The Spirit of the Motorcycle: The Legends, the Riders and the Beauty of the Beast

The Spirit of the Motorcycle: The Legends, the Riders and the Beauty of the Beast

by Michael Dregni
     
 

The Spirit of the Motorcycle By Michael Dregni Subtitled: The Legends, the Riders, and the Beauty of the Beast. This entertaining volume captures the spirit of bikes and cycling by focusing on the events that have shaped the sport, and on the people who built and rode them. This pop culture history of motorcycling in North America features fabulous photography

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The Spirit of the Motorcycle By Michael Dregni Subtitled: The Legends, the Riders, and the Beauty of the Beast. This entertaining volume captures the spirit of bikes and cycling by focusing on the events that have shaped the sport, and on the people who built and rode them. This pop culture history of motorcycling in North America features fabulous photography of stunning vintage and current motorcycles, rare archival photos, historical images, brochures and collectibles, and a lively text. Sure to resurrect some memories, revive some ghosts, and make you want to get out and ride! Foreword by Lucky Lee Lott.

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In The Spirit Of The Motorcycle, Michael Dregni surveys the unique pop-culture history of motorcycling in North America. His informative, engaging, often fascinating text is enhanced throughout with John Dean's impressive photography of original and restored cycles from the 100 year retrospective history exhibit of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Alberta, Canada. Laced with superb large-format photographs of motorcycles, historical images, brochures, artwork, advertisements, and collectibles, The Spirit Of The Motorcycle is a "must" for all students of American popular cultural history, motorcycle enthusiasts, collectors, and nostalgia riders of a motorcycling yesteryear.
—Internet Book Watch

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896584501
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
06/01/1900
Series:
Town Square Book Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.75(d)

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