The Motor Cyclist’s Handbook 1911 By Phoenix (Chas S Lake) ISBN 9781908890009
292 pages including period adverts 119 photographs and 145 line illustrations 19 x 12.5 cm
Written by a young motorcycle engineer for the layman in 1911 this profusely illustrated book is an absolute must joy for anyone interested in the development, design and the maintenance of veteran motorcycles. A great piece of Social history reproduced as a good quality hardback book for your enjoyment. Full of references to, or adverts for Chater Lea, Douglas, Montgomery, Triumph, Hobart, IVY, NSU, Peugeot, Rex, Premier, JAP, Scott, Arno, Norton, NSU, Motor Reve, BAT, FN, Wanderer, Zenith Motorcycles, AMAC, B & B, JAP and Longuemare Carbs, Bosch Magnetos, Jones Speedo, Dunhill Acetylene Ligh ts, Armstrong Triplex Three speed Gear.
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‘ My dad, Jeff Smith a scrambler from the 1960s, has read your 1911 reprint, and he found the quality exceptional, and really enjoyed the content - this information is not something you come across very often in book form, so its a little treasure, that book. Chris (USA)'
'Everyone at the shop impressed by the book (Veralls)’. Ian Hatton'
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‘I just received my copy and enjoyed it so much, that the one I have just purchased I would like to send to my friend……………. Zach Bermuda’‘very pleased if you are into old bikes this will be of interest’