An important period in motorcycling was that of ‘production derivatives’, the bikes that competed in short, nervous races or in the legendary 500 kilometres events. The list includes mechanics and industrialists, elite teams and simple workshops, British, Italian and
The elegant Koelliker-Triumph team challenged the Moto Guzzis of the Brambilla brothers, the Laverdas of the Venetians and Tuscans. The Hondas took on each other, ridden by Bonera and Del Carro of Milan and Pelletier and Piccirilli of Rome and their respective preparers.
Riders who also competed include Franco Uncini, Virginio Ferrari and Marco Lucchinelli, all at the start of their fabulous careers. This and more appears in a 160-pages book that also contains complete results tables of the races that took place from 1970 to 1979.
Mind-blowing, eyeball-bashing, gut-wrenching, stomach-churning - this is the TT as seen from the racers’ point-of-view - an unbelievable rollercoaster of a ride that will wring you out and squeeze you dry!
Every nail-biting curve, corner and too-close-for-comfort stone wall in this DVD was filmed with top riders on a variety of solo and sidecar machines at TT’99 and 2000, with most of the action recorded during actual races for the first time. Using the latest camera technology, hang onto your armchair and prepare for a master-blaster experience with: Iain Duffus on the Honda Britain Fireblade, John McGuinness riding the very special Chrysalis AMDM 720, Blair Degerholm, Roy Hanks and Nigel ‘Cap’ Davies in scorching form on the mighty Yamaha R1 - being overtaken by the legendary Joey Dunlop and following the master round the circuit during the Duke Formula One Race. Plus incredible sequences with David Jefferies, John Holden and Bruce Moore during TT 1999 and local hero Richard ‘Milky’ Quayle on-bike during TT2000. This is the TT as it really is -the ultimate road-racing challenge. Are you ready for it?
A look at back in time via two classic motorcycle road racing productions. The 1955 German Grand Prix presents a rare opportunity for viewers to enjoy vintage GP racing. Featuring an all out duel between Geoff Duke and Walter Zeller. Plus, the 1956 North West 200 including Bob MacIntyre racing at nearly 100 mph! Nostalgic viewing at its very best.
A very nostalgic look at the drivers and cars and motorcycles racing history in Modena and a testimonial of the development of this area where were born many men and makes who made and still make the history of the automobile. Included lots of pictures of the period.
This volume chronicles the several racing battles in the Italian Vespa Dirtbikes Championship starting from 1958 up to 1970. A reference book, enriched with many unpublished photographs, classifics and vintage advertising posters, for all motorcycling fans.
The author, driver, manager and representative of the category drivers in the uphill races, talks about the wonderful world of this kind of racing starting from the beginnings to the present day. Listed are the first fifty years of racing and events with over 286 titles awarded.
The complete history of this legendary race which was rightly considered as the equivalent of “Mille Miglia” in the bike sector and took place from 1919 to 1956. The book features also complete placings, wonderful pictures (often unpublished) and interviews to some of the most important protagonists of this motorcycle racing.