Eighty Years

Author: Greg Field

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760350434

Category: Transportation

Page: 200

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Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the engine that changed the motorcycle world. Motorcycle technology lagged far behind automotive technology since the earliest days of the internal-combustion engine. All that changed in 1936 when Harley-Davidson introduced the Model EL. For the first time ever, a company was manufacturing a high-performance overhead-valve engine for the masses. And what an engine it was -- in addition to bringing state-of-the-art technology to the motorcycling world -- a work of art. Because of the shape of its rocker covers, the engine was given a nickname to match its looks: the Knucklehead. The technology used in this engine was so advanced that it laid the foundation for every future Harley-Davidson motorcycle, including the current models built in the 21st century. To this day every cruiser style motorcycle still adheres to the shape of that original Knucklehead. Harley-Davidson Knucklehead: Eighty Years tells the entire Knucklehead story, from the very first overhead-valve V-twin Harley produced for the public through the post-war models, continuing right up until today, when aftermarket manufacturers reproduce complete Knucklehead crate engines because of its continuing popularity.
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Volume V: Part I of Ii—The Shovelhead: 1966 to 1985

Author: Donny Petersen

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781475942835

Category: Transportation

Page: 776

View: 3682

Donny Petersen, who studied privately with Harley-Davidson engineers, shares practical knowledge and street-wise tips in the fifth volume of his unauthorized guide on the best motorcycle maker in the world. Written in straightforward language, this guide can help even a motorcycle novice to become an expert mechanic by following Donnys step-by-step instructions. Whether youre looking for detailed service procedures such as fitting engine bearings or simple tips on maintenance, Donny is eager to share the expertise hes stockpiled on the Shovelhead over the last forty years. Donny shares real stories so you can find solutions to whatever is ailing your Shovelhead. Resolve teething problems, troubleshoot problematic aspects of the engine, and fix whatever comes up with various models. Gear ratios, torque multiplication, and H-D and aftermarket tools of the day are prominent in the guide, which even includes information on tools Donny invented himself to make your life easier. Get the specifications for tightening all the Shovelhead fasteners and adjustments to mechanisms on various models. In his usual forthright manner, Donny makes technical issues understandable, interspersing explanations with entertaining stories about the hard core lifestyle that comes with being a Harley rider.
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Author: Tod Rafferty

Publisher: Crestline

ISBN: 0760303266

Category: Transportation

Page: 159

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Arranged chronologically, presents a history of every major motorcycle model produced by the legendary company since 1903
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Author: Pierre Bayard

Publisher: Antje Kunstmann

ISBN: 3888978440

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 224

View: 766

Wer auf Partys mit Geschichten von Reisen in exotische Länder auftrumpfen kann, hat schon gewonnen. Aber muss man dafür unbedingt dort gewesen sein? Keineswegs, meint Pierre Bayard, der uns schon mit seinem Bestseller »Wie man über Bücher spricht, die man nicht gelesen hat« vergnüglich das Leben erleichterte. Wie fürs Plaudern über Ungelesenes gibt es auch für das entspannte Sprechen über nicht besuchte Orte berühmte Vorbilder: Karl May hat Winnetous Wilden Westen nie gesehen; Marco Polo, der angeblich jahrelang in China lebte, füllte sein Buch mit Fabelwesen. Selbst Jules Vernes Romanfigur Phileas Fogg trägt ein enzyklopädisches Wissen über die Welt zur Schau, die er in 80 Tagen wie im Blindflug umkreist hat. Auch Journalisten, Philosophen und Wissenschaftler schwadronierten munter über Erlebnisse aus zweiter Hand: Kant hob die Welt aus den Angeln, ohne Königsberg zu verlassen; Margaret Mead stellte mit weitgehend fiktiven Berichten über das Sexualleben auf Samoa die Anthropologie auf den Kopf. Bayards höchst unterhaltsame Typologie des Nichtreisens singt das Lob des sesshaften Reisenden: prak­tische Lebenshilfe für alle, die lieber zu Hause bleiben und trotzdem mitreden wollen.
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A Pictorial Celebration

Author: Malcolm Birkitt

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781855322417

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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The colorful history of Harley-Davidson covering the inter-war years to the latest lines of Harley-Davidson production. For street, strip, and track, all the great bikes from every decade are profiled with plenty of specs and color photos. Knuckleheads, Fat Boys, Electra Glides, military versions, police models, even limited production models. Sftbd., 8 7/8"x 12", 160 pgs., 150 color ill.
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The Legend

Author: Mac McDiarmid

Publisher: Smithmark Publishers

ISBN: 9780765108487

Category: Transportation

Page: 80

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Author: Allan Girdler

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780879386344

Category: Harley-Davidson motorcycle

Page: 176

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All the postwar bikes are profiled featuring production changes, facts and figures, and nearly 150 photos of Knucleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads, Sportsters, and Superglides. 2nd ed.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Automobiles

Page: N.A

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An American Classic

Author: Doug Mitchel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780785320524

Category: Harley-Davidson motorcycle

Page: 96

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A 100-Year History

Author: David K. Wright

Publisher: Cartech Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

View: 6747

Harley-Davidson: A name that brings a smile to anyone who loves American motorcycles. For 100 years, that name has been synonymous with freedom, open roads, raw power and good times, and the Milwaukee motorcycles have spawned legions of fans world-wide who are fiercely loyal to their V-twin-powered machines and the company that built them. Since 1903, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company has endured wars, recessions, depressions, strikes, buyouts and buybacks, foreign competition, and ever-changing markets. It has survived all that, and thrived. Harley is now stronger than it's ever been, and shows no sign of slowing down.
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Thriller

Author: Stephen Hunter

Publisher: Festa

ISBN: 3865526802

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

View: 2941

Drei bis an die Zähne bewaffnete Sträflinge bahnen sich ihren Weg in eine Welt, die auf etwas Derartiges nicht vorbereitet ist. Lamar ist eine böse, tödliche Bestie ... Odell ist sein schwachsinniger Cousin, ein Riese ohne jegliche Gefühle ... Und Richard ist ein elendiger Feigling ... Die drei ziehen eine Schneise des Terrors durch Amerika. Bis sich Sergeant Pewtie an ihre Fersen heftet. Pewtie wurde vor Jahren von Lamar fast getötet. Nun treffen die beiden erneut aufeinander. Aber dieses Mal wird nur einer überleben ... Für viele ist Stephen Hunter der beste lebende Thriller-Autor. Stephen King: »Ich liebe die Romane von Stephen Hunter.« Literary Guild: »Brillant, ergreifend und sehr brutal.« Michael Drewniok, Krimi-Couch.de: »Ein Hochgeschwindigkeits-Pageturner, ein höllisch spannender, famos geschriebener Reißer ohne Kompromisse, ein Tiefschlag für den feinsinnigen (oder dünnblütigen) Leser, ein Stromstoß für den deutschen Krimifreund.«
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Rolling Sculpture

Author: Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780785329558

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Subtitled: A Pictorial Celebration of the First 95 Years. This special volume commemorates the 95th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Having survived an onslaught of competitors, Harley-Davidson stands alone as a purveyor of famous America
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An Official Ninety-year History

Author: David K. Wright

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

View: 8587

Now updated to include the latest motorcycles, this definitive Harley-Davidson history is filled with "inside" information and valuable data. Features Harley-Davidson's entire production history, with special information for restoring any of the classic models. 284 illustrations, 14 in color.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780785325635

Category: Harley-Davidson motorcycle

Page: N.A

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