This month's US edition of GQ magazine has a cover story interview with actor Brad Pitt. The leading men's style magazine yet again reanimated the corpse of Steve McQueen by having Pitt dressed like McQueen once did, sat on a motorcycle. GQ needed a bike as a prop, and rather than going the easy route and using a modern Triumph Scrambler, they tracked down Hayden Roberts of Hello Engine, who is one of the leading authorities on 1960s desert racers, and borrowed the TR6/B Hayd
Our mate Chris Hatton is selling his Rotax Thunderbike. This is a quick racebike and flew at the Greenfield TT this year. The sale is nothing to do with us, we're just sharing. This is what Chris says... CCM 600 motor in original frame modified by Mike Hill of Survivor Customs in 2016. Aluminium fuel tank with fibreglass cover, seat unit and fork guards. R6 front end and rear shock. 19in wheels with Dunlop tyres. Ready to be raced in DTRA. This bike won the 2016 DTRA Thunderb
Indian Motorcycle are chucking the kitchen sink at their new FTR 1200. On top of the three versions - FTR 1200, 1200S and Race replica, there is a container load of accessories and now five artist series 'tank' cover paint options. The artists chosen to design the tank covers are Steve Caballero, ThankYouX, Risk, Adam Turman and UK-based mate of the mag, D*Face. D*Face owns Rebels Alliance in London, who built the Sideburn 35 Yamaha SR500 cover bike. In the video below D*Fac
Greenfield Dirt Track, a Saturday afternoon in June, even though, from the number of woolie hats, it doesn't look like it. The Saturday race has just been rained off. It's not a surprise. The forecast was terrible and it's rained all day. Still racers and families had driven from all over the country, and beyond, with optimism fighting realism all the way there. It was ok for me. I live in the UK's flat track heartland, Lincolnshire. Greenfield is only an hour's drive for me.