Harley-Davidson Century

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Author: Darwin Holmstrom

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 9780760320730

Category: Transportation

Page: 384

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Get ready to rock, roll, and rumble through 100 years of Harley-Davidson history. This photo-rich volume features multiple contributing authors including Hunter S. Thompson, Brock Yates, Kevin Cameron, and Peter Egan.

Harley-Davidson Century

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Author: Darwin Holmstrom

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760311554

Category: Transportation

Page: 384

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Features America's finest writers and photograpersSteve AndersonDarwin HolstromKevin CameronBuzz KanterDavid DewhurstChris MaidaPeter EganMike SeateGreg FieldHunter S. ThompsonAllan GirdlerHerbert WagnerJeff HackettBrock YatesJerry HatfieldEd Youngblood

Harley-Davidson Century

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Author: Dewhurst Hackett

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760320730

Category: Transportation

Page: 384

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Edited by Darwin Holmstrom. Get ready to rock, roll, and rumble through 100 years of Harley-Davidson history. Hit the highway with acknowledged authorities as you travel through a full century of Panheads, Shovelheads, Knuckleheads, Cafe Racers, and Evolutions.Cruise through the history of power and speed with Cycle World columnist Kevin Cameron as he documents the Motor Company's delicate balance between technology and tradition. Go hog wild with Hunter S. Thompson and Brock Yates as they outline the evolution of the outlaw image and the culture spawned by Harley-Davidson. Peter Egan sheds light on the XLCR Cafe Racer and best-selling authors Girdler, Field and Anderson add their expertise to deliver the most comprehensive history ever published on the Company and its highly sought-after motorcycles. Filled with hundreds of stunning new color photographs."One hundred years of Harleys are detailed and lavishly photographed in this oversized (seven pounds!) edition that is sure to send any motorcycle enthusiast to hog-heaven."- Business Review, December 13-26, 2002"This photo-rich celebration of Harley-Davidson's first 100 years will delight fans and illuminate for others the vehicle's enduring appeal."- San Francisco Chronicle, November 2002Features multiple contributing authors including Hunter S. Thompson, Brock Yates, Kevin Cameron, and Peter Egan.

The Harley-Davidson Reader

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Author: Arlen (CON) Ness, Michael Dregni, Evel Knievel, Jean (FRW) Davidson, Sonny Barger, Hunter S. (CON) Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610600415

Category:

Page: N.A

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Harley-Davidson and Philosophy

Full-Throttle Aristotle

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Author: Bernard E. Rollin

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN: 081269807X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 292

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It’s no wonder descriptions of riding often resemble the words of Asian mystics and Jedi knights: The ride causes your senses to open completely. You experience only the present, the now. Readers who prefer revving a Harley to meditating in a Zen garden know that biking is just as contemplative as chanting in the lotus position. Here, philosopher-bikers explore this seeming dichotomy, expounding on intriguing questions such as: Why are the motorcycles the real stars of Easy Rider? What would Marx and Foucault say about Harley riders’ tight leather garb? What’s it like to live a dual life as a philosophy professor who wrenches his own 1965 Electra Glide? Would Jesus hang out in a biker bar or a coffeehouse? And more importantly, would He ride a Harley or a Honda? These witty, provocative essays give readers and riders a new appreciation of what it means to become one with the road.

Harley-Davidson

A History of the World?s Most Famous Motorcycle

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Author: Margie Siegal

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0747814961

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 64

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Harley-Davidson: words that evoke the open American road and the 'Made in America' tradition like no others. The sweeping chopper handlebars, the distinctive throaty 'potato potato' roar of the engine and the unmistakable logo are all emblems recognized the world over. This book expertly ties together the mechanical evolution of the Harley's engines ? from the earliest motorized pedal bicycles to the iconic heavyweight twin cylinder V-engines we know and love today ? and the social history of the brand's phenomenal rise in the twentieth century, as innovative survivor of the Great Depression, supplier of the military during both World Wars and enduring symbol of freedom and rebellion in movies such as 'Easy Rider'. It is fully illustrated with pictures of the bikes and those who have ridden them as well as beautiful examples of H-D's distinctive design aesthetic in advertising and collectibles.

