'The unmistakable voice of Moto GP' - Valentino Rossi
As 'The Voice' of motorcycle racing for forty years, commentator Nick Harris became the biggest star not on two wheels in the paddock, and this is his mostly eye-witness, white-knuckle account of MotoGP's scorching seventy-year history.
The story starts on the Isle of Man in 1949, when Geoff Duke, with his slicked-back hair and one-piece black leathers, became the nation's hero, defying the odds and winning the most dangerous race in the w
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Curl up with a purrfect cosy tale of the exciting adventures of Felix and Bolt!
Felix, Senior Pest Controller at Huddersfield station, has been at the heart of a close-knit community since the day she arrived as a kitten.
But now, having risen to fame, everyday life at the station has become rather hectic; while reporters and fans clamour for a glimpse of her, Felix and her human co-workers find themsel
Drones. Unmanned Aircraft. Remotely Pilot Aircraft. Call them whatever you want, one thing is certain: they are here to stay. The last 5 years have seen exponential growth in terms of numbers of civil unmanned aircraft (let's call them drones for now) entering the commercial and recreational sector.
From the public's amazement at the idea of a horseless carriage to today's excitement for driverless vehicles, find out everything you need to know about motoring from 1895 to the present day.
Begin your journey through the history of motoring with Drive, and weave your way through the twists and turns of the early days, through to how the motorcar has shaped the modern world over the last century.
`Belfast Transport' is the story of public transport in the city from the early horse buses of the late nineteenth century to the modern Metro buses of the early twenty-first century. Mainly through pictures, it tells the story of the services which evolved and the accompanying captions illustrate not only the vehicles but their context.
There is a great parallel between the great ocean liners and the great skyscrapers-a fascinating comparison between these two categories of design, engineering and creative genius. Bill Miller here in 'Sailing and Soaring' tells the wonderful story in words and photographs of the liners and skyscrapers from 1906 to 2010.
Until the 1950s, even into the '60s, British motor cycle makers ruled the roost such as Scott, Rudge, BSA, Norton and Vincent. Gloriously illustrated and written by a world-leading authoritarian figure on powered motorcycling, Classic British Motorcycles tells of a fascinating yesteryear when Britain was a leading pioneer of motorcycling.