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Vincent Motorcycles

Author : Philippe Guyony
ISBN : 9781845849023
Genre : Transportation
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Despite only nine years of production, Vincents continue to be ridden regularly in rallies, hard in racing, and certainly well beyond the normal lifespan of a motorcycle. This book tells the Vincent story from 1946 until the present day, including the stories of those significant individuals who helped to make Vincents such legendary machines.
Category: Transportation

Vincent Motorcycles

Author : James Robinson
ISBN : 1911639447
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The name of Vincent has always carried a certain gravitas in motorcycling circles. This new edition collates a range of articles covering the marque, lavishly illustrated, and supported by archive material.Maker of the world's fastest standard motorcycle for many years, the iconic Vincent is a machine which has never gone out of fashion, a bastion of engineering excellence, high-speed performance, and enduring exclusivity.

Original Vincent Motorcycle

Author : J. P. Bickerstaff
ISBN : 190613314X
Genre : Transportation
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This book concentrates on the post-1945 1000cc B, C and D Rapides, the Black Shadow, Black Knight and Black Prince, and the 500cc Meteor and Comet singles, and information on the special-order racing models.
Category: Transportation

The Vincent In The Barn

Author : Tom Cotter
ISBN : 9781616730277
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 64.47 MB
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DIVIt’s every motorcyclist’s dream. A friend or acquaintance says, “You know, there’s an old bike that’s been sitting in this garage for years.” The hunt is on. And rather than the usual worthless Hondazukimaha pile of hopeless oxidation, at the back of that barn you find a genuine classic, the motorcycle collector’s dream. The Vincent in the Barn tells forty such stories--tales of motorcycle hunting dreams come true. From Ducatis in basements to Vincents abandoned in sheds, Harleys in barns to Brit bikes moldering behind urban garages, these are the stories that fuel every motorcyclist’s fantasies. The only difference? They’re true. DIVSee Tom Cotter, author of Motorbooks “In the Barn” series, interviewed by Jay Leno on /div /div
Category: Transportation

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Motorcycles 5th Edition

Author : Motorcyclist Magazine
ISBN : 9781101478851
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 73.88 MB
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The book to drive biker fans hog wild. The most complete book on motorcycles covers everything from motorcycle maintenance and appropriate gear to safety tips, new rules and venues, recommended buys, and making the most out of trips on the open road. It also includes a completely updated buyer's guide featuring photos and write-ups of latest street, sport, and dirt bikes. ? Revised edition with more than 400 photos ? Includes new information on the newest breed of fuel alternative and three-wheel bikes
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Legendary Motorcycles

Author : Basem Wasef, Jay Leno
ISBN : 1610590643
Genre : Transportation
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Motorcycles are mythic, far more than mere transportation, but some are in a class of their own, truly legendary machines. There are the Triumphs: James Dean’s, Marlon Brando’s in The Wild Ones, the one Steve McQueen took over the fence in The Great Escape. There are Evel Knievel’s and Elvis’s Harleys, the Easy Rider Stars ‘n’ Stripes bike, and T. E. Lawrence’s Brough Superior SS100; Von Dutch’s Condor, Craig Vetter’s Mystery Ship, and Mike Hailwood’s Honda RC162. These are just some of the machines that have made motorcycle history, and that make this book a feast for the eyes and a fact-filled odyssey for the motorcycle aficionado. Illustrated with commissioned photographs and historical images, the book profiles the bikes--not just the models but the actual motorcycles--that have achieved legendary status in the last century. Their stories, told here in detail for the first time, make up the story of the motorcycle in American culture. See Motorbooks author Basem Wasef interviewed by Jay Leno on
Category: Transportation

Classic British Motorcycles

Author : Colin Jackson
Genre : Transportation
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In the modern era, mass-produced motorcycles tend to be Japanese or Italian, with the ‘big four’ oriental manufacturers dominating the market. However, this wasn’t always the case. Until the 1950s, and even into the ’60s, British makers such as Scott, Rudge, BSA, Norton and Vincent ruled the roost. These legendary companies sold their bikes around the world, winning racing championships and setting speed records as they went. They, and many smaller British firms like them, are motorcycling’s founding companies. This is the story of those pioneering firms, whose engineers – many self-taught ­­– were fired by racing ambition, commercial rivalry, patriotic duty and, above all, a passion for innovation. Superbly illustrated with over 150 colour pictures, many previously unpublished, Classic British Motorcycles is a captivating and highly informative account of the men, machines, race meetings and world events that shaped the development of the motorcycle from its bicycle origins. Illustrtations: colour photographs throughout
Category: Transportation

Motorcycle Dream Garages

Author : Lee Klancher
ISBN : 0760335508
Genre : Transportation
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If you can't be on your motorcycle on the open road, the next best place is the garage. Motorcycle Dream Garages opens the doors to sixteen palaces for two-wheeled work and play.
Category: Transportation