Tag: Wheels

World War II The War On Two Wheels

World War II: The War On Two Wheels by Flavia Horigan
English | 2022 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B09ZTPVP66 | 355 pages | EPUB | 0.34 Mb
The main bike was sold in 1894, a result of Germany, while the principal race – of around 400 km – was held in France a couple of years after the fact. Until the 1950s, the World GP races were held solely in Europe and overwhelmed by European producers. Direct records of riding and hustling bikes during the 1950s. Accordingly starts this excursion into memory, back to a period that must be known as the Golden Age of Motorcycles. English bicycles – BSA, Triumph, AJS, Matchless, Norton, Velocette- – had attacked streets and race tracks recently overwhelmed by Harley-Davidson and Indians. In the open land encompassing urban communities, bikers were pioneering trails, making Hare and Hound courses. Assuming there was a standard it was run what ya brought, never mind about protection, licenses, headlights, suppressors, crash caps.


Two Wheels Good The History and Mystery of the Bicycle [Audiobook]

English | ASIN: B09GPXFC5N | 2022 | 12 hours and 50 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 361 MB
A panoramic revisionist portrait of the nineteenth-century invention that is transforming the twenty-first-century world. The bicycle is a vestige of the Victorian era, seemingly at odds with our age of smartphones and ride-sharing apps and driverless cars. Yet we live on a bicycle planet. Across the world, more people travel by bicycle than any other form of transportation. Almost anyone can learn to ride a bike-and nearly everyone does. In Two Wheels Good, journalist and critic Jody Rosen reshapes our understanding of this ubiquitous machine, an ever-present force in humanity’s life and dream life-and a flash point in culture wars-for more than two hundred years.