Author(s): Mariarosaria Tagliaferri
By the second half of the 20th century, the motorcycle had been transformed from a cheap and basic form of motoring to a symbol of liberty and the desire to rebel against social conventions. This pictorial book offers and intriguing and unusual foray into celebrities' close relationships with their bikes. More than 120 fabulous images, unpublished photographs, movie stills and paparazzi shots reveal the stars' ongoing love affair with the bike from the 1950s to today. Featured A-list bike owners include pop and rock stars, cinema idols, and divas and celebrities from all the media, including Marlon Brando, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, Steve McQueen, Meatloaf and the Jackson Five.