Classic documentary on various forms of motorcycle racing and their respective cultures, including motor-cross, desert racing and Grand National racing.
Nominated for an Academy Award, director Bryan Brown (Endless Summer) shows the unique talents and personality types in each discipline, and is notable for the participation of movie star and bike enthusiast Steve McQueen.
Motorcycle brands featured include Triumph, Montesa, Husqvarna, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, BSA, CZ, Bultaco, and Hodaka.
“Does for motorcycle racing what The Endless Summer did for surfing”. ~Roger Ebert