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A Twist of the Wrist

$29.95

Step by step manual that tells the motorcyle rider, from beginner to professional, everything needed to improve riding skills. Keith Code is the founder and director of the California Superbike Cornering Schools. He has trained tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts world wide including Wayne Rainey. More...

Incredible Barn Finds

$29.99

While some of the stories actually are about cars found in barns or sheds, author Wyss has taken the liberty of expanding the definition of "barn find" to include any collector car found derelict, ignored, in pieces, or generally found in circumstances belying its stature. This could include cars parked in fields, found in cellars, left in parking garages, or even found under a pile of cars in a junkyard. What the cars do have in common is that they are valuable and exotic and have histories chock full of unimaginable twists and turns. Take, for instance the Two Rotor... More...

Top Gear: Epic Failures: 50 Great Motoring Cock-Ups

$29.99

Designing and making cars is an expensive thing to do. So is racing them. All told, the car business spends billions every year and with such vast sums at stake youd think the people involved wouldnt give desk space to Captain Cockup. Sadly, you would be wrong. Every department in every car firm and motorsport operation is capable of complete and abject failure, and on a surprisingly regular basis. Which is what this book is about. You see, Top Gear knows a thing or two about embarrassing mistakes, as anyone who watched our India special will know. The truth is,... More...

Group 2 - The genesis of world rallying 1946 to 1972

$119.99

After featuring the legendary eras of Group B and Group 4 rallying, McKlein Publishing has now dedicated a book to the early years of the sport. “Group 2 – The genesis of world rallying” is a comprehensive review of the 1950s and 1960s. Then rallying was a big adventure, capable of capturing the imagination and enthusiasm of a Europe that was rediscovering its romance with the motorcar. This work is the first complete review of the sport in the period 1946 to 1972. Over 256 pages, author John Davenport tells the story of the evolution of a sport from... More...

Motor Racing Heroes: The Stories of 100 Greats

$59.99

Covering almost 100 years of motor racing history, humanity, not simple statistics, is revealed here as the true source of the subjects heroism. Take Andre Boillot; so tired at the end of the 1919 Targa Florio, he made a silly mistake, spinning his car backwards across the finish line - yet he still won. Or Grand Prix winners Robert Benoist, William Grover Williams and Jean-Pierre Wimille, all of whom became French resistance fighters during WWII. Theres David Purleys valiant attempt at rescuing a trapped Roger Williamson by overturning Willamsons blazing march with his bare hands during the 1973 Grand Prix... More...

Performance Corvairs

$34.99

Full and complete revision to the original "How to Hotrod Covair Engines" by Bill Fisher. Everything the engine builder needs to know to rebuild the Corvair for a variety of applications from street to full race. Covers all Corvair Engines from 1960-69. More...

It's Not Just about Cars

$29.95

Set against the "Big Country Town" that was Brisbane during the 1950s and 60s a junior bank officer searches for the love of his life and the car of his dreams. An unexpected change of occupation leads him down a road surpassing his wildest expectations and back to his childhood town of Maryborough. From boarding houses to the world of commerce, you meet some interesting characters on his journey in this true story. Snippets of local history and unusual car information add to this great read. More...

Formula One: The Complete Story 1950 To 2014

$44.99

With season by season highlights, this compact overview of the competition presents the drivers and their cars, the teams and the circuits to give a unique perspective on the worlds most exciting and competitive sport. More...

John Surtees: My Incredible Life on Two and Four Wheels

$109.95

Published to mark the 50th anniversary of John Surtees becoming Formula 1 World Champion, in 1964, this long-awaited book is a photographic memoir by the only man to have won World Championships on motorcycles and in cars. Containing nearly 300 photographs from Surtees’ own collection as well as from the world’s finest motorsport picture libraries, this major book presents a complete visual record of Surtees’ life accompanied by fascinating commentary written in collaboration with co-author Mike Nicks. Royalties from sales of the bookwill go to the Henry Surtees Foundation, which was set up to honour the memory of John’s son... More...

