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Special Tools For Harley-Davidson: Where To Get Them, How To Use Them by Mike Arman & Kurt Heinrichs (1982) is a compendium of the sources and uses of the various special tools used on V-Twin Harley-Davidsons.
Harley-Davidson, Illustrated Motorcycle Legends by Roy Bacon (1995)
Harley-Davidson by Roy Bacon (2001). Written with Ian Kerr, Denis Chorlton and Richard Fleury. No other vehicle has ever inspired such devotion and brand loyalty as the Harley-Davidson motorcycle. With 1,000 colour photographs and the insightful knowledge of the authors, this is the definitive work for any Harley-Davidson enthusiast or rider.
Easy Riders Ultimate Customs For Harley Riders by K Randal Ball (1997) with sections on: Street Customs, Classic & Tourers; Radical Customs; Hot Performers; Choppers; and a Gallery of 25 hot bikes
Harley And The Davidsons: Motorcycle Legends by Pete Barnes (2007) is the story of four young inventors who shared a dream: to create the best motorized bicycle in America. Their turn of the century aspirations took them from a backyard machine shop to a highly successful business empire and all in the span of just a few years.
Harley-Davidson: An Illustrated History by Shaun Barrington (2001). It's the leader of the pack, a renowned American icon. From movie stars to GI's, and Hell's Angels to police officers, bikers who want to enhance their image ride a Harley-Davidson.
Concise Illustrated History Of Harley-Davidson by Shaun Barrington (1997) is a history of this famous American motorcycle marque. Alongside the technical specifications, war record and competition reviews, there is consideration of how the company survived a series of disasters which destroyed absolutely all Harley-Davidson's US rivals.
Harley-Davidson by Sabine Bartels (1995). A celebration of a classic motorcycle features more than one hundred colour photographs of old, used and customized stock that demonstrate the progression of a notable symbol in American culture.
Harley-Davidson by Malcolm Birkitt (1992) is a personal, highly visual profile of the motorcycle that has achieved the status of an icon of the American way of life. The author/photographer has ridden with a large number of Harley-Davidson owners, and in this book he captures the individualism that is the hallmark of Harley-Davidson, from the sportsters to the bigbore dragsters.
Harley-Davidson Electra Glide by Malcolm Birkitt (1994) focuses on the Electra Glide, one of the most powerful and popular Harley-Davidson models of the late '60s and '70s, and takes an illustrated tour of various versions of the bike, including police machines and custom treatments.
Harley-Davidson: A Pictorial Celebration by Malcolm Birkitt (1993) celebrates the multi-faceted world of the Harley-Davidson, charting the history of this motorcycle marque, and takes the reader on a visual tour of the world of the bike and its enthusiasts, highlighting such classics as the Type 64, the Panhead, the Soft-Tail and the Fat Boy.
1903-1993 Harley-Davidson Historical Overview by Thomas Bolfert (1994) is an illustrated history published by the HD company. This book tells the history of the Harley-Davidson company from its inception at the turn of the 20th century and describes many of the models the company has produced. Each model is illustrated and a description given. Historic photographs are also included showing the company, its employees, buildings, races and military applications.
The Big Book Of Harley-Davidson: Official Publication by Thomas Bolfert (1991) is the history of an American motorcycling legend spanning nearly nine decades from 1903 to the present.
100 Years Of Harley-Davidson Advertising by Thomas Bolfert (2003). A century of the premier motorcycle company's witty and eye-catching print advertisements. The colourful and sometimes provocative ads reflect the creative spirit and the unique culture of Harley-Davidson - and America - over the last century.
Harley-Davidson by Dorothea Briel (1994). A celebration of a classic motorcycle features more than one hundred color photographs of old, used, and customized stock that demonstrate the progression of a notable symbol in American culture.
Harley-Davidson Sportster Performance Handbook by Buzz Buzzelli (1997). This complete guide has been fully updated to reflect the latest aftermarket parts and methods. Packed with expert advice on how to build up your engine for improved horsepower and greater reliability.
Hopped-Up Harleys And Performance Street Machines by Carl Caiati (1994) is full of chassis, frame, top- and bottom-end, ignition, exhaust system, and carburetor upgrade ideas that are guaranteed to enhance engine power and on-road handling.
The Iron Stallion: Harley-Davidson An American Love Story by Rafael Carmona (1990). Interviews with the men and women whose passion is the magic of Harley-Davidson.