The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection

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Author: Randy Leffingwell,Darwin Holmstrom,Bill Davidson

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 076034017X

Category: Transportation

Page: 408

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With exquisite, detailed photographs and histories of the motorcycles featured from Harley's collection, this book captures the excitement of the best-known motorcycles in the world.

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead

Eighty Years

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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.

Harley-Davidson

The Complete History

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Author: Darwin Holmstrom

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760350000

Category: Transportation

Page: 240

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Cruise through this collection of Harley-Davidson's most iconic motorcycles! When most people imagine a motorcycle, chances are they picture a Harley-Davidson. That's because Harley-Davidson machines look the way the primordial biker inside each of us feels a motorcycle should look. In short, Harley-Davidson makes mythic bikes. Harley-Davidson: The Complete History celebrates these iconic motorcycles, presenting them all in one beautifully illustrated book. The most beloved and recognizable motorcycles are included here: the Knucklehead, the Panhead, the Peashooter, the KR, the Sportster, the XR750, the Shovelhead, the Evolution, the Twin Cam, the V-Rod, and all the rest. Pages in the book reveal historic images as well as modern photos from the top motorcycle photographers working today. Additionally, there are chapters from some of the most celebrated motorcycle writers of all time--Peter Egan, Kevin Cameron, Ed Youngblood, Allan Girdler, Steve Anderson, and many more. All of this material combines to tell the story of every major motorcycle that Harley-Davidson has built, from the very first prototype to the Silent Gray Fellow to the latest liquid-cooled CVO Electra Glides and Softails. Harley-Davidson: The Complete History is the ultimate history of the ultimate motorcycle company.

Harley-Davidson

The Complete History

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Author: Patrick Hook

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781856486569

Category: Transportation

Page: 448

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A special anniversary... The motorcycle that every easy rider craves... A book so popular it's in reprint even before it's released. This is sure to zoom out of stores! Happy 100th birthday, Harley Davidson! Celebrate a century of the most exciting motorcycles ever made in 448 exciting, thrill-inducing pages of color photographs. With images of every Harley ever produced and sold, and complete specs on each one, this beautiful, oversized volume will rev cycle lovers' motors on high. Beginning with the first model made in 1903 (which zipped along at a grand 25 miles per hour), there's information on the motorcycle's designation, engine, bore & stroke, displacement, torque, Bhp, and top speed. In sparkling images, see 1907's Silent Gray Fellow, with its bicycle-like frame; move on to the post-war Hydra Glide, aimed at a totally new market; the Dyna Glide, born in 1947 and existing in all its shiny glory till 1996; the Evo Sportster, offered in two engine sizes; and right up to today's sleek, fast cycles. There are also brochure covers, countless close-ups of smaller details, and a wealth of other fascinating facts.

Harley-Davidson

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Author: Allan Girdler,Jeff Hackett

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760319772

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

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The Milwaukee Marvel takes center stage in this colorful work written by one of the motorcycling industry's best-selling authors. This colorful volume not only tells the history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, it also features the legendary motorcycles that made the company an American legend. Features early singles and twins, Flatheads, Knuckleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads, Evolution bikes, and Twin Cam 88s. This edition is updated to include the 2003 Anniversary edition, the 2004 Sportster, the new V-Rod, and much more.About the AuthorsPhotographer Jeff Hackett's work has appeared in a number of Motorbooks International titles, including The Harley-Davidson Century and Allan Girdler's Harley-Davidson in the 1960s. He lives and works in Orange, Connecticut.Allan Girdler previously chronicled Harley-Davidson history in several Motorbooks International books, including The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars and Harley-Davidson in the 1960s. Girdler is a former editor of Cycle World, and currently a contributor to national motorcycle magazine.

Harley-Davidson Buyer's Guide

1984-2011

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Author: Peter Gantriis,Dain Gingerelli

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760338599

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 2011

Perhaps the greatest appeal of the motorcycles that Harley-Davidson manufactures is that they are not throwaway machines. With proper care and maintenance, a modern Harley can outlive its owner. Most of the Harley-Davidson motorcycles built over the past 25 years are still on the road, which means there are many, many used Harleys bought and sold every day. This book provides a practical guide to purchasing the most common Harleys on the used-bike market: the aluminum-engine machines built since 1984, the Evolutions (Sportsters and Big Twins), Twin Cams, and liquid-cooled Revolution bikes (the V-Rod models). These are the bikes being bought and sold, and these are the motorcycles most widely used as daily riders. Harley-Davidson Buyer’s Guide provides everything a reader needs to know to purchase a sound, reliable, enjoyable Harley-Davidson Big Twin motorcycle.

