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Steve McQueen's 1963 Triumph Bonneville goes for $ 84,240

4 April, 2020
Bonhams & Butterfields auctioned last Saturday at the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonneville Desert Sled built by Bud Ekins, motorcycle racer, stuntman and close friend of McQueen. It was Ekins who doubled for McQueen on…

Great Escape jump recreated

31 March, 2020
The Great Escape 2 from Wes Siler on Vimeo.In the words of motorcycle stunt rider, Steve Colley, in attempting to recreate Bud Ekins’ (or Steve McQueen’s) famous motorcycle jump from the Great Escape: “What they lacked in equipment, they sure…