Monday November 30, 2020

Two-wheeled sporting hero from a bygone era

BARRY: THE STORY OF MOTORCYCLING LEGEND BARRY SHEENE MBE. By Steve Parrish and Nick Harris, Sphere, €15.

18th August, 2007

BARRY: THE STORY OF MOTORCYCLING LEGEND BARRY SHEENE MBE. By Steve Parrish and Nick Harris, Sphere, €15.

As a sporting venue, Daytona is associated with cars, but mention the name to any motorcycle fanatic and they’ll instantly think of the Daytona 200, an annual high-speed track race that makes Florida a mecca for the two-wheeled as well as the four-wheeled fraternity.

In 1975, a young British rider named Barry Sheene suffered a terrifying crash...

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