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The Chopper - The Real Story
If you believe you know everything about choppers you better read this book and learn the whole story, right from the very beginnings in the teens of the last century. What you probably did’t know is that the emergence of the chopper also pictures the development of popular culture.
The Great Depression, the post-war era, 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 tale of the chopper, 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.