Randy Mamola

  • Triumph: 120th anniversary celebrated with Silverstone GP parade lap

    Triumph: 120th anniversary celebrated with Silverstone GP parade lap

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    On Sunday 7th August, just before the Moto2 race at the British GP, Triumph celebrated its 120-year anniversary with a parade lap, showcasing its most significant and historic Triumph models, ridden around the circuit in front of an enthusiastic Silverstone crowd. The parade lap line-up included priceless motorcycles such as the original Steve McQueen ‘Great…

  • VIDEO: Kenny Roberts and Randy Mamola showboating at Laguna Seca in ‘85

    VIDEO: Kenny Roberts and Randy Mamola showboating at Laguna Seca in ‘85

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    We’ve been sent this fantastic footage which shows Kenny Roberts and Randy Mamola tearing round Laguna Seca on 500cc two-strokers, with plenty of back wheel action, during the 1985 Champion Spark Plug 200 GP round. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIOvB-pb2L0 The action mainly features triple 500cc World Champion Kenny Roberts, taking on racer-turned-TV commentator Randy Mamola – with some…

  • Gamma under the hammer: ’86 Suzuki RG500 Gamma (signed by Randy Mamola) up for auction

    Gamma under the hammer: ’86 Suzuki RG500 Gamma (signed by Randy Mamola) up for auction

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    American restoration specialist Rick Lance has brought a beautiful 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma back to life – and it could be yours if you’ve got twenty grand going spare. The Suzuki RG500 Gamma is an iconic machine. Essentially, it’s the street version of the ever-dominant RGB500 which picked up seven consecutive constructors’ titles in the…

  • Quick Spins – 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma

    Quick Spins – 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma

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    MoreBikes Quick Spins are brought to you by Classic Motorcyce Mechanics Magazine – the BEST magazine for great bikes from the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Click on the link to get the CMM world on your screen.   Yet again I had to admit my negative judgement wasn’t just premature, but inappropriate too. After assessing…

  • Supercharged! The Yamaha SR400 Yard Built special made by Rossi’s mechanic

    Supercharged! The Yamaha SR400 Yard Built special made by Rossi’s mechanic

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    Over the last three years Yamaha’s Yard Built programme has worked with the world’s top custom builders to deliver fresh takes on the Sport Heritage range of motorcycles. The latest collaboration, with Belgian builder Fred ‘Krugger’ Bertrand (above, right), takes it to a whole new level with a stunning layer of MotoGP history worked into the custom…

  • Video: Kenny vs Randy in the USA, 1985 – check out the wheelies!

    Video: Kenny vs Randy in the USA, 1985 – check out the wheelies!

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    Seen this? We love this! We love the showboating. The wheelies. The people involved. The bikes. The place. The cornball music. The Japanese narrator. The whole shebang. Watch it all the way through. Happy Friday! https://youtu.be/J7_WAeCe8oE

  • World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

    World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

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      Following the hugely successful first event at Jerez in 2015, World GP Bike Legends is back for 2016 and the iconic 500cc bikes and riders from the golden age of Grand Prix motorcycle racing will do battle at the challenging Sachsenring Circuit – home to the German round of the current MotoGP World Championship.…

  • Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

    Six-time World Champion joins World GP Bike Legends

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    1960s superstar Jim Redman to ride his final races with other ex-World Champions and their formidable 500cc GP machines in Germany on 10-12 June Having won the 250cc and 350cc World Championships in 1962 and 1963, and the 350cc title again in 1964 and 1965, London born Rhodesian ace Jim Redman MBE is a true…

  • Riders for Health closes UK operations

    Riders for Health closes UK operations

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    The Riders for Health charity has closed its UK operations and that might mean that there will be no more Day of Champions preview day of fun and fund raising ahead of the British GP. Although MotoGP parent company Dorna is believed to be looking into holding some sort of pre-event day in the UK…

  • Go pillion with Randy Mamola

    Go pillion with Randy Mamola

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    Riders for Health is offering people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride on the world famous Ducati Two Seater bike at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport. A ride on the Ducati Two Seater is an experience like no other. It is a MotoGP™ riders’ eye-view of the historic Silverstone circuit – one of the fastest…

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