Inside Harley Davidson: The Anatomy Of A Motorcycle by John Carroll (1997). This beautifully illustrated book explains the real essence of the Harley-Davidson - the engine and the mechanics. The author describes the functions of each model, with lively instructional text, stunning photography and interesting illustrations, designed to give the reader a true insight into these amazing machines.
Chopped Harleys: 50 Years Of Rebellious Motorcycles by John Carroll (1997) charts the story of the Chopped Harley from its origins in post-war USA.
The Custom Harley by John Carroll (1995) explores the avant garde Harley, featuring the work and influences of Arien Ness, Rom Simms, Rick Doss, Bob Dron and others.
Harley-Davidson 1903-1968 by John Carroll (2001). In this pictorial history of the first decades of the world-famous motorcycle manufacturer, John Carroll uses rare archive photographs to show the evolution of the Harley-Davidson from the pioneering machines of the early 1900s to the end of the Panhead era.
Harley-Davidson 45s: Workhorse And Warhorse by John Carroll (1994). Illustrated with specially-commissioned photography of collector's models, as well as unusual war shots, this book presents the history of the Harley-Davidson 45, used all over the world by a number of armies during World War II. It was also a success during the post-war years, both in the commercial market and on the race-track right up to 1974 when production ceased.
Harley-Davidson Super Glide: Performance Portfolio 1971-1981 by R M Clarke (1999). Reprinted articles from major magazines Modern Cycle, Cycle World, Motorcyclist and others. Deals specifically with FX, FXE, FXS 1200 Low Rider, FXS 80, FXS 8D Sturgis, FXWG 80 Wide Glide and FXEF Fat Boy models. Volume contains road and comparison tests, specs, model introductions and performance data.
Accessories For Harley-Davidson Motorcycles: A Guide To Personalizing Your Bike by Marc Cook (1998) provides the answers to questions about how custom accessories are made, how to know if a part is high-quality and how best to start accessorizing your Harley.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Jack David (2007)
Growing Up Harley-Davidson: Memoirs Of A Motorcycle Dynasty by Jean Davidson (2001). Motorcycles have been a way of life for Jean Davidson. Her grandfather was Walter Davidson, one of the four founders and the first president of Harley-Davidson. Her father was company vice president Gordon Davidson. And Jean herself was a Harley-Davidson dealer, rubbing elbows with all the Harleys and Davidsons as well as the Hell's Angels and Outlaws, famous racers and Evel Knievel.
Jean Davidson's Harley-Davidson Family Album: 100 Years Of The Worlds Greatest Motorcycle In Rare Photos by Jean Davidson (2003). The granddaughter of one of the company founders shares personal Harley-Davidson history and lore and never-before seen photos of the Harley and Davidson families, the vaunted factory and all those great motorcycles.
100 Years Of Harley-Davidson by Willie Davidson (2002). Written by the grandson of the company's founder, the book contains the family business's inside story, along with rare photographs.
Harley Davidson: Motorcycles From Milwaukee, A Historical Snapshot by Mirco De Cet (2007)
Rebels With A Cause: We Ride The Harley by Gail Demarco (1994). Great colour photo portraits of Harley Davidson riders, accompanied by interviews with each of them.
Custom Harley by Jenny Doubt (2004) features an international rally of more than 50 Harley models. Information on Harley history, racing, and maintenance. Complete introduction to Harley culture of freedom and individuality.
This Old Harley: The Ultimate Tribute To The World's Greatest Motorcycle by Michael Dregni (2000). Harley-Davidson fans are known for their enthusiastic embrace of all things Harley, and 'This Old Harley' captures just what it is about Harleys that make them so popular with riders and restorers. This book pays tribute not only to this legendary piece of machinery, but also to the stories, history, and lifestyle behind its rise as the world's most popular bike.
Harley-Davidson The Good, The Bad And The Legendary by Michael Dregni (2005) captures just what it is about Harleys that make them so popular. This is a tribute not only to this legendary piece of machinery but also to the stories, history and lifestyle behind its rise as the world's most popular bike.
Everything Harley-Davidson: A Century Of Memorabilia by Michael Dregni (2006) is an entertaining account of the motorcycle and a stunning look at the vast array of valuable and rare Harley-Davidson memorabilia, including sales literature, pins, clothing, posters, miniatures, tools, parts and more.
Harley-Davidson Softail by Greg Field (2003). Harley-Davidson's Softail line is one of Harley's best-selling series and in fact, is one of the most popular large-displacement motorcycle series in the world.
