Some motorcycles transcend mere transportation, but even fewer attain mythic status and become truly legendary machines. From the Harleys jumped by Evel Knievel to Easy Rider's Captain America chopper, from T.E. Lawrence's Brough Superior SS100 to Steve McQueen's personal rides, a handful of motorcycles have infiltrated mainstream culture and captured the imagination of millions.
Legendary Motorcycles focuses 26 chapters on some of the most historically significant bikes in existence. Illustrated with lush original photography and rare historical images, this book profiles the bikes-not just the models but the actual motorcycles-that have achieved legendary status in the last century. Their stories, recounted here in intimate detail, make Legendary Motorcycles a riveting read for both casual enthusiasts and passionate aficionados.