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By Rick Broadbent

ISBN-10: 1472944585

ISBN-13: 9781472944580

Barry Sheene is arguably the best British motorbike racing rider of all time. A chancer, adorable rogue and the top activities superstar of his period, loved via the general public and press alike, he received global bike championships in 1976 and 1977. He completed iconic prestige via being fascinated by a few terrible crashes and used to be dubbed 'the bionic guy' because of the quantity of steel used to reconstruct his legs after a very undesirable twist of fate. He later emigrated to Australia and have become a number one commentator. He died of melanoma in 2003.

For the 1st time Barry's widow, Stephanie, and family members have agreed to open up their own archive to provide an remarkable perception into the two-time 500cc international champion. through inner most images, memorabilia and letters, award-winning Times journalist and writer Rick Broadbent will inform the tale of a striking guy in remarkable fashion.

Rick Broadbent will paint a portrait of 1 of the sport's such a lot charismatic figures throughout the voices of the folks who knew him most sensible: his kin, his fellow opponents, teammates and the various legends who've well-known him from a distance within the years due to the fact his demise. A celebrated bike racing writer, Rick Broadbent is completely put to jot down Sheene's tale and he'll have unique entry to the relations data and pictures.

Published to mark the fortieth anniversary of his moment international championship win, this is often the Barry Sheene tale as advised like by no means ahead of through the folk who knew him top. It delves deep into the family members historical past to get contained in the helmet and less than the surface of an all-time wearing great.

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