Harley-Davidson Evolution Motorcycles by Greg Field (2001) is the complete story of the reliable and fuel-efficient powerplant that retained the look and growl of Harleys classic engines and powered the motorcycles that saved the company.
Harley-Davidson Knuckleheads by Greg Field (1997). Introduced in 1936, Harley-Davidson's 'Knucklehead' was the company's first production overhead-valve engine.
Harley-Davidson: The Motorcycle That Built A Legend by Gerald Foster (1987) is an exciting vibrant and brilliantly colourful exhibition of motorcycles old and new, of Harleys racing, being restored, being cared for lovingly.
Cult Of The Harley-Davidson by Gerald Foster (1982)
Half-Priced Harley: A Guide To Saving Money During The Restoration Process by Randy Fox (1987)
Harley-Davidson: All The Motorcycles 1903-1983 by Matthias Gerst (2009) is an extraordinarily detailed 'facts and figures' book about the motorcycles made by the Milwaukee company up to 1983.
Harley-Davidson In The 1960s by Allan Girdler (2001) chronicles such classic 1960s Harley-Davidson motorcycles as the XLCH Sportsters, Duo Glides, Electra Glides, Aeronautica Macchi models, Panheads and Shovelheads. Special attention is given to the introduction of the Sportsters entrance into the decade as the worlds pre-eminent superbike and how it lost that status mid-decade with the emergence of Japanese marques. The technology of Harley-Davidsons Big Twin engine is also discussed, as are custom bikes and the 1969 takeover by AMF.
Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle by Allan Girdler (2003). For 100 years Harley-Davidson has led the way in American motorcycles. 'Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle' provides the full story of the finest Panheads, Shovelheads, Knuckleheads, and more, from the company's origins in 1903. Ron Hussey's superb photography captures all the details of the most interesting Harley bikes. Allan Girdler's colourful text tells the history of Harley-Davidson's street and racing bikes in a style that's pure pleasure to read.
Illustrated Harley-Davidson Buyer's Guide by Allan Girdler (1992)
Harley-Davidson (Drive, Ride, Fly) by Allan Girdler (2006). Written with Jeff Hackett. For 100 years Harley-Davidson has led the way in American motorcycles.
Harley-Davidson Racing 1934-1986 by Allan Girdler (2002). A comprehensive history of America's most successful competition motorcycles which traces the evolution of Harley-Davidson racing bikes from 1934 to 1986.
Harley-Davidson: A Love Affair by Jim Glastonbury (1998). This pictorial celebration of the world's most famous motorcycle will delight Harley fans of all ages. The leading icon of the bike trade of the 1950's, the Harley-Davidson machine is the most respected by bike fans of the 1990's. Includes vibrant full-color photographs of Harleys around the world, as well as custom Harleys of yesterday and today.
Harley Davidson: The Living Legend by William Green (1991) explores the legend of this classic American machine.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycle by Jeff Hackett (2004). This colourful volume not only tells the history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, it also features the motorcycles that made the company an American legend. Feature bikes include early singles and twins, Flatheads, Knuckleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads, Evolution bikes and Twin Cam 88s.
Harley-Davidson by Maurice Hendry (1972) is the history of Harley Davidson motorcycles. A must-have for the Harley collector/enthusiast.
The Encyclopedia of The Harley Davidson by Peter Henshaw (2006). Written with Ian Kerr. An extraordinarily detailed catalogue of these superb machines, from the earliest models. Full-colour photography, historical information and technical specs, pay homage to the culture, brilliance, and prowess of the Harley-Davidson.
The Best Of Harley-Davidson by Peter Henshaw (1996). A must-read for every biking enthusiast, this richly illustrated book chronicles the history and successes, near failures and survival of Harley-Davidson, the most famous name in American-made motorcycles.
Harley Davidson: The Making Of A Cult by Peter Henshaw (1994). The Harley-Davidson motorcycle is one of the most evocative images in America. This book traces the development of these great bikes by means of informative, lively text, sumptuous photographs and interesting specifications.
A Century Of Harley-Davidson by Peter Henshaw (1998). The story of Harley-Davidson is truly legendary with times of difficulty and periods of triumphant success.
Harley-Davidson Century by Darwin Holmstrom (2004). Get ready to rock, roll and rumble through 100 years of Harley-Davidson history. Hit the highway with acknowledged authorities as you travel through a full century of Panheads, Shovelheads, Knuckleheads, Cafe Racers and Evolutions.
