At the end of a race season factory GP bikes are most likely to be destined for the crusher, but this factory Marlboro Yamaha YZR500 ridden by Kenny Roberts Jr survived. Now it’s for sale.
As someone interested in motorcycles, you’ve probably heard of Kenny Roberts. Unless you’re a racing fanatic, you probably haven’t heard that, last week, the three-time 500cc World Champion resigned from the AMA Hall of Fame. Spurred by the retraction of … Continued
It seems ridiculous to compare riding a motorcycle through a corner to hitting a golf ball, right? Kenny Roberts doesn’t think so. I’ve become fairly used to people who don’t understand sport riding calling me an adrenaline junkie, but to … Continued
We’re kicking off this reoccurring mini-feature with Kenny’s tip for riding the corkscrew successfully. Make sure you implement his advice next time you head out to Laguna Seca for a track day.
Freddie Spencer was so precociously gifted as a racer that by age 19 he had several film crews following his every move as he dominated the AMA’s fledgling Superbike class. The combined footage is an incredible time capsule of American … Continued
Okay, the $2.8 mil for Kenny Roberts’ California ranch, a.k.a. the “Hickman Haul-Ass Club,” was just too deep a dig. But maybe you coulda stepped up to buy one of the King’s better souvenirs, in this case a 1971 Bultaco … Continued
Kenny Roberts is selling his famous Modesto, California ranch, giving regular schmoes like you and me a rare look inside the training ground/private retreat to MotoGP gods like Wayne Rainey and Kenny Roberts Junior. Even Jorge Lorenzo has ridden the … Continued