Overview:Riding the Wall of Death - By the 1980s you would have needed to go into Europe to find one in operation until a resurgence of interest in running them took place in the UK. One man who was a part of that renaissance, Allan Ford, a past rider of the `wall,' helped resurrect not only the walls themselves, but general interest in them. This book chronicles the whole history of this fascinating branch of motorcycling. It manages to convey why the `wall' has always attracted audiences that still keep coming back to watch riders at 90 degrees to the wooden sides that sway and shake as the bikes cross the individual timbers that make up the cylindrical track. It also mentions the variants such as the Globe of Death and the Cycle Whirl, and is as much a history of entertainment as of motorcycling. If you have ever stood at the top and had the riders pass inches below you, apparently defying the laws of physics, and wondered why and how then this is a must-read book for you.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780752437910. It was written by the following authors: Nick Corble, Allan Ford. Book Riding the Wall of Death, which can be read online, published by the company: The History Press Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2006-06-01 00:00:00. It has 160 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 460 g. File for download Riding the Wall of Death has PDF format and is called riding-the-wall-of-death.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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