THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CLASSIC AND MODERN TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES 3RD EDITION

Subtitle 1937 to Today

Ian Falloon
Price $55.00 / £40.00
Description Description The ultimate illustrated reference for Triumph lovers and fans of British motorcycles, this revised and updated third edition collects all the motorcycles from this iconic brand through 2024.

Originally formed as a bicycle company in 1885, Triumph produced its first motorcycle in 1902, which was simply a bicycle fitted with a Belgian Minerva engine. From there, the company, in various iterations, went on to build some of the most iconic motorcycles of all time.

Written by respected Triumph expert Ian Falloon, the third edition of The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles: 1937 to Todaycovers all the major and minor models, including:
  • The legendary 1937 Speed Twin
  • Era-defining motorcycles such as the Thunderbird, Tiger, Trophy, and Bonneville
  • Modern machines such as the Speed Triple, Thruxton, Tiger adventure bikes, Speed 400, and Rocket III
  • Non-production models and factory racing and speed-record-setting motorcycles that have become integral parts of Triumph’s stellar reputation
Detailed technical specifications are included alongside compelling photography, much of it sourced from Triumph’s archives. Sidebars offer Triumph cultural snapshots like The Wild One film, actor James Dean, land-speed record setters, Steve McQueen’s racers, and competition stories.

This is the book no Triumph fan should be without!
Format:
Format Hardcover + Jacket 304 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780760392171
Size:
Size9.75 in x 12.00 in / 247.65 mm x 304.80 mm
Published:
Published Date October 29th, 2024
Ian Falloon

Ian Falloon was born in New Zealand and studied engineering and music at Victoria University, Wellington. After a motorcycle accident brought an end to his career as a symphony orchestra oboist, he began writing articles about motorcycles for magazines including Classic Bike, Cycle World, Motorcyclist, Two Wheels, Motorcycle Sport, and Australian Motorcycle News. His first book, The Ducati Story, has run to several editions and has been published in three languages. The success of The Ducati Story led to a series of Ducati books and histories of Honda, Kawasaki, BMW, and Moto Guzzi motorcycles, including Motorbooks titles The Complete Book of Ducati, The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi, The Complete Book of Triumph Motorcycles, and The Art of Ducati. With an interest and passion spanning decades, Ian now concentrates on collecting and restoring older Italian motorcycles, particularly Ducati, MV Agusta, Laverda, and Moto Guzzi. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, and is ably supported in his projects by his family.

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