Classic Motorcycles: The Art Of Speed

byPat HahnEditorTom Motorbooks

Paper over Board | January 1, 2017

Classic Motorcycles: The Art Of Speed by Pat Hahn
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Finally! The world's most incredible motorcycles are given the artful representation they deserve.Classic Motorcycles: The Art of Speedis a stunning visual encyclopedia of history's best bikes.

The motorcycle should have disappeared when Henry Ford's Model T usurped the motorcycle's position as a primary form of utilitarian transportation. But a funny thing happened on the way to extinction -- the motorcyclenot only survived, but thrived.

Written by noted motorcycle author Patrick Hahn,Classic Motorcycles: The Art of Speedpresents the history of motorcycling as told through themost significant,iconic,classicmotorcycles of all time, with bothperiod photographyand modernportrait photography.

All the best domestic and international makes are represented here, fromBMWs,Indians, andTriumphstoVincents,Ducatis, andHarley-Davidsons- the most classic models. You'll drool over the 1933 Matchless Silver Hawk, and you'll want to tear out the page displaying the 1956 Triumph Thunderbird and frame it.

Each motorcycle was shot in a studio setting using photographer Tom Loeser's light-painting technique.Period adsand relevanthistoric photos and documentsare spread throughout the book to supplement the portraits of the bikes, really evoking a sense of time and place. Prepare to be in awe of theundeniably classic motorcyclesClassic Motorcycles: The Art of Speedis offering. It's the only motorcycle history you'll need.

Pat Hahnloves solving motorcycling dilemmas, particularly those related to riding strategy and safety. His subtle humor and keen instinct help with topics like risk management, situational awareness, riding technique, and crash avoidance and put them into terms any rider can understand. Pat is the author of the four books,How to Ride a...
Title:Classic Motorcycles: The Art Of SpeedFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:224 pages, 12.45 X 10.1 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 12.45 X 10.1 X 1.1 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760351791

ISBN - 13:9780760351796

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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