KING Kenny Roberts lapped Laguna Seca on the Yamaha M1 yesterday to warm-up for his 'exhitibition' laps around at the US GP this weekend.The triple 500GP champion was also reunited with his 1980 championship-winnering YZR500. Speaking on Moto
Over 30 years on: Kenny Roberts and his animalistic 700cc two-stroke flattracker are reunited.
After deposing Barry Sheene for three straight championships, Kenny Roberts stopped winning the 500GP title after 1980. He remained King Kenny nonetheless. In racing terms, his status equalled that of Valentino Rossi.In 1982, injury at the British
Yamaha put on an amazing display of their GP bikes, past and present at the Bikers' Days Classics at Spa. So how many bikes can you name? Bonus points if you get the year and the rider.P.S if your name's Julian Ryder, Neil Spalding or Toby Moody
Rainey in a factory Yamaha 500 team operated by Kenny Roberts.Nowadays 'Magoo', as he is affectionately known down under, is the expert TV commentator on Australian TV, a part-time magazine road tester, an instructor for an Aussie race school and trains
TRIPLE 500GP World Champ King Kenny Roberts will be riding a works Yamaha OW60 in the Vintage Motorcycle Club's 'Past Masters' track event.The event, which takes place at Mallory Park on Sunday 10th July, will see Roberts join Agostini, Read
RIDDEN by Kenny Roberts at Laguna Seca in some demonstration laps, the red and white one-of-a-kind Yamaha YZF-R1 raised $87,000 (approx £52,000) for charity.Special guest auctioneers at the Mecum Motorcycle Auction were Kenny Roberts himself, along
Got to thank Mike from Gloucester for pingin' me a link to this great short film. It's nearly ruined by the cheesy guitar music but it's all saved by an in-line four-cylinder two-stroke on open expansion chambers and a fourth gear powerslide. Legendary bike. Legendary rider. It e...
MAKING an appearance in the paddock for Yamaha’s 50th anniversary celebrations may have given Kenny Roberts a taster of what he is missing, as the 'King' would consider a return to MotoGP team ownership if a sufficient financial backing could
So Kenny Roberts Jnr think traction control is ruining racing?Having watched this 1981 ProAm race from Mallory Park, I'm forced to agree.Racing should be a spectacle. We all want to see bucking, weaving bikes on the very edge of control (and
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