The Distinguished Gentleman s Ride

The Distinguished Gentleman s Ride
Author: Distinguished Gentleman's Ride
Publsiher: Motorbooks International
Total Pages: 237
Release: 2023-01-17
Genre: Photography
ISBN: 9780760379738

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The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride documents and celebrates the charitable ride's first decade of spectacular motoring events that raised tens of millions of dollars for men's health initiatives.

The Racer Within

The Racer Within
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-10-15
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0646846353

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The Racer Within is a global compilation of the custom motorcycle industry's most influential builders, photographers, events and riders, featuring some beautiful stories and quotes of their inspiring journeys. Compiled with bold and striking photography that showcases the lifestyle and culture of the custom cafe racer community of today, The Racer Within is more than just a motorcycle coffee table book, it's a celebration of the pieces of art we build, ride and love.

How to Build a Motorcycle

How to Build a Motorcycle
Author: Gary Inman
Publsiher: Laurence King Publishing
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2023-03-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781399613590

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How to Build a Motorcycle leads you through all the key stages - from initially finding the right project for your skill level, to sourcing a base bike and safely taking on some full-on bike-building tasks. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions, proper advice and specially commissioned step-by-step illustrations throughout it is an ideal aid to getting your hands oily. Written by Gary Inman, the co-founder of independent motorcycle magazine Sideburn, and illustrated by Adi Gilbert who is best known for his bicycle and motorcycle drawings whose clients include Harley-Davidson, Guy Martin, Wired magazine, Sideburn magazine and Nike, this is a must-have for all motorcycle lovers. Read this book, even dip in and out where relevant. If it makes sense, schedule some time, clear your mind, pull on some old clothes, grab your toolbox and get going. The chapters in How to Build a Motorcycle will tell you how to complete a huge variety of tasks that will allow even the greenest of novices to get their hands dirty and start modifying with purpose. If you belong to this camp, start with some of the low-input, high-reward jobs, such as fitting bars, swapping the rear shocks or wiring in a new tail light. Even though these require relatively little work, they'll transform the look of your bike, and completing them will fill you with confidence to undertake the more difficult jobs, such as fitting more modern front forks or even making your own frame. The book comes with a glossy 32-page section on finished bikes and is a reference and the perfect gift for all fans, from those who merely like to tinker, to riders taking on a full build.

Mr Midshipman Easy

Mr  Midshipman Easy
Author: Frederick Marryat
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 326
Release: 1836
Genre: Adventure stories
ISBN: NLS:V001485206

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Remarks by Bill Nye

Remarks   by Bill Nye
Author: Bill Nye
Publsiher: University of Michigan Library
Total Pages: 518
Release: 1891
Genre: History
ISBN: UOMDLP:bcb9438:0001.001

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Author: Freddie Spencer
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2017-04-20
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780753545638

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Feel is the story of how a small-time boy from humble beginnings in Louisiana rose to the pantheon of greats, to win the 500cc and 250cc GP Championship in the same year – an historic achievement over three decades ago which has never been repeated. Growing up at the time of the assassination of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Freddie judged by feel, not by colour. Blind to prejudice and discrimination, he formed dynamic connections with people and events, but only years later during his racing afterlife could Freddie come to understand the true power of the things he learned. Spencer is an articulate and compassionate guide as he describes the thrill and horror of racing in an era when death was a perennial threat. He recalls in pin-sharp detail the frenetic high-octane racing duels with the ‘King’ Kenny Roberts, but also describes a parallel internal journey as he struggled to make sense of it all. Driven by a search for the personal fulfilment that comes through finding your purpose, Freddie’s story is a universal one. In its message of hope, Feel transcends its genre to offer a story for everyone. Part thriller, part philosophical self-exploration, it is a remarkably insightful account of what it is like to have it all, but wonder why. “For the first time I will talk about the traumas of my childhood, the contrast between the leaf fire burns, the mistrust and discomfort and the peace and purpose I felt when riding my bike. I didn’t tell my parents about something that happened to me. Why? I felt ashamed, but when I rode I felt connected to everything and the pain in my hand and heart would go away. It gave me the feeling of hope”.

Global Corruption Report Sport

Global Corruption Report  Sport
Author: Transparency International
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 399
Release: 2016-02-05
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781317443759

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Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in sport are still at an early stage. The Global Corruption Report (GCR) on sport is the most comprehensive analysis of sports corruption to date. It consists of more than 60 contributions from leading experts in the fields of corruption and sport, from sports organisations, governments, multilateral institutions, sponsors, athletes, supporters, academia and the wider anti-corruption movement. This GCR provides essential analysis for understanding the corruption risks in sport, focusing on sports governance, the business of sport, planning of major events, and match-fixing. It highlights the significant work that has already been done and presents new approaches to strengthening integrity in sport. In addition to measuring transparency and accountability, the GCR gives priority to participation, from sponsors to athletes to supporters an essential to restoring trust in sport.

The Headless Horseman

The Headless Horseman
Author: Mayne Reid
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 530
Release: 1866
Genre: Texas
ISBN: OXFORD:600069696

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