Author Bio: Mick Walker
Mick Walker was acknowledged as one of the world's leading motorcycle authorities. In a career that spanned almost fifty years, he wrote over 110 books. He was also a successful racer, tuner, team manager and talent scout. Mick had been involved in virtually every aspect of the motorcycle industry, even acting as the British importer for several Italian marques, including Ducati, Moto Guzzi and Cagiva. During the 1980s he was editor of Motorcycle Enthusiast magazine, and in 2010 he was made president of the Italian Motorcycle Owners Club. Mick sadly died in March 2012.