Valentino Rossi Mugello AGV helmet

Motorbike Racing Legends Past and Present

Who are the greatest rider legends of all time, and do you agree? Motorcycle Hall of Fame: Top Riders of All Time What criteria can be used to judge the greatest motorcycle racers of all time? The number of titles won is a start, but there are many more aspects to what makes a truly …

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Movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Films about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Two movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price that display the guts, glory, glamour and grace of motorcycle racing have hit the big and small screens. Wayne The Wayne Gardner movie is simply called Wayne and is now screening at major cinemas. Here is the trailer for the feature-length film. As the blurb says: Wayne …

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bathurst mt panorama circuit tracks

Motorcycle racing moves closer to Mt Panorama

Motorcycle racing at Mt Panorama has moved a step closer with Bathurst Regional Council awarding a $3.7 million tender to design a second circuit to UK company Apex Circuit Design. Bathurst is the original home for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix which was held in nearby Yetholme in 1914. Bikes raced on the existing circuit from the …

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MV Agusta unveils Moto2 bike drawings classic

MV Agusta unveils Moto2 race bike drawings

MV Agusta has unveiled drawings of the race bike it will enter in the Moto2 next year. It will be powered by the Triumph Street Triple 765cc which is the control engine for the series. However, the rest of the bike is expected to come from the Varese-based motorcycle manufacturer. Artist drawings Even though the company …

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Giacomo Agostini Ago AGV tribute helmet

AGV releases retro Ago tribute helmet

AGV last year joined the bandwagon of retro helmets with the X3000 and have now added this limited-edition tribute to the legendary 15-time world motorcycle champion, Giacomo Agostini. Link International spokesman Don Nicholas says Australia will get a limited number of the X3000 Ago helmets at $999 by June. He says they can be ordered …

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Valentino Rossi AGV tribute helmet

AGV Valentino Rossi tribute helmet 

Italian helmet manufacturer AGV is celebrating 20 years of Valentino Rossi world-class race wins with a special tribute helmet. Rossi has only worn AGV helmets throughout his racing career. All have been designed by Aldo Drudi, who became friends with Vale’s father, Graziano, when he was racing from 1977 to ‘82. Aldo has been a …

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Barry Sheene Suzuki restored

Barry Sheene Suzuki restored

Barry Sheene’s 1976 title-winning XR14 RG500 GP Suzuki has been restored and the Japanese manufacturer has produced two videos of the restoration process. Here is the first video: And here is the second: This comes as an announcement is imminent on the joint British-Australian film production on the wild and crazy life of the two-time …

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John Surtees MV Agusta 500cc and F1 champion

Vale 500cc and F1 champ John Surtees

Four-time 500cc motorcycle World Champion and 1964 F1 champion John Surtees CBE of England has died, aged 83. Only eight-time champ Giacomo Agostini and five-time winner Mick Doohan had more 500cc titles than John, but he was the only racer to ever win in the premier motorsports categories for motorcycles and cars. The London race …

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Barry Sheene

Barry Sheene movie goes into production

The wild and crazy life of two-time world champion motorcycle racer Barry Sheene is being developed into a feature-length film by a joint British-Australian film production. Simply titled “Sheene” it should be a funny, dramatic and exciting film depicting the funny, dramatic and exciting life of the racer.   Even though the above teaser video …

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