This title includes an extensive introduction exploring the origins of the motorcycle, from the earliest prototypes to the latest Kawasaki racer. It contains over 600 colour photographs of hundreds of motorcycle models, including the Ducati, Moto Guzzi and Harley Davidson. It features a comprehensive guides to the evolution a... read more
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
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.
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
In the modern era, mass-produced motorcycles tend to be of Japanese or Italian origin with the 'big four' oriental manufacturers such as Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki dominating the market. However, it was not always so. Until the 1950s, even into the 60s, British makers ruled the roost such as Scott, Rudge, BSA, Norton ... read more
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
A step-by-step easy to use manual that tells motorcycle riders - novice or veteran - everything they need to successfully ride, race and improve their riding skills. Keith Code is the founder and director of the California Superbike School, the only high performance riding school in America. His school has taught thousands of... 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
|Author:||Arthur; Winterhalder, Edward Veno|
The male-dominated world of bikers' clubs has long been shrouded in secrecy, but the role of women in these bastions of testosterone is even more mysterious. Popular images of scantily-clad females who are little more than slaves don't do justice to the rich history and culture of the many women who have chosen to ride with t... read more
|Author:||Harry V. Sucher|
The Indian Scout and Chief are two of the best known and best loved of all classic American motorcycles. The man who designed them, Charles Franklin, was responsible for many advanced design concepts including remarkable improvements in side-valve combustion chamber design that pre-dated the work of Ricardo. He championed an... read more
Motor trikes have been around since the dawn of motoring, with many starting out as utility vehicles or prototypes of cars. But trikes haven't died out or become mere relics of motoring history - companies all over the world still produce them today, and many will convert a motorcycle into a trike. Trikes are not only huge fu... read more
Whether you're into dirt bikes, road bikes, ride a Yamaha, scooter or Laverda: if you've ever experienced the primal rush of riding a motor bike, the pain of crashing, the suffering of healing and the epiphanies of speed then this book is for you. My Mother Warned Me About Blokes Like Me is about friendship, treachery, girls ... read more
An action-packed ride through the history of the motorbike "The Motorbike Book" is all about the men, machines and landmark technology behind the most iconic bikes from ACE to Zundapp. Featuring over 1,000 of the latest and greatest motorbikes in the world this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution from the 1910s... read more
The ultimate book for all lovers and devotees of the motorcycle- its origins, development and culture.Hugely comprehensive with special features on sport and racing, touring and custom motorcycles. A marque-by-marque guide with over 1200 colour photographs of every motorcycle accompanied by authoritative text.Everything there... 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.
There's something about motorcycles, and the lure of freedom and the oepn road that they promise. If you've ever wanted to take a motorcycling holiday, you've been before and are looking for new ideas for places to go, or you just want to do something completely different, then this book will inspire you. With routes taking i... read more