Racing Line: British Motorcycle Racing In The Golden Age Of The Big Single by Bob GuntripRacing Line: British Motorcycle Racing In The Golden Age Of The Big Single by Bob Guntrip

Racing Line: British Motorcycle Racing In The Golden Age Of The Big Single

byBob Guntrip

Hardcover | October 30, 2015

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The decade between 1960 and 1970 saw British racing singles reach the peak of their decelopment, a decade in which exciting racing unfolded at circuits across the land every weekend, and the decade of Bob McIntyre, Derek Minter, Mike Hailwood, Phil Read, Bill Ivy and Peter Williams. This book documents the period from the introduction of the G50 Matchless, up to the advent of the Yamaha TR2, and the birth of the two-stroke era - a period of immense change. Britain during the 1960s wasn''t only a nation of pop music and fashion; it was a decade crammed with the most competitive racing in the history of motorcycle sport. Racing Line tells this story - the ridres, the machines, the drama and the the excitement.

The sight and sound of an MV-mounted John Surtees in action, at Silverstone in the late ''50s, setBob Guntripon course for a lifetime spent on and around motorcycles. A career in journalism led to stints on bike magazines in the UK and Australia, firing the passion still further, and, despite later wanderings into cricket, rugby and sc...
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Title:Racing Line: British Motorcycle Racing In The Golden Age Of The Big SingleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9 X 6.25 X 0.75 inPublished:October 30, 2015Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845847938

ISBN - 13:9781845847937

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The decade between 1960 and 1970 saw British racing singles reach the peak of their decelopment, a decade in which exciting racing unfolded at circuits across the land every weekend, and the decade of Bob McIntyre, Derek Minter, Mike Hailwood, Phil Read, Bill Ivy and Peter Williams. This book documents the period from the introduction of the G50 Matchless, up to the advent of the Yamaha TR2, and the birth of the two-stroke era - a period of immense change. Britain during the 1960s wasn''t only a nation of pop music and fashion; it was a decade crammed with the most competitive racing in the history of motorcycle sport. Racing Line tells this story - the ridres, the machines, the drama and the the excitement.