Over my time in the dirtbike-racing world, I think I’ve seen every possible rider superstition known to man.
Scott Bishop’s Race Face
Unfortunately, if you’re going to ride a bike, you’re going to fall off a bike, so injury is par for the course.
The ‘80s and ‘90s were a very successful period and a lot of the people involved then are still directly involved with the sport now in many different ways.
After a two-year hiatus from racing, I pulled the boots on in anger again recently for the annual Le Minz 24 Hour Scooterthon.
It’s pretty cool to be one of the first to throw a leg over the latest and greatest bikes on offer.
Unfortunately, the world of big, plush offices, first-class airfares and banging trophy girls just doesn’t exist any more — they’re the riders’ department these days.
During the Christmas break I decided to get a bike and do some riding just for the sake of riding
Its mid-season and not a real lot of racing has been going on over the past few weeks.
With thanks to KTM Australia, I was fortunate enough to get the chance to jet over to the USA and attend the US launch of the 2016 model KTM machines. Now, you may call it a junket but it’s work, I tell you, and it was particularly taxing, the amount of work I was doing.
Motocross is an image-driven sport and hobby. The need to look good is just as strong in many riders as the urge to go fast. Take a look around your local track and you’ll quickly see who are the urban surfers and the city cowboys.
It seems that every time someone falls off a bike these days the injury’s much more serious than ever before.
Successful Australian riders working in Europe and the US.