“Where did you get this motorcycle?” “It’s not a motorcycle, baby, it’s a chopper.”
— Butch (Bruce Willis), Pulp Fiction
Whether you collect custom motorcycles or want to throw rocks at those biker freaks who leave you deaf as they zoom by, you need to know the story of the chopper. Because the story of the chopper is the story of popular culture.
The Great Depression, 1960s youth culture, folk art, the conservative press, old-school revivals—the chopper plays a part in all of these.
In this book, leading motorcycle journalist and vintage motorcycle expert Paul d’Orléans tells the chopper’s true story, from its origins to its renaissance today. With its well-informed texts and showcase of historical and contemporary photographs, it finally gives the chopper the respectful attention it deserves.
Read about an epic journey of a man and his crazy old harley.
The Worlds one and only " Go Fast, Turn Left" magazine! 116 pages of sweet-smelling, hold in your hands and forget about the world goodness. Plus our first ever supplement, a...
The Worlds one and only " Go Fast, Turn Left" magazine! Perhaps our most diverse issue ever. Obviously the 116 pages of thick, gloss paper is crammed with motorcycles, but they...