Brothers Ben and Tom Birchall rebounded from a disappointing finish to the first Sure Sidecar race with a solid victory in their second race of the 2013 Isle of Man TT. The Birchall brothers had the early lead in the first race but were forced to retire on the first lap after puncturing a tire. […]
Meet Dave Roper, First American To Win At The Isle Of Man TT + Video
In vintage motorcycle racing circles, Dave Roper is something of a legend. The first American to win a race at the Isle of Man TT, Roper has been racing motorcycles since the early 70s. And he doesn’t just race them — he wins. A multi-time vintage racing champion, Roper is still going strong 40 years after he started. It takes a certain kind of character to still be able to race motorcycles for four decades.
Come meet Roper in the video below. His feel-good story is one of a life-long love of racing. This despite the many bones he’s broken…and finger tips he’s lost.