The throaty roar of an inline-four, the swish of a chequered flag, the camaraderie of riding together, and the legends and their greatest hits.

Month: May 2016

Triumph and Tragedy: Northwest 200 2016

  My battered iPad was balanced precariously on my lap, my fingers clutched at its edges as I screeched. First there were two racers side-by-side on that narrow road. Then there were three. “Eeeeeeee,” I screeched, as the commentators chattered loudly, rapidly, in the background. Then, another rider inched his way up, coming up on… Read More ›

Bruce Anstey is set to race a Honda RC213V-S at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.

The Valvoline Racing by Padgett’s Motorcycles team has confirmed that the New Zealand rider will have a race prepared version of the exotic V4 machine for the RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT races. Anstey has yet to test the machine but he will practice on it along with the superbike spec Fireblade that he… Read More ›

Saudade: 22 years later

Every year, on this day, I celebrate your life. I mourn your death. I seek strength from your determination and inspiration from your dreams. I gather close my sisters, my Senna sisters and think of you. I put you on the pedestal, as every hero should be. You have brought us together. You have given… Read More ›