At the Creation

Myth, Reality, and the Origin of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, 1901-1909

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Author: Herbert Wagner

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Transportation

Page: 228

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At the Creation by Herbert Wagner brings to life the human side of Harley-Davidson's quest to motorize the bicycle and then to promote it as a powerful, fast, reliable, and thrilling means of personal transportation. This book examines the origins of two-wheeled transportation from a time when combining the gasoline engine with the bicycle was the province of dreamers and con men. This is the definitive account of the beginnings of the only American motorcycle brand to ultimately succeed and survive. Backed by a decade of research, At the Creation documents for the first time the early years of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle in its birthplace of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an area that was an early center of motorcycle manufacturing. Previous books on Harley-Davidson have failed to adequately cover this critical period, which has been described as the "era of mystery" by Harley-Davidson company historian Martin Jack Rosenblum. At the Creation takes on several long-standing puzzles and myths, and then, through the use of period documents and original photographs, recreates the actual events of Harley's first years as they most plausibly occurred.

Harley-Davidson Museum Masterpieces

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Author: Dain Gingerelli,Randy Leffingwell

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760338949

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 240

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Discover the best of the Harley-Davidson Archive Collection. Portrait-quality photography reveals the remarkable journey of America's motorcycle company, from its humble beginnings to its nearly century-long dominance of an entire industry.

I Was a Government Licensed Medical-Marijuana Salesman Busted by the Federal Government - My Life Stories

My Life Stories

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Author: Michael David Aronov

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469112176

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 252

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This book outlines the many experiences that I have been faced with in my life from birth to age 48. Several stories are quite comical, others are tragic and sad, but each and every one of them is true. It talks about my experiences with drugs, alcohol and death. It tells of my devotion to my family and to the less fortunate in this world. I have spent countless hours donating my rare blood, platelets, bone marrow and serums. This book tells the reason why I did this all my life, and what I have experienced with several business ventures. My first business was a plumbing company, which I started fresh out of high school. I was in business for over 17 years. I have spent several years managing rock bands, acting, and inventing. My most successful invention Plink, has been on grocery store shelves for over 12 years. I take great pride in what I do and I have always strived for perfection. I believe that persistence is the key to happiness and happiness leads to prosperity. Although I am not a rich man, I have been very successful in my life. I have owned 13 brand new cars, 3 Harley Davidson motorcycles, 5 boats, 5 houses, 4 vacant lots, 38 used cars, and I have had 56 jobs. Many of my success stories are described in detail throughout my book. The most interesting part of my book is my experience with my most recent company, Arizona Company Medical. Through Arizona Company Medical, I spent 3 years of my life furnishing Medical-Marijuana to hundreds of patients around the USA who were suffering from AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Migraines, Anorexia, Glaucoma and many other diseases. Medical-Marijuana can be prescribed to ease the pain and suffering that accompanies these diseases. Also included in my book is the true story of how I was issued a Cannabis and Controlled Substance Dealers License from the Arizona Department of Revenue, how the Federal Government collected taxes from the money I made in my business, but then busted me for distributing the same substance that I was licensed for. Details of my business and the Medical-Marijuana bust are outlined in my story. Also included are several real letters from patients who were customers of Arizona Company Medical, who wrote to me to inform me of their progress now that they have the appropriate access to their much needed medication, Medical-Marijuana. My goal is to work towards the legalization of Medical-Marijuana across the USA, and to get the proper help to those that need this medicine. May the Medical-Marijuana movement win the rights for the fight for the people of this great nation.

The Big Book of Harley-Davidson

Centennial Edition

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Author: Thomas Bolfert

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760314462

Category: Transportation

Page: 316

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aChronicles America's sole remaining motorcycle manufacturer, and the historical framework in which it prevailed for nearly nine decades.