The coolest getaway
Ever wonder if Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, would have made the famous jump in the Great Escape if only he’d had the right fuel? Here’s Shell’s take on that …
This YouTube crash allgededly features Chuck Norris’s son crashing his cruiser. Whether it’s Norris Jr. or not, it’s hard to say, but dude is lucky. Very lucky. Ain’t no Steve McQueen either …
The taxman cometh
How fast do you have to be to make a clean getaway from the law? Pretty fast, it seems – faster than a pro racer. Marco Melandri found that out the hard way last week when he was slapped with a one-year, seven-month suspended sentence for tax evasion in his Italian homeland.
It turns out Melandri moved to the U.K. and didn’t pay all his Italian taxes after he left. Alas for him, the long arm of the law snagged him, and now he’s going to have to pay up for the years 2003 to 2005, or he’s going to miss a significant chunk of his WSBK season next year.
A different kind of display
Ever get tired of seeing the same old, same old at motorcycle shows? Here’s a display that should make things more interesting.