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Modern Marvels [electronic resource]: Motorcycles

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Fast and powerful, they come in a hundred shapes and a thousand colors. To some, motorcycles symbolize freedom; to others, they simply stand for trouble! This classic episode of Modern Marvels races back in time to see how, for over a hundred years, motorcycles have tantalized riders with a promise of unparalleled speed and endless adventure.
Release Date
2002
Run Time
90 min.
Language
English
Rating
7 and up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 19, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Motorcycles
Related Title
Modern marvels (Televsion program)
Contents
  • What Is a Motorcycle? (2:30)
  • Motorcycle Engines (4:17)
  • Boss Hoss Motorcycle (2:02)
  • Roadog Motorcycles (3:46)
  • Motorcycle Evolution (3:37)
  • First Production Motorcycle (1:27)
  • Spectacle of Speed (1:25)
  • Argument Against Motorcycles (1:27)
  • Motorcycles as Recreation (1:23)
  • Harley-Davidson vs. Indian (2:55)
  • Variable Fortunes of Indian (2:23)
  • Harley-Davidson EL Model (2:11)
  • Indian's Last Attempt at Rivalry (3:58)
  • Police and Bad Boys on Harleys (1:09)
  • Custom Bikes (2:36)
  • Outlaw Bikers (2:10)
  • Motorcycle Lawmen (2:30)
  • Advent of the Chopper (3:47)
  • British Bike Breaks Record (2:15)
  • British Bikes in America (1:44)
  • Sixties: Vespa Scooters (2:29)
  • Scooters vs. Cycles (2:32)
  • Honda Cub (2:13)
  • Sport Bike (1:56)
  • Failure of English Brands (1:01)
  • Freestyle Era (0:51)
  • Motocross Races (2:40)
  • Dirt Bikes (2:04)
  • Motocross Sport (3:36)
  • Motorcycle Exhibition (4:02)
  • Motorcycle: Universal Appeal (1:58)
  • Harley's Evolution Engine (2:26)
  • Honda Goldwing (1:45)
  • Honda's Interstate (0:47)
  • Britten V 1000 (2:29)
  • Rethinking the Motorcycle (1:53)
  • Personal Transportation (3:05)
  • Credits: Modern Marvels: Motorcycles (1:01)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2002.
Publisher no.
42869 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (90 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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