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Chris Jonnum teamed with photographer Peter Harholdt to profile the 25 most important Ducatis ever for their beautiful new book.
If you only buy one Ducati book, this might be the one....
"The Italian motorcycle maker’s racing history comes to life through images of historic bikes displayed in the official Ducati museum in Bologna"
We here at Ductalk have been waiting for this book for what seems like ages and now that it's here we think it's an obvious choice for the gift guide. Written by Chris Jonnum, with beautiful photos by Peter Harholdt, it features 25 museum bikes shot in a studio setting, and each individually profiled in both English and Italian. It's a must have for any one who loves Ducati's.
Author: Chris Jonnum Photography by Peter Harholdt
Format: Hardcover, 9” x 11”, 144 pages, English/Italian
Photos: 107 color photographs
For more info and how to buy, click HERE
French tire giant, and renowned map maker, Michelin , have for the last few years been publishing a nice guide for motorcycles in France. The guide, published like one of Michelin's guide books, has many motorcycle trips detailed.
This year, the Michelin guide has 96 fully explored itineraries available. All the itineraries are available on their ViaMichelin website to download, either in one of the GPS standards, or as a printable roadbook. The downloads are free, but you'll miss out on all the detail....more
Ductalk editors note - these are available for Italy and other Euro countries as well.
From Motorbooks: Vultures wheeled overhead as Tim Watson found himself running out of fuel in the desert. Indeed he had many hair-raising encounters in his 8,000-mile ride across small-town America – severe dust storms, mountain snow, an angry rattlesnake and even angrier racoon, not to mention weird folk, and the novice rider’s struggles with a huge motorcycle. His account, informative and hilarious, is a must for armchair adventurers and anyone who has ever wondered what small-town America is really like.
This is quite an enjoyable and easy to read book. Tim Watson's misadventures, experiences and growth as a motorcyclist are chronicled in short, often time humourous snippets of travel between small towns in the western third of the United States.
Continue reading on Examiner.com Book Review: There & Back Again To See How Far It Is - Tim Watson - Denver Motorcycle Travel | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/motorcycle-travel-in-denver/book-review-there-back-again-to-see-how-far-it-is-tim-watson-review#ixzz1mjsKoxn9