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Cafe Racers: Speed, Style, and Ton-Up Culture
A photographic chronology of some of the fastest, most stylish, and most individualized bikes in motorcycling history. Originally used as a slur against riders who used hopped-up motorcycles to travel from one transport café to another, café racer describes a bike genre that first became popular in 1960s British rocker subculture - although the motorcycles were also common in Italy, France, and other European countries. The rebellious ...
The Art of the Racing Motorcycle: 100 Years of Designing for Speed
A lavishly illustrated and definitive look at the design evolution of the racing motorcycle. The dynamic between competition and design has always fueled the evolution of racing motorcycles and inspired astonishing feats of design and engineering. This book traces the development of the sport bike, from the earliest French motorcycles to the dominance of British machinery in the 1930s, the exotic Italian motorcycles of the 1950s and 1960s, the ...
The Ultimate Guitar Book
Alfred A. Knopf
The First Paperback Edition of The Definitive Reference Work On The Guitar, And The Most Beautiful Book On The Subject Ever Produced "When you get right down to it, these guitars represent something uniquely American . . . You're transported to a place where it's always Saturday night in the summertime, a place where cars are fast and girls are pretty. And when you pull into the parking lot and cut the engine, you can hear the music and know ...
Bathroom Book of Motorcycle Trivia: 360 days-worth of $#!+ you don't need to know, four days-worth of stuff ...
Are you tired of those dog-eared old copies of Motorcyclist and Cycle World that have been sitting on your toilet tank, and that you’ve been flipping through once a day since 2004? Well, buy a copy of the Bathroom Book of Motorcycle Trivia, you’ll have 365 new entries to peruse. Day 20: What was the first production motorcycle with electronic fuel injection? (Honda CX500 Turbo, 1982) Day 106: Why is Mike Hailwood still the best road racer ...
Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History
Tracing the history of two-wheeled grit and glory, from the first prototypes to the superbikes of today, Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History covers more than 1,000 of the world's greatest machines, from the earliest prototypes from the mid-nineteenth century, to the dynamic speedsters of today. Comprehensive catalogs highlight the most important motorcycles of each period, along with their specifications and distinctive features. ...
The Sound Reinforcement Handbook
(Yamaha Products). Sound reinforcement is the use of audio amplification systems. This book is the first and only book of its kind to cover all aspects of designing and using such systems for public address and musical performance. The book features information on both the audio theory involved and the practical applications of that theory, explaining everything from microphones to loudspeakers. This revised edition features almost 40 new pages ...
Adventure Motorcycling Handbook: A Route & Planning Guide
Every red-blooded motorcyclist dreams of making the Big Trip--the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook is the comprehensive manual to make that idea a reality. Timbuktu to Kathmandu or Patagonia to Mongolia--it's all here. Expanded by 100 pages, this new edition includes: Practical information, essential documentation, ten overland machines rated, preparation and gear for riding in or across the countries of the developing world (the AM Zone) as well ...
Hal Leonard Guitar Method, - Complete Edition:
(Guitar Method). The Hal Leonard Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play acoustic or electric guitar. It is based on years of teaching guitar students of all ages, and reflects some of the best teaching ideas from around the world. This super-convenient Complete Edition features the new and improved method books 1, 2 and 3 spiral-bound together, available as a book only (00699040) or book with three CDs (00697342)!
Teach Yourself to Play Electronic Keyboard
Willard A. Palmer
Learn to play the electronic keyboard and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about MIDI, position at the keyboard, preparing your instrument for use, and proper hand position. You will then move right along to learning about the different keys on the keyboard and ...
How to Play Keyboards: Everything You Need to Know to Play Keyboards
St. Martin's Griffin
How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enable you to start playing popular tunes on your keyboard within minutes-even if you've never played a musical instrument before. You'll learn keyboard basics like: --fingering --chords --special effects --playing by ear --how to read sheet music --playing with drum backing and much more. Filled with a wealth of ...
