Category: RideOnKentuckyKid

Nicky Hayden, the champion wheelying, 2nd Nove…

Nicky Hayden, the champion wheelying, 2nd November 2007, 2007 Valencian Community MotoGP, the last round of the 2007 season

It was the first year of just 800cc MotoGP, it was the year of the too small “Pedrosa Honda”, Nicky couldn’t make the tires work, but it didn’t stop him enjoying himself.

Nicky Hayden’s Memorial – OWB (June, 9th)

Nicky Hayden’s Memorial – OWB (June, 9th)

Nΐcky Hayden #69, July 30 1981 – May 22 2017

Nΐcky Hayden #69, July 30 1981 – May 22 2017

1999 AMA Supersport Champion

2002 AMA Superbike Champion (youngest ever)

2002 Daytona 200 Winner

2006 MotoGP World Champion

Nΐcky Hayden #69, July 30 1981 – May 22 2017

Nΐcky Hayden #69, July 30 1981 – May 22 2017

1999 AMA Supersport Champion

2002 AMA Superbike Champion (youngest ever)

2002 Daytona 200 Winner

2006 MotoGP World Champion

Nicky Hayden and his signature smile were able…

Nicky Hayden and his signature smile were able to rest a few weeks during the 2015/2016 off season at his home in Owensboro.

2002 AMA Superbike Champion, 2006 MotoGP World Champion

Awful things happen, all over the world, to anyone. And it’s a terrible shame for something so awful to have happened to one so loved as Nicky Hayden, exactly 1 year ago today.

Nicky Hayden (2002 AMA Superbike Champion, 200…

Nicky Hayden (2002 AMA Superbike Champion, 2006 MotoGP World Champion) and his signature smile resting during the 2015/2016 off season at his home in Owensboro.

Nicky had his cycling accident 1 year ago today. Ride on Kentucky Kid!

Cruising in the American style

Cruising in the American style

Valentino Rossi gets a lift from team-mate Nicky Hayden, 2012 U.S. GRAND PRIX

Cruising in the American style

Cruising in the American style

Valentino Rossi gets a lift from team-mate Nicky Hayden, 2012 U.S. GRAND PRIX

Determination

Determination

Nicky Hayden, nicknamed “The Kentucky Kid”, 2006 Valencian Community Grand Prix, Honda RC211V 990cc four-stroke V5, 150kg motorcycle with a 250bhp power output

Finished 3rd and won the 2006 MotoGP World Championship. The RC211V was retired after this race when rules dictated a switch to 800cc for the next season.

Determination

Determination

Nicky Hayden, nicknamed “The Kentucky Kid”, 2006 Valencian Community Grand Prix, Honda RC211V 990cc four-stroke V5, 150kg motorcycle with a 250bhp power output

Finished 3rd and won the 2006 MotoGP World Championship. The RC211V was retired after this race when rules dictated a switch to 800cc for the next season.