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40th Anniversary of Mike Hailwood's 1978 IOM TT Comeback

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40th Anniversary of Mike Hailwood's 1978 IOM TT Comeback

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of ‘Mike the Bike’s’ Formula 1 TT race win, after an 11-year absence,  John  McGuinness rides Mike Hailwoods’ original Sports Motorcycles Ducati, which Hailwood raced to TT victory in his 1978 comeback. “It’s an iconic moment in TT history & a story that everyone who follows the event knows about.”  “I’ve had some special moments..but this is undoubtedly going to be one of the real highlights." John McGuinness Photo: Nick Nicholls Collection, Mortons Archive. Hailwood's 1978 comeback win is recognised as one the most memorable and emotional moment in the TT’s 110 year history. 2018 Classic IOM...

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Mike Hailwood's 'For The Love of Sport' Replica Helmet

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Mike Hailwood's  'For The Love of Sport'  Replica Helmet

Mike Hailwood's  'For The Love of Sport'  Replica Helmet. In 2002,  two decades after Mike Hailwood's fatal car crash on March 23rd 1981, The Hailwood Estate commissioned Davida UK to be the first helmet manufacturer to produce their Official Hailwood Replica helmet. Davida were highly honoured to be the first manufacturer to recreate 'Mike The Bike's' immensely iconic 'For The Love Of Sport' Hailwood Replica Helmet between 2002 & 2004.  Although no longer available we like to think the Davida was the most faithful and elegant reproduction of Mike's helmet to date. Keeping race track helmet art alive has been a mission of ours since...

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Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure"

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Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure"

  Sideburn Magazine Declares - "Davida Is A National Treasure". Sideburn Editor, Gary Inman, visits Davida factory and created this 6 page article of the company and its helmets. "Trailblazers, revivers, survivors, Davida are true one-offs. They should be treasured" "Davida are a British motorcycle institution....morphed from a company making heritage-style products into a British heritage brand ... virtually all staff has worked for Davida for a decade, often two or three times as long.Many have spent their whole working life there.... the process of making a helmet is so labour intensive, so in-depth, so regimented by.. laws, rules..it's hard...

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Davida Go Classic Bike Racing With Lansdowne Classic Series

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Lansdowne Cup SeriesDavida Go Classic Bike Racing With Lansdowne Classic  Series At Donington Classic Bike Festival 8th -10th August, followed by IOM Classic TT on 22nd-25th August, IOM Manx GP  27th-29th August and then Goodwood Revival on 12-14th September 2014. If you like classic bike racing then late summer in the UK is when you make sure you get your yearly fix […]  » Read more

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Davida Racers at Free Public Preview of 2014 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power.

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#davida racers helmetsDavida Racers will be part of the free public preview of some of the best exotic machinery appearing at 2014 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power. The public are invited to spend a summers evening at Birkenhead’s West Float from 3 to 7pm on Thursday 12th June, to enjoy the sights and sounds of some of the impressive range of classic and […]  » Read more

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