European Motorcycles


Historical References for Vintage, Veteran & Classic Motorcycles

The Motor Cycle and Motor Cycling: Some 1500 issues dating back to the 1920s. A partial listing here

Tragatsch: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Motorcycles 1st edition, gift from my sister Christmas 1979. The dustcover boldly states "Every bike ever made... over 2500 entries". That is perhaps an exaggeration.

Peter Henshaw: Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle

Bob Currie, Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth

Bruce Main-Smith: numerous publications

Dizionario tecnico marolli italiano-inglese, Le Monnier, Firenze, 10th Edition, pp2045

Mario Columbo: Moto Guzzi, Milani 1977 

Fanatical Fay Taylour: Her sporting & political life at speed, 1904-1983. Dr Stephen M. Cullen.(PDF) 

Fay on Four Wheels Richard Armstrong, 2016

The following volumes are cited by contributors &/or sources

Cento anni di moto 1886-1986 1986 Milano

Moto italiane - i primi 50 anni - 1895-1945 Milani S. 1995-1998 Pavia

Le motociclette MV Agusta Campioni del Mondo Restelli E. 2002 San Giuliano Milanese

Edoardo Bianchi Gentile A. 1992 Milano

AJS of Wolverhampton, S.J. Mills. ISBN 0-9523338-0-5

La motocicletta italiana - un secolo su due ruote tra storia, arte e sport 2005 Milano

Motociclismo a Trieste - Cent'anni di storia nella provincia giuliana, Franco Damiani di Vergada, 2007, ISBN 978-88-8190-224-8 .

Moto Gilera Pignacca B. 1983 Milano

Innocenti Lambretta Tessera V. 1996 Vimodrone

Moto G.D. - L' Aquila a due tempi by Enrico Ruffini. ISBN: 88-7911-042-X

Moto Guzzi - il sogno italiano 2004 Roma

Ganna: il campione, le gare, le motociclette - by Ernesto Restelli.

A-Z des Motos Belges by Egon Duchateau, Geert Huylebroeck, Nick Jonckheere and Rik Van Eycken.

Historia del Motociclismo Argentino Juan Von Martin

Fay Taylour: Queen of Speedway by Brian Belton. Panther Publishing Ltd ISBN: 9780954791247

Other references

Tom Cotter: The Vincent in the Barn

L.S. Skartsis, "Greek Vehicle & Machine Manufacturers 1800 to present: A Pictorial History", Marathon (2012) ISBN 978-960-93-4452-4

Suspension Systems Britten Archive

Road & Race Motorcycles
Road and Race Motorcycles

European Cafe Racer Specialists - Ducati, Laverda, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta... Spare Parts and Restorations