Baron Von Rumbled

Baron Von Grumble unmasked on forums

HE'S virtually a household name for motorcyclists, with over 100,000 subscribers on YouTube - but the true identity of the vlogger known as Baron Von Grumble has remained a mystery.

Until now.

BVG's distinctive voice was recognised by fans when he appeared in October on a daytime TV programme using his real name, to discuss a matter unrelated to his alter ego.

He has subsequently been unmasked on more than one motorcycle forum, with users posting his full name and picture plus other details.

One of BVG's best-known helmet camera videos sees him drop a GSX-R1000 in knee-deep water while inexplicably attempting to take it green-laning. He has also interviewed racers at the TT, including Guy Martin, while always keeping his own face out of shot.

BVG said anonymity 'adds intrigue to the story'.   

He told Visordown: 'The whole thing is like a fun sort of game.'

He added: 'Most people in the industry know who I am anyway.'

Although the information is now in the public domain, BVG said he did not want Visordown to report his true identity.

Read what happened next.

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