“From the Inside—BSA/Triumph’s Umberslade Hall Research Establishment Revealed,” provides rich and rare insight into the inner workings of what was once one of the most influential and successful motorcycle manufacturers in the world.
In his remarkable book, Mike the Bike-Again, Ted Macauley provides a rare inside look at Mike Hailwood’s stunning return to the TT in 1978 after 11 years.
“Motorcycle Racing with the Continental Circus” gives the reader insight into what are often unknown racing aspects in continental Europe from 1920 to 1970.
Perhaps no European motorcycle evokes the passion of a high-performance thoroughbred like Laverda. Ian Falloon's book focuses on Laverda Twins and Triples.
Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon is a great saddlebag book to have along, no matter how short or long the ride.
In this Rider's Library, we review Wrenched and Bottom Dead Center - a double-dose of Ed Milich’s edgy and at times personal insights.
Victory Motorcycles 1998-2017: The Complete History of an American Original tells the Victory story in great detail, including some never-exposed insight.
Fueled is a combination of “Chicken Soup for the Soul of Italian Bike Fanatics” and “Italiano Moto for Dummies” with a dash of Hunter S. Thompson’s style.
Whether you’re a hardscrabble collector/restorer or a part-time enthusiast of classic British bikes, Harry Woolridge’s “The Triumph Trophy Bible” is the kind of technical and historical resource you’ll be glad to have.
Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World Book Review & Author Interview At 23, Elspeth Beard had options. All the options...
Motorcycling in England through the fifties has a magical place in memory and nostalgia, and perhaps no book captures the history and the feel of that time better than Jeff Clew’s Motorcycling in the 50s. The book is a page-turner of a time-machine back to those times.
Even if you are a very well-informed, long-time fan of the Indian Motorcycle brand, there is a chapter in the company’s history—well, several chapters—you may not be aware of, unless you already have a copy of Franklin’s Indians Irish Motorcycle Racer Charles Franklin, Designer of the Indian Scout & Chief.
Floyd Clymer was a prolific writer, having written several other books and over 400 articles by the time A Treasury of Motorcycles of the World was published. The book is at once a partial memoir of Clymer’s own career in motorcycling, and a fascinating snapshot of the motorcycle world as it was in 1965.
The ironic thing about Colette Coleman’s new book, Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World—38 Guided Tours from 6 Continents, is that the less likely it is that you will ever be able to do the incredible, far-flung tours she describes, the more you should have the book.
That said, many motorcyclists of a certain age are also Vietnam veterans or served in other parts of the world during the Vietnam era. For those among our readers, Long Daze at Long Binh may have a special appeal and interest.