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    DescriptionIrreverent, rapier-sharp and always readable, ex-racer Mat Oxley is MotoGP's racetrack rottweiler, always shooting from the hip, offering a unique perspective on the world's maddest motorsport. Here, now in paperback, is a collection of his best stories, published by motorcycle magazines worldwide over 20 years. Oxley's fans will relish these insightful, often hilarious, extraordinary tales about the men, the machines and the mayhem. The book is filled with the words of Valentino Rossi, Wayne Rainey, Mick Doohan, Eddie Lawson, Kevin Schwantz, Casey Stoner, Ron Haslam, Steve Hislop, Gary Nixon, Graeme Crosby, King Kenny Roberts and many more.

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    The Fast Stuff
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mat Oxley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 380 g
    ISBN 13: 9780857333933
    ISBN 10: 0857333933

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WSPM
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.4
    LC classification: GV
    Abridged Dewey: 796
    BISAC V2.8: SPO028000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24420
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 796.75
    DC23: 796.75
    Thema V1.0: SMFK
    Imprint name
    J H Haynes & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Mat Oxley, author of acclaimed Haynes biographies of Mick Doohan and Valentino Rossi, has monthly columns in Bike and Performance Bikes, writing dazzling stories that get to the root of the racing psyche. He has interviewed every racer and ridden every GP bike that really mattered.
    Table of contents
    Bike racing's biggest crashers tell it like it is. Zen and the art of race preparation. Dirty tricks, DNA, racers' races, and those evil 500s. Oxley's own adventure, winning a TT in 1985. Gary Nixon, Graeme Crosby, Valentino Rossi, Wayne Rainey, John Reynolds, John Hopkins, Garry McCoy, the Roberts family. Jeremy McWilliams, fortysomething legend, and schoolboy racers. Jeremy Burgess and his KISS principle - 'keep it simple, stupid!' Honda NSR500, Aprilia's Cube, JPS Norton, Ducati, Yamaha's LC.