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Cafe Racers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Michael Lichter, Paul d'Orleans
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-15 - Publisher: Motorbooks

Originally used as a slur against riders who used hopped-up motorcycles to travel from one transport cafe to another, cafe racer describes a bike genre that first became popular in 1960s British rocker subculture - although the motorcycles were also commo
British Motorcycles of the 1960s and ’70s
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

For the first half of the twentieth century, Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries all over the globe. However, by 1960 this once-great industry had fallen into what was to be a terminal decline. During the 1960s and '70s Britain still
The Cafe Racer Phenomenon
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Alastair Walker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-15 - Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

The Café Racer is one of the most enduring styles of motorcycle ever created, encapsulating the rebellious spirit of the 50s. Featuring a huge, global Café Racer directory alongside a unique mix of personal memories, previously unseen photos, iconic machines and chassis builders in profile, this book is a must
Ton Up!
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Paul d'Orleans
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-31 - Publisher: Motorbooks

Ton Up! A Century of Café Racer Speed and Style focuses on the story of the ton-up boys and their café racers. But it's much more than just that. Illustrated with historic and modern photos and featuring a text by one of the world’s motorcycle historians, it's really the story
Leanings 2
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Peter Egan
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-11 - Publisher: Motorbooks International

For many motorcyclists, the next best thing to riding or working on their bikes is reading Peter Egan's Cycle World columns. His conversational style and adroit language make his writing appeal to all types of riders.