Rush's Neil Peart pictured with his BMW 1200GSTHE MOTORCYCLE Hall of Fame Museum in Ohio, USA is set to launch a new exhibit names "MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles" in late March 2008. The 8,000-square-foot exhibit will feature many priceless
biking identity parade.As with so many cases of fame, it's not always talent - or in this case, brilliant engineering - that ensures a household name, it's more about looks, images, sales or just being on the right bike in the right place at the right
Reigning MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi’s achievements in 2008 have been recognised with a nomination for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award, an honour that will be decided at the tenth edition of the Laureus World Sports Awards.Rossi was one of six sportsmen to...
WHEN YOU WERE A kid did you ever want to appear on a TV program? I wrote to Jimmy Saville two or three times asking him to fix it for me to drive a tank, and even rang Noel Edmonds' Saturday Swapshop once. Well it's taken me 30 years, but I'm finally going to be appearing on a ...
1987 to 1990 CBR600 (FH/FJ/FK/FL)And so it was born. The 'jelly mould' fairing hid a steel frame, an inline four of 598cc with 16 valves and 70-80bhp, good for a top speed just shy of 150mph. Around 10bhp up and, at 182 kilos, more than 10 kilos down on Kawasaki's then shit-hot G...
Earnshaws, my local bike shop in Huddersfield, has occasional midweek bike runs out and this time round I went along. Me and a pal of mine, King, went - him on his nearly brand new Fazer 1000 and me on an FJR1300, sports-tourer thing, I borrowed from the shop. The night were bill...
to flourish.Despite seeing his face everywhere, it's still easy to underestimate the pan-global phenomenon of Valentino Rossi's whole fame shtick, which has grown to a size that eclipses anything that has come from the GP paddock before. He's a peerless racer
'll be making a speech at a Motorcycle Hall of Fame fund-raising event in Daytona on March 11, at the end of the annual Bike Week.Speaking about the event, he said: “For me, motorcycling has always been about the journey, about the people, about the ideas behind
AMERICAN motocross racing legend Danny 'Magoo' Chandler has died, aged 50.Longtime friend and fan Brett Freed confirmed Wednesday that Chandler died at his home in Colfax.Chandler rose to fame in the 1980s before a crash during the 1985 Paris
MEGA-TALENTED stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill has helped to promote the SPEA FIM Trial World Championships, whick take place in Lochaber in June. Mr MacAskill, who shot to fame in the YouTube sensation 'Inspired Bicycles' featured on Visordown
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