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Son joyrides his dad's Ducati 996 SPS...And crashes!

And costs him £5,000 to put right

According to the son (who uploaded the video), his parents - including his dad who owns the 996 SPS - were away on holiday.

So off he goes on his short test ride, 50 metres down the road and he's stacked it, apparently there was a small oil leak which caused him ...  Continue reading

 

Get your bike featured online

‘Bike EXIF for dummies’

A tongue-in-cheek guide to guarantee internet fame for your project bike. And if you need a suitable name and brand, just keep refreshing this link till you find something you like. I’m going with Whisky & Whisky…

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Rossi's Ranch

"It's like a dream from when you're a child you know. You hope that at one moment you can buy your own racetrack."

A true legend, and not just for his racing achievements.

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Boom

Scorching Rossi rep

If you happen to come across a burning bike it’s worth noting that neither water (or a bottle of your own piss) are going to help put out a petrol fire. Also, explosions don’t just happen in Hollywood movies.

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Yet another SMIDSY

Is using your eyes optional these days?

The in-depth tutorial on how to carry out a succesful SMIDSY:

1. Wait for a biker(s) to be coming

2. Place a loved one (a child will do nicely) on the side of impact

3. Turn into the path of said bikers (Please note: It is essential that you neither indicate or give the ...  Continue reading

 

Not so easy

Seventies safety

This public safety film featuring Peter Fonda and Evil Knievel may be over 40 years old but some things haven’t changed.

“Car drivers just don’t seem to see bikes. You have to think of them as asleep, blind or drunk”. All that’s missing from that quote is the term ‘texting’. 

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Front End Chatter

'Britain's best biking podcast'

TWO well-known bike journalists have launched what they are billing as 'Britain's best (and only) biking podcast'.

Martin Fitz-Gibbons, formerly of Bike magazine, and Simon Hargeaves, also formerly of Bike and now a regular Visordown contributor, have so far released three hour-long episodes in which they discuss latest new bikes, MotoGP gossip and supercharging, sometimes with ...  Continue reading

 

ADHD on the start line

Going nuts before a race, it's the latest craze

Remember this kid? Looks like he has some competition.

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Dirt bike base jump madness

Pin the throttle up the ramp, fly over the forest, pull the base 'chute and land safely in the river. Simple.

Watch the behind-the-scenes footage here.

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Close calls

Lightning, sharks, boulders & bikes

Salty language and butt-clenching moments ahead. Who gets the prize for the most stupid scene?

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