Off-road Giants!: Heroes Of 1960s Motorcycle Sport

byAndy Westlake

Paperback | September 15, 2015

Off-road Giants!: Heroes Of 1960s Motorcycle Sport by Andy Westlake
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If you can recall watching motorcycle scrambles and trials on your black and white TV during the 1960s, then this is the book for you. It's a trip down memory lane as the author recalls boyhood journeys in his big brothers ex-GPO van to watch the stars in action, some of the world's best, including scramblers like the Sharp brothers, Badger Goss and Ivor England, trials riders Gordon Jackson, Max King and the Kendalls, and great all-rounders like Ken Heanes, Johnny Giles and the American Bud Ekins. Not only does it include the star riders, but also the main British manufacturers of the time like BSA, Triumph, James, Greeves, Metisse, Cheney and Wasp, the latter two of which are still in existence to this day. However, the book isn't just about bikes - it's about the people and their stories from illustrious and successful careers on two and three wheels, which makes for a thoroughly interesting and captivating read.

Title:Off-road Giants!: Heroes Of 1960s Motorcycle SportFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.75 X 8.25 X 0.38 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845848357

ISBN - 13:9781845848354

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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