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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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Hole in one

Ejector seats aren’t just for jets

The combination of smoking and 3-wheeler leads to an early grave for this Russian rider.

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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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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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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

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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Castrol Speed Academy

Little Talladega Gran Prix Raceway

American Elena Myers was first female to win an AMA Pro road race and the first female to win a professional motorsports event of any kind at the Daytona International Speedway.

In this video she takes on her current teamate Jason DiSalvo for some fun around an Alabama track onboard ...  Continue reading

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