Moto Moments

Great Motorcycling Moments: That Max Biaggi wheelie save

Mention the name Max Biaggi and you’ll get an opinion. And there’s a good possibility it will be negative. Such was the nature of the diminutive Italian. The simple fact is he could be a prick...

Great Motorcycling Moments: Castrol Six-Hour

The first Castrol Six-hour race was run on Sunday, October 18, 1970, when 68 riders lined up for the Le Mans start. The race was run by the Willoughby District Motorcycle Club and held at...

Great Motorcycling Moments: Honda FireBlade launches

When launched, the Honda CBR900RR FireBlade wiped the floor with its competitors, not by being more powerful (it wasn’t) but by being considerably lighter. That was way back in 1992. Rivals were all well over...

Great Motorcycling Moments: The Wild One

The Wild One hit the big screen in 1953. While it all looks a little stagey now, it was socially significant, giving the simmering post-war rebellion of youth an avenue to the mainstream. And a charismatic...

Great Motorcycling Moments: Mike Hailwood at the Isle of Man in 1978

Old and past it? Ha! This is Mike the Bike we are talking about… On June 3, 1978, after an 11 year hiatus from racing, Hailwood performed a now legendary comeback at the Isle of...

Great Motorcycling Moments: GP returns to Oz

Grand Prix racing is ingrained in the Australian motorcycling landscape. But that can be sheeted home to one man, and a fabulous track. Phillip Island. Iconic, rated amongst the greatest tracks on the planet. Hard to...

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