Charley Boorman adventure bike

Charley Boorman in motorcycle icons list

Charley Boorman has made it into a shortlist of 48 motorcycling icons drawn up by the British National Motor Museum Trust Advisory Council and UK motorcycling focus groups. CHECK OUT CHARLEY PIX It includes riders from all eras and genres of motorcycling from Isle of Man TT legends Joey Dunlop and John McGuinness, to modern …

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Evel Knievel stars in comics

Motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel will be immortalised in comic books. Although his bike escapades will be featured, the first episode due later this year is about his unsuccessful attempt to jump a steam-powered rocket across Snake River Canyon in 1974. American company Bluewater Productions will produce the comics in digital and paper formats. Darren G. …

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Evel Knievel tribute bike

The memory of Evel Knievel will live on in a special tribute bike commissioned by the famous stuntman’s family. Ohio custom bike makers Sledgehammer Bobbers owner David Cook says the tribute to Evel Knievel’s Harley XR750 will include personal items, including two rings and other items donated by his family. When the commemorative bike is …

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Harley-Davidson museum in Milwaukee

Harley-Davidson museum a treat

Milwaukee is the home of the Harley-Davidson museum which opened on their 105th anniversary in 2008. It is one of the best brand-name automotive museums I have visited in the world – and I’ve seen a lot. One of the greatest things about the Harley-Davidson museum is the fact that it has so many different sections …

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Russell Crowe Rabbitoh's chopper

Russell Crowe’s interesting museum

You can make your ride even more interesting if you stop off at Russell Crowe’s Coaching Station Inn. It’s located about 20km south of Grafton on the Armidale Rd and is owned by the Hollywood actor and bike fanatic, Russell Crowe. There’s a tavern and motel attached, but the interesting part is the Museum of Interesting …

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