THE IMPOSSIBLE COLLECTION OF MOTORCYCLES

THE IMPOSSIBLE COLLECTION OF MOTORCYCLES

BY Ian Barry and Nicolas Stecher

This book comes with an exclusive and complimentary Assouline canvas tote bag.
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There’s an undeniable fascination with motorcycles—their speed, design, riders, and coolness factor, are all part of the magnetism. Some of these brilliant pieces of machinery include the stunning and one-of-a-kind BMW R7, the 1948 Vincent Series Rapide that Rollie Free shattered land speed record on, in nothing but a bathing suit, the iconic 1969 Easy Rider bike that Peter Fonda made famous, and the 1973 Harley-Davidson XR750, Evel Knievel’s bike of choice. Motorcycle aficionados, aesthetes, and enthusiasts alike will treasure this collector’s item.
Other famous motorcycles are: 1900 Werner Motors, 1902 Norton Emergette, 1908 Harley-Davison Single, 1911 Indian V-Twin, 1915 Triumph Model H, 1922, Ner-a-Car, 1923 Ace Sporting Solo Four, 1925 BMW R32, 1929 Moto Guzzi It, 1936 Velocette Burt Munro Drag Bike, 1947 Triumph Speed Twin, 1949 Norton 500 Che Guevara, 1960 Aermacchi Chimera 250, 1967 Husqvarna 400 Cross, 1973 Ducati 750 Super Sport, 1988 Suzuki Nuda, 1992 Honda NR 750, 1999 Suzuki GSX 1300R Hayabusa.
This exquisite deluxe volume is a must-have for every motorbike lover and the newest addition to Assouline’s Impossible Collection.

This book comes with an exclusive and complimentary Assouline canvas tote bag.

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ISBN: 9781614280552
14 x 17 in. – 35.5 x 42.0 cm
172 pages | 150 illustrations
Hand-bound limited edition in a black rubber clamshell case with metal plaque

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About the Author
Ian Barry is an award-winning artist and industrial designer. He is currently working on The Falcon Ten, a collection of ten unique motorcycles designed, engineered and built by Barry around ten iconic engines. The project explores the concept of the motorcycle, pursuing the highest level of design, craftsmanship, and performance by investigating the history, contemporary application, and latent potential of engineering. His work has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Architectural Digest, CNBC, and GQ, among others.

Nicolas Stecher is a veteran automotive journalist, the former U.S. editor for award winning magazine Intersection, and one of the founding editors of DUB magazine. He is currently the Automotive Editor at Nylon Guys and contributes to Wired, AskMen, Popular Mechanics and Red Bulletin. He is also the Creative Director behind the culture site Lost In A Supermarket.

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Studio Systems News– "SSN's Valentine's Day Gift Guide For The Industry Set", February 10th, 2014
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Driven– "The Impossibly Cool Nic Stecher", February 7th, 2014
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Crain's Chicago Business– "Holiday Gift Guide: A Little Luxe, A Lot Local", December 16th, 2013
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