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May 11, 2012

Video: Julien Dupont rides Favela in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro's Vidigal community is known for having one of the most amazing views in the entire city. However this week, they got a glimpse of something completely different: French moto trial athlete Julien Dupont riding and jumping over the walls and alleys in an unprecedented two-wheel challenge inside the community. more »


April 16, 2012

Video: How the world’s most beautiful 600cc sportsbike being created

The 2012 MV Agusta F3 675 is not only one of the most beautiful machine in its category, but it’s also very powerful and advanced. It is powered by an ultra-compact in-line three cylinder with the perfect balance between advanced mechanical engineering, advanced materials and electronic technology. It is an ultra-modern, extremely advanced engine capable of 128 hp at 14.500 rpm and 71 Nm of torque at 10.600 rpm. Are you curious, how it is being put together? Watch the video after the jump. more »


August 29, 2011

David Hasselhoff coming to Sons of Anarchy

Here’s some surprising casting. David Hasselhoff will be guest starring on FX’s Sons of Anarchy tv show this coming season. It has been announced that Hasselhoff will be joining SAMCRO this October. TVGuide describes his role as, „Dondo, a well-endowed former porn star who is now making major coin by producing sleazy girl-on-girl adult films.” „Who wouldn’t want to play a porno king? It’ll be fun...” the Baywatch star told The Mirror. “I’m also putting together and negotiating a deal to do An Evening With for ITV, followed by a national tour singing the songs of Broadway,” he added. more »


August 18, 2011

Bikers torch Porsche 928 in Icon’s latest video

Icon Motorsports’ latest video has arrived. The video starts with commentary stating “All around the world, motorcycles and cars share the same roads. This video demonstrates some of the situations motorcyclists face every day.” It also involves V-Twin stunt riders Chris Rayburn and Rob Carpenter and a Porsche 928. Icon wanted to remind riders and drivers that they all share the same roads, but the way they did that, is pretty interesting. more »


August 10, 2011

Video: Escapism

Escapism: the state of having wandering and imaginative thoughts in order to remove one's self from reality. This short video was written and directed by Barry Munsterteiger and his friends. They just wanted to mess around with some cameras and a Ducati 1198 SP, but they captured more the essence of the feeling of riding in this one video than the last 5 years of all of the bike ads we have seen. By the way, Barry is looking for a job. more »


August 2, 2011

Video: Walz Hardcore Cycles GTO

German custom motorcycle builder Walz Hardcore Cycles have just revealed their latest creation: the GTO bike. The newest creation of Marcus Walz and his company is a pro-street-style custom. Look how’d you have to ride it: grips like a street racer, pegs up front, the pipes ending right under your upper thigh. After finishing the bike, Markus Walz and his crew tested the freshly built GTO bike at the Hockenheimring, Germany together with a matching Ferrari GTO 599. more »


July 29, 2011

Video: Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special

Dark and sinister, the restyled Night Rod Special features a new tapered tail section, lighter-weight wheels, and improved ergonomics with reduced reach to both the rider footpegs and handlebar. Inverted front forks and retuned rear suspension enhance ride and handling. This is a blacked-out, dead-on power cruiser that's at home in a back alley. The power comes from the 1250cc Revolution engine which delivers 125hp at 8,250rpm and 85 ft.lbs. at 7,000. more »


July 22, 2011

Suzuki Hayabusa-based motorcycle breaks 300 MPH barrier

NASA's Space Shuttle program may be winding down, but Bill Warner continues to reach for the stars. On Sunday July 17th, 2011 at Loring Air Force Base, in Limestone, Maine, he became the first man to exceed 300 mph riding a sit-on motorcycle with a stunning 311.94 mph run. Bill would like to extend a special thanks to Ward Performance and Motors by Knecum for giving him the potential for the 1000 horsepower required to achieve his lifelong goal to be the first man to surpass 300 MPH on a motorcycle. Check out the on-board video of this historic moment. more »


July 19, 2011

Video: Chad Reed Crash

Footage of Chad Reed's spectacular crash on the opening lap of the second 450 Class moto at the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship's Spring Creek National in Millville, MN, on July 16. Reed had just assumed the lead, looking to take his fifth win of the season, before losing control of his bike and flying upwards of 50 feet through the air. Despite the frightening fall, Reed came away virtually unscathed, and after collecting his breath, returned to action. After crossing the line in 34th of 35 riders, Reed fought his way into 14th by the end of the moto. more »


July 15, 2011

Videos: Discover the Ducati Diavel with the engineers

You will learn all the details, innovative solutions, and the challenges the team of Ducati engineers had to face to create this special, revolutionary motorcycle, capable of astonishing viewers at the first look and exciting riders at the first curve. The videos detail how the Ducati Diavel was born and how it was actually transformed, thanks to hard work from the team of expert engineers, test drivers and designers. These five fascinating videos will take you on an almost three-year journey, from the designer's white paper up to the metal and moulded carbon of the latest creature ‘made in Borgo Panigale'. more »