1970s

  • Steve McQueen’s 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross (the ‘On Any Sunday’ bike) going on sale in three days!

    Steve McQueen’s 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross (the ‘On Any Sunday’ bike) going on sale in three days!

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    Yep, we’re in love with this. It’s the actual small cc dirt bike, the real one that Steve McQueen owned and rode in the seminal motorcycle movie ‘On Any Sunday’. An icon of two wheels, if you will. Anyway, the bike is a 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross and is going on sale with Bonhams at…

  • VIDEO: Celebrating Suzuki’s dominance in the 1970 250cc Motorcross Grand Prix

    VIDEO: Celebrating Suzuki’s dominance in the 1970 250cc Motorcross Grand Prix

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    We’ve just stumbled across this awesome documentary, which follows Suzuki’s 1970 motocross Grand Prix campaign. Cool right? It was created for Suzuki to celebrate their dominance of the 250cc World Championship – with the Japanese manufacturer coming away with an outright win in the constructor’s championship, and both first and second place in the rider’s…

  • OUT NOW: Classic Racer #185 – where the racing greats live on

    OUT NOW: Classic Racer #185 – where the racing greats live on

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      Make sure you get this! The latest issue of Classic Racer magazine is out now, so get your rush on for a fantastic fix of the true greats of racing in this special John Surtees memorial issue. The issue is packed with big names and brilliant articles from the best writers and experts in the…

  • Fancy staying in BARRY SHEENE’S Grand Prix transporter from the 1970s? You can – it’s now a fancy B&B for bikers!

    Fancy staying in BARRY SHEENE’S Grand Prix transporter from the 1970s? You can – it’s now a fancy B&B for bikers!

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      Fancy staying in BARRY SHEENE’S Grand Prix transporter from the 1970s? You can – it’s now a fancy B&B for bikers! How do you fancy staying in Barry Sheene’s former Grand Prix transporter for a bit of bike-related, plush B&B action? With a bit of carp fishing thrown in, too? Well, now you can with…

  • VIDEO: Great clips of 1970s desert racing in the USA

    VIDEO: Great clips of 1970s desert racing in the USA

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    Check out this great footage from the 1970s desert races. The clip is made up from footage of Bruce Brown’s ‘Hare & Hound Classics’. Brown is the man who made the iconic motorcycle movie On Any Sunday – another film that any biker should really get watching (if you haven’t already). This bit of prime desert…

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