The book focuses on the story of the ton-up boys and their café racers. But it's much more than just that. Illustrated with historic and modern photos and featuring a text by one of the world’s motorcycle historians, it's really the story of motorcycle speed and style evolved from the early 1900s right through today.
A journey through the world of HD customisation, with beautiful pictures of some of the best works from “artists” such as Arlen Ness, to whom a whole chapter is dedicated. The book is enhanced by a brief HD history, a chronology of the engines and an address-list of specialists.
The photographic profile of eleven Italian custom specialists and their eleven special Triumph models. To each artist and his bikes have been dedicated several pages and lots of full page pictures making this a dream book for motorcycle fans worldwide.
In the beginning, there was Arlen Ness. He is a long-time custom motorcycle builder whose bikes combine the artistic and the extreme. These rolling sculptures have been covered in motorcycle and even hot rod magazines for decades as Arlen Ness built a worldwide reputation as an innovator and sought-out builder of themed custom bikes. This book traces the growth of the Arlen Ness reputation, business empire, and custom bike resumé and features stunning new photography of all the bikes in Arlen’s personal collection.
Chopper fan or customizing expert, there’s a lot for you to love in this beautiful chopper book. More than 40 styles of customized motorcycles are featured. The author focuses his expert camera lens on some of the most radical bikes in existence and provides an up-close look at what makes these machines so jaw dropping.
Welcome to Orange County Choppers, where Paul Teutul and his boys bend, hammer, weld, paint and polish some of the baddest steel that’s ever rested on top of two wheels and roared down an American highway.
The Streetfighter Phenomenon was the first book in Italy to cover this new segment, which has established itself at the top of today’s motorcycling trends. The author, an expert in the sector, guides us through the entire international panorama with notions, considerations and easy-to-understand technical data, all regarding these fascinating and “extreme” motorcycles, often better described as “the fighters of the street”.This book covers the origins, most used models, trends, evolutions and the diffusion in the various countries of these bikes, also lingering for a while in Italy. There is no lack of advice and evaluation of individual modifications, which are useful, more than anything else, to those who want to become involved in building this kind of special. All of this is expertly illustrated with a wealth of photography, which shows every detail and every modification. Ideal for competitors and all those who love the most extreme types of motorcycle.