Harley-Davidson: 500 Great Photos Of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Patrick Hook (2003) contains 500 photographs of classic and contemporary Harley-Davidson motorcycles, featuring landmark models & colourful memorabilia.
Customizing Your Harley-Davidson by Patrick Hook (1998) tells you workshop requirements, what to subcontract, planning, engines, ignition systems, intakes, carburettors, air cleaners, primary drive and transmission, frames and triple trees, exhausts, finishing fasteners and plumbing, wheels suspension brakes, electrics, tanks, bodywork, seats, hadlebars, controls, step-by-step guides and finished examples.
Harley Davidson: The Complete History by Patrick Hook (2002). Celebrate a century of the most exciting motorcycles ever made in 448 exciting pages of colour photographs.
Harley-Davidson 101: Everything You Wanted To Know About Harley-Davidson Before You Knew What To Ask by Joyce Imes (1996). The author was a Harley-Davidson saleswoman. The book is a humorous and well-informed response to the questions typically asked of her by customers.
World Of Harley-Davidson by Tom Isitt (1993)
Motorcycle: The Making Of A Harley-Davidson by William Jaspersohn (1984). Text and photographs follow a motorcycle at the Harley-Davidson factory from start to finish.
Bikers: Harley-Davidson People by Ian Kerr (1995) has captured in pictures the essence of the free spirits who make up the true Harley-Davidson enthusiast.
Harley Davidson: 100th Anniversary Of A Legend by H Kliczkowski (2003)
Harley-Davidson Soldiers In Detail WWII Models WLA & WLC by Frantisek Koran (2005). Truly a marvel to have photographed so completely a motorcycle in true WWII style, as would have been used by military police.
Harley-Davidson: The All-American Motorcycle by Randy Leffingwell (2006)
Harley-Davidson History & Mystique by Randy Leffingwell (2003) looks at key bikes made by Harley-Davdison over the past 100 years and is a must for the Harley fan.
Harley-Davidson: Factory And Custom Dream Machines by Jim Lensveld (1992) is a celebration of 25 of some of the most amazing factory and custom dream bikes. You will marvel at the radical, ultra long 1975 Sporty, the classic lines of a 1983 Shovelhead custom, and an original 1903-4 Single.
Harley-Davidson: The Legend by Grant Leonard (1993) traces the development of these classic bikes and all they have come to symbolize. This book looks at some of the bikes that made Harley great, including: Silent Gray Fellow, 61E Knucklehead, Electra Glide, Sportster, Ultra Glide. This book goes on to explore the unusual kind of loyalty which these bikes evoke and encapsulates all that is great about these legendary American bikes.
Harley-Davidson Performance Parts Directory by Dave Mann (1993) is a listing of more than 350 companies in North America and elsewhere that specialize in components, systems and services designed to improve the ride.
The World Of Harley-Davidson by Mac McDiarmid (2001). The history of the machine, from its humble beginnings, through its rise to become the best-known motorcycle marque in the world.
The Encyclopedia Of The Harley-Davidson: An Illustrated Directory Of The Legendary Motorcycle Marque by Mac McDiarmid (2001) is a visual catalogue of every Harley model ever produced, from the first single of 1903 to the VR1000 racing superbike of today.
Harley-Davidson by Tony Middlehurst (1990). This lavishly illustrated book, mainly in colour, takes a look at the history of Harley-Davidson, at the characters who made that history live and at the bikes which today hold a special, almost generic, place in the public's consciousness.
Harley-Davidson: An American Classic by Doug Mitchel (1987) covers the models built from the early years 1903 - 1928 and the Flathead, Knucklehead, Panhead and Shovelhead, to the Evolution revolution and the 1994 FLHTC Ultra.
Harley-Davidson: Rolling Sculpture by Doug Mitchel (2002) celebrates Harley-Davidson's 95 years in the motorcycle business.
Harley-Davidson Chronicles: An American Original by Doug Mitchel (1997). Hundreds of period photographs from museums, collectors and the Harley-Davidson Archives. More than 90 photographic studies of classic Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Lively introductions for each of Harley-Davidson's six engine 'generations', brochures, ads and memorabilia spanning nine decades of production.
Standard Catalog Of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles: 1903-2003 by Doug Mitchel (2004). Every model is covered - complete with specifications, technical data, production history and current market and original manufacturer suggested retail pricing.
Harley-Davidson Field Guide by Doug Mitchel (2005) presents more than 130 of the most memorable Harley's ever built, with production data, options, and identification info. Also includes the earliest and rarest H-D production bikes.
