Harley-Davidson Century

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Motorbooks, Oct 23, 2004 - Transportation - 384 pages
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Edited by Darwin Holmstrom. Get ready to rock, roll, and rumble through 100 years of Harley-Davidson history. Hit the highway with acknowledged authorities as you travel through a full century of Panheads, Shovelheads, Knuckleheads, Cafe Racers, and Evolutions.Cruise through the history of power and speed with Cycle World columnist Kevin Cameron as he documents the Motor Company's delicate balance between technology and tradition. Go hog wild with Hunter S. Thompson and Brock Yates as they outline the evolution of the outlaw image and the culture spawned by Harley-Davidson. Peter Egan sheds light on the XLCR Cafe Racer and best-selling authors Girdler, Field and Anderson add their expertise to deliver the most comprehensive history ever published on the Company and its highly sought-after motorcycles. Filled with hundreds of stunning new color photographs."One hundred years of Harleys are detailed and lavishly photographed in this oversized (seven pounds!) edition that is sure to send any motorcycle enthusiast to hog-heaven."- Business Review, December 13-26, 2002"This photo-rich celebration of Harley-Davidson's first 100 years will delight fans and illuminate for others the vehicle's enduring appeal."- San Francisco Chronicle, November 2002Features multiple contributing authors including Hunter S. Thompson, Brock Yates, Kevin Cameron, and Peter Egan.

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Darwin Holmstrom has written, co-written, or contributed to over thirty books on subjects ranging from motorcycles and muscle cars to Gibson Les Paul guitars, including Indian Motorcycles, GTO: Fifty Years, Let's Ride: Sonny Barger's Guide to Motorcyclying,Top Muscle: The Rarest Cars from America's Fastest Decade, BMW Motorcycles, The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Motorcycles. Darwin is the senior editor for Motorbooks. Prior to that he served as Midwestern editor for Motorcyclist magazine.

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