Belstaff presents ‘For The Open Road’ featuring David Beckham, a documentation of five British bikers on a journey from the Goodwood estate in West Sussex to New Bond Street in the heart of London. It captures a thrilling journey through the passionate eyes of Belstaff’s Modern Legends – dynamic riders with a daring sense of adventure. They explore the historic Goodwood Estate, ride through the countryside, and join 50 others to blaze down New Bond Street in a motorbike parade. A nod to Belstaff’s roots in motorsport, speed meets style as we explore the spirit of the open road and the camaraderie it forges.
To mark the 21st birthday of MotoGP’S youngest ever premier class World Champion, motogp.com provides 21 facts about the boy from Cervera.
- At the opening race of 2013 in Qatar Marquez became the fourth youngest rider of all-time to finish on the podium in the premier-class of Grand Prix racing after Randy Mamola, Eduardo Salatino and Norick Abe
- His first MotoGP win at the Grand Prix of Americas at the age of just 20 years 63 days, made him the youngest ever rider to win a premier-class Grand Prix, taking the record from Freddie Spencer who was 20 years 196 days when he won the Belgium 500cc GP at Spa-Francorchamps in 1982 Continue reading →
You gotta love the popular mass printed media. Take Vanity Fair for example. The super-chessy super-Bruce-Willis onboard a Triumph Bonneville T100 Desert Scrambler (or a heavily photoshopped version of it), doing the most laid back wheelie in the world all the while looking at you and saying Yippie-Kai-Yay Mother******…
If you didn’t know by now, Keanu Reeves is a big motorcycle fan. So big that he actually started his own company together with his partner Gard Hollinger of L.A. County Choprods. The name? Arch Motorcycles. The new company will build motorcycles based on the KR GT-1 prototype pictured above, with production set to begin in 2013. Continue reading →
Beyond the Law is a 1992 TV film written and directed by Larry Ferguson. It tells the story of Dan Saxon (Charlie Sheen), an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to arrest the men behind a drug-smuggling/arms-dealing operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang’s leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes and must question how far he can go beyond the law. Continue reading →
After covering the Long Beach Motorcycle Show in December, the Autoweek Brain Trust ran across these photos that they had all but forgotten about. But here it is again, for your viewing pleasure; a chromed-out Suzuki Hayabusa – arguably the bastion of terrible motorcycle taste – lovingly paying tribute to Michael Jackson. Every facet of Jackson memorabilia is covered, including the Jackson 5 and Bubbles. Lovingly airbrushed with plenty of chrome, an extended swingarm, and a leather seat presumably made from a crocodile at Neverland Ranch. Awesome. Continue reading →
Well, I’ve been thinking about it for a while now. We all love two-wheelers, be it plain-jane cycles, mopeds or hardcore custom choppers, and in whichever manner of propulsion they bring forth, including human power, batteries, regular pump fuel or even the one used to blast rockets into outer space. It’s the freedom and the openness they bring, and we adore it. So what about motorcycling movies then? Continue reading →
In its 40th Anniversary year, Dainese heralds the past, present and future with a new digital magazine series. With four issues published throughout 2012, Dainese delves into the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s to showcase the people, places and products that have created legends. Continue reading →
Honda (UK) has donated an exclusive ‘lot’ to the hugely popular and invaluable BBC Children in Need annual fundraising auction – a motorbike which Daniel Craig rode in the opening chase sequence of the latest 007 adventure, Skyfall. Continue reading →