|Author:||Keith R. Ball|
This book takes you on a turbulent ride through the life of Terry "the Tramp," long-time leader of one of the most notorious motorcycle clubs of all time, the Vagos MC.
Some folks find their way to the bright white side of the tracks, but there's a small percentage who run through the dark alleys of life. Even a sma... read more
Kiwi Bike Culture delves into the love affair New Zealanders have with their motorbikes. From Harley-Davidsons to Vespas, and everything in between, this book is about the men and women whose lives revolve, in some way, around two-wheeled machinery.
The official New Zealand road code for motorcyclists is a user-friendly guide to New Zealand's traffic law and safe driving practices. You will be tested on this information in your theory and practical driving tests. Read the Motorcycle road code introduction. This guide is intended for riders of motorcycles.
This text features 300 of the most important motorcycles of the last 30 years, including classic, off-road and racing machines. It provides a detailed, easy-to-use guide to the diverse range of current motorcycle models, their technologies and designs.
This book surveys the varied machines of a great decade in the history of the British motor cycle industry, through road tests reproduced exactly as they appeared in the journal Motor Cycle and commentaries by leading motor cycle historian Bob Currie, an enthusiast for British bikes who has an unrivalled first-hand knowledge ... read more
This book presents a step-by-step guide to building a West Coast Chopper's C.F.L. kit. Kit choppers are hot commodities. While few people can afford to buy a custom-built chopper from one of the high-end builders like Jesse James-bikes that often sell for $100,000 or more-many can afford to buy such bikes in kit form. Because... read more
First published in 1986, this book has become regarded as a classic and is being reissued by Haynes to meet popular demand. Presented in the format of a Haynes Manual, "Vintage Motorcyclists' Workshop" is aimed at the amateur, who is encouraged to attempt almost every aspect of restoration work himself, within the confines of... read more
An official MotoGP book, the second edition of this practical guide to motorcycle racing technique, aimed at racing and track day enthusiasts at all levels, has been expanded to include extra information as well as many new photographs and up-to-date quotes from today's MotoGP stars. From starting and accelerating to braking,... read more
|Series:||Biker Basics Series|
Ownership of a modern American motorcycle - no matter how good it is - requires certain mechanical skills. This new book from Wolfgang Publications covers all the skills needed to do basic maintenance and repairs on your V-twin powered motorcycle. From adjusting the clutch cable to installing brake pads, this book explains in... read more
The two-stroke engine has been developed to a degree that was not thought possible a few years ago. One of its virtues is that it is mechanically very simple, which is a contributing factor to its widespread use and varied application. Here, engine-tuning expert A. Graham Bell takes the reader through the various modification... read more
Indian, a magical name in motorcycling, brings to mind the machines with lightning acceleration, a distinctive engine sound, glorious handling, artistic functionality of design - and a passionate following worldwide. Combining authoritative text with a remarkable array of period images, this completely modernised, large-forma... read more
Straight facts about riding! A Twist of the Wrist, the acknowledged number one book on rider improvement for ten years straight, brought riders worldwide to a new understanding of vital riding skills. Uncovers and traces, action by action, the direct links between man and machine.
|Author:||John C. Dixon|
The two-stroke engine is widely used in both motorcycle racing and kart racing. The mechanical simplicity of the two-stroke engine gives it tremendous appeal, and makes it a tempting target for tuning operations, but the key to successful design, development and modification is knowledge of the engine's operating principles. ... read more
A celebration of motorcycle culture and of lives recovered from active addiction Before Easy Rider, there was The Wild One. From these films sprang the indelible image of the American biker wanton, daring, and lawless. Seemingly dedicated only to their own freedom and pleasure, these road rebels tore through the complacency o... read more
Francis-Barnett was central in the two golden eras of the motorcycle industry, the 1930s and the 1950s. The company was founded in 1919 by Gordon Francis and Arthur Barnett, and based in Lower Ford Street, Coventry, England. This title looks at the key role these innovative bikes played in the glory days of the British motor... read more
Driving down a country road, a flash of chrome catches your eye as you pass an old farmstead. Next time you roll by, you slow down and focus on a shed behind the house. Could that be? Good lord, it is! Hard on the brakes, quick reverse, and pull in the drive. Yep, it's a vintage Triumph Bonneville peering forlornly from benea... read more
Famous makes and models dominate motorcycle history, but there have been many fascinating designs that never reached the spotlight. In the shadows, lesser-known - and often wacky - motorcycles have come and gone. "Unusual Motorcycles" is a celebration of the bikes, scooters, side-cars and engines that never quite made it. Wit... read more
The Art of BMW is the ultimate visual guide to almost a century of motorcycle excellence from BMW. The Art of BMW: 90 Years of Motorcycle Excellence captures the essence of craft, performance and innovation that has marked out the German manufacturer's output since day one. Fully illustrated with Henry Von Wartenburg's stunni... read more