Archive for Items Categorized 'Motorcycles', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design
The book celebrates the 90th anniversary of a firm that has been making bikes for more than half a decade. Nineteen are featured here, mostly in detail photos.
Bike & Style
by Michael Köckritz
That this book comes with its own music (an actual record) is only one way in which it looks at motorbikes and the attending life/style in a fresh way.
Moto Guzzi Motorcycles Since 1921
by Jan Leek and Wolfgang Zeyen
The fourth-largest motorcycle maker in Europe is not nearly as well known in the US as it deserves. This book helps. A bit.
The American Motorcycle Girls
by Cristine Sommer Simmons
Few things are more satisfying to the serious reader than to come across a book that boldly goes where none has gone before. Well and insightfully written, fantastically illustrated, designed with period touches—and not to forget, a really decent price!
by Michael Köckritz, editor
A big, juicy book. Lots of photos. Interesting layouts and typefaces. It’s easy to put this book down and think, Why? As in Why Bother? Not so fast.
The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles And Their Builders
by Chris Hunter, Robert Klanten editors
Motorcycles with attitude. From one-off cost-no-object confections to creatively stroked basic Honda S90s this book offers a global look at new philosophies and old skills.
The Chopper, The Real Story
by Paul d’Orléans
There are piles of books about choppers and motorcycle culture; none are like this one. If you recognize the bike on the cover even from this angle—that’s both good and bad . . . the book explains why.
Ducati Monster: 20th Anniversary
by Claudio Porrozzi & Otto Grizzi
This iconic bike is endlessly customizable and comes in beginner and superbike flavors. A 20-year model run and 250,000 copies sold—who’d have thunk that a parts-bin special would make such a dent in the universe!
Tricycles, Quadricycles and Light Cars 1894–1907: A Forgotten History
by Aldo Carrer
Tons of photos—but little else—of the earliest of the early days of mobility. From vehicles to buildings to fashion, you’re “not in Kansas anymore.”
Museo Ducati: Six Decades of Classic Motorcycles of the Offical Ducati Museum
by Chris Jonnum, Photography by Peter Harholdt
About 600,000 people visit this museum every year. This book shows why or will prepare you for your own visit.
by Tom Cotter and Ken Gross
The music and car culture/s seem particularly and almost inevitably connected which is why this book gives us a look at twenty stars from the popular music world who are also car enthusiasts.
How Your Motorcycle Works
by Peter Henshaw
A basic guide to what does what and why, and how to keep it that way! Includes hybrid and battery-electric machines. It won’t make you a master mechanic but gives an understanding of fundamental principles and processes.