As well as the Galleries, here are a few links to blogs,
articles and videos which relate to the book, the bikes
and the era
Couriers then and now on Wemoto.
Despatch riders were an essential part of the urban scene from the 70s to the 90s. With plenty of jobs, it was easy money – wasn’t it?
Feature on despatching’s heyday in the April 2015 issue of Practical Sportsbikes magazine.
The minor adventures of a motorcycle courier (Advrider)
London’s artful dodgers Mark Gardiner’s article at motorcyclistonline
Mad dogs and motorcycles (Brazil, 2012)
Motorcycle Courier Diary (Seattle, 2010)
Pride & Clarke of Stockwell
(we had a less complimentary name)
The E Generation at 40 (audio)
Despatching’s military origins on Riders Digest