MCN’S 20 QUESTIONS
‘I ran into the back of a car while waving at two girls’ Chris Walker
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Q12. Ever fallen off in a car park (or somewhere equally embarrassing)? I ran into the back of a car waving at two girls when I was 16 and ended up on the bonnet of an old Rover. Q13. Do you have one indispensable item of kit? My back protector. Q14. Which three people would you invite on a Sunday blast? Terry Rymer, Niall Mackenzie and John Mcguinness Q15. Do you have a tool you couldn’t live without? My monster Mac toolbox. Q16. Do you adjust your suspension? I don’t normally bother. Q17. Which old bike would you like back? What scares Walker? This doesé My Honda RS250 GP bike. Q18. What’d you never buy? One of those DCT Hondas. Q19. Which track would you have on your desert island? Snetterton 300 or Brno. Snetterton has a bit of everything: long straights, fast corners, hairpins… Q20. If you ruled the world, what new law would you pass? I’d make it compulsory to spend a year on a scooter at 16.
‘I ran into the back of a car while waving at two girls’