Both Myers and King have a background in TV and film production. Myers is a professional make-up artist, specialising in prostheticswhile King served as locations manager on numerous productions including the Harry Potter films and Byker Grove. King was the second assistant director and Myers was head of prosthetics, hair and make-up on the production.
But rather than that being a source of inconvenience or embarrassment it is, in fact, a badge of honour. Hairy Biker Dave Myers has been digging his potatoes into the ground at his second home in France, and is elbow-deep in mud. Though he was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave has led a peripatetic life where work and a sense of wanderlust have taken him around the globe.
Hairy Biker Dave Myers was fitter than ever when a routine test found signs of a serious eye disease. He tells Gabrielle Fagan about the latest health scare in his life. Having already been on a bit of a journey with his health — shedding weight and overhauling his lifestyle — for Hairy Biker Dave Myers, finding out he had a sight-threatening eye condition was a shock.
Myers is also as one half of the Hairy Bikersalong with Si King. Together, they have presented a number of television cookery series for the BBC. Myers was born in Barrow-in-Furness where his father worked as a foreman in a paper mill. He went on to earn a fine art degree at Goldsmiths, University of London and a master's degree in art history.
I was something of a surprise to my parents. My mum, Margaret, was 42 when she had me and had been told she couldn't have children. So when she went to the doctors, they thought she had an ovarian cyst.
Si King, who suffered a brain aneurysm in and was close to dying, remembers that fateful day as he celebrates the NHS and meets staff and patients But four years ago he was at serious risk of dying when he suffered a brain aneurysm. I put it down to tiredness because Dave and I had just come back from Australia on a book tour.
One half of the most famous cooking duo on TV is doing his own thing, swapping his biker helmet for a hard hat. They're the most famous cooking duo on TV - but one half has revealed how he is looking forward to riding solo, reports the Sunday People. Dave also reveals how he feels his on screen partner Si is lucky to be alive after overcoming a brain aneurism. Dave and Si pair have hosted a string of hit telly cookery shows, written 18 best-selling books together and become national treasures along the way.
Hairy Biker Dave Myers has told how he could have gone blind — because he thought a dangerous eye condition was a hangover. I had a bit of a night last night. Dave — who found fame with pal Si King, 50, riding motorbikes and cooking hearty food on the hit BBC show — was 54 at the time and had married Liliana Orzac a year earlier.