a bilingual book (Spanish/English)
About the author
Vladimir Nekola bought his first Tehuelche when he was living in the United States. There, he began researching the history of this bike and became interested in motorcycles that were entirely designed and manufactured in his native Argentina. When he returned to Argentina he began restoring and collecting Tehuelches and other Argentine bikes. He put into writing his findings about this unique motorcycle that resulted in this book: Tehuelche, the motorcycle. Vladimir currently resides in Cordoba, Argentina.
About the book
This book is the result of 20 years of thorough research on the history and design of the Tehuelche, a motorcycle that is completely designed and made in Argentina. This book, Tehuelche, the motorcycle, brings together the history of this bike’s creation and its racing success. It also tells the story of the three Italian immigrants who attained their dream of building a utilitarian motorcycle for the Argentine population at a time when there was a serious need for affordable transportation.
Other than the story itself of the Tehuelche evolution, special features make this book further notable:
- Superb photographs
- Historical illustrations
- First-person accounts with people with connections to the Tehuelche
- 280 pages plus 70 pages of the Spare Parts Catalog and Instruction Manual