A fully restored, ex-works 1952 Vincent Black Shadow was the top selling motorcycle at the Bonhams auction, held at the International Classic Motorcycle Show at the Staffordshire County Showground on Sunday, April 28, selling for £113,500 (US $176,341 after premiums). This Black Shadow was part of the factory’s bid to set a new 24-hour speed record at […]
Colin Edwards Punks Ricky Carmichael and Ashley Fiolek in Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Promo – Video
Oh that Colin Edwards. The Texas Tornado been the industry’s go-to personality for funny videos. Edwards has gone on a Man-cation with Ben Spies, put Yamaha Extended Service agents through boot camp and starred in his own feature in MotoGP’s official video podcast.
The latest hijinks from the Clown Prince of the MotoGP paddock is the first in what looks to be a series of videos in support of the 2013 Progressive International Motorcycle Shows tour. The first video stars Edwards playing keep-away with the wallets of motocross legend Ricky Carmichael and women’s motocross star Ashley Fiolek.
As always, Edwards’ charm shines through in humorously showing some of the IMS’ attractions. Even Erin Bates, herself the star of another recent promotional ad for the IMS, gets in on the act.
My personal highlight is seeing the ten-year Grand Prix racing veteran don Spies’ Yamaha M1 yelling: “Over here suckers! I’m on a real MotoGP bike!”
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[Source: Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (YouTube)]