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STEALING SPEED Kaaden edition
The limited edition of the original Stealing Speed book, to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Kaaden. Includes brand-new 50-page section of Kaaden’s writings about his two-stroke development work and racing adventures, published for the first time in English. Only 1000 copies of this edition have been printed and each will be signed and numbered by me.
SPEED: THE ONE GENUINELY MODERN PLEASURE
"THIS REMARKABLE NEW BOOK IS A TRIUMPH" - BOOK REVIEW BY MOTOR SPORT MAGAZINE
The marriage of the internal combustion engine and the bicycle changed the world forever. A bit more than a century ago mankind was agog to the new thrill of petroleum explosions and ever-increasing velocity. This book tells the story of the early years of our love affair with motorcycles and speed, when heroic pioneer racers hurtled into the unknown: in 1896 Britain’s first motorcycle race was won at 27mph, by 1937 the world record stood at a staggering 173mph. Speed: The One Genuinely Modern Pleasure races from Britain’s Isle Man TT and Brooklands to America’s so-called murderdromes and far beyond, bringing to life a unique era, when our ancestors were in thrall to a brave new technology.
Hardback 170mm x 250mm, 288 pages inc 32 glossy photo plates
Hardback, 220mm x 220mm, 170 pages plus 48 glossy photo plates
ALL BOOKS ARE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR!
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