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MÜNCH – THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION

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MÜNCH – THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION
WRITTEN BY ERIK MEESTERS

The stories of Friedel Münch & Helmut Fath

Published in 2021

The Pursuit of Perfection is the perfected English edition of the book Mit Herz und Seele.

The book ‘The Pursuit of Perfection’ describes how Friedel Münch was involved in building and developing motorcycles from an early age. After years of building motorbikes for racing, he developed his high-profile Münch Mammut. Münch was characterized by his constant urge to experiment; The book provides insight into previously unpublished projects and plans on the basis of original design drawings. A detailed description is given of Helmut Fath’s legendary URS project, of course with original documentation. Through the actions of the American millionaire George McCulloch Bell, the Münch company became the owner of this project in 1969. Finally, the story of Thomas Petsch’s most recent Münch Mammut 2000 is discussed. The book is richly provided with historical and many previously unpublished images.

CONTENTS :
1. The dawn of the motorcycling age
2. A talented constructor
3. The NSU company
4. 1959-1965 Motor cycle master mechanic Friedel Münch
5. 1966-1968 Joseph Floyd Clymer
6. 1969-1971 Investor George McCulloch Bell
7. 1951-1966 The URS from Helmut Fath’s team
8. 1967-1969 Solo and sidecars
9. 1970-1971 The Bell era
10. 1966-1973 Bob Harrold – Hassia Ranstadt
11. 1971-1993 Technical genius Helmuth Fath
12. 1974-1976 Heinz Wilhelm Henke
13. 1977-1980 Horex development
14. 1984-1995 MT-Engine Technics
15. 1984-1991 Motorcycle Mechanis Hallhuber and Damen
16. 1997-2003 The strongest serial produced motorcycle in the world
17. The contemporary era
Original build Münch motorcycles 1950-2012
Race results sidecar racing 1949-1980

Het boek is nieuw, zachte kaft, 383 pagina’s, Engelse tekst.

ISBN : 978-90-821002-0-4

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