Author(s): Albert Saladini
To its many followers throughout the world, Harley-Davidson is not just a brand of motorcycle but a way of life. This spectacularly illustrated volume explores the long and illustrious history of the company and showcases all the best models, from early classics to the finest examples of the customizer's art. In over a hundred years of history it has built a reputation not just for making great motorcycles but for making bikes with that extra something which makes it more than a beautifully engineered vehicle, but a way of life. This spectacular volume tells the story of Harley-Davidson and reveals its many secrets, describing the evolution of the company and the great bikes that won it resounding fame.
Albert Saladini is an avid Harley-Davidson enthusiast. His numerous books on the Harley-Davidson include The Harley-Davidson Story, The Loveliest Harley-Davidson and two books in collaboration with Pascal Szymezak, The American West on a Harley-Davidson and Route 66 on a Harley-Davidson. Pascal Szymezak is a journalist who specializes in motorcycles and works for various motorcycle. He has written many articles on the huge Harley-Davidson rallies.
Introduction; Harley-Davidson: Past and Future; The Dream Comes True; The V-Twin Era; Harley-Davidson Suffers the Great Depression; Return to Civilization; Loss of Personality; Personality and Independence; From the Chopper to the Harley-Davidson Customization; A Unique Motorcycle for Everybody; Index.