TT veteran Paul 'Shoey' Shoesmith gets my vote for best leathers ever.One of fellow practical joker Jamie Whitham's best mates, TT regular Shoey is competing at this year's TT on an S1000RR and R6. I wouldn't have the balls to wear leathers like these, especially at the TT, but t...
EVEL KNIEVEL'S name has come into the news once again, after papers surrounding a 1970s FBI investigation as to whether the daredevil stuntman was involved in a string of beatings. According to documents obtained by The Associated Press, the federal
“Skinny little, rotten little bastard. I shoulda killed the little prick.” Sheldon Saltman was not one of Evel Knievel’s favourite people. A Hollywood promoter and self-confessed con man, he had worked with Knievel on the ill-fated Snake River
A BIT of Friday fun for you in the shape of this classic series of Evel Knievel TV adverts from the 1970s.Knievel's wind-up stuntcycle went on to become of the best-selling toys of all time, netting over $300 million.
EVEL KNIEVEL may have jumped 146 feet in the 1970s to take the crown as all-time King of the Stuntmen, but by next March that could all become a thing of the past as three of the world's greatest motorcycle jumpers try to bust 300 feet. America
A NEW £3.5m roller coaster called Evel Knievel is to be opened at the Six Flags theme park, St. Louis by next summer. Evel Knievel will become the park's eighth roller coaster and third wooden coaster. The ride will feature 2,700 feet of track
EVEL KNIEVEL, the motorcycle stunt superhero, passed away today at his home in the USA, aged 69.The motorcycling phenomenon had been suffering from a degenerating lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, for the past few years, finally succumbing
Nate Adams...first winner of Knievel awardFREESTYLE King Nate Adams made history at the weekend when he won the first ever Evel Knievel Rider Award in San Diego. Adams romped to victory in Sunday’s freestyle competition at the Moto X World
Part of Matthew McConaughey's speech at Knievel's funeral, yesterday.
DESPITE EARLIER TV classifications having the show down as going out Christmas Day, you can actually see Top Gear's resident host (and genuine bike nut) Richard Hammond interviewing the late, great Evel Knievel at 9pm THIS Sunday on BBC 2.The show
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