Reunited with the TT1 and the BSA Goldstar in the UK, all ready for the IOM TT. Hmmm. Oh dear, did I pick a van big enough for all this lot?
Yeah, Loads of room!
SPORTS MOTORCYCLES set to make competitive return to the mountain course at the 2017 Classic TT presented by Bennetts 39 years since the legendary Mike Hailwood won the Formula One TT, the iconic Sports Motorcycles Ducati team are set to return to the Isle of Man in August this year where they will contest the Classic [...]
The legendary Isle of Man TT needs no introduction. Most of you have collected a vast amount of news, statistics and facts and stored them away under your helmets. But we've been rummaging about today to find a few things you may not know...Back in 1985, Joey Dunlop almost missed the TT because his boat [...]
"Mike was faced with the agony of riding with no protection for his face at 160mph. The rain was needles on his face, water swilled into his goggles and beaded the outside until he was riding almost blindly round the world's most dangerous circuit. As if this wasn't enough to worry him, there was more trouble [...]
The Sports Motorcycles bikes at the Isle of Man TT 1979, which Mike refers to in his 1978 letter. See below.We've found a whole archive of Sports Motorcycles articles, photos and memorabilia! And we thought we might as well share it with you, so keep checking back for more. First up is a letter from Mike Hailwood to [...]
(from an article written by Alan Cathcart and printed in Motorcycle Classics, 2009)Thirty-one years ago, Mike “The Bike” Hailwood stunned the motorcycling world when he emerged from 11 years of self-imposed retirement to win the Formula One TT at the Isle of Man on a specially prepared 883cc Ducati V-twin. A week later he rode to victory at Mallory [...]