What kind of motorcycle did Steve McQueen ride?

What was Steve McQueen favorite motorcycle?

Thanks to starring roles in films like Bullit and Le Mans, McQueen’s love of speed is well known among cinephiles and gearheads alike. This passion wasn’t just limited to four wheels, though. The actor was also a big fan of motorcycles, especially his beloved 1938 Triumph 5T Speed Twin 500.

What is wrong with Chad Mcqueens leg?

In January 2006, he was seriously injured (suffering a broken lower left leg, as well as a pair of fractures to his vertebrae and multiple rib fractures) in an accident at the Daytona International Speedway while practicing for the 24 Hours of Daytona Sports Car race.

How much is The Great Escape bike worth?

It is expected to fetch $60,000 – around £40,000 – when it is sold on behalf of late American collector Larry Bowman in an auction of classic bikes by Bonhams.

Who owns the motorcycle from The Great Escape?

Steve McQueen and the 1964 International Six Day Trials

Bud Ekins and Steve McQueen both crashed on the third day, Ekins with a broken ankle. The Steve McQueen bike has been rediscovered and is now owned by Sean and Catherine Kelly of Johnson Motors.

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