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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition

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Michael Rutter's autobiography of his story so far in hardback with dust cover and additional pages

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
April 17, 2020

Great biking book.

Really engaging book if you've any interest in bike racing. I had to discipline myself not to read the whole book in one sitting. Rutter is a total legend & tells a great story

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
April 17, 2020

Michael Rutter, the life of a racer

very informative, a great read and well worth the money.

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
January 10, 2020

Brilliant book

Great book enjoyed by hubby. Xmas pressie its finished now he was absorbed in it. He was over the moon with it a very good read

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
January 5, 2020

The Blade

Riveting read from the old tight one!

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
January 1, 2020

Brilliant book

Brilliant book, only one thing wrong, if John Maguiness thinks if he is better looking, he wants to clean his mirror! With those teeth!?!

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
December 28, 2019


Interesting read of the thoughts and processes of a still out there racer. V good

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
December 23, 2019

Cracking service

Book arrived in a very timely manner undamaged. Good Service from sportsbikeshop. Good book well worth a read. MR has had a fantastic career and greatly written

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
December 16, 2019

Great Service

Greet service and a super read . Many Thanks

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
December 13, 2019

Poor packaging

I bought the book based on excepts from Practical Sportsbikes/PB which was great and I know that the read will be terrific but...I was disappointed to find the sleeve damaged and torn in several places when I opened it up. Not impressed but hopefully you will be luckier than me in Tassie.

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition
December 4, 2019

Good Service

Haven't started reading the book yet so I can only review the company. After 10 days item hadn't arrived. Contacted customer services and they were great. Sent another copy by courier at no extra cost. Definitely recommend.

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Michael Rutter: The Life Of A Racer - Premium Edition

Exclusive to Sportsbikeshop, this Premium Edition of Michael Rutter's autobiography, with FIVE extra pages of colour pictures documenting his race bikes and crash helmets, PLUS a protective dust cover.

In 1992, when Michael Rutter was just 20 years old, he followed in his dad's footsteps and began a career as a professional motorcycle racer, he has been racing ever since.

This is his story of highs and lows, survival, luck and persistence, set against the raw, infectious atmosphere of the racing paddock. It is also a story of growing up with a global superstar for a Father.

Read Michael's account of spending his childhood watching his dad's career - from fighting for world championships to fighting for his life after a devastating crash in 1985. Undeterred, Michael would go on to build his own career and forge his own unique path.

This is the remarkable tale of how Michael has stayed competitive for 30 years, and stepped out of his 4-time world champion dad's shadow to add his own name to the list of all time greats of the sport.

Michael has started 431 British Superbike races, 20 World Superbike races, and 16 MotoGP races while also competing in road racing, where he has started 90 Isle of Man TT, 83 Northwest 200 and 24 Macau Grand Prix races.

The Life of a Racer is a gripping journey into the mind and life of someone who was born in to the race paddock and who has been there ever since.


Michael Rutter

Michael Rutter nicknamed The Blade, is a British motorcycle racer and son of former 7 time Isle of Man TT winner Tony Rutter. He began racing in 1989 aged 17 and hasn't looked back since. Competing in BSB for 23 years collecting 29 wins and 109 podiums in 431 starts. Not only a racing in the BSB he has also starred in the Isle of Man TT winning 7 of the 72 races he has competed in. Racing in the British Superstock, MotoGP, World Superbikes, Norhtwest 200, Macau Grand Prix, Ulster Grand Prix, World Endurance, Classic TT, Frohburg Road Race, Imatra Road Race and the Stars of Darley. Michael currently has 734 race starts to his name, 219 podiums and 71 wins under his belt.

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