Sons of Thunder

Sons of Thunder

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a€˜A fool couldna€™t ride the Vincent Black Shadow more than once, but a fool can ride a Ducati 900 many times, and it will always be a bloodcurdling kind of fun. That is the Curse of Speed which has plagued me all my life. I am a slave to it. On my tombstone they will carve, IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.a€™ a€“ Hunter S. Thompson Sons of Thunder, Neil Bradforda€™s exhilaratingly high-octane collection of motorcycle writing, makes a persuasive case for the unique excitement and emotional experience offered by one of mankinda€™s greatest inventions. Featuring full-throttle tales by T.E. Lawrence, Roald Dahl, Melissa Holbrook Pierson, Robert Hughes and many others, and ranging from Hunter S. Thompsona€™s rip-roaring prose to lyrical contributions from Ted Hughes, Thom Gunn and Robert Pirsig, the groundbreaking Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author, Sons of Thunder is a thrilling tribute to the pleasures and perils of riding this awesome machine.This could be said of any manual skill that is diagnostic, including motorcycle repair. ... The fasteners holding the engine cover on 1970s-era Honda are Phillips head, and they are usually rounded out and ... The factory service manuals tell you to be systematic in eliminating variables, but they never take into account theanbsp;...

Title:Sons of Thunder
Author:Neil Bradford
Publisher:Random House - 2012-07-05


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