Ferrari Fever: A Lifetime Collecting, Restoring & Racing

$229.00

Ferrari Fever is a fascinating and nostalgic look back at the classic car collecting scene in the ‘60s and ‘70s, an era when some of the rarest and most interesting Italian automobiles could still be found hidden or languishing in barns, junkyards or by the side of the road…almost lost in time. Paul Schouwenburg’s story begins in wartime occupied Amsterdam, a poignant backdrop to the hardships of the years to follow, when the appearance of any exotic Italian thoroughbred was a rare sight indeed. Fuelled by a fascination for all things mechanical, adventures on a Rudge bicycle and early... More...

Legendary Farm Tractors: A Photographic History

$29.99

If youre a tractor enthusiast with a passion for tractor photography, "Legendary Farm Tractors" is a dream-come-true pictorial produced with you in mind. Containing more color photographs of more types of farm tractors than any other book in print, "Legendary Farm Tractors" presents tractors from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan--models from the 1880s to today--along with detailed captions, together offering a comprehensive photographic history of tractors. Organized alphabetically by make so that readers can find their favorites easily, the tractors covered here include everything from familiar manufacturers like John Deere, Ford, Farmall, Case, Caterpillar, and International Harvester to... More...

SCOOTER MANIA:Recollections from Isle of Man International Scooter Rally

$39.99

At last! A year-on-year account of the Isle of Man International Scooter Rally, the brainchild of WWI veteran-turned-politician, James Mylchreest Cain. Following a fact-finding mission to Dusseldorf, accompanied by Peter Agg from Lambretta, the second Rally went International for 1958, and was to grow in popularity throughout the 1960s, attracting competitors from countries as far and wide as Australia, USA, Rhodesia, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Czechoslovakia and India. In addition to gymkhana and endurance events, closed-road and circuit racing attracted fast men such as Neville Frost, John and Norman Ronald, Ray Kemp, Andy Smith, and Norrie Kerr. In 1971, the... More...

The Ducati Monster Bible: New Updated & Revised Edition

$94.99

When Ducati unleashed Galluzzis Monster at the Cologne Show at the end of 1992, few expected it to become Ducatis most successful model. Dramatically styled, minimalist in stature, yet bristling with innovative engineering, the 900 Monster created a new niche market. A multi-faceted machine, the Monster bridged the gap between racetrack oriented sports bikes and cruisers. Here was a naked motorcycle that was as much a performance machine as a cruiser. The Monsters radical styling has also been the inspiration for a large after-market industry, providing cosmetic and performance accessories, and with engine capacities ranging from 400 to 1100cc there... More...

First Light DVD - The Story of the Youngest Spitfire Pillot

$33.95

Producer's notes: The dramatic story of the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain Geoffrey Wellum was just 18 when he was thrown into combat as a fighter pilot at the beginning of the terrifying air war of the Battle of Britain. Now seventy years on and aged 89, he is still haunted by the conflict that almost destroyed him. Based on Geoffrey's personal and deeply moving memoirs, First Light is an intimate drama-documentary that delivers a compelling testimony of his wartime experiences, revisiting the stark emotions and fiery action... More...

The Lancaster at War DVD (2009)

$34.95

Producer's notes: The Lancaster at War is a vivid account of the aircraft that became the mainstay of Britain's Bomber Command in the struggle to defeat Nazi Germany. Described as the outstanding heavy bomber of World War II, the Avro Lancaster played a major role in the long and savage bombing campaign to cripple Hitler's Third Reich. Archive film, some of it unseen in colour, along with material specially shot for this production, graphically illustrate the capabilities of this remarkable aircraft, its development and its war-time missions. The... More...

Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air: History Ballooning

$34.99

Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, Falling Upwards is really a history of hope and fantasy - and the quixotic characters who disobeyed that most fundamental laws of physics and gave humans flight New Republic, Best Books of 2013 CHOSEN AS BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR IN ** Guardian ** New Statesman ** Daily Telegraph ** New Republic ** TIME Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013 ** The New Republic Best Books of 2013 ** Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)** From ambitious scientists rising above the clouds to test the air, to brave generals floating... More...