"On Bank holiday Monday at the end of May 1975, Evel Knievel appeared in London's Wembley Stadium.
40 years have passed since this totemic point in London pop culture – and looking at the home-made cine film footage we found, it's a window "
"The word 'icon' is ridiculously overused. But this man IS an icon.
What we mean is that the meanings he encapsulate have very little to do with the man himself. Sure, he jumped bikes and broke bones, dressed in the "
"Evel Kneivel has an almost mystical significance for many.
We're not sure why. There's something in the period of time in which the mentalist motorbike jumper was operating in - could it have been an extended comedown from the sixties? "
My cousins were the cool kids. It was the seventies. They had skateboards and Raleigh Choppers. They had leather sofas and crazy paving and their dad drove a Jensen Interceptor.
But it wasn't these totems of seventies aspiration that made "
"Few brands on the planet, in the entire history of commerce, have such a strong identity as Harley-Davidson.
But for all that strength of identity, the brand has an amazingly diverse and multi-layered aspect. For some, all that noise and "
"In case you hadn't noticed, there's a lot to be said for the simple joy of racing a motorbike around an oval dirt track.
While the noble sport of speedway may be the root of these things, the shale is "
"He embodied Californian car and bike culture. He jumped the fence in The Great Escape. He employed Evel Knievel. He invented the Baja 1000. He drove the Mustang in Bullitt’s chase.He taught Steve McQueen how to ride fast. Bud "
"If you're of a certain age, you'll remember the sight and sound of the powder blue invalid tricycles that were once a common sight on our roads and at our football stadia. But do you know the story behind them?
"The problem with roads is that they have rules. The good thing about offroad culture is that there aren't as many.
Whether you like it or not the road is in itself a piece of administrative coercion. No matter what "
"Forget Formula 1, with its narcolepsy-inducing races and prima donna drivers. For pure, undiluted motorsport, rallying remains the king. Real roads, brutally fast cars and an almost infinite range of conditions make it a very different challenge to the sterile world "
"Since April 17th 1964 the Ford Mustang has been influencing people by its iconic design, prestige and luxury. With projected sales of less than 100,000 units in the first year, Ford was quickly inundated, surpassing a million units within 18 months of launch. "