This volume takes the reader through a century of the premier motorcycle company's witty and eye-catching print advertisements. The colorful and sometimes provocative ads reflect the creative spirit and the unique culture of Harley-Davidson--and America--over the last century.
An illustrated look back at Harley-Davidson's first century includes a history of the company, profiles of their most significant motorcycles, and a discussion of the company's role in popular culture.
More than 100 years ago, best friends William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson made history when they created the first "motorized bicycle" and founded the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. But there's another story. Over the century, the Harley and Davidson families grew up together, celebrating their company's milestones with road trips, hunting and fishing sallies-and lots and lots of eating. In Harley and Davidson Family Recipes, the founders' grandchildren Margo Manning and Carol Lange present 100 family recipes tailor-made for home gatherings and roadside picnics, including Gilroy 40-Clove Garlic Chicken, Endurance Run Spinach Pasta Salad, and Grandma Harley's Peach Cobbler. Packed with rare archival photographs and anecdotes about the families and their burgeoning company, this charming book is a delicious piece of Americana, sure to please home cooks and motorcycle buffs alike. * A homespun treasury of family recipes from the Harley and Davidson families, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. * Includes archival photos, engaging stories, and historical tidbits about the early days of Harley-Davidson, its founders, their families, and their motorcycles. * Features recipes for tasty after-the-ride libations such as the Side Car, the Blue Motorcycle, and the Handle Bar.
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: 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.
In the world of motorcycles, there is nothing like a Harley-Davidson. And there is no book like this one about America's iconic bike. Celebrating the motorcycles that have made Harley-Davidson an American legend, this book showcases the standout models of the past 100 years. Period photographs and new color images feature the classic Harleys from Flatheads, Knuckleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads, Evolutions, and Twin Cams to Sportsters and the new V-rod. Lively text chronicles the company's century, from the early years when Harley-Davidson grew from a backyard enterprise into the world's biggest producer of motorcycles, to the Evolution revolution, which saw the company come back to self-management--and its greatest success ever. For more than 100 years, Harley-Davidson has been the motorcycle--a beautiful machine combining power, performance, and infinite cool in all of its forms. And this is the Harley-Davidson book, conveying the full story and all the excitement of America's motorcycle.
For 100 years Harley-Davidson has led the way in American motorcycles. Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle provides the full story of the finest Panheads, Shovelheads, Knuckleheads, and more, from the company's origins in 1903. Ron Hussey's superb photography captures all the details of the most interesting Harley bikes. Allan Girdler's colorful text tells the history of Harley-Davidson's street and racing bikes in a style that's pure pleasure to read. Previous
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.
In 1903, three young men, working in a cramped Wisconsin shed, set out to change history. They certainly didn't know it at the time, but Arthur and Walter Davidson, and Bill Harley, were on their way to building an unlikely motorcycle empire. In Standard Catalog of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Doug Mitchel traces the development of H-D and its magnificent machines, from the first F-head 3-horsepower prototypes, to the goundbreaking Electra Glides of the 1960's. to the spectacular modern V-Rod. With fantastic photography, meticulously prepared production and technical data, and a true sense of history, Standard Catalog of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles is a worthy tribute to a true American legend.
One-hundred years of Harley-Davidson is often reduced to a tale of a machines. Equally fascinating, and often overlooked, are the men and women behind the machines. The Harley and Davidson founder, the engineers, the racers, the designers, the dealers, the flesh-and-blood heroes made the company and the bikes the success they are today. This book was written in cooperation with the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum to accompany an exhibit that opened in 2003. After a brief introduction, the book is divided into three sections; 1. Heroes of H-D; 2. Exhibition catalog; 3. H-D historical overview.
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