An essential and compelling exploration of the design, history, and culture of the motorcycle - an icon of the machine age Motorcycles are ubiquitous in the world's streets and cities, evolving over decades in engineering and design to meet individual transportation needs. With the coming demise of the ...Show more
The flying machines that pushed the boundaries of aerospace development. "Dick and Patterson have made unusually fine choices.... Reasonable affection for aircraft is shown throughout this attractive, literate volume. Recommended. General readers." --Choice "The team's selections are defensible, and ...Show more
An extraordinary story of spies, lies and hard-driving genius, by the man who was The Stig Aston Martin's story is one of Survival, Ingenuity and Style. Beloved of engineers, speed freaks and spooks - both real and imagined - the car with the double-o prefix has blazed a trail to become one of the worl ...Show more
Charting the 130-years from the arrival of horseless carriages to the advent of driverless vehicles, celebrate the automobile and the romance of the open road. Beginning with the development of the first vehicles powered by an internal combustion engine, Drive explores the early glamour of driving, moto ...Show more
Take a seat--the captain's seat, that is--and relax. You're about to land a Boeing 747. The mystery of flight is magical; the reality, still more so--from the physics that keeps a 450-ton vehicle aloft, to the symphony of technology and teamwork that safely sets it down again. Take it from Mark Vanhoe ...Show more
Revealing a world beyond the stereotype, My Cool Campervan celebrates the new wave of interest in modern-retro campervans. When people think of campervans, they almost always recall the iconic VW T2, that familiar, happy-faced van that embodies the virtues of enjoying the journey and taking you ...Show more
In this second edition of the bestselling 4WD Handbook, four-wheel drive expert and author Robert Pepper provides an in-depth explanation of how 4WDs work. He shares practical techniques for hill-driving, sand-driving, water crossings, as well as driving in mud, snow and sand.
The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi covers 100 years of motorcycle production from the famed Italian manufacturer. Written by Italian motorcycle expert Ian Falloon, this is the most thorough reference to cover these legendary motorcycles.
The thrilling story of the Schneider Trophy, a series of glamorous air races that captivated both sides of the Atlantic and became a driver and celebration of speed and engineering prowess.
A fascinating plane-by-plane journey through aviation history, this beautifully illustrated book covers 365 of the most iconic aircraft in world history that enthusiasts, serious-minded hobbyists, and casual fans would love to fly if given the chance. Clear photography, historical context, and specs get ...Show more