There are many great books about classic motorcycling which are packed with fascinating technical information and critical dates in a bike’s production life, yet the author of Classic Superbikes says it isn’t one of them!
What it is, is a series of collected articles focusing on 15 different motorcycles, every one of which author Frank Melling says keeps him awake at night just thinking about them.
These are motorcycles which you dream about riding, the best of the best of the best – bikes like a Mk1 Norton Commando or the fabulous Triumph Street Twin – the bike which always brought a smile to the faces of the Triumph staff who designed it.
Each story is told in typical Melling style – peppered with anecdotes and oozing enthusiasm for the big, bold bikes.
To go with the text there are more than 200 superb photographs both in colour and black and white from Mortons’ archive and it is printed on high quality art paper.
Classic Superbikes, priced at £7.99, is available now from WH Smith stores and all the leading supermarkets
Or order from www.classicmagazines.co.uk
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