Harley-Davidson: Living Legend by Andrew Morland (1991). Informative book packed with eye-catching colour photos follows the Harley Davidson motorcycle through every phase of its life, from its beginnings in 1903 to the present.
Harley-Davidson Big Twin Performance Handbook by Tom Murphy (1995). These performance modification packages match intake, exhaust, cams, ignition, and displacement for best performance. Choose Stage One through Stage Three modifications, according to your performance objectives. Also covers turbocharging, supercharging, nitrous oxide, and special fuels.
How To Build Harley-Davidson Horsepower by Tom Murphy (1997) shows the Harley-Davidson enthusiast how to modify Evolution-engined Big Twin for more performance.
The Classic Harley-Davidson: A Celebration Of America's Legendary Motorcycles by Martin Norris (1997).Over the years, the Harley-Davidson has evolved from a backyard experiment to one of the world's most famous, enduring motorcycles. Today it is a universal symbol of freedom and the open road. This complete guide to Harley-Davidson includes a history of the company's development and photographs of all the classic models.
Wild At Heart: The Harley-Davidson And Its Riders by Martin Norris (1993) looks at the colourful, exciting and carefree world of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle. It depicts the many people who own these bikes. There are also comprehensive details of all the significant models that the company has made since 1903, along with some of the most stylish and outrageous customized bikes that have been created from them.
Rolling Thunder: Harley-Davidson Legend by Martin Norris (1992) is a survey of the history and culture of Harley Davidson motorbikes, from its inception in 1903, to the present day.
Custom Harley by Martin Norris (1998). Written with Remus and Winkowski. Features over 50 Harley models, with information on Harley history, racing and maintenance.
How To Restore Your Harley-Davidson Motorcycle by Bruce Palmer (1994). The biggest and best book ever written on authentically restoring the most collectible 1937-1964 Harley-Davidson big twin motorcycles. Every detail on every bike is meticulously described year-by-year and model-by-model down to the correct finish for each part.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Eric Preszler (2004)
Harley Nation by Michael Pry (2004) is a book focusing on the people that ride. It is an up close and detailed photographic study of a most interesting peoples. (No bikes).
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Tod Rafferty (2004)
Complete Harley Davidson: A Model-By-Model History Of The American Motorcycle by Tod Rafferty (1997). Immaculately restored Harley-Davidson motorcycles of every vintage since the first in 1903 up through 1996, including the eras of the Knucklehead, Panhead, Shovelhead and Evolution engines, as well as the military models.
The Illustrated Directory Of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Tod Rafferty (2001).This impressive, compact volume describes in detail the developmental history and technical specifications of every Harley-Davidson production model from 1918 to present, as well as several custom creations.
Harley Memorabilia : An Illustrated Guide To Harley-Davidson Accessories, Mementos And Collectibles by Tod Rafferty (1997) provides an illustrated guided tour to this gallery of Harley memorabilia and celebrates a wide cross-section of the collectible items that have sprung up in the shadow of Harley-Davidson.
Harley-Davidson 100 Years: Celebration Of A Legend by Tod Rafferty (2002). This visually dynamic celebration of Harley-Davidson's first century of motorcycles includes a history of the company, profiles of the most significant motorcycles, and a 'lifestyle' look at Harley-Davidson's appeal and role in popular culture.
Harley Davidson: The Ultimate Machine by Tod Rafferty (2002). In recognition of the company's 100-year anniversary, this definitive work has been updated to include new models for 2000 and 2001, including the Twin Cam 88, Harley's new 1440c V-twin engine.
America Celebrates 100 Years Of Harley-Davidson by Tod Rafferty (2005) presents over 100 milestone models in a visual documentary of Harley-Davidson's century-long design evolution.
100 Harleys: Tod Rafferty's 100 Hottest Harleys by Tod Rafferty (1999). In this beautifully designed, compact handbook, motorcycle historian Tod Rafferty reviews the history of the Harley-Davidson and selects 100 landmark machines that best exemplify the Harley style.
America's Best Harley-Davidson Customs by Timothy Remus (1993) is a colour gallery of some of the best work of custom builders such as Bob Bauder, Pete Chapouris, Don Hotop, Arlen Ness, Cory Ness, Al Reichenbach and Donnie Smith.
