Classic Tt Racers: The Grand Prix Years 1949-1976 by Greg PullenClassic Tt Racers: The Grand Prix Years 1949-1976 by Greg Pullen

Classic Tt Racers: The Grand Prix Years 1949-1976

byGreg Pullen

Hardcover | January 7, 2020

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Classic TT Racers: The Grand Prix Years 1949-1976is a history and tribute to some of the most important and successful motorcycles that raced during the TT's years as host of the British round of the motorcycle world championship. Topics include the events and personalities that led to the creation of the race and its challenging course.

The early success of the British motorcycle manufacturers -Norton, Velocette, AJS and Matchless - and their riders are covered as are the origins of the Italian Fours - Gilera and MV Agusta Quattro. The influence and reign of the Japanese manufacturers - Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki and Suzuki - are discussed. Finally, details are included of the technical developments that enabled the bikes to conquer the mountain course with world-record beating times.
Greg Pullentrained and enjoyed a career as a chartered surveyor, being awarded the RICS postgraduate diploma in building conservation in 1995, and finally retiring as a Fellow in 2009 to pursue his interest in Italian motorcycles. He has been fortunate to have had private tours of Italian motorcycle factories and private collections to...
Title:Classic Tt Racers: The Grand Prix Years 1949-1976Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 7, 2020Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1785006290

ISBN - 13:9781785006296