Offering a huge range of makes and models, whether racer or moped, Triumph or Harley. Collector Motorcycles provides a special insight into the most fascinating, rare and cherished machines of the last century. In this comprehensive catalogue of Australias most collectable motorcycles, Stephen Shepherd presents over 450 stunning machines. From 19th century antiques to the best products of the early 1980s. Every bike is featured in impressive colour photographs, accompanied by captions detailing full specs. The history of motorcycle production around the world is chronicled in engaging chapter introductions.
Stephen has been a motorcycle owner and enthusiast for 35 years. He especially enjoys riding, restoring, researching and rallying veteran and vintage motorcycles. Stephen passion for old motorcycles has seen him travel to all states of Australia to photograph and record the history of hundreds of rare and collectable motorcycles. Having grown up in Sydney, Stephen now lives and works in south-west Victoria where he is very much involved in the local community. He is the current president of the Portland Powerhouse Motor amp; Car Museum amp; the Portland Vintage Car Club. Like all passionate motorcycle enthusiasts Stephen spends many hours in his shed tinkering away on several projects at once. He believes that inside every piece of metal there is a motorcycle part waiting to be extracted. Stephen first book about historic motorcycles is his way of giving back to the hobby he has enjoyed for so long.