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The Kenny Roberts Interview

Kenny Roberts is certainly one of the all-time racing greats in motorcycling. When I heard that he was visiting Mallory Park for the 2011 Festival of 1000 Bikes, I just had to take the opportunity of meeting him and finding out a little more about him. Along with Barry Sheene, Kenny Roberts was the biggest name in the sport in my younger years, so I was thrilled at this chance. Kenny was born in 1951 and started his hugely successful career on the ...

Posted August 4, 2011 by Nigel in Interviews | 6 comments

The Giacomo Agostini Interview

Giacomo Agostini Interview
Yes, I was fortunate enough to spend an hour with the truly great Giacomo Agostini.  He was generous enough to spend an hour of his busy schedule answering a few questions.  As a true hero of mine, with a sporting record that has marked him as one of the best riders of all time; it was a tremendous pleasure to meet the man behind the many pictures…  After some negotiations on what language the interview should be in (Italian, English or Welsh!), here are some of the interesting facts and views that came from the interview. How and why did you start motorcycle racing? I started ...

Posted March 9, 2011 by Nigel in Interviews | 21 comments

The Freddie Spencer Interview

I've recently had the pleasure of spending an hour with Fast Freddie Spencer, one of the greatest road racers that America ever produced – and it really was a pleasure. He is a friendly, sincere and proud man; proud not only of his achievements, but proud of his life as a whole.When you meet Freddie, it soon becomes clear that there are a handful of principles that make Freddie who he is. He is a fiercely religious man, clearly accepting that his success was driven not only by his obvious skills in the saddle, but also by the firm belief that his faith would see him through. ...

Posted December 3, 2010 by Nigel in Interviews | 3 comments