design of the luxury motorcycle by presenting forty of the best-designed and most enduringly iconic motorcycles ever made, spanning half a century. The book showcases forty rare and exceptional motorcycles, from 1905 to 1956, presented in chronological order, illustrated with stunning studio photographs that present the machines as works of art and wonders of design in themselves. An international roster is featured: a 1905 Peugeot Factory Racer, a 1916 Indian Power Plus, a 1929 Majestic, a 1936 Excelsior Manxman, a 1951 Harley Davidson 750CC WR, a 1951 Vincent 1000CC Black Shadow, and a 1955 Triumph Tiger Cub, among others. Written by a motorcycle collector and expert, the book presents the history of the motorcycle through the most significant makes of all time. Each is accompanied by detailed images and texts covering the bike's background, legends behind the machines, feats of design and engineering, and tales of classic races, rallies, and motorcycle shows. The book is enhanced with reproductions of period ads and historic photos, evoking a sense of time and place.

Classic Motorcycles

Author : Pat Hahn
Publisher : Motorbooks
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2017-01-01
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760354148

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Finally! The world's most incredible motorcycles are given the artful representation they deserve. The motorcycle should have disappeared with the advent of the inexpensive automobile, since Henry Ford's Model T usurped the motorcycle's position as a primary form of utilitarian transportation, but a funny thing happened on the way to extinction - the motorcycle not only survived but thrived. Enough people were enamored of the thrill and beauty of the two-wheeled mechanical beast to ensure it would continue to exist indefinitely. And exist they have! Many of the motorcycles manufactured over the past century truly fit the description of "classic," and many consider these machines works of art. Written by noted motorcycle author Patrick Hahn, Classic Motorcycles presents the history of motorcycling as told through the most significant, iconic, classic motorcycles of all time, with both period photography and modern portrait photography. All the best domestic and international makes are represented here, from BMWs, Indians, and Triumphs to Vincents, Ducatis, and Harley-Davidsons - the most classic models. You'll drool over the 1933 Matchless Silver Hawk. Each motorcycle was shot in a studio setting using photographer Tom Loeser's light-painting technique. Period ads and relevant historic photos and documents are spread throughout the book to supplement the portraits of the bikes, really evoking a sense of time and place. Prepare to be in awe of the undeniably classic motorcycles in this collection. It's the only motorcycle history you'll need.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Author : Robert M. Pirsig
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 1978
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0606039600

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"With a new introduction by the author"--Jacket.

The Art of the Racing Motorcycle

Author : Phillip Tooth
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2011-03-22
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780789322135

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The Art of the Racing Motorcycle Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

A lavishly illustrated and definitive look at the design evolution of the racing motorcycle. The dynamic between competition and design has always fueled the evolution of racing motorcycles and inspired astonishing feats of design and engineering. This book traces the development of the sport bike, from the earliest French motorcycles to the dominance of British machinery in the 1930s, the exotic Italian motorcycles of the 1950s and 1960s, the influence of American racing in the 1970s and 1980s, and today’s Japanese superbikes. More than fifty classic motorcycles—from Harley-Davidsons to Peugeots, Velocettes, Moto Guzzis, BMWs, Kawasakis, and Ducatis—are presented chronologically illustrated with stunning studio photographs that present the machines as works of art and wonders of design in themselves, accompanied by rare and beautiful archival images that place the subjects in the contexts of classic races, rallies, and motorcycle shows, and accompanied by essays revealing the legends behind the machines. Some of the championship motorcycles featured include the 1902 Manon, the 1922 Harley Davidson 8-valve, the 1935 Terrot 500, the 1948 AJS Porcupine, the 1954 Moto Guzzi V8, the 1965 Honda GP 250, The 1976 Suzuki RK67, the 1986 Cagiva GP, and the 1990 Ducati Supermono.