How To Customize Your Harley-Davidson In Color by Timothy Remus (1998). This hands-on guide to personalizing your Milwaukee iron contains colour chapters dealing with major subassemblies such as suspension and brakes, as well as painting, finishing, bolt-ons, planning and more.
How To Hop-Up And Customize Your Harley-Davidson Bagger by Timothy Remus (2004). Take your Bagger from slow to show with a few more cubic inches, a little paint and some well placed accessories.
Arlen Ness: Master Harley Customizer by Timothy Remus (1990)
Harley-Davidson The Customs Of Arlen Ness - 30 Years Of Hand-Crafted Motorcycles by Timothy Remus (1994). After more than thirty years, Arlen Ness has been crowned King of the Customizers. Follow Arlen's rise from California teenager - forbidden by his father from owning a motorcycle - to a man known all over the world for his hand-built Harley-Davidsons.
Harley-Davidson Sheet Metal Fabrication Make & Modify Fenders Tanks & Side Fenders by Timothy Remus (1995)
Art Of The Harley by Timothy Remus (2005)
How To Change The Oil In Your Twin Cam Harley Davidson Motorcycle by James Russell (2006) is a guide on how to change the three oil compartments on the Harley Davidson Twin Cam motorcycle.
Harley Davidson: Customizing The Legend by Albert Saladini (2000) tells the story of the creative and artistic processes that turned a mechanical prodigy into an animated sculpture.
Harley Davidson: History, Meetings, New Models, Custom Bikes by Albert Saladini (1997). From its origins to its centenary, the company's story unfolds in big, beautiful images and a mesmerizing look back at the great bikes that have won resounding fame.
Harley-Davidson: A Way Of Life by Albert Saladini (1997) is a history of the company, owners and fans, customized bikes and specialist suppliers.
The Great Book Of Harley-Davidson by Albert Saladini (2005) is a massive compendium covering all aspects of the Harley-Davidson phenomenon.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Singles And Twins, 1918-1978 by Halwart Schrader (2004). Each classic model is presented in its historic and developmental aspects.
Motorcycle Mania: Harley-Davidson: The Power, The Glory, The Legend Lives by Graham Scott (1995). A full-colour celebration of these sexy and powerful machines, 'Motorcycle Mania' celebrates the ultimate American motorcycle - the Harley Davidson. This book includes everything there is to know about the world's greatest motorcycle, plus a sheet of temporary tattoo transfers.
Celebration Of The Dream Machine: Harley Davidson by Graham Scott (1990) is a profile of the history and the cult of a legend - the quintessential American motorcycle. All aspects of the Harley phenomenon are explained.
Harley Hogs: A Celebration Of The Ultimate American Motorcycle by Graham Scott (1995)
The Story Of Harley-Davidson by Josepha Sherman (2005). Two young men, Arthur Harley and William Davidson, decided to start a company to build motorcycles. But they had almost no money. Their first factory was a shed that was so small and light four men could pick it up and move it. How did they turn that tiny beginning into a world-famous company? How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle become so important? Its a fascinating story.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles: Everything You Need To Know by Bill Stermer (2007). Whether you're new to motorcycling, contemplating your first Harley or just coming back to America's iconic motorcycle, this book is the only one you'll need.
The Gatefold Book Of Harley-Davidson by Garry Stuart (1997). Produced with John Carroll. Each fold-out (gatefold) is eight pages (four front/four back) with a large colour picture of the bike.
Harley People: Voices From The Real Harley-Davidson Scene by Garry Stuart (2002)
Harley-Davidson: The Milwaukee Marvel by Harry Sucher (1983) provides a history of the development of the company and the designs it produced, distinguished by its typification of the American spirit of free enterprise.
More Than A Motorcycle: The Leadership Journey At Harley-Davidson by Rich Teerlink & Lee Ozley (2000). While the media long celebrated Harley-Davidson, this candid inside account goes behind the headlines to reveal the highlights and low lights, victories and setbacks, breakthroughs and dead ends experienced by company managers.
Harley-Davidson: Design And Development:1903 To The Present by John Tipler (2002) celebrates the best of this magnificent heritage, detailing more than 50 machines. The most famous production models are included, from the Silent Gray Fellow of 1911 to today's motorcycles with their Twin Cam 88 and water-cooled engines. In addition, the book covers sports bikes, racers and three-wheelers, as well as some magnificent custom machines built by specialist manufacturers.
Harley-Davidson Memories by Bob Tyson (2005). The first Harley was produced in 1903 and it became the one motorcycle company that managed to outlast all the others while becoming not only a legend but a lifestyle.
