By Gary Ilminen
The Motorcycle World by Phil Schilling
Motorcycle Library Retro Review
Phil Schilling’s book, “The Motorcycle World,” was published in 1974 — the same year I bought my first real motorcycle. But I never got a copy of it back then.
Now, 40 years later, there it was in pristine condition with its original full-color dust cover laying atop a stack of cast-off old paperbacks in a junk shop along the Mississippi River.
Cracking it open for the first time, there was a two-page spread black and white shot of three time national racing champion Bart Markel crossed up in a full-on flat track slide!
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