What If I Had Never Tried It: Valentino Rossi The Autobiography
Arguably the world’s all-time greatest motorcycle road racing champion, Valentino Rossi is without a doubt the best--and the best-loved--in modern times. In What If I Had Never Tried It he tells his remarkable story for the first time. And as might be expected, the story he tells is fast-paced, full of surprises, action-packed, and always entertaining. The son of 1970s racer Graziano Rossi (whose number, 46, he wears when racing), ...
The Synthesizer: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate ...
Oxford University Press
Electronic music instruments weren't called synthesizers until the 1950s, but their lineage began in 1919 with Russian inventor Lev Sergeyevich Termen's development of the Etherphone, now known as the Theremin. From that point, synthesizers have undergone a remarkable evolution from prohibitively large mid-century models confined to university laboratories to the development of musical synthesis software that runs on tablet computers and ...
Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest: The Region's Best Rides
Globe Pequot Press
Forty classic rides through the region’s quintessential scenes * With its spectacular and varied scenes, no other region of America can best the Pacific Northwest when it comes to motorcycle touring—whether a Sunday afternoon ride with friends or a multiday adventure. Now, with Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest, bikers have an unparalleled guide describing forty classic rides across the quintessential landscapes of Oregon, ...
Keyboard For Dummies
The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboard Where Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummies helps them understand the possibilities that unfold when those black-and-whites are connected to state-of-the-art music technology. Keyboard For Dummies explains the ins-and-outs of modern keyboards and helps you get the most out of their capabilities. Key content coverage ...
Vintage Snowmobiles: The Golden Years 1968-1982 (Photo Gallery)
The Golden Age of snowmobile manufacturing was from 1968-1976 with a gradual slow down leading to 1982. During this time literally hundreds of snowmobile manufacturers sprung up and then disappeared. This book is a look at all the most interesting, rare, or collectible snowmobiles from that time period. The big names like Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo, Yamaha, John Deere, Scorpion, Snow-Jet, Mercury, Rupp, Moto-Ski, to the many small-company ...
Final Fantasy Super Best Piano Solo Sheet Music (I - XIII)
Masashi Hamauzu Nobuo Uematsu
Yamaha Music Media
This 280-page book contains solo piano arrangements for a huge selection of the best tracks from the Final Fantasy series I - XIII. This book uses standard music notation, but the text - including the title of each piece - is in Japanese.
Leanings: The Best of Peter Egan from Cycle World Magazine
Since his work first graced the pages of Cycle World magazine in 1977, Peter Egan has taken his readers on one unforgettable adventure after another. Whether riding along the Mississippi River to New Orleans for a tin of chicory coffee, or flying to Japan to test-ride new Yamahas, Egan’s insight and gift with words makes every journey a unique and fascinating experience. Available in paperback for the first time, ...
Alfred's Group Piano for Adults: Student Book 2, 2nd Edition (Book & CD-ROM)
E. L. Lancaster
Kenon D. Renfrow
The Second Edition of Alfred's Group Piano for Adults, Book 2 includes updates inspired by numerous recommendations from group piano teachers and students. This book includes a CD-ROM containing both Audio and General MIDI Files of the 500+ accompaniments included in the text, each with an interesting and engaging arrangement coupled with the piano part. Designed for collegiate non-keyboard music majors with little or no keyboard experience, the ...
The Harley in the Barn: More Great Tales of Motorcycles Archaeology
Driving down a country road, a flash of chrome catches your eye as you pass an old farmstead. Next time you roll by, you slow down and focus on a shed behind the house. Could that be? Good lord, it is! Hard on the brakes, quick reverse, and pull in the drive. Yep, it’s a vintage Triumph Bonneville peering forlornly from beneath a tattered cover. You’ve just begun the journey that fuels the dreams of every motorcycle collector: the ...
Joe Hisaishi Piano Collection: Piano Solo Sheet Music Scores Book
This book contains 23 Joe Hisaishi Piano scores. 88 pages.
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