A Pictorial Essay Of Harley Owners by Philippe Vermes (1991). Philippe Vermes' artistic camera captures the likes of movie star, Peter Fonda and Willie G Davidson on their cycles. Vermes' artistry makes celebrities of all subjects as he reveals that special oneness between cyclists and their cycles.
Harley-Davidson by Herbert Wagner (2003). Everything is included here: the early singles and V-twins, the customs and choppers, new Sportsters and Twin-Cams and more. Every era of the Harley-Davidson's reign is covered.
Harley-Davidson 1930-1941: Revolutionary Motorcycles & Those Who Rode Them by Herbert Wagner (1995). The golden age of motorcycling, the 1930s, shown in hundreds of period photos and a massive text that trace the development of the H-D Big Twin from the sidevalve VL to the '61 and '74 models, and the legendary Knucklehead. Experience the Milwaukee motorcycle scene from the men and women who lived it.
Harley-Davidson Lore: Origins Through Panhead, 1903-1965 by Herbert Wagner (1999) is an absorbing glimpse into the historical art and lore that Harley-Davidson motorcycles inspired over the first half of the century.
At The Creation: Myth, Reality And The Origin Of The Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, 1901-1909 by Herbert Wagner (2003) examines the origins of two-wheeled transportation at a time when combining the gasoline engine with the bicycle was the province of dreamers and con men. This is the definitive account of the beginnings of the only American motorcycle brand to ultimately succeed and survive.
Harley-Davidson Lore: Shovelhead To Twin Cam 88 by Herbert Wagner (2000) is an outstanding collection of vintage HD photographs.
Aermacchi: Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Mick Walker (2006) tells the story of one of Italys premier post-war marques. In 1960 Harley Davidson bought 50% of Aermacchi.
Military Harley-Davidson by Pat Ware (2008) explores the Harley-Davidson motorcycle in military service from the earliest days onwards. Whilst the book concentrates primarily on those motorcycles produced for use by the Allies in World War 2, the continuing military role of the Harley-Davidson in other theatres postwar is also covered.
Harley-Davidson Photographic History: Archive, Racing, Folklore by Wolfgang Weisner (1989). Harley-Davidsons must be the world's most photogenic motorcycles and never before has such a collection of Harley pictures been assembled.
Southern California Harley-Davidson Dealers:'Motorcycle Touring in Southern California' by Jan Williams (1996). This motorcycle touring guide was written by a Harley-Davidson touring leader and a professional travel writer, sharing the ultimate joy rides by motorcycle or auto. Each chapter has a layout map, travel log narrative and a Highlight Sections that include road ratings, restaurants, attractions, hangouts, hotels and local Harley-Davidson dealers for souvenirs or service.
The Classic Harley by Mark Williams (1993) traces the history of the Harley-Davidson Company from its beginnings ninety years ago and features 150 original thematically grouped photographs and an informative introduction.
Harley-Davidson by Hugo Wilson (1998) is a pocket-sized guide to Harley's classic bikes. Impressive colour photos with history on each.
Ultimate Harley-Davidson by Hugo Wilson (2000). The most visually stunning and comprehensive history of Harley-Davidson, by best-selling author Hugo Wilson - charts the company and its bikes, decade by decade.
Harley Davidson Classic Motorcycles 1903-2006 by Fredric Winkowski (2006)
101 Harley-Davidson Evolution Performance Projects by Kip Woodring (1998). Created with the weekend mechanic in mind, this comprehensive, illustrated guide clearly and concisely outlines 101 projects that will improve the power, handling and ride of Evolution-engined Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
The Harley-Davidson Motor Company: An Official Eighty-Year History by David Wright (1987) captures the essence of the Harley-Davidson legend that's endured more than three quarters of a century. The author spent over a year combing through archives and talking with employees, riders, dealers, racers and restorers.
The Harley-Davidson Motor Company: An Official Ninety-Year History by David Wright (1993). Updated to include the latest motorcycles, this definitive Harley-Davidson history is filled with inside information and valuable data. Features Harley-Davidson's entire production history, with special information for restoring any of the classic models.
Outlaw Machine: Harley-Davidson And The Search For The American Soul by Brock Yates (1999) chronicles the fascinating social history that built Harley-Davidson's reputation - including the rise of Hell's Angels and the counterculture classic Easy Rider and, more entrancing still, the bike's and its company's storybook rise to international fame and popularity.
