Motorcycle Engineering

By: Irving, P.W.

Price: $65.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


330 pages, very clean inside and out, with very minor wear to covers only, faded spine. Binding is solid and text is clean and free of marking of any kind except for former owner's name on title page. A great many mechanical drawings, a few b&w photos. No publication date listed, appears to be circa '65. Chapters include: Steering geometry, Front suspension in practice, Rigid frames, Rear springing, Springing and damping methods, Manufacturing methods and materials, The power unit, Choosing the valve layout, Head design and materials, Timing and valve gear, The bottom end, Two-stroke power, Ignition, Carburation, Balance and torque reactions, Gearboxes and transmission. Nice bio of Phil "Slide Rule" Irving on back cover, worked for Vincent- H.R.D. as chief designer and worked on the Vincent J.A.P. and Villiers -engined model W, the Meteor, the Comet, high-camshaft singles, and the series A Rapide twin. Lots of mechanical drawings, b&w photos.

Title: Motorcycle Engineering

Author: Irving, P.W.

Categories: Autos and Motorcycles,

Publisher: Clymer: 1965

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Autos and Motorcyles

Seller ID: 143278

Keywords: Notron, Sunbeam, Velocette, Excelsior, Scotts, Ridges, Triumphs, bMW. Guzzi, Benilli, D.K.W. British , Motorcycles, Super Chargine, B.S.A. Ariel, Villiers, Vincent - H.R.D. , ,