A portal into the history of one of the world’s most iconic motorcycle companies and insight into the genius and leadership of renowned designer and Triumph Managing Director, Edward Turner. Ride along as the author replicates the historic ‘Gaffer’s Gallup’, a 1000 mile ride taken in 1953 by Turner and two other Triumph executives, to demonstrate the economy and reliability of the companies new 150cc Triumph Terrier. More than a chronicle of visionary leadership during tumultuous times, this book captures the rich history and culture of a motorcycle company with a past so completely off the wall that it has to be true. Nigel Winter presents a contemplative and witty narrative as he follows, fifty-four years later, in the tire tracks of one of England’s greatest motorcycle engineers. By Nigel C. Winter. Softbound, 5"×7.75", 166 pp., b/w illus.