Gearheads, techno-geeks, hard core bikers and everyday riding enthusiasts all agree that this classic tome is friggin’ cool. First published in the 1920’s, this comprehensive volume is a profusely illustrated, easy to read study on motorcycle operation and repair. Begins with the history of motorcycle development and design and follows with, among other subjects, engines and power plants, carburetor design, clutches, gear types, timing valves and tires. Complete chapters on motorcycle maintenance and instructions for overhauling an engine too. The most up to date guide to 1920’s motorcycle design and operation. Clear descriptive text is augmented by more than 370 black and white illustrations that make the concepts easy to comprehend. An interesting and historically unique look back at the early predecessors to the modern motorcycles we love to ride today. Absorbing. By Victor W. Page. Softbound, 5.5"×8.5", 694 pp., b/w illus.