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Colin Edwards Racing Suit Contest

Colin Edwards Racing Suit Contest


Luke Dunphy

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Luke Dunphy of Fayetteville, North Carolina, winner of the Colin Edwards racing suit seen in the December 2006 issue of Motorcyclist magazine.

Dunphy correctly answered all the trivia questions below and was randomly chosen to win the suit.

1. How many times has Colin Edwards won the Suzuka 8-Hour? Three
2. What future MotoGP champion did Edwards beat to win the 1992 AMA 250cc GP title? Kenny Roberts Jr.
3. How many races did Edwards win the second time he won the World Superbike title?Eleven
4. Where and in what year did Edwards compete in his first MotoGP race? Suzuka, Japanese GP in 2003
5. Which of Edwards’ World Superbike rivals named a potbellied big after him? Carl Fogarty

Thank you to everyone who entered. Stay tuned for another giveaway in Motorcyclist magazine.

Categories: Editorial  


  1. indianagirll1
    Posted on: September 27, 2008 6:19 am

    Hello people…… I found this site qute by accident and saw this photo of Luke. I hope I am not the bearer of horrible news. But I thought it my duty if you guys are not awre that Luke was in a fatal motorcycle accident and lost his life in July of this year. Please email me at for more infomation.
    Gori Syed

  2. fugitiveorphan
    Posted on: January 9, 2007 8:19 am

    Hey everyone, be careful because there is a fake version of these leathers floating around on eBay. Make sure the seller is fugitiveorphan.

  3. posuprstar
    Posted on: January 4, 2007 6:09 pm

    Oh… nevermind! I found the Ebay auction ( Item #110075260221) for those of you that are interested…

  4. posuprstar
    Posted on: January 4, 2007 5:56 pm

    If so please contact me antiqu8ed -at- sbcglobal -dot- net

  5. posuprstar
    Posted on: January 4, 2007 5:55 pm

    Hi Luke, interested in selling the leathers?

  6. angieloy
    Posted on: January 3, 2007 12:11 pm

    Sorry for the cut-off Luke. We’re trying to fix the problem.

  7. fugitiveorphan
    Posted on: December 28, 2006 5:25 am

    I don’t feel as though advances in safety gear will ever stop amazing me. As soon I recieved Colin’s suit in the mail (the day after Christmas, might I add, easily the best present I’ve ever received) I was stunned at it’s (lack of) wieght, flexibility, and incredible strength. If any of you were watching the 2004 MotoGP race at Mugello, I need’t remind you of Shinya Nakano’s lap 13 crash on the front straight. Nakano performed four involuntary somersaults on the tarmac at 200 mph, followed immediately by 3 more in the grass before coming to rest by the trackside wall. Just days later, Nakano was back on the bike at Catalunya, only having suffered “bruises and minor contusions” from his fall.

    I was able to get a hold of the leather suit Nakano was wearing during the crash when I visited the NEC Birmingham bike show in England that fall. The suit had only 3 very minor tears, of which only one dime-sized tear actually exposed the rider to the elements. It absolutely amazed me. It always will.

    It’s ju