Perth is one of the most remote cities in the world – more than two thousand kilometres from any other city of over one million people. A further three-hour drive south from Perth is the very remote town of Nannup, which seems like a weird place for this:
There are only so many original bevel drive Ducatis in existence, making Brook Henry’s business incredibly niche.
These bikes were built during the 1970s and 80s and made famous after legendary British champion Mike Hailwood won the Isle of Man race in 1978.
When the world went into COVID-19 lockdown during early 2020, many owners of bevel drive bikes decided it was the right time to blow off the cobwebs and reignite their restoration projects…Ducati master re-creates Mike Hailwood’s Isle of Man-winning motorcycle and engine parts in tiny WA town
I thought this was a funny line explaining the increased demand for his services:
“The wives got sick of their husbands being in the kitchen and told them to go out and find something to do in the shed.”Ducati master re-creates Mike Hailwood’s Isle of Man-winning motorcycle and engine parts in tiny WA town
Header image by original from twm 1340 at Flickr – File:Hailwood Read Gould Cadwell start.jpg, CC BY-SA 2.0