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Velocette - The Racing Story by Mick Walker

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"Velocette is one of the truly great names of the British motorcycle industry. Its story is one of innovation, achievement and decline, but in its sixty-six year history, the company produced many memorable motorcycles including the KTT, Venom, Viper and Thruxton models. It was also responsible for developments that modern-day riders take for granted such as the positive-stop, foot-change gearbox and swinging-arm rear suspension. The story of its racing successes is one of innovation, but also of daring and endurance. It was the high quality of the engineering that helped the company win so many races and that made Velocette such a force to be reckoned with. ..."

The contents of Velocette The Racing Story include:

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • First Competitive Steps
  • The 2-strokes - a Good Foundation
  • The Early Camshafts
  • 1930s Successes
  • The Legendary KTT
  • Dirtbike Competition
  • World Champions
  • The Post-war Twin-cam Saga
  • Specials
  • Thruxton 9 Hours/500 Miler
  • Record Braking
  • Index

Type of Cover:  Hardback with dust jacket, unclipped

Measurements: 7.75 x 10 inches (195 x 250mm)

No of Pages: 222

ISBN: 978 1 84797 072 5

Condition:  Very good.  This looks like new.