Mick Walker's European Racing Motorcycles

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Redline Books, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 232 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Introduction Austria
4
Belgium
32
Czechoslovakia
34
Finland
78
France
80
Holland
94
Portugal
106
Soviet Union
108
Spain
120
Sweden
200
Switzerland
216
Yugoslavia
222
Index
229
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About the author (2000)

A leading authority on all forms of motorcycle sport, Mick Walker has been a successful racer, tuner and team manager, and still rides regularly. He was a former editor of Motorcycle Enthusiast, and published over 100 books including in this series, Derek Minter: The King of Brands, Geoff Duke: The Stylish Champion, Bob McIntyre: The Flying Scot and Mike Hailwood: The Fans' Favourite.

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