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Stu Avant – Running on Empty Part II

Never heard of Stu Avant? If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a GP racer, Stu’s story will dispel the myths and reinforce the realities of a unique life on the grand prix trail in the …

Stu Avant “Running on Empty” Part 1

Never heard of Stu Avant? If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a GP racer, Stu’s story will dispel the myths and reinforce the realities of a unique life on the grand prix trail in the …

Two-Wheel Heroes: 1960-1989 Part II

Following on from Part One of Top Ten Heroes of the two-wheel world, here’s numbers #s 6 to 10 on the leather clad list.
6)      Barry Sheene – Famous for his two horrific get offs at …

Top Ten Two-Wheel Heroes: 1960-1989 Part 1

Following on from Nick Garton’s Top Ten Heroes of the four-wheel world, here’s our top-ten leather clad list. In no particular order, here’s our first five heroes with the second five to be presented next …

Jeff Ward – Monkey Bike Urchin to All-Round Legend

Two-wheel luminaries Steve McQueen, Malcolm Smith and Mert Lawwill weren’t the only dudes to star in On Any Sunday. If you’re a fan of the film, you may recall one of the first scenes featuring …

Jammin’ Jimmy – Psyche-Out 101 Part III

In Parts I and II of our story on ‘70s motocross icon Jammin’ Jimmy Weinert, we learned how the tall New Yorker successfully employed calculated psyche-out tactics to blunt the arrogance of the all-dominant European …

Jarno Saarinen – GP Genius Part II

Doctor Claudio Costa is the famous physician who played a crucial role in saving Mick Doohan’s broken leg, enabling the Australian to go onto win five world 500cc championships. Costa has been lauded for the …

The day the Yamaha XS1100 won the Castrol Six-Hour – Part II

At 10:00am on Sunday, October 22, the flag was raised to signal the start of the 1978 Castrol Six-Hour. The riders sped across the front straight to their mounts, Graeme Crosby leading the charge up …