When is a bike racer ‘past it’?
As I write this, I’m celebrating my 31st birthday. Happy birthday to me, and all that. And, as per every other birthday I’ve ever had, I woke up this morning feeling exactly the same as I did the day before. Certainly not feeling a year older, anyway. And although... Read more
Bike racers vs Footballers; are they really that different?
We’ve all seen the viral videos of drama queen footballers falling over after a non-contact tackle. And they are quite often followed by a clip of a MotoGP rider high-siding into next week… and then casually dusting himself off before climbing back on the bike. I think we can... Read more
Yamaha XV950 Racer
Yamaha’s Yard Built project hasn’t got the publicity it deserves. Collaborating with some of Europe’s finest custom bike builders over the past year, we’ve seen some strikingly sexual retro café racers based on budget Yamahas, transformed into prototype art that truly justify making production. Of course, these raw prototypes... Read more