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Jesse Young (1995). History and information on the Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Heroes of Harley-Davidson by Ed Youngblood (2003). The Harley and Davidson founders, the engineers, the racers, the designers, the dealers, the flesh-and-blood heroes made the company and the bikes the success they are today. This book was written in cooperation with the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum to accompany an exhibit that opened in 2003.
Harley-Davidson: The Legend by Oluf Zierl (2000). A complete encyclopedia of every motorcycle that has ever left the Harley-Davidson factory and provides intimate insight into the company history of almost 100 years.
Ride Free Forever: The Legend Of Harley Davidson by Oluf Zierl (1998). In two volumes, this work provides a detailed, exhaustive and fascinating portrait of the legend of Harley-Davidson. The first volume is a complete encyclopedia of every motorcycle that has ever left the Harley-Davidson factory and provides intimate insight into the company history of almost 100 years. The second volume introduces the reader to the multi-faceted, colourful and bizarre world of Harley fandom.
Spareparts 1939 1989 Reprint of Complete Dealers Catalog Of Spareparts For Harley Davidson Motorcycles & Sidecars.
Cycle World On Harley-Davidson Various years. Published by Brooklands Books with permission of Cycle World. Reprinted from Cycle World Magazines.
Harley-Davidson Files: Selected Road Tests 1968-2002 (2000) This book pulled directly from the pages of Motorcyclist magazine and features superior colour photography and test rides right up to the latest models.
Harley-Davidson: Eighty-Five Years Of Glory (1988) A magazine covering the history of Harley-Davidson through the years starting 1903-1910 then 10 year segments until 1980 - 1988. Every section with great historical information and motorcycles of the day.
101 Uses For An Old Harley-Davidson No Author (2006) Foreword by Jean Davidson. A unique, humorous look at alternative uses for old Harleys.
Harley Davidson Great Roads Maps (2006) includes Historic Route 66, Pacific Coast - Seattle to San Diego, Atlantic Coast - Fort Kent to Key West, Southern Cross - Savannah to San Diego and Southwest Four Corners - Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah. Your adventure guides to some of America's most scenic drives. These water-resistant and rip-resistant maps describes more than two dozen of the most beautiful road trips in the region. Each scenic loop is colour-coded and includes turn-by-turn directions, descriptions of roads, mileage markers, filling stations and safety tips. You ll know how long each ride is, so you can choose a day trip or an overnighter. The maps locate great roadhouses, restaurants, wineries and farm stands along the way. Other points of interest include recommended campgrounds and scenic recreational areas that road-loving travellers can choose from quickly and easily. Also included are MAD Map Favorites, off-beat points of interest and unusual sights.
The Harley-Davidson Reader (2006). In this collection, the biggest and best writings, old and new, are assembled on Harley-Davidson and their unique mystique by writers and personalities that are part of the legend, from Hunter Thompson to Sonny Barger, Evel Knievel to Arlen Ness and more.
Harley-Davidson And The Marlboro Man Movie Poster 12" x 18". Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson Motorcycle Movie
The Timechart History Of Harley-Davidson (2003) The 100 year HD history in a 15 page fold-out suitable for display on walls in garages worldwide. On the reverse, the Harley models are summarized. An inexpensive yet comprehensive guide to all things Harley.
Double-Sided Poster Approx 50"x 40". Full colour. One side shows "Soul Music" cover artwork and the other side has a colour photo of Terry Pratchett riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle with the legend "Easy Writer".
The Motorcycle Enthusiast In Action Pamphlets by Harley Davidson Motor Company. Various issues from 1965, 1966, 1967 and 1968.
Racing Publications Presents Harley 2002 Magazine. 1903-100 Years-2003. 'An Illustrated Guide To An American Classic' with Collectors Photo Gallery. The story of American motorcycles is the story of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
The Holy Ranger: Harley-Davidson Poems (1989) This book is a collection of poems about the Harley-Davidson by Martin Rosenblum.
Under Construction: Building The Harley-Davidson Museum (2008) by Jeff Shine for Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
Harley-Davidson - 1916 Models And Prices No date. A facsimile of antique HD pamphlet.
The Harley-Davidson Enthusiast Harley Davidson Motor Co. Pamphlet No.4 August 1916. Reprint from 1951.
Harley-Davidson: A Three-Dimensional Tribute To An American Icon (1998) Pop-Up Book by Rodger Smith. The Harley logo on the front of the book, when pressed, gives the sound of a Harley engine being started and then fades in the distance.