Phil West is one of the UK’s best-known and longest established motorcycle journalists and authors. His thirty-plus years at the top of the profession has included being editor of leading magazines Bikeand What Bike as well as creating and launching American Motorcyclesand Biking Times. He was also Executive Editor at Motor Cycle News. As a freelancer his work has been published around the globe, in publications varying from Stuff to FHM and the Evening Standard and he remains a regular contributor to MCN, Bike, RiDE, Autotrader and others. He is also a prolific, successful author of motorcycling books.