Irreverent, rapier-sharp and always readable, ex-racer Mat Oxley is MotoGP's racetrack rottweiler, always shooting from the hip, offering a unique perspective of the world's maddest motorsport. Here for the first time is a collection of his best stories, published by motorcycle magazines worldwide. Oxley's fans will relish these insightful, often hilarious, extraordinary tales about the men, the machines and the mayhem.
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Mat Oxley, author of acclaimed Haynes biographies of Mick Doohan and Valentino Rossi, has monthly columns in Bike and Performance Bikes, writing dazzling stories that get to the root of the racing psyche. He has interviewed every racer and ridden every GP bike that really mattered. He lives in London.
Table of Contents
Bike racing's biggest crashers tell it like it is.Zen and the art of race preparation.Dirty tricks, DNA, racers' races, and those evil 500s.Oxley's own adventure, winning a TT in 1985.Gary Nixon, Graeme Crosby, Valentino Rossi, Wayne Rainey, John Reynolds, John Hopkins, Garry McCoy, the Roberts family.Jeremy McWilliams, fortysomething legend, and schoolboy racers.Jeremy Burgess and his KISS principle - 'keep it simple, stupid!'Honda NSR500, Aprilia's Cube, JPS Norton, Ducati, Yamaha's LC.
The Fast Stuff by Mat Oxley
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