Steve Carthy Motorcycles

Steve Carthy is the proprietor of Steve Carthy Motorcycles. On leaving school Steve embarked on an engineering apprenticeship at Radway Green (ROF 13). He then went to work for the Copes Group in 1972 where he took up the position of foreman mechanic. In 1975 Steve made the move from Copes to Yeoman Motors where again his role was a Motorcycle Mechanic. In February 1977 Steve decided to take the big step and start his very own motorcycle business. This was Steve Carthy Motorcycles, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. It was there that Steve had a Yamaha Dealership and then latterly a Ducati Agency. Steve has been involved in Motorcycles and Motorcycle Competition for over 45 years. During that time he has won numerous club championships on Maxton, Spondon & Yamaha Machines. In 1983 Steve won the Diamond Jubilee 500cc Manx Grand Prix, Newcomers race, on a Suzuki RG500.