Cafe Racers of the 1960s: Machines, Riders and Lifestyle a Pictorial Review (Mick Walker on Motorcycles)

Walker, Mick

Published by The Crowood Press, 1994
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Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect: Sraight spine, solid binding, sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. This is a pictorial history of motorcycles and the cafe racer craze. Features the BSA Gold Star, the Triumph/Norton hybrid, BSA singles and Star twins, Norton Dominator, Royal Enfield Meteor and Consellation, Triumph Tiger 110 and Thunderbird and Velocette Venom and recalls the leather-jacketed rockers who indulged in burn-ups on Britains roads, and gained nationwide notoriety through their seafront battles with the archrivals, the Mods . The author explains the origins of the movement, profiles its machinery and its personalities, and describes the equipment, livery and lifestyle of the cafe racer cult. Many b&w photos, 94 pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Renowned motorcycle expert Walker profiles the exciting range of nostalgic '60s cafe racers superbike specials in this easy-to-use reference. Includes chapters on Goldie, Triton, Dunstall, Rockers, Homebrew, Cottage Industry, and Foreigners.

About the Author: A leading authority on all forms of motorcycle sport, Mick Walker has been a successful racer, tuner and team manager, and still rides regularly. He was a former editor of Motorcycle Enthusiast, and published over 100 books including in this series, Derek Minter: The King of Brands, Geoff Duke: The Stylish Champion, Bob McIntyre: The Flying Scot and Mike Hailwood: The Fans' Favourite.

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Title: Cafe Racers of the 1960s: Machines, Riders ...
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: 1994
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