The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles 1937-Today

Author : Ian Falloon
Publisher : Motorbooks
Page : 275 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2019-10-01
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760366011

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The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles 1937-Today Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

The ultimate reference for Triumph lovers and fans of British motorcycles, The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles 1937-Today collects all of the motorcycles from this iconic brand in a single illustrated volume. In this revised and updated edition, you'll find the all-new Bonneville lineup introduced for the 2016 model year as well as other Triumphs through 2019. Originally formed as a bicycle company in 1885, Triumph produced its first motorcycle in 1902, which was simply a bicycle fitted with a Belgian Minerva engine. From there, the company, in various iterations, went on to build some of the most iconic motorcycles of all time. Written by respected Triumph expert Ian Falloon, this luxurious reference covers all of the major and minor models, with an emphasis on the most exemplary, era-defining motorcycles such as the Thunderbird, Tiger, Trophy, Bonneville, and new machines such as the Speed Triple, Thruxton, and Daytona 675. Detailed technical specifications are offered alongside compelling photography, much of it sourced from Triumph's archives. The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles 1937-Today also features important non-production models and factory racing and speed-record-setting motorcycles that have become integral parts of Triumph's stellar reputation. This is a book no Triumph fan should be without!

Vintage Motorcycle Coloring Book

Author : Mindfulness Coloring Mindfulness Coloring Artist,Createspace Independent Pub
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Page : 52 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2017-05-28
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1546875840

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Vintage Motorcycle Coloring Book Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This Vintage Motorcycle Coloring Book the perfect way to relieve stress and aid relaxation while enjoying beautiful and highly detailed images. Product Details: Presentation Page for Gift-Giving Printed single sided on bright white paper Premium matte cover finish Large format 8.5" x 11.0" pages

Zen and Now

Author : Mark Richardson
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2009-09-08
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780307373151

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On the Trail of Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Zen and Now is the story of a story that will appeal to the 5 million readers of the original and serve as an initiation to a whole new generation. Since its original publication in 1968, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values has touched whole generations of readers with its serious attempt to define “quality” in a world that seems indifferent to the responsibilities that quality brings. Mark Richardson expands that journey with an investigation of his own – to find the enigmatic author of Zen and the Art, ask him a few questions, and place his classic book in context. The result manages to be a biography of Pirsig himself – in the discovery of an unknown life of madness, murder and eventual resolution – and a splendid meditation on creativity and problem-solving, sanity and insanity.

The Ultimate Motorcycle Book

Author : Hugo Wilson
Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Page : 192 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 1993
Category : Motorcycle racing
ISBN : 0751300438

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The Ultimate Motorcycle Book Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

A one-of-a-kind compendium of motorcycles for the veteran, mid-level rider, or rank beginner with major dreams. Over 100 classic, celebrity, and experimental bikes are showcased, from those of Lawrence of Arabia to the world's fastest production bike. Over 850 full-color photos.

The Fine Art of the Motorcycle Engine

Author : Daniel Peirce
Publisher : Veloce Publishing Ltd
Page : 144 pages
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Technology & Engineering
ISBN : 9781845841744

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Presents sixty four pictures from the popular Up N Smoke Engine Project. Also tells the story of the project and the years it took to bring it from an inspired idea to a tangible reality.

The Motorcycle

Author : Charles M. Falco,Ultan Guilfoyle
Publisher : Phaidon Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2020
Category : Design
ISBN : 1838661638

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The Motorcycle Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

An essential and compelling exploration of the design, history, and culture of the motorcycle - an icon of the machine age Motorcycles are ubiquitous in the world's streets and cities, evolving over decades in engineering and design to meet individual transportation needs. With the coming demise of the internal combustion engine and the rise of electric powered vehicles, motorcycle design is being revolutionized by new technologies, the demands of climate change, and global social transformation. The Motorcycle: Desire, Art, Design traces the exciting evolution of this automotive icon - and the culture of desire, freedom, and rebellion that surrounds it. The Motorcycle showcases 100 superb examples of motorcycle design from the late 19th century to the present day and beyond to the technological innovations of the future. Beautifully illustrated with newly commissioned photography and archival ephemera, this visually arresting survey will prove compulsive reading to design lovers and motorcycle fans alike.

