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Steve McQueen FIM race licence sells for $42,700

19 April, 2020
We reported on Steve McQueen’s FIM Race card selling at a Bonham’s auction for the princely sum of 42,700 USD and after the jump we give you the other lot details. The licence was part of an auction of motorcycles…

Métisse Desert Racer Video

11 April, 2020
Remember the Steve McQueen Métisse Desert Racer? Since it’s associated with the King of Cool, even the BBC decided it was worth a story.

Steve McQueen Métisse Desert Racer

5 April, 2020
“This rig is the best handling bike I’ve ever owned” said Steve McQueen of this motorcycle, and we know that besides being avid motorcycle and car collector he was motorcycle racer in his own right. Now can find out yourself…

On Any Sunday – Motorcycle Movie

4 April, 2020
Hard core motorcycle fan and movie buff? This video trailer comes from the 1971 documentary movie On Any Sunday directed by Bruce Brown and follows the lives of motorcyle racers like Malcolm Smith and Mert Lawwill and enthusiasts from the…

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…

Triumph Bonneville Heuer

28 March, 2020
Two brands, Triumph and TAG Heuer have teamed up to create this special Bonneville Heuer motorcyle.It’s distinctive blue and orange livery on the Bonneville was inspired by the Gulf Porsche 917 driven by the one and only, King of Cool,…