The story of Giancarlo Morbidelli’s seemingly unlikely rise to championship victory is told through interviews with the players who filtered through Morbidelli’s team including, of course, Morbidelli himself.
Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free) is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Established in 1973 when few formal, research-based motorcyclist training programs existed, the not-for-profit MSF created an education training program that has evolved from a single learn-to-ride program into a comprehensive training system with the breadth and depth to address a variety of riders' needs and interests and promote lifelong learning.
Excitement is building among vintage racing enthusiasts for a new independent documentary about the multi-world champion motorcycle drag racing legend – the Hogslayer. Slated for release later this year, the production company, The Edge Ltd., is accepting additional documentary materials and offering sponsorships on this exciting project.
My work takes me far from civilization and roads and motorcycles – consequently in the spring and summer months there are periods when I can only dream about riding; so I read about riding instead. And like a child with a favorite blanket, I return again and again to David Hough’s books Proficient Motorcycling and More Proficient Motorcycling.
I’m not a student of movie making, so I can’t tell you much about the cinematography in Scott Di Lalla and Zack Coffman’s latest “documentary,” Brittown. But I am a classic bike fan, British bikes being right up there on my radar, and I can tell you something about their latest film’s subject, Jeff Tulunius, aka, Meatball. He is, as the British might say, a “nutter.”
Duke Video has just released highlights from the Isle of Man TT in 1958, 1959 and 1960 on CD 100 years after its first race, the Isle of Man TT remains the greatest motorcycle race on Earth, and as it enters its second century Duke is offering fans a rare opportunity to own vintage recordings from a golden period of the event’s history.
The documentary film The Indian Wrecking Crew has begun production with a scheduled release in the spring of 2009. This film tells the incredible story of the Indian Wrecking Crew motorcycle racing team of Bobby Hill, Ernie Beckman, and Bill Tuman that, against all odds, took the post-World War II racing world by storm.