The Book Of Ducati Overhead Camshaft Singles: 1955-1974

byIan Falloon

Hardcover | June 15, 2016

The Book Of Ducati Overhead Camshaft Singles: 1955-1974 by Ian Falloon
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When Fabio Taglioni designed his 100cc Gran Sport Marianna back in 1954, it was unlikely he expected this engine to have such a long and lingering influence on Ducati design. Over the next 20 years, the single was developed into myriad different types, in capacities up to 436cc, and was the first production engine to utilise desmodromic valves. Incorporating features that continue to this day, the overhead camshaft single would become one of the most important designs in Ducati history.

Years of research have resulted inThe Book of Ducati Overhead Camshaft Singles- the first book to document in detail all the types of Ducati overhead valve singles, making this book an invaluable resource to the collector, restorer, and enthusiasts of these magnificent motorcycles.

Author Ian Falloon is one of the world's leading motorcycle historians. He has written numerous motorcycle books, including theThe Ducati 750 Bible,Ducati 900 Bible,Ducati Story,Moto Guzzi Story,Honda Story, andLaverda Twin and Triple Bible. He has a small collection of classic sporting motorcycles, including a Ducati 750 Super Sport, which he has owned since 1976.

Ian Falloonwas born in New Zealand in 1952 and studied engineering and music at Victoria University, Wellington. After a career as a symphony orchestra oboist was brought to an end by a motorcycle accident, he began writing articles about motorcycles for magazines. His first book,The Ducati Story, has run to several editions and has be...
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Title:The Book Of Ducati Overhead Camshaft Singles: 1955-1974Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:288 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 1 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 1 inPublished:June 15, 2016Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845845668

ISBN - 13:9781845845667

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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