We’ve been watching our calendars, soon we’ll be watching our clocks. It’s finally, almost – nearly here! A high-speed motorcycle race across hillside terrain and through city streets. Hells yeah! For many years the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy was the most prestigious motorcycle race in the world. Now, just as in the past – […]
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.