Legend

  • Tamburini: the father of the Ducati 916, MV Agusta F4 and Bimota SB2 honoured with bronze bust in Rimini

    Tamburini: the father of the Ducati 916, MV Agusta F4 and Bimota SB2 honoured with bronze bust in Rimini

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    Legendary motorcycle designer and true two-wheeled visionary Massimo Tamburini has been honored in his home town of Rimini, Italy, with a bronze bust of the great man’s portrait. Created in sharp relief by CRC modeler and former collaborator with Tamburini, Renzo Jarno Vandi, the memorial evening was attended by various MotoGP riders and other luminaries…

  • Fancy owning Nicky Hayden’s actual WSB Fireblade?

    Fancy owning Nicky Hayden’s actual WSB Fireblade?

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    Well, you’re going to have to dig pretty deep – the 2017 Honda, the last bike that former World Champion Nicky rode in World Superbike, is now up for sale from the Ten Kate team. According to the team and our friends at Soymotero.net, this motorcycle is the exact level of spec that Nicky used…

  • Legend Stefan Everts seriously ill. In induced coma

    Legend Stefan Everts seriously ill. In induced coma

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    10-time motocross World Champion Stefan Everts is in hospital in an induced coma after contracting malaria whilst taking part in a charity race in the Republic of Congo. The 46-year old is currently in intensive care and is undergoing treatment for the potentially fatal condition. Less than a month ago Everts traveled to the Republic…

  • MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to be named MotoGP Legend in Valencia

    MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to be named MotoGP Legend in Valencia

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    As decided by the Permanent Bureau formed by FIM President Vito Ippolito and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta, three-time World Champion Dani Pedrosa will become a MotoGP Legend when he hangs up his leathers at the end of this season. The entry into the Legends Hall of Fame will happen at the season finale at Valencia.…

  • VIDEO: Freddie Spencer’s 1980s video on how to ride really, REALLY fast

    VIDEO: Freddie Spencer’s 1980s video on how to ride really, REALLY fast

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    What we have here is a three-part video from back in the day. In it, Freddie Spencer – the legend that is Fast Freddie – talks about how he learnt to be fast. That’s fast as in winning both the 250cc and 500cc GP crowns in the same year (1985). The video is unintentionally laugh-out-loud…

  • Which motorcycle legend would you like to enter Motor Sport Hall of Fame in 2018?

    Which motorcycle legend would you like to enter Motor Sport Hall of Fame in 2018?

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    Twelve of the greatest names in motorcycle history have been shortlisted for the Motor Sport Hall of Fame Awards in 2018 – and you’ve got until April to cast your vote! The 2018 nominees are: •             Mike Hailwood MBE: few could forget the victorious late-1970s TT return of ‘Mike the Bike’, a fabulous encore for…

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