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THE BOYS’ BOOK OF CYCLES AND MOTOR CYCLES

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THE BOYS’ BOOK OF CYCLES AND MOTOR CYCLES
WRITTEN BY ERNEST F. CARTER

CONTENTS :
1. The birth of an idea
2. Paddles versus pedals
3. The evolution of the safety bicycle
4. The story of cycle-racing
5. Mechanical details of early bicycles
6. The evolution of the rubber tyre
7. Motorising the bicycle
8. Early twentieth-century motor cycles
9. Early motor cycle races
10. The motor cycle grows up
11. The first world war-and after
12. The engine and the carburettor
13. Ignition and lighting
14. Gearbox and transmission
15. Motor cycling in pioneer days
16. The making of a motor cycle
17. Mopeds, scooters and cycle-motors
18. Motor-cycle racing in recent years.
Appendix 1. Isle of Man Tourist Trophy lap records
Appendix 2. The motor cycle population of the world
Appendix 3. Machine and auxiliary units

The book is used, hard cover, 144 pages, English text.

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