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Honda CG125 (76 - 07) (Paperback, 11th Revised edition): Jeremy Churchill Honda CG125 (76 - 07) (Paperback, 11th Revised edition)
Jeremy Churchill 1
R493 R447 Discovery Miles 4 470 Save R46 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is one in a series of manuals for car or motorcycle owners. Each book provides information on routine maintenance and servicing, with tasks described and photographed in a step-by-step sequence so that even a novice can do the work.

Surf Motor Lifeboats - The RNLI's Surf light motor lifeboats, their design and history (Paperback): Nicholas Leach Surf Motor Lifeboats - The RNLI's Surf light motor lifeboats, their design and history (Paperback)
Nicholas Leach
R187 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R40 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Complete Book of the SR-71 - Every Aircraft, Pilot, and Story from 1963 (Hardcover): Richard Graham The Complete Book of the SR-71 - Every Aircraft, Pilot, and Story from 1963 (Hardcover)
Richard Graham
R998 R702 Discovery Miles 7 020 Save R296 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
BIKE - The longer road - Adventures across Southern Africa (Paperback): Map Studio BIKE - The longer road - Adventures across Southern Africa (Paperback)
Map Studio
R32 R27 Discovery Miles 270 Save R5 (16%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Following hot on the heels of the hugely successful book BIKE: Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa in 2011, MapStudio now offers the sequel, BIKE: The Longer. Whilst the first book focused on shorter trips in South Africa, The Longer Road details 8-10 day long journeys not only in South Africa but also in neighbouring countries – Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The Longer Road will take readers on an expedition through some of Southern Africa’s most scenic and picturesque spots including Sossusvlei, Victoria Falls, the Okavango Delta and the Cederberg wilderness area. Whether you want to explore one country at a time or five in one trip – there is a route available to meet every need. Longer itineraries take bikers into unknown territory, therefore full map coverage of all the destinations have been included with the focus on adding as much detail as possible. The Longer Road also includes information on bike-friendly accommodation and camp sites, historical monuments, mountain passes, national parks and even adventure activities in the specific regions. Another addition is an extensive gear list with in-depth reviews on bikes, tyres, camping gear, GPS systems, communication tools and luggage systems.

Endeavour - The Ship That Changed the World (Paperback): Peter Moore Endeavour - The Ship That Changed the World (Paperback)
Peter Moore
R422 R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 Save R75 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Ford Focus (Chilton) - 2012 to 2014 (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Ford Focus (Chilton) - 2012 to 2014 (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R607 R542 Discovery Miles 5 420 Save R65 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Toyota Kluger Petrol - 2003-2014 (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Toyota Kluger Petrol - 2003-2014 (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R598 R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Save R65 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
John Betjeman on Trains (Hardcover, Annotated edition): Glancey Johnathon John Betjeman on Trains (Hardcover, Annotated edition)
Glancey Johnathon 2
R286 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R54 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

John Betjeman (1906-1984) was not only one of the best-loved Englishmen of the twentieth century, he was also the people's favourite poet and champion of many causes linked to the preservation of Britain's heritage. Whether those causes concerned buildings, bridges or railway branch lines, Betjeman was a feared adversary of bureaucratic excesses. This delightful little book is a celebration of his love of railways and rail travel. Ten letters selected by his daughter, Candida Lycett Green, each describe a journey that he made or that he planned to make or that he planned for a friend or relative. Jonathan Glancey has added his own words to each letter; words that set the scene, bring the letters to life, that describe Betjeman's moods - humorous, mischievous, brisk for business - and above all, remind us of the age of the steam locomotive in Britain and the many stations closed and track miles lost during the sixties and seventies.

Honda Gl1000 & 1100 Fours 75-83 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Haynes Honda Gl1000 & 1100 Fours 75-83 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Haynes
R704 R666 Discovery Miles 6 660 Save R38 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Outlines and illustrates maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair procedures for the Honda GL-1000, listing all motorcycle dimensions and capacities in standard and metric units.

The Lost Pilots - The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple (Hardcover): Corey Mead The Lost Pilots - The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple (Hardcover)
Corey Mead 1
R530 R413 Discovery Miles 4 130 Save R117 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Sahara Desert, February 1962: the wreckage of a plane emerges from the sands revealing, too, the body of the plane's long-dead pilot. But who was he? And what had happened to him? Baker Street, London, June 1927: twenty-five-year-old Jessie Miller had fled a loveless marriage in Australia, longing for adventure in the London of the Bright Young Things. At a gin-soaked party, she met Bill Lancaster, fresh from the Royal Air force, his head full of a scheme that would make him as famous as Charles Lindbergh, who has just crossed the Atlantic. Lancaster wanted to fly three times as far - from London to Melbourne - and in Jessie Miller he knew he had found the perfect co-pilot. By the time they landed in Melbourne, the daring aviators were a global sensation - and, despite still being married to other people, deeply in love. Keeping their affair a secret, they toured the world until the Wall Street Crash changed everything; Bill and Jessie - like so many others - were broke. And it was then, holed up in a run-down mansion on the outskirts of Miami and desperate for cash, that Jessie agreed to write a memoir. When a dashing ghostwriter Haden Clark was despatched from New York, the toxic combination of the handsome interloper, bootleg booze and jealousy led to a shocking crime. The trial that followed put Jessie and Bill back on the front pages and drove him to a reckless act of abandon to win it all back. The Lost Pilots is their extraordinary story, brought to vivid life by Corey Mead. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, and full of adventure, forbidden passion, crime, scandal and tragedy, it is a masterwork of narrative nonfiction that firmly restores one of aviation's leading female pioneers to her rightful place in history.

