Norton Motorcycle Books

Norton Motorcycle Books

ENGLISH HERITAGE AND MOTORCYCLES That historic English island has proffered some noteworthy items over the years: 1) The Magna Carta, which was one of the first steps towards the idea of modern democracy. 2) William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s preeminent dramatist. 3) The British Invasion […]

March 9th, 2009 by MCg 

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values Author Pirsig states at the beginning of his classic 1974 book: “What follows is based on actual occurrences. Although much has been changed for rhetorical purposes, it must be regarded in its essence as fact. However, it should in no way be associated with […]

February 28th, 2009 by MCg 

Triumph Motorcycle Books: Classics and Modern

Triumph Motorcycle Books: Classics and Modern

Triumph Motorcycle Books “Triumph” is a revered motorcycle brand and has the unique distinction of being the world’s longest continuous production motorcycle manufacturer, having established itself in 1902 in England. TRIUMPH, and English bikes in general, were the top performance machines during the mid twentieth century, until the Japanese usurped the English and became the […]

February 15th, 2009 by MCg 

Classic Biker Boots: “Engineer” or “Harness” Style for You?

Classic Biker Boots: “Engineer” or “Harness” Style for You?

Classic Motorcycle Boots The choice and variety of motorcycle boots seems to expand every year. And yet, one type of foot and ankle protection has been steadfastly relied upon by bikers around the world: CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE BOOTS. Arguably, the two most classic, quintessential bikers boots are “Engineer” boots and “Harness” boots. Classic Biker Engineer Boots […]

February 10th, 2009 by MCg 

Vintage Motorcycle Shirts from the 70’s and Beyond

Vintage Motorcycle Shirts from the 70’s and Beyond

Vintage Motorcycle Shirts: Definition The American Heritage Dictionary notes these two definitions for VINTAGE: ♦ Characterized by excellence, maturity, and enduring appeal; classic. ♦ Old or outmoded. Given that criteria, I’d say the link below to “vintage” motorcycle shirts for men and women includes a selection that may be taking liberties with the first definition […]

January 30th, 2009 by MCg 

Whitewall Motorcycle Tires Ain’t For Everyone

Whitewall Motorcycle Tires Ain’t For Everyone

Whitewall Motorbike Tires WHITEWALL MOTORCYCLE TIRES offer a more “classic” look for certain bikes. And to be sure, they aren’t meant for all bikes.  (Don’t look for them on any dirt bikes!) Whitewall motorcycle tires take their styling cues from the fashion history of white sidewall tires on automobiles. Automobile Tires Used to be White […]

January 24th, 2009 by MCg