"I was flying along the main straight now, almost flat-out. A light twin-engine aircraft, hidden from me by the slight uphill climb of the track for the first half of the main straight, was coming in to attempt a landing. We were about 100ft apart and closing on each other at a combined speed of perhaps as much as 300mph..." A Motorcycle Development Test Rider, Julian Amos has ridden over a million miles on motorbikes across 27 countries. He is the first person to identify what needs to be fixed on a machine long before a customer rides it out of the showroom. Julian also writes for motorcycle magazines in the UK, Australia and Portugal. In the 80s he was a member of several bands. Test Rider tells his unique story.
Julian has worked as a Motorcycle Development Test Rider since 1996 and has also contributed as a writer and photographer to motorcycle magazines in the UK, Australia and Portugal. He has travelled more than one million miles on motorcycles and visited 27 different countries whilst doing so.
He is also a student of archaeology, a musician, a keeper of pet goats and a lover of dogs.
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