Photos & Musings: Miscellaneous

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A collection of my favourite photos, with some of the stories behind them. Please click on an article to view.

Factory trucks.

This is HRC’s team truck from the mid-eighties. Honda had two of these – one for Thorpe and one used...

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The infamous Hawkstone hill

I include this photo here for no other reason than it’s cool. Long lenses often make for great shots and...

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80's fashion

This ever-so-slightly-gay photo was taken on Saturday at Weston beach race, I would think in about 1986. Yes, it does...

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Anaheim Husqvarna

This is a shot of a small shop trading by the name of Anaheim Husqvarna. On our first US MX pilgrimage in...

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Bar Drags

Many people have asked me about the bar drag shots. Well, they’re all real, not photoshopped and not taken just...

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Memorabilia

Various bits of MX memorabilia. Click the thumbnails to enlarge....

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Men in Black..

It's rare to see MX racers in suits, so here are some pictures from my wedding in 1988. Richard Dye, top 35...

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Riders

At my last Grand Prix in 1990, Claire wanted a group shot with some of the other girls from the GP...

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Kini Motorsport Gala, 1987

This photo of Claire riding a KTM, with me in hot pedestrian pursuit is one of my favourites. It was...

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Legend's Parade, British Motocross GP, 2008

At the 2008 British motocross GP at Mallory Park, the promoters organised the inaugural 'Legends Parade', which I was kindly invited...

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Memorabilia 2

Other bits of memorabilia. Please click on the thumbnails to enlarge....

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The Hawkstone whoops

I first remember the whoops at Hawkstone appearing at a 250GP in about 1981 or so. I can't really remember...

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Promotion and professionalism

Racing at the top level is a business. The rider is the product and corporate sponsors invest in that product...

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Mum & Dad

Photo from 1986 of my Mum (Colette) and Dad (Ron). Ron used to come watch at most GPs, and even came over...

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Saddleback Park & the Magoo double

This snapshot of the infamous Magoo Double at Saddleback Park was taken by myself during a holiday to California. Motocross...

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Alec Wright, 1933-2010

Alec Wright was the factory Kawasaki team manager for many years. Based out of Kawasaki UK, Alec ran the GP team...

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Jack Burnicle and Colin Jarman

I have no idea who took this photo of a surprised Jack Burnicle but if I remember correctly this was probably...

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