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead

Author : Greg Field
Publisher : Motorbooks International
Page : 203 pages
File Size : 44,9 Mb
Release : 2016-11-21
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760350430

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Harley-Davidson Knucklehead Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Get the full story of the one incredible engine that launched the motorcycle engine to stand up against automotive engines: the Knucklehead.

The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles

Author : Ian Falloon
Publisher : Motorbooks
Page : 315 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2020-05-05
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760367155

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The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles offers a thorough year-by-year guide to every production machine ever built by Germany’s leading motorcycle manufacturer. From the first model, the 1923 R32 that launched BMW's motorcycle dynasty, to the latest (and fastest) superbike, the S1000RR, this book captures nearly a century of motorcycling excellence in a combination of historic and contemporary photos. Technical specs are provided for each model. This comprehensive review covers all of BMW's bike families: The side-valve machines from the early years The early overhead-valve performance bikes The modern Airheads and Oilheads The four-cylinder and six-cylinder touring bikes The early pushrod singles The modern overhead-cam singles The latest parallel twins, and inline-four cylinder sport bikes Among them, you'll find all the classic bikes—pre-World War II BMWs like the R5 that defined performance in that era; the military R12 that carried the Wehrmacht as it blitzkrieged its way across Europe; the Earles-forked R69S that offered the perfect platform for mounting a Steib sidecar; the R90S café racer; the K1 “flying brick”; and the GS (Gelände Sport) series that launched a dual-sport revolution right up to today’s world-class S100RR and retro-inspired R nine T. Like the other titles in Motorbooks' Complete Book series, this guide to BMW's motorcycle output offers the most complete reference to the subject available.

Triumph Motorcycles in America

Author : Lindsay Brooke,David Gaylin
Publisher : Motorbooks International
Page : 227 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2018-01-02
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9780760353288

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Triumph Motorcycles in America Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Offering stellar performance and undeniable cool, Triumph motorcycles are part of North America's motorcycling soul. Triumph Motorcycles in America shows how the US played key role in Triumph's tremendous success.

Big Sid's Vincati

Author : Matthew Biberman
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2009-04-30
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781101029268

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Big Sid's Vincati Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Read Matthew Biberman's posts on the Penguin Blog. "If you believe it is possible to fall in love with a motorcycle, you will love this book." -Jay Leno When Big Sid had a heart attack and gave up the will to live, his son Matthew Biberman panicked. Impulsively, Matthew promised his father that they would build a Vincati together. This fusion of two legendary motorcycles, the Vincent Black Shadow and the Ducati GT, a Vincati was considered near-impossible to build. But if anyone could do it, Matthew knew his father could. Big Sid was the mechanic to see about repairing Vincents for nearly sixty years. But now, Sid was old, busted up and broke. Matthew, despite sharing his dad's passion, had become a Shakespearean scholar. The two men hadn't spoken in years-but called a truce to attempt a shared dream. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance meets Shop Class as Soulcraft, in this heartfelt memoir that shows how two very different men built a legendary motorcycle, and along the way, discovered what it means to be father and son.

Rebuilding the Indian

Author : Anonim
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Page : 248 pages
File Size : 44,5 Mb
Release : 2005-08-24
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 0803273584

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Rebuilding the Indian Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

The building of a vintage Indian Chief motorcycle is more than the restoration of a bike?it?s the resurrection of a dream. Rebuilding the Indian chronicles one man?s journey through the fearful expanse of midlife in a quest for peace, parts, and a happy second fatherhood. Fred Haefele was a writer who couldn?t get his book published, an arborist whose precarious livelihood might just kill him, and an expectant father for the first time in over twenty years. He was in a rut, until he purchased a box of parts not so euphemistically referred to as a ?basket case? and tackled the restoration of an Indian Chief motorcycle. With limited mechanical skills, one foot in the money pit, and a colorful cast of local experts, Haefele takes us down the rocky road of restoration to the headlong, heart-thrilling rush of open highway on his gleaming midnight-blue Millennium Flyer.