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Lit Motors C-1

The bike equivalent of a Weeble

Ever wondered what you get if you cross a Ducati 916 with a small car? No? I hadn’t either to be honest but it would appear you get an ‘untippable’ motorcycle. Hopefully you can at least tip it into corners…

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Cody jumps Skip

Stunt performed at the Cameron Airshow

Last weekend FMX rider Cody Elkins jumped over Skip Stewart. No big deal until you realise Skip was piloting a plane at the time. Impressive stuff.

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Helmet hammer test

In the red corner we have a Marushin 777 Samura, winner of 5 Sharp safety rating stars. In the blue corner we have a Chinese RZO. Who will win?

Earlier this week it was reported that crash helmets that could ‘increase chance of death’ had been seized by Trading Standards. This short homemade video clearly demonstrates the differences between a Marushin helmet and a cheap Chinese helmet when both are faced with angry hammer.

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Modern Motorcycle Diaries

Around the world in 360 degrees

Fancy riding somewhere a little different? Three years in the making, this ‘selfie’ video by adventure rider Alex Chacón is inspiring stuff. Even more so when you realise he’s raised plenty of money for orphanages along the way.

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It's a bird... It's a plane...

No, it’s a 2002 Honda Silverwing

The tube strike will have caused misery for thousands of London commuters today. So it’s a shame that this Romanian superhero couldn’t help everyone out in our capital as he does in this clip.

A rider sees a man just miss his bus and subsequently finds out the next bus is an ...  Continue reading

Evading a traffic fine: what’s your sob story?

'Do you think the speed limit doesn't apply to you?'

‘YOU, pull over!’ said the policeman as he pulled up alongside me.

I timidly rode to the next junction and pulled over as soon as I could. Before I had time to remove my helmet, I could hear the cliché ramblings of the militant officer who’d clearly woken up on the wrong ...  Continue reading

Roundabound

Never lose your bike again

Designers of the first self-homing-system for bikes laugh for joy as an early test proves their concept works.

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Perfect parking

10 out of 10 for style

I’ve seen some bikers spend an age lining up their motorcycles in busy London parking bays, whilst some Vespa owners just ride straight into gaps that aren’t even big enough for a Vespa. This guy seems to have the whole parking issue nailed though.

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Swingers

Tree-mendous fun

Whilst Rossi’s Ranch might be an unachievable dream for the 99% of us, this guy proves you don’t necessarily need acres of space to have a little fun in your back garden.

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Dirt bike disasters

Motorcross mayhem

YouTuber Derek Hallman has put together this massive dirt bike crash compilation. Thankfully there’s no annoying music so you can hear the bikes in action (and not surprisingly the odd bit of salty language too).

There are plenty of big moments but I had my fingers crossed during the the ...  Continue reading

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