"The History of Motorcycles is a comprehensive history of the world's motorcycles and their riders. 


The book covers motorcycling from its early hesitant start, through the war years, the emergence of Japan as a manufacturer, grand prix and road racing, to today's high performance road machines and tourers.  Manufacturers covered include Harley-Davidson, BSA, Norton, Indian, Honda, Laverda, Kawasaki, Moto Guzzi, Yamaha and Triumph.  The book also covers all aspects of motorcycling, including classics and retros, customizing, speedway, the TT races and world speed record machines. 


Illustrated with over 200 superb photographs, The History of Motorcycles will delight and instruct all motorbike enthusiasts."


- The Publisher 


The History of Motorcycles

  • The History of Motorcycles
  • Mick Walker
  • Condition : Great / Good
  • 2005 printing
  • Hardcover w/ dust jacket
  • 1997 Octopus Publishing Group Ltd.
  • ISBN : 0-7537-0632-6