Racing has always been at the forefront of motorbike technology, and Classic Racing Motorcycles profiles the all-time best of the breed. It features the bikes that were Grand Prix championship winners and major contenders across more than six decades of racing for the 1930s to the 1980s.Among the new technologies, which these machines pioneered, are: overhead and double-overhead camshafts, telescopic forks, swingarm and monoshock rear suspension, two-stroke disc-valves, four-valve cylinder heads, liquid cooling, four- and even six-cylinder engines, and aerodynamic fairings.The 60-plus bikes features in Classic Racing Motorcycles include examples from al the major Japanese and European manufacturers. Among the models chosen are many, which are part of important collections, including Honda among the models, own museum, and those of ex-world champions. Some have rarely been seen in recent years, including rare machines from the former Eastern Bloc.All the models in Classic Racing Motorcycles are specially photographed in full color, together with comprehensive technical specifications and informative background text. The bikes are arranged in chronological order to show how the technology developed, decade by decades, and detail shots show key points of each model.
Descrizione libro Motorbooks, 2003. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. First Edition. Hardcover 1st Printing in dust jacket BRAND NEW, no remainder mark, pristine new copy (dj in mylar protector); folio, illus. Codice libro della libreria 25791
Descrizione libro Motorbooks, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110760316139
Descrizione libro Motorbooks. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0760316139 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.1281693
Descrizione libro Motorbooks, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0760316139