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  1. Yamaha Racing Motorcycles: All Factory and Production Road-Racing Two-Strokes from 1955 to 1993
    Yamaha Racing Motorcycles: All Factory and Production Road-Racing Two-Strokes from 1955 to 1993
    Yamaha Racing Motorcycles: All Factory and Production Road-Racing Two-Strokes from 1955 to 1993
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  2. Yamaha Racing Motorcycles: All Factory and Production Road-Racing Two-Strokes from 1955 to 1993

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The full story of the racing two-strokes, from the companys fateful decision to go into motorcycle racing in 1954, right up to the 199s and the powerful machines being produced today. Contains interviews with key personalities and riders. Filled with both technical advances and racing successes.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Colin MacKellar
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781852239206
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
1852239204
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
The Crowood Press UK
Manufacturer
The Crowood Press UK
MPN
150 b&w photographs, line drawings
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
191
PartNumber
150 b&w photographs, line drawings
PublicationDate
2008-03-15
Publisher
The Crowood Press UK
Studio
The Crowood Press UK
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This has to be one of the most comprehensive books on Yamaha racing. A few errors have been found in the book, but for the most part it is very well researched and chocked full of great pictures of some of the best riders in the sport. Past, Present and future. If you are into two-strokes, there is no better book.
By Colin MacKellar.

Until someone writes a better book this will remain the TZ owner's bible. I have just about read the print off the pages of the chapters on the production TZ 250 / 350's and the TZ 750 !!

Here we have a wealth of information for the TZ obsessed with excellent photos, and a brilliant text filled with pretty good (though far from complete) detail of the bikes concerned. At the back there is a great technical specifications list second to none.

I have learnt a hell of a lot from this offering and although it has a number of "holes" obvious to a die-hard enthusiast it is still a remarkably good starting point for someone becoming interested in old Yamaha 2 stroke production roadracers.

It was published by The Crowood Press and is now out of print after initial runs totaling around 3,000 copies. Expensive, but well worth the money.

Greg Bennett

[...]
This is an excellent book on the history of Yamaha in GP road racing! I don't think i have ever seen such a comprehensive and detailed account of EVERY aspect and step along the way in the development of Yamaha's 2-stroke racing programs.
Follow every design change from year to year, through the 1990's. This is a great book with no equal. Full of many photos and lots of interesting history, it is without a doubt one of my favorite Motorcycle related books!
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