Slick videos shot on HD GoPros (complete with dubstep soundtracks) are now common place. But back in the late 80s, self shot videos were much thinner on the ground, due to expensive camcorders that were about the same size as a petrol tank and probably just as heavy too.In ... Continue reading
Max Biaggi looks back on his career
"I had the chance to keep going, I had the contract already there just to be signed, but I had decided that was the time, that was the opportunity to retire at the top of the hill. It's like a dream come true"It was strange not seeing Max Biaggi ... Continue reading
Because 'it's possible' was a good enough reason for this chap
I have so many questions and unfortunately not enough answers.
Firstly is this a motorcycle or is there is third wheel hidden by the gigantic six-cylinder Jag XK lump?
Just how many metres would you get from that tank (mounted infront of the bars)?
What sort of high-grade metals are used in the spokes ... Continue reading
Robbie Maddison takes to the sky
FMX rider Robbie Maddison likes to joke that he was "born on a bike and came into the world doing a no-hander onto the delivery table".He's sponsored by DC Shoes and features in their very first DC TeamWorks video above. Shot at a military service airplane graveyard in Arizona, ... Continue reading
IN the next in what is fast becoming a regular series of weird motorcycle-related promotional videos, we see Gavin Godfrey of Nitro Circus terrifying punters in a hotel casino in Nevada.
While I was watching it, I couldn't help but wish for a recreation in an old-fashioned British coastal B&B. Just imagine ... Continue reading
Bridgestone have a funny five minutes
BRIDGESTONE'S promotional video for their 'Mission Rossi' competition ends up more like a piece of surrealist arthouse cinema with a healthy dose of kitsch 70's cop show. I really can't believe this was their only idea...
Although it takes a while to get there, all this is building up to the ... Continue reading
Going down at Dakar
I don't know what particular stage this was during the recent Dakar Rally, but I bet it wasn't a popular one for some of these riders.
Bike and rider flip out
As expected there's some salty language in this video, following a wheelie gone wrong. What makes this clip interesting though is that I'm pretty sure John Hopkins is the man behind the camera. Plus the front brake check at the end is comedy gold.
Photo exhibition and pop-up shop
SAM Christmas has been a professional photographer for the last 3 years and is the man behind Natural Habitats, a collection of photos covering the growing UK custom scene, showing bikes and their builders at home.
Sam's clients include the likes of Honda, Dainese, Google, Polo Jeans and Edwin denim but ... Continue reading
How hard can it be?
None of these end very well but to be fair, at least a few bikes actually make it on to the back of a truck.
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