Discovering the Motorcycle : The History. the Culture. the Machines.

Discovering the Motorcycle : The History. the Culture. the Machines.

Book Title: Discovering the Motorcycle : The History. the Culture. the Machines.

Author: Pat Hahn

Format: Paperback | 510 pages

Publication Date: 22 Nov 2016

ISBN-13: 9780996391900

"Discovering the Motorcycle" is an extraordinary history of motorcycling from 1867 to the present. Each of the 12 chapters of this remarkable 510 page book is devoted to a major aspect of motorcycling; ranging from historical discussions of the machines that lead the way to today's modern sportsbikes, to vintage classics, choppers and bobbers, off-road machines, cafe racers, touring bikes, customs, a history of motorcycle racing, electric motorcycles, the motorcycle's impact on society, and great motorcycle museums. The book honors motorcycling's great makes, with over 1,000 photographs and illustrations. A special chapter is devoted to the four-hundred-year history of the engine. This book is an ideal addition to any motorsport enthusiast's library, and makes a perfect gift for the motorcycle enthusiast.