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Geoff Duke
Language: un
Pages: 240
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-01 - Publisher: Breedon Books

This, the fifth in a series aimed at covering the careers of the world's greatest motorcycle champions, highlights the man who was the first post-war superstar on two wheels, Geoff Duke. Geoff Duke: The Stylish Champion is the story of the man who set new standards and dominated the World
The Manx Norton
Language: un
Pages: 312
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-01 - Publisher: Redline Books

The most famous of all British racing motorcycles, with an ancestry dating back to the very dawn of the internal combustion engine, the 'cammy' Norton is inseparable from the era of British domination in motorcycle racing. It is linked with the legendary heroes of the sport, Jimmie Guthrie, Harold Daniell,
Triumph
Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Crowood Press

The name Triumph has been among the famous names in motorcycling for over a century. This is the story of Triumph's racing history and its pedigree from the Isle of Man TT in 1907.
Derek Minter
Language: un
Pages: 320
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited

Derek Minter: King of Brands is the story of a true road racing legend. Someone who was, on equal machinery, capable of beating the world's best riders, his many achievements included winning a host of British Championship titles, being the first man to lap the Isle of Man TT circuit
Gilera
Language: un
Pages: 192
Authors: Mick Walker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Crowood Press

This fascinating tale relates the story of the Italian Gilera marque, from the first belt-driven bike introduced in 1909 through the marque's 1935 takeover of Rondine; its moderately successful mid-1930s to early-1960s, four-cylinder race models; its acquisition by Piaggio in 1969; and the last Gilera built in 1993. Prolific motorcycle