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New Zealand's motorcycle heritage. Book three, 1960s-2000s

Author: Maureen A Bull; Christine Hawker
Publisher: Masterton [N.Z.] : Masterton Publishing House, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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When the Japanese Honda factory produced their reliable little machines, they heralded the demise of the British motorcycle industry's dominance. This book illustrates the end of one era and the birth of a huge range of motorcycles which offered affordable motoring for everyone. Scooters replaced smaller clip-on motors and farmers replaced horses and light tractors with the all-terrain-vehicle. John Britten received  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen A Bull; Christine Hawker
ISBN: 9780959778823 0959778829
OCLC Number: 317869478
Notes: "Limited edition."
Includes index.
Description: 244 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Other Titles: New Zealand's motor cycle heritage
Responsibility: by Maureen A. Bull ; edited by Christine Hawker.

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When the Japanese Honda factory produced their reliable little machines, they heralded the demise of the British motorcycle industry's dominance. This book illustrates the end of one era and the birth of a huge range of motorcycles which offered affordable motoring for everyone. Scooters replaced smaller clip-on motors and farmers replaced horses and light tractors with the all-terrain-vehicle. John Britten received world recognition for his revolutionary design and Kiwi riders have become world title holders in speedway, road racing and motocross.

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