me to follow them during the motorcycling world championship. So I attended every meeting first with a briefcase, then with some more advanced medical equipment bundled in a car. I soon realised I needed serious machinery that would tell me whether a
. There's no football on the telly, no drunken codger in the corner, and - surprise - no women. Which is something of a relief, as it means I'm in the right place to meet the Gay Bikers Motorcycle Club (London chapter).In existence since 1977, the Gay
cobwebs out, and it leads to Box Hill, which is always worth a quick stop. Despite the police presence and speed cameras I quite like Box Hill, mainly for the burgers.Past Dorking and the A24 meets up with the A272. This is a good dreamers' road, full
Gary Burns, 39, is a field service technician from Ashford. He rides a 'mint' '98 R1. Here's his favourite Sunday run with the lads."This is a route me and a few mates do on a Sunday. As a couple of them come from Maidstone we meet at the junction
Luke Williams, 27, is a DJ by night and an 'aqua spiritualist' (eh?) by day. He rides a supermoto'd 1989 KX 500."Starting in Folkestone Harbour take the A259 south towards New Romney. Take care through Sandgate as there are a couple of speed cameras and hidden side roads. Attack ...
Back in 1912, W. Harry Bashall won the Junior TT on a Douglas in 3hrs 46min 59sec at an average speed of 39.65mph. Pig slow you say, but right this moment the enormity of his achievement is beginning to dawn on me as I am riding a 1912 Douglas, very much like the one Bashall must...
Well this is a bloody weird sight in the middle of Suffolk, I think to myself. Americans buying donuts and Hershey bars with dollars in a Taco Bell canteen. Everywhere I look, it’s Uncle Sam’s war machine. M-4 carbines with ACOG gunsights, coffee cups the size of buckets, Humvees...
Just 10 miles and 20 minutes out of Sarasota on our trip to Florida's East coast to meet Billy Lane and already things aren't going well for snapper Simon and myself. First we have to make an unscheduled pit stop for me to heave my guts up
Rossi's logos include the sun and moon, as he must surely meet himself coming back over the horizon sometimes.The reasons why Rossi is simply the biggest thing ever in our sport are myriad, but for our purposes we can temporarily lay them to one side
Hovercraft onto his stolen moped, doubling his horsepower to a mighty 9bhp...Knee slidersWhy do people display knee sliders like some scuffed medal of honour? Blokes who walk around the car park of a biker meet with incredibly scuffed sliders, pretending
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