The Resource Mcqueen's motorcycles : Racing and Riding with the King of Cool., Matt Stone, (electronic resource)

Mcqueen's motorcycles : Racing and Riding with the King of Cool., Matt Stone, (electronic resource)

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Mcqueen's motorcycles : Racing and Riding with the King of Cool.
Title
Mcqueen's motorcycles
Title remainder
Racing and Riding with the King of Cool.
Statement of responsibility
Matt Stone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The long-departed Steve McQueen is still the coolest man on two wheels.Even thirty years after his death, Steve McQueen remains a cultural icon. His image continues to appear in advertising and pop culture and his fan base spans from car lovers to racing enthusiasts to motorcycle obsessives. In his movies, McQueen's character always had an envy-inducing motorcycle or car, but in his personal life, motorcycles were always McQueen's first true love. McQueen's Motorcycles focuses on the bikes that the King of Cool raced and collected.From the first Harley McQueen bought when he was an acting student in New York to the Triumph "desert sleds" and Huskys he desert raced all over California, Mexico, and Nevada, McQueen was never without a stable of two wheelers. His need for speed propelled him from Hollywood into a number of top off-road motorcycle races, including the Baja 1000, Mint 400, Elsinore Grand Prix, and even as a member of the 1964 ISDT team in Europe. Determined to be ahead of the pack, McQueen maintained his body like it was a machine itself. He trained vigorously, weight lifting, running, and studying martial arts. Later in his life, as he backed away from Hollywood, his interests turned to antique bikes and he accumulated an extensive collection, including Harley-Davidson, Indian, Triumph, Brough Superior, Cyclone, BSA, and Ace motorcycles.Today, McQueen still has the Midas touch; anything that was in the man's possession is a hot commodity. McQueen's classic motorcycles sell for top dollar at auctions, always at a multiple of what the same bike is worth without the McQueen pedigree. McQueen's Motorcycles reveals these highly sought-after machines in gorgeous photography and full historical context
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Stone, Matt
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non fiction
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Mcqueen's motorcycles : Racing and Riding with the King of Cool., Matt Stone, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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ODN0003115661
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Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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B419D3BD-1A66-41B2-A84C-0ECB78447ADF
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B419D3BD-1A66-41B2-A84C-0ECB78447ADF
Label
Mcqueen's motorcycles : Racing and Riding with the King of Cool., Matt Stone, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003115661
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B419D3BD-1A66-41B2-A84C-0ECB78447ADF
System control number
B419D3BD-1A66-41B2-A84C-0ECB78447ADF

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