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ICON NEWS: STEVE MCQUEEN’S 1938 HARLEY SELLS FOR $125,000

Steve’s Harley-Davidson. Steve McQueen’s personal Harley Davidson sold at the Mecum Auction in Anaheim this weekend for $125,000. It had originally been sold back in 1984 at the McQueen estate sale. The bike had orginal paint and 21,000 miles on the odometer. Along with the bike came the original bill of sale from estate sale, 1984 Certificate of Authenticity and McQueen’s personal tools found wrapped in a piece of denim in the frame-mounted tool box. Steve’s tweed?now and then. Just when you thought ev…

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO OF THE DAY (05/16/13)

Sometimes the mundane and common place take on greater significance over time. This is Steve McQueen’s 1964 FIM Trials and Scrambles license. And, as a bonus, it included Steve’s home address?1411 So. Beverly Drive, Los Angeles, California. Steve would have been 83-years-old this year.

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (12/21/11)

MXA INTERVIEW ZACH WHITE The venerable Pro Circuit KX250 race bikes’ reputation precedes themselves. Before anyone sees the the newest generation of race bike, they know it will be strong among the top 250 teams. But for 2012, Kawasaki has released a fire-breathing stock KX250F with a powerband that blows last year’s model out of the water. If that’s what the stocker did, how about the Pro Circuit bike? We were very curious about their development, so we called Pro Circuit R&D man Zach White and cro…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (12/09/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Don’t you wish that your garage looked like this? Photo: John Basher MINI-VIEW: ALLAN BROWN     I phoned my good friend, Allan Brown, to find out more about the race team that he’s working with for the 2012 season. Allan is the team manager for the Motosport.com/Foremost […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (05/25/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PART 1     It’s nice to see Kevin Windham beyond the realm of stadiums and fluorescent lights. He’s filling in for Trey Canard, but let’s hope that he races all 12 Nationals this summer. MINI-VIEW: DEREK BRUSH     Derek Brush is the wrench behind Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider Josh Hansen. Although the racing has headed outdoors and the Supercross series is in the books, it’s hard not to look back and think, ?What if?? What if Ryan Dungey’s cha…

THE DEFINITION OF COOL: WANNA OWN A PIECE OF STEVE McQUEEN’S MOTOCROSS HISTORY? THREE DAYS LEFT

The August 1971 Sports Illustrated. This 1971 Husqvarna 400 was originally purchased from the Steve McQueen Estate Sale in 1984 at Harrah’s Auto Collection in Las Vegas, the very locale where Bonhams’ recent motorbike sale was conducted. In addition to its title of former owner, authentic documentation and immortal association, the Swedish-made dirt bike ? which son Chad McQueen reportedly said was his father’s favorite off-road brand ? comes with a wooden trunk of accessories as owned by McQueen. Other…