Author(s): Mick Walker
Velocette is one of the most respected names in the history of the motorcycle. Though not as numerous or as successful, as some machines, the motorbikes produced by the Veloce company in Birmingham command a special respect and an extremely loyal following, and machines such as the KTT and Thruxton are among the most desirable classic bikes you can buy today.
Features and reviews in Old Bike Mart, Classic Bike Guide, Real Classic and Classic Bike magazines.
Reviews in Classic Motorcycle and magazine of Vintage Motorcycle Club.
Mick Walker started his own business, Mick Walker Motorcycles, in 1969 and was a leading race sponsor during the 1970s. In 1994 he formed Mick Walker Racing, following the death of his son Gary at Brands Hatch that year. The team has achieved no fewer than five British Championship wins. Resident: Cambridgeshire