BMW Motorrad: A Two-wheeled Legend



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Timed for the company’s centennial, this spectacularly illustrated coffee-table book traces the awesome evolution of BMW motorcycles from the birth of its iconic R23 “airhead” boxer twin, in 1923, to the superlative race-winning S100RR superbike Images complemented by enrapturing text describing the personalities and societal forces behind these beloved two-wheeled models. Decade by decade, motorcycle enthusiast, journalist, and photographer Christopher P. Baker captures its wide-reaching revolution from pre-war road bikes to post-war award-winning six-cylinder touring bikes. Pick it up and never put it down.

Christopher P. Baker has been a successful travel writer, motor-journalist, and photographer for over four decades. His work has been featured by BMW Motorcycle Magazine, CNN, and National Geographic Traveler. Baker also has more than 30 books, including Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba — winner of the Lowell Thomas Award “Travel Book of the Year” and NATJA Grand Prize. For passion, he leads motorcycle tours of Cuba by BMW and Harley-Davidson. He lives in California, where he rides a BMW R1200GSA.

• Commemorating 100 years of engineering genius and creative vision (in 2023)
Over 250 pages of awesome images and captivating information behind the world recognised brand: BMW Motorrad
• From motorcycle enthusiast, biker, journalist, award-winning author, travel writer, and photographer Christopher P. Baker.

90 colour, 10 b/w illustrations

ISBN: 9788854420038
Format: Hardcover
Publication date: 01/03/2024
RRP: $75.00
Pages: 224
Dimension: 300mm X 245mm
Imprint: Edizioni White Star