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6 edition of John Britten found in the catalog.

John Britten

by Tim Hanna

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Craig Potton in Nelson, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Britten, John, 1950-1995.,
    • Motorcycles, Racing -- New Zealand -- Design and construction -- Biography.,
    • Motorcyclists -- New Zealand -- Biography.,
    • Motorcycle racing.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTim Hanna.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL140.B75 H35 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination496 p., [40] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3727952M
      ISBN 101877333085
      LC Control Number2003374651

        1 Man's Dream - The Britten Bike Story. The John Britten story is simply amazing. If you visit The Kneeslider, you’re probably aware that he designed and built the motorcycle that bears his name, but until watching this DVD, I didn’t really know many of the details about the person behind the bike and the team of people he assembled to create this world class racer.   The Britten V designed by John Britten takes pride of place in the sitting room. "Saving the house turned out to be so much tougher than they ever expected," says Moller.

        Kiwi inventor John Britten followed his dreams and now his grown-up children are doing the same. Anna Pearson reports. It was a cold spring afternoon in , Isabelle Britten . Britten - Backyard Visionary - In the late s, Kiwi John Britten developed and built a revolutionary racing motorcycle. He pursued his dream all the way to Daytona International Speedway in Florida. In the underdog inventor came second against the biggest and richest manufacturers in the world. Britten: Backyard Visionary documents the maverick motorcycle designer as he and his crew.

        Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup The Autobiography of John Britton by John Britton, T. E. Jones. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the.   Story of New Zealander John Britten and his prototype motorcycle that took on the world's established racing teams.


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Great book, john britten was definitely a man ahead of his time and will truely be missed by the motorcycle community for his forward thinking, for his leadership that binded a great group of people he worked with and for his inspiration of what one person can accomplish in his garage if /5(5).

John Britton has books on Goodreads with 76 ratings. John Britton’s most popular book is Encountering Ensemble. This is the inside story of the world's most innovative motorbike - and the man, his family, and the friends who made the dream of winning the world's toughest motorcycle races come true- Only authorized biography of John Britten- Profusely illustrated with photographs from the Britten Motorcycle Company archives and family albums- More than 50 people were interviewed to piece together the full /5(6).

This biography details the early life of John Britten, the development of his vision and the early prototype motorcycles, and then the gruelling cycle of hard work, set-backs and failures before the Britten V-twin finally was able to beat the world's best/5(14).

The John Britten story has the same fine qualities of a very very good biographer’s craft. The book is pages but it’s not a drag, it just keeps you engrossed all the way s: 1.

Dare to Dream: The John Britten Story by Felicity Price is the official hardcover biography first published in by Hazard Press, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Please note, this book has been incredibly popular and is currently sold out. However, if we receive enough interest we will consider doing a reprint. The Britten V is a handbuilt motorcycle designed and built by John Britten and his small team in his Christchurch, New Zealand.

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The Britten V Workshop is a beautiful, spacious B&B suite with ensuite bathroom, living area, dining area and private patio entrance. This suite was originally the workshop space where legendary motorcycle designer John Britten handcrafted the Britten V motorcycles.

6 john britten when i began researching this book i discovered that John Britten did not seem to have known anyone who kept a diary.

This made researching his life and works somewhat complicated as his story was held in the collective memory of a com-munity of people whose numbers seemed to expand in any direction i cared to explore. great book, john britten was definitely a man ahead of his time and will truely be missed by the motorcycle community for his forward thinking, for his leadership that binded a great group of people he worked with and for his inspiration of what one person can accomplish in his garage if /5(8).

The John Britten story is firmly from the fringes, an affirmation of one man’s passion for an idea battling against convention, resources and manufacturing might. He threw away the rulebook and built the world’s fastest bike in his spare time.

John Britten struggled through his early school life. Marked as a boy who 'could do better', his learning difficulties did not stop him from following his passion and realising his dream. This is the inspirational story of a design and engineering genius, creator of the Britten motorcycle. Ages 8+.

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REVIEW OF Dare to dream: the John Britten story /. Its the story in essence of John Britten and his quest to build the most accomplished road racing bike in the world. Those of you looking for detailed personal biography will be disappointed. This book is about motorcycle design, obsession, vision, determination and inspirational team leadership/5(10).

Christchurch cathedral was overflowing for John Britten’s funeral on September 9, A thousand people from all over New Zealand and some from the other side of the world filled the church and spilled into Cathedral Square, where they listened to the service on loudspeakers in the cold spring afternoon.

John Britten by Tim Hanna,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(14). Fishpond New Zealand, John Britten: The Boy Who Did Do Better by Jennifer BeckBuy. Books online: John Britten: The Boy Who Did Do Better,5/5(1).

Found this on an old VHS tape and thought it far too important not to share. I should mention that this was filmed before the loss of John Britten who. John Britten emerged in recent years as the most original thinker in motorcycle engineering. His talent went unrecognised in its formative years, since New Zealand was seen as a source of fine.

Get this from a library! John Britten. [Tim Hanna] -- Since his tragic early death from cancer inJohn Britten has deservedly taken his place as an original New Zealand hero. He was the man who, with a small dedicated team in Christchurch.See more of Britten Motorcycle Company on Facebook.

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New Zealander John Britten did more than talk about it. He went ahead and built it – at home and by hand!This is his amazing true story. From the backyard workshop to the screaming action of.