Bruce Brown On Any Sunday

On Any Sunday director Bruce Brown dies

Bruce Brown, director of perhaps the greatest motorcycle film of all time, On Any Sunday, has died of natural causes, aged 80. The Academy Award nominated 1971 film was marked by the honesty and naive humour of Bruce’s narration. It kickstarted millions of riders in the ‘70s and is still a favourite for its coverage …

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Robbie Maddison at motorcycle show

Leading Australian motorcycle stuntman Robbie Maddison has been confirmed as a special guest at the 2015 Sydney Motorcycle Show at Sydney Olympic Park on November 20-22. Maddison, who holds the world record for the longest distance ever jumped on a motorcycle is back on Australian soil for the first time since his most daring project …

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Dust Hustle

Watch 2015 Ellaspede Dust Hustle video

Watch all the fun, dust, hipsters and beards flying in the Dust Hustle 2015 video from Ellaspede on Vimeo. The second annual Dust Hustle on September 5, 2015, was a sellout for riders and a spectator-friendly event.   Ellaspede spokesman Hughan Seary says it’s a fun event where riders race flat track on a variety of suitable and not-so-suitable machines …

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Dust Hustle

Ellaspede Dust Hustle boon for viewers

  The second annual Dust Hustle tomorrow (Saturday September 5, 2015) is a sellout for riders and will be a much more spectator-friendly event, says Brisbane custom shop Ellaspede spokesman Hughan Seary. The fun event where riders race flat track on a variety of suitable and not-so-suitable machines is on at the North Brisbane Junior Motorcycle Club’s Mick …

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Motorcyclists should encourage cycling

If motorcyclists want to advance their cause – politically and socially – they should be encouraging kids to take up cycling. I’m all for getting young kids hooked on bicycles. It leads to more exciting drugs like motorcycles! And the more young people who take up motorcycling, the bigger will be our influence. I remember …

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Harley-Davidson flat track event at ESPN X Games in Austin, Texas

Flat track the next hip motorsport?

Remember those cool images of flat track racers throwing heavy and powerful motorcycles sideways at 160km/h on the oval dirt/oil tracks in the cult feature-length doco On Any Sunday? A new breed of hipster is now looking longingly at those images and bringing the sport back. In the UK we’ve seen the annual Dirt Quake …

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Dust hustle

Ellaspede Dust Hustle returns in 2015

  Brisbane custom shop Ellaspede will stage their second Dust Hustle this year after the first event last September was a huge success. The fun event where riders race flat track on a variety of suitable and not-so-suitable machines proves that the fun is coming back into riding and rekindling memories of 1960s cult film …

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Robbie Maddison features in On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter

On Any Sunday sequel arrives

The long-awaited sequel to the iconic 1971 motorcycle movie, On Any Sunday, will be shown in Australia this week. On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter will be part of the Tilt Film Festival showing in major cities. It will be one of two motorcycle movies – the other is Crusty Demons 20th Anniversary – along …

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Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen’s best riding tip

The best riding tip I ever got for cornering came from watching Steve McQueen playing in the sand with his friends in the classic 1971 film On Any Sunday. The late legendary Hollywood actor was also an accomplished motocrosser who even represented America in the international six-day enduro trials in 1964, so he obviously knew …

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On Any Sunday sequel is coming

  On Any Sunday The Next Chapter should be the best news in motorcycling for years, but I’m a little concerned. Dana Brown, son of famous documentary director Bruce Brown who created the ultimate motorcycle film On Any Sunday, has produced the sequel. Dana has also produced the brilliant Baja 1000 documentary Dust to Glory, …

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