Toyota Corolla - 97-06 (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Toyota Corolla - 97-06 (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R602 R538 Discovery Miles 5 380 Save R64 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Part of a series of manuals for car or motorcycle owners, the Haynes Automotive Repair manuals provide information on routine maintenance and repair, with all tasks described & photographed in a step-by-step sequence.

How Not to Be a Professional Racing Driver (Paperback): Jason Plato How Not to Be a Professional Racing Driver (Paperback)
Jason Plato 1
R230 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R46 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

'HILARIOUS AND OUTRAGEOUS' CHRIS EVANS THE HILARIOUS FULL-THROTTLE MEMOIR FROM ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHARACTERS IN UK MOTOR RACING SHORTLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2020 Two-time championship-winning and record-breaking racing driver, Jason Plato is a living, breathing example of what you shouldn't do if you want to become a professional racing driver: DO NOT: * Steal a JCB in Monaco and end up in prison there - twice * Kill Bernie Ecclestone (almost) * Choose fags and booze over the gym * Give Prince Charles the finger on the M42 * Make enemies with a 6ft 6" rival who is a black belt in everything Since joining the Williams Touring Car team in 1997 he has had more race wins than Lewis Hamilton and Stirling Moss, competed in more races than Jenson Button and set the largest number of fastest laps ever. But he's also a rule breaker who has had more than his fair share of near-death experiences, drunken escapades and more. There is nothing sensible, predictable or considered about Jason. But this is how he became a racing legend. ______ 'As entertaining as watching him drive, a cracking read!' Sir Chris Hoy 'Jason Plato is one of the most gifted racing drivers of his generation!' Damon Hill

Small Engine Repair (Paperback): Curt Choate, J. H. Haynes Small Engine Repair (Paperback)
Curt Choate, J. H. Haynes
R609 R484 Discovery Miles 4 840 Save R125 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A comprehensive manual covering everything you need to know about small engine repair and maintenance. Includes step-by-step instructions and hundreds of photos. All there is to know about Small Engine Repair for up to and including 5 HP engines: - Includes Briggs & Stratton, Honda, Sears Craftsman and Tecumseh - Maintenance - Repair - Troubleshooting Book Summary- Tools and equipment - Shop practices and safety - Troubleshooting - Tune-up and maintenance procedures - Carburetor adjustment and overhaul - Ignition system servicing - Recoil starter repairs - Repair and overhaul instructions - Comprehensive specs Table of ContentsIntroductionChapter 1: Setting up shop Chapter 2: General shop practices Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Chapter 4: Tune-up and routine maintenance Chapter 5: Repair procedures common to all engines Chapter 6: Briggs & Stratton engines Chapter 7: Tecumseh/Craftsman engines Chapter 8: Honda engines

Civil Reserve Air Fleet - Background & Analyses (Hardcover): Soren M. Jonsson Civil Reserve Air Fleet - Background & Analyses (Hardcover)
Soren M. Jonsson
R3,115 Discovery Miles 31 150 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides background and analyses on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) which was created by executive order in 1951. As a result, the Departments of Commerce (DOC) and Defense (DOD) formulated a contingency plan to meet the nation's airlift needs in times of crisis. When the Department of Transportation (DOT) was created, it assumed DOC's role in the CRAF program, and today, DOD and DOT work together to manage the CRAF program. The CRAF supports DOD airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of the military aircraft fleet. All CRAF participants must be U.S. carriers fully certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, and meet the stringent standards of Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to commercial airlines. The CRAF has three main segments: international, national, and aeromedical evacuation. The international segment is further divided into the long-range and short-range sections and the national segment into the domestic and Alaskan sections. Assignment of aircraft to a segment depends on the nature of the requirement and the performance characteristics needed.

Trans am and Firebird Restoration - 1970-1/2 -1981 (Paperback): Melvin Benzaquen Trans am and Firebird Restoration - 1970-1/2 -1981 (Paperback)
Melvin Benzaquen
R674 R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Save R141 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Mate of the Caprice (Paperback): Gordon Brown Mate of the Caprice (Paperback)
Gordon Brown
R213 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R40 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In the 1930s, hundreds of barges sailed the crowded waters of the Thames estuary carrying up to 100 tons of every sort of cargo - wheat and barley, coal, gun powder, cement and gravel. These remarkable craft were worked by a crew of two - skipper and mate. Here, the shipmate tells his story.

