Harley-davidson Knucklehead: Eighty Years

September 17, 2019|
Harley-davidson Knucklehead: Eighty Years by Greg Field
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Celebrate the engine that changed the motorcycle world.Harley-Davidson Knuckleheadtells the entire Knucklehead story—accompanied by modern and period photography—from the very first overhead-valve V-twin Harley produced for the public through the post-war models, continuing right up until today, when aftermarket manufacturers reproduce complete Knucklehead crate engines because of its continuing popularity.<BR <BR Motorcycle technology lagged far behind automotive technology since the earliest days of the internal-combustion engine. All that changed in 1936 when Harley-Davidson introduced the Model EL. For the first time ever, a company was manufacturinga high-performance overhead-valve engine for the masses.state-of-the-art technologyto the motorcycling world—<STRONG>a work of art</STRONG>. Because of the shape of its rocker covers, the engine was given a nickname to match its looks: the Knucklehead. The technology used in this engine was so advanced that it laid the foundation for every future Harley-Davidson motorcycle, including the current models built in the 21st century. To this day, every cruiser-style motorcycle adheres to the shape of that original Knucklehead.
Greg Fieldhas written a number of books on the subject of motorcycles, including several volumes dealing with Harley-Davidson, includingHarley-Davidson Knucklehead,Harley-Davidson Panhead,Harley-Davidson Century,Harley-Davidson Evolution Motorcycles,Harley-Davidson Softail,Original Harley-Davidson Knucklehead, andOriginal Harley-Davids...
Title:Harley-davidson Knucklehead: Eighty Years
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:200 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 in
Published:September 17, 2019
Publisher:Book Sales
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780785837459

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