While the history of European ompetition motorcycles has been largely dominated by Italian, British, and German marques, other builders around the continent have also played significant roles from the turn of the century to present. Arranged by nation, this book examines more than two dozen important marques, including Bultaco, CZ, Elf, Husqvarna, KTM, Ossa, Peugeot, and many others. A wealth of rare photography, including a special color section, includes candid shots of the top personalities and the bikes both at rest and at speed.Like many others, Giroa#39;s interest in motorcycling stemmed from his first two- wheeler, originally purchased as basic transport. ... was to fit a 998cc supercharged six-cylinder ohc Soriano engine from one of his power boats to the BMW chassis.
|Title||:||Mick Walker's European Racing Motorcycles|
|Publisher||:||Redline Books - 2000|