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Classic Motorcycling: A Guide for the 21st Century

Classic Motorcycling

"Here's everything you ever wanted to know about classic motorcycling, but didn't even know you should ask.... the most comprehensive book I've seen...you'll get good value from this book...may be the catalyst to filling your garage" Mick Matheson, AMCN Australia

"The section on the buying process is very good...clothing, maintenance and clssic bike riding, including very long distance rides, are treated with the same mixture of detailed scrutiny and pithy anecdote... you will learn something new and interesting, I know I did...a most engaging book" Steve Wilson, Real Classic

"A thoroughly worthy read... encouraging much thought for all" Dave Measures, Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club

“I gained a great deal from this book and expect every other reader will gain likewise” Hugh Anderson, MBE, World Champion 1963,’64 and ’65 writing in the Foreword.

A different and fascinating new look at classic motorcycling with an international flavour - sure to appeal to all owners (and intending owners) of classic bikes. Classic Motorcycling is about buying, riding and maintaining classic motorcycles. It comes complete with sections on survival rates of classics and their price appreciation over recent years with future predictions, and is literally packed full of advice for both aspiring and experienced owners. From choosing the right bike, training for today’s traffic, clothing, safety, maintenance, how and where to buy those all important spares, equipping a workshop, projects to improve most classics to simply experiencing the joy of ownership – its all here.

Contents
Foreword, by Hugh Anderson MBE.
Why are classic bikes so popular
Choosing the right classic bike
Where and how to buy your first classic bike
Licensing, registration and insurance
Bonding with your bike
Global resources for classic motorcycles
Riding, survival and shibboleths
From waders to Kevlar
Maintenance at home and on the road
Wherever your classic bike takes you
Classic motorcycle survival
The Bonnie Index consumer price index for classic bikes
Improving perfection – projects for any classic
Some thoughts for the road

Classic Motorcycling: A Guide for the 21st Century - Rex Bunn
July 2007
Softcover, 234 x 172 mm, 277 pages, 125 photos, charts and tables
ISBN 978-0-9547912-8-5