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SUPERBIKE: AN ILLUSTRATED EARLY HISTORY

Author: Kevin Cameron, John Owens

Hardcover

190 pages

12252

5 total reviews


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Superbike: An Illustrated Early History, written by Kevin Cameron with photography by John Owens, grew in part from a black-and-white photo essay published 35 years ago in American motorcycle magazine Cycle.

The Look of Speed featured Owens’ thought-provoking images of Yoshimura Research and Development of America founder Hideo “Pops” Yoshimura and former magazine editor and 1977 Daytona Superbike race-winner Cook Neilson, among other tuners and riders.

The photos published in this book were taken at tracks that populated the American road-racing scene at that time: Daytona International Speedway, Bryar Motorsports Park, Laguna Seca Raceway, Pocono International Raceway and Road America.

“The desire to go fast, brake, turn and accelerate isn’t that complicated,” Cameron writes. Yet this book clearly illustrates and uniquely explains the countless challenges that manufacturers, teams and riders faced attempting to accomplish those goals.

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harry klinzmann
HK31 Klinzmann Racing

I was very impressed with this book, Kevin and I go back to the early 70s and always enjoyed my conversation with Kevin...The photographs are of the best I have ever seen along with John Ulrich and Lori Tyson... I was surprised to see I was included in the book with my Win in 1978 louden New Hampshire AMA Superbike class win .... I was a top 10 contender over the 10 years of my professional riding for factory Honda,Kawasaki, and Racecrafters int...San Jose BMW ...the book is a must have because it covers the most important time in motorcycle racing that brought on the start of what you see today in Superbike and motogp...Steve McLaughlin who is the godfather of Superbike racing started it all in my opinion.... nevertheless this Superbike book is a must have because I bought one myself. Cheers HK31

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Michael Malak

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James L Sylvester
SUPERBIKE: AN ILLUSTRATED EARLY HISTORY

The best book about early superbike history I've seen...bought another one for a friend of mine but I also used rewards points as it is pretty expensive. Kevin Cameron, Alan Cathcart, Matt Oxley are authors that are a pretty safe bet.

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Scott Mayo
Superbook

I always loved Kevin Cameron. This book with photographs by John Owen's is beautifully presented!

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Mario Rovira
Outstanding book

Great pics

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harry klinzmann
HK31 Klinzmann Racing

I was very impressed with this book, Kevin and I go back to the early 70s and always enjoyed my conversation with Kevin...The photographs are of the best I have ever seen along with John Ulrich and Lori Tyson... I was surprised to see I was included in the book with my Win in 1978 louden New Hampshire AMA Superbike class win .... I was a top 10 contender over the 10 years of my professional riding for factory Honda,Kawasaki, and Racecrafters int...San Jose BMW ...the book is a must have because it covers the most important time in motorcycle racing that brought on the start of what you see today in Superbike and motogp...Steve McLaughlin who is the godfather of Superbike racing started it all in my opinion.... nevertheless this Superbike book is a must have because I bought one myself. Cheers HK31

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Michael Malak

SUPERBIKE: AN ILLUSTRATED EARLY HISTORY

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James L Sylvester
SUPERBIKE: AN ILLUSTRATED EARLY HISTORY

The best book about early superbike history I've seen...bought another one for a friend of mine but I also used rewards points as it is pretty expensive. Kevin Cameron, Alan Cathcart, Matt Oxley are authors that are a pretty safe bet.

S
Scott Mayo
Superbook

I always loved Kevin Cameron. This book with photographs by John Owen's is beautifully presented!

M
Mario Rovira
Outstanding book

Great pics