"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 "
"In the mid-'90s Lotus launched a car that turned the company around.
A modestly-powered K-series sat behind the driver's seat in a sub-tonne sports car, with a manual ‘box and rear wheel drive, all supported by a sublime aluminium "
"When we think of motorcycle helmets we generally name Arai, Shoei, AGV, Shark, Nolan et Al. Not many motorcyclists globally would name Davida helmets, a small family-run business in Birkenhead, Merseyside. But this will soon be changing as the company "