Rider of the Month: December – Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne

To finish off 2021, we are closing the year up with Shane Byrne taking the December spot for our ‘Biker of the Month’. Shane, also known as ‘Shakey’ was born on December 10th and he is quite an icon in the biking world, to say the least. When reflecting on his childhood, in interviews Shane … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: December – Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne”

Rider of the Month: November – Guy Martin

Our second to last ‘Rider of the Month’ for 2021 goes to none other than the fantastic Guy Martin. Born in Grimsby, of course, on November 4th, 1981, Guy is an icon, not only to the biking world but to many industries! Growing Up for Guy If the Martin family had their own emblem, it … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: November – Guy Martin”

Rider of the Month: October – Cal Crutchlow

October is a month that gives us a lot of thrills, and that is something that drives Cal Crutchlow.  Since this world champion rider was born around the Halloween season, we thought we’d have him as our ‘Rider of the Month’ for October. Cal Crutchlow’s Early Life Coventry-born Cal, son of aspiring racer Derek, was … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: October – Cal Crutchlow”

Rider of the Month: September – Alex and Sam Lowes

Today in the We Buy Any Bike office, we’re switching things up for September! On the blog this week, we’re not going to be focusing on just one, but two riders; Identical Twin riders, Alex, and Sam Lowes. Born in Lincoln on September 14th, 1990, Alex and Sam Lowes started their passion for racing at … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: September – Alex and Sam Lowes”

Rider of the Month: August – Tom Sykes

So, it seems to be that time of the month again where we talk about our monthly feature; this month is Huddersfield’s own, Tom Sykes! Tom was born on August 19th of 1985. As a youngster, he didn’t pay much attention to motorbikes. That’s not until his grandfather, Peter Brook decided to loan Tom his … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: August – Tom Sykes”

Rider of the Month: July – Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty

Carl Fogarty, or Foggy, is a name widely known across the UK, not just for motorcycling. I don’t know the status of Fogarty’s fame outside of the world of motorbikes before he was crowned ‘King of the Jungle’ back in 2014. But since he was born on July 1st, we thought he’d be a pretty … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: July – Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty”

Rider of the Month – June: Maria Costello

Unlike many successful bikers, Maria Costello didn’t jump into motorcycling right from the beginning. Yes, you guessed it – it’s that time of the month again. This June we’re focusing on racer and TV extraordinaire, Maria Costello. When did Maria Costello first get into racing? Maria was born on June 9th 1973 but she didn’t … Continue reading “Rider of the Month – June: Maria Costello”

Rider of the Month: May – Conor Cummins

It’s that time of the month again where we talk about our ‘Rider of the Month’, and this month’s feature is Conor Cummins! We suppose you could say that Conor was ‘made to ride’, since he was born during the Isle of Man TT race week, on the Isle of Man in 1986. Conor’s Early … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: May – Conor Cummins”

Rider of the Month: April – Elspeth Beard

It’s that time of the month again, and April’s feature is Elspeth Beard! Over the decades, Elspeth has grown to become one of the most iconic inspirations for female adventurers. Back in the early eighties, she set off on a solo adventure around the world on her motorbike. If you caught our previous ‘biker of … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: April – Elspeth Beard”

Rider of the Month: March – James Hillier

Motorcycle Racer, James Hillier didn’t take long with his time on earth before he was introduced to racing. Yes, this Month’s Rider of the Month’s ‘award’ goes to James Hillier, affectionately known as ‘The Dynamite’! Today We Buy Any Bike are going to be focusing on Hiller’s Career; his Isle of Man TT career, to … Continue reading “Rider of the Month: March – James Hillier”