Nissan Frontier & Xterra (Chilton) - 2005-14 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Haynes Publishing Nissan Frontier & Xterra (Chilton) - 2005-14 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Haynes Publishing
R609 R544 Discovery Miles 5 440 Save R65 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Dodge Ram Trucks 1994-2001 (Paperback): Don Bunn Dodge Ram Trucks 1994-2001 (Paperback)
Don Bunn
R311 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R19 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

See the complete year-by-year history of the Dodge Ram truck from its inception in 1994 through the 2002 models. Covering all Dodge Rams, including 1/2 -ton, 3/4-ton, and 1-ton pickups. Includes information on club cabs and quad cabs, both gas and diesel powered trucks. Includes production and specification charts, in addition to paint color and accessories information. Briefly covers various offshoots of the Dodge Ram, including the Baby Ram, Dakota, and Durango.

Skybound - A Journey In Flight (Hardcover, Main Market Ed.): Rebecca Loncraine Skybound - A Journey In Flight (Hardcover, Main Market Ed.)
Rebecca Loncraine 1
R451 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R96 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'A soaring gift of a book' Owen Sheers 'Remarkable' Mark Vanhoenacker, author of Skyfaring 'Stunning . . . a love letter to nature' Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of The Last Act of Love The day she flew in a glider for the first time, Rebecca Loncraine fell in love. Months of gruelling treatment for breast cancer meant she had lost touch with the world around her, but in that engineless plane, soaring 3,000 feet over the landscape of her childhood, with only the rising thermals to take her higher and the birds to lead the way, she felt ready to face life again. And so Rebecca flew, travelling from her home in the Black Mountains of Wales to New Zealand's Southern Alps and the Nepalese Himalayas as she chased her new-found passion: her need to soar with the birds, to push herself to the boundary of her own fear. Taking in the history of unpowered flight, and with extraordinary descriptions of flying in some of the world's most dangerous and dramatic locations, Skybound is a nature memoir with a unique perspective; it is about the land we know and the sky we know so little of, it is about memory and self-discovery. Rebecca became ill again just as she was finishing Skybound, and she died in September 2016. Though her death is tragic, it does not change what Skybound is: a book full of hope. Deeply moving, thrilling and euphoric, Skybound is for anyone who has ever looked up and longed to take flight. Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award 2018.

The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia (Paperback): Amy Pastan The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia (Paperback)
Amy Pastan
R284 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R36 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in "The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia." In addition to the canon of space and aviation information, the pages are illustrated with more than 125 objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's collections.

Toyota Corolla Petrol (July 97 - Feb 02) P To 51 (Hardcover): Martynn Randall Toyota Corolla Petrol (July 97 - Feb 02) P To 51 (Hardcover)
Martynn Randall
R618 R553 Discovery Miles 5 530 Save R65 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Phoenix - The amazing emergence of this Riley Special from a sea of burned out wreckage (Paperback): Roger Fountain Phoenix - The amazing emergence of this Riley Special from a sea of burned out wreckage (Paperback)
Roger Fountain
R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For many years, Roger has had an ambition to build a Riley-based Special. He located the burned out remains of a 1934 Riley, destroyed in a barn fire, and decided there was just enough left of the car to use as a basis for his project. Now, after five years hard work and several major crises, he has turned a few rusty remnants of an 85 year old car into a beautiful piece of automotive art. This book tells that story.

Rail Railway Memories No.30 CHESTERFIELD, STAVELEY & the Hope Valley (Paperback): Stephen Chapman Rail Railway Memories No.30 CHESTERFIELD, STAVELEY & the Hope Valley (Paperback)
Stephen Chapman
R455 Discovery Miles 4 550 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Datsun 240Z, 260Z & 280Z - Fairlady Roadster to 280ZX (Paperback): Brian Long The Datsun 240Z, 260Z & 280Z - Fairlady Roadster to 280ZX (Paperback)
Brian Long
R795 R618 Discovery Miles 6 180 Save R177 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Datsun 240Z inspired a generation of enthusiasts, outselling and outperforming almost all of its contemporaries. Datsun 240Z, 260Z & 280Z covers the full story of the Datsun sports cars, from the Fairlady roadsters through to the final 280ZX production model, and is colourfully illustrated throughout with period photos and advertising material.

Man in Seat 61 (Paperback, Revised edition): Mark Smith Man in Seat 61 (Paperback, Revised edition)
Mark Smith 1
R464 R382 Discovery Miles 3 820 Save R82 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mark Smith is the Man in Seat Sixty-One. Although this might make him sound like a fictional spy, he is in fact the man behind the massively popular www.seat61.com website, which offers invaluable advice on worldwide train travel. This book is the essential guide for anyone who wishes to travel to Europe and beyond by train. Packed with insider knowledge and top tips, it offers advice on everything from the quickest routes and the cheapest fares to the best weekends away; travelling with children and changing trains; timetables and maps; essential items to travel with; and everything in between. More and more people are choosing to avoid air travel and seek alternatives, and this is the only book they need to plan those journeys.

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