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Feel The Fear And…..

If it’s been a while since you’ve ridden on circuit you’ll start to wonder if you can still do it. ‘Maybe I’ve lost the skills?’ or, ‘I haven’t done it for years, I’ll be rubbish’. This is common so thought…

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Hanging On By Your Fingertips

I very much enjoyed meeting Australian rider Jason O’Halloran recently, while attending a British Superbike round. We shared stories and some laughs. One of the subjects we talked about was ‘hanging on by your fingertips’. How for racers trying to…

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Racing is Dangerous

Yesterday, more than one friend contacted me extremely upset about the death of Luis Salom. One actually felt guilty he’s been supporting a sport that kills young men. I had the pleasure of a few good conversations with Luis at…

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Trackday safety …. revisited

I’m feeling like it’s time for another blog about safety on track… Until there is a better way I feel strongly that it’s the responsibility of the people running Trackday events to educate their Trackday riders about safety and etiquette. I’ve…

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Stock Race Classes

I’m sad about the way our sport has gone in recent years, especially at European Championship and World Championship level – it’s more about money than ever. I used to be proud of our sport when I compared notes with…