Richard Hammond's A Short History of the Motorcycle PDF

By Richard Hammond

ISBN-10: 0297609904

ISBN-13: 9780297609902

ISBN-10: 1474601154

ISBN-13: 9781474601153

It's chilly, rainy and unsafe, so why will we do it?

Richard Hammond's A brief heritage OF THE MOTORCYCLE makes an attempt to provide an explanation for what it truly is approximately motorcycles and cycling that calls to a couple humans, leaving them powerless to withstand.

This exciting advisor charts the background of the motorbike from its origins as an inexpensive and modest technique of shipping for the hundreds to its smooth incarnations: a terrifying image of uprising and threat, a high-tech racing computer and the wealthy child's plaything. we glance on the motorcycles that experience propelled humans the world over to paintings, to varsity and to their doom.

As for the bikers ... Edwardian girls did it, notwithstanding no longer in huge numbers. younger greenbacks desirous to end up their manhood did it, since it used to be the most cost effective pace on hand. Hammond examines bikers of each variety, from the chuffed farmer trundling via fields on their Honda Cub to the Hell's Angel terrorising Californian cities on their hog.

Wittily written and lavishly illustrated, A brief background OF THE bike is an exciting trip for bikers and non-bikers alike.

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