Book: Historic Motorcycles 1885-1985, by Richard Renstrom

Accomplished motorcycle history author Richard Renstrom’s new book, Historic Motorcycles 1885-1985, features 102 bikes from 12 countries, with a page of descriptive text and a beautiful full-page, full-color photo of each important machine. The hardcover 208-page book has an embossed cover and is printed on 80-pound glossy paper for a quality feel. Beginning with an 1898 DeDion-Bouton and ending with a 1985 Harley, everything from early American board track racers and historic Class C dirt track bikes to off-road, GP and road models are covered in chronological order. The book is $40 plus postage and packaging and is not available in bookstores.

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(This New & Cool article was published in the September 2014 issue of Rider magazine.)


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