Motorbikes and Counterculture

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This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (Jack Kerouac, Herman Hesse etc.), fashion (Perfecto jackets), movies (Easy Rider, The Wild Angels etc.), celebrities (Marlon Brando, Lee Marvin, and Steve McQueen to name a few).Motorbikes are a symbol of freedom, of emancipation, of another way of living, of imagining another kind of life, close to counterculture. Discover the greatest figures of motorbikes and dive into the famous Continental Circuses with pilots such as Giacomo Agostini, Phil Read, Mike Hailwood and Bill Ivy thanks to exceptional photography from different photo archives.
ISBN 9783943330274. Gingko Press.
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This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (Jack Kerouac, Herman Hesse etc.), fashion (Perfecto jackets), movies (Easy Rider, The Wild Angels etc.), celebrities (Marlon Brando, Lee Marvin, and Steve McQueen to name a few).Motorbikes are a symbol of freedom, of emancipation, of another way of living, of imagining another kind of life, close to counterculture. Discover the greatest figures of motorbikes and dive into the famous Continental Circuses with pilots such as Giacomo Agostini, Phil Read, Mike Hailwood and Bill Ivy thanks to exceptional photography from different photo archives.
  • Author
    Jean-Marc Thevenet
  • Publisher
    Gingko Press
  • Release
    December 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    192 pages, 150 illustrations. 23 x 28 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock & 15/11/20sea
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    available