An action-packed ride through the history of the motorbike The Motorbike Book is all about the men, machines and landmark technology behind the most iconic bikes from ACE to ZA¼ndapp. Featuring over 1, 000 of the latest and greatest motorbikes in the world this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution from the 1910s right up to the superbikes of today. All about the grit and the glory, The Motorbike Book takes a truly international view from Italy's Ducati to Japan's Suzuki and tells you just how famous marques like Honda and Harley-Davidson became household names. Plus, go on a virtual tour inside the engines of some of these legendary bikes to see just what powers their performance. If you're born to be wild then The Motorbike Book is the ultimate ride for you.1980 GSX models are released, sporting a range of engines from 250cc to 750 cc. ... 2006 The M109R model is released, with a 1, 783 cc engine that features the largest pistons in any production ... Into the first decade of 2000 Suzuki strengthened its position further through tie-ins with General Motors and a deal with fellow Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki. ... with its massive 650cc engine and pioneering transmission system with one manual and two automatic modes.
|Title||:||The Motorbike Book|
|Publisher||:||Dorling Kindersley Ltd - 2012-04-02|