- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: DK; 37352nd edition (March 19, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0756690528
- ISBN-13: 978-0756690526
- Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 1.1 x 12.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.3 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (46 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #788,575 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History Hardcover – March 19, 2012
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The book itself is divided into; before 1920, the 1920's, 30's, 40', 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, from 2000 and the engine. There is a glossary and an index.
There are many large close- up pictures all in colour and pages with smaller pictures of examples of the motorcycles, each giving the country of origin, engine, top speed and a brief description. Within the chapters are articles covering almost all aspects of motorcycles' history. Examples are; the Enfield story, Indian Scout, reliable transportation, scooters, roadburners, off the highway, information on motorcycles used in the wars. The chapter on the engine has many close-ups and diagrams explaining how everything works.
Whether you are a motorcycle aficionado or just enjoy learning about the diversity of the motorcycle and its history this is a book that would assist you in learning much about it.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Stunning book chock full of history, the evolution of different bikes, illustrated by superb photographs
A perfect gift for any motorcycle fan
Lots of photos and informative detail about mechanical things on motorcycles that guys like. I got this last year as a Christmas gift for my brother. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jet
My grandson is a new motorcycle mechanic + a long-time enthusiast ~ purchased for his b'day and he absolutely loved it!Published 11 months ago by Sheryl V.
Bought this for my motorcyclin' hubby. He was very pleased with it. He learned a lot even tho' he's been a motorcycle owner for more than 40 years.Published 16 months ago by jo46
Its a Big coffee table book high quality photos I Look at it all the timePublished 16 months ago by JWP
Good Coffee table book. Glad I didn't buy it at a book store and pay full price. Amazon cost was well worth the book.Published 16 months ago by Chuck Chongaway
Bought this as a Christmas gift for my partner. He loved it! Spent most of Christmas trying to show me many of the bikes. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ash