Neil writes about MotoGP technology for a selection of motorcycle magazines and
newspapers throughout the world. Each year he writes the technical summaries for
the officially licensed MotoGP season review and for Motocourse. Neil is also the
author of a critically acclaimed series of books on MotoGP Technology, the officially
licensed technical analysis of the MotoGP class, now in its third edition. Neil was
also part of the British Eurosport MotoGP commentary team.
Neil started riding motorcycles in 1972 and finally went racing in 1980, in a long club
career he won two Championships. In 1995, along with Alan Cathcart, Neil
persuaded SBK to run the European Supermono series, at the time this was the only
race series to encourage prototype Four-strokes. Neil went on to run his own team
in the British Supersport Championship.
Neil has worked in MotoGP for the last 15 years, photographing the bikes in pit lane
and recording their development race by race. When not at the circuits Neil runs Sigma Performance, a supplier of racing slipper clutches.
Neil can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org or can be followed on twitter @spalders