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August 4, 2015

Video: Robbie Madison rides his KTM on water

For nearly two years Robbie has been focused on making surfing on his motorbike a reality. His efforts paid off in Tahiti, where he rode the world famous waves at Teahupoo and Papara. DC presents Robbie “Maddo” Maddison’s “Pipe Dream,” giving the world a chance to witness history being made as Maddo rides his dirt bike on the powerful and iconic waves of Tahiti. From his helmet to motocross boots, Maddo was dressed for FMX when he took his dirt bike into the unchartered saltwater terrain of the Pacific Ocean in French Polynesia. Read the full article »

July 22, 2015

Triumph to auction Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World Scrambler

On 23rd July Triumph Motorcycles will auction the iconic Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris Pratt in the global summer blockbuster Jurassic World. The bespoke bike, featured racing alongside Raptors in the film will be sold by eBay to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to Triumph’s nominated fundraising partner, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Read the full article »

July 20, 2015

Watch the trailer of Guy Martin’s landspeed record attempt

Guy Martin will attempt to break the motorcycle landspeed world record next month on Triumph-powered streamliner. Unlike the other vehicles and contraptions he's tried to break speed records with before, this time should be slightly easier as it'll be on a Triumph motorbike. In order to succeed, he’s going to have to go faster than 376.363 mph. The attempt will take place at the iconic Bonneville Salt Flats between August 23 and 27. Read the full article »

July 11, 2015

Watch the new MV Agusta F3 675 commercial – video

Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has released a new F3 675 commercial. The video was shot in James Bond-style and that means a well-dressed rider and a ton of elegance. Since Mercedes owns 25% of MV Agusta, there had to be a Merc in the garage. The F3 675 is ridden by stunt rider Thibaut Nogues, dressed up according to the spy code while the video was produced by Genepi Film. Read the full article »

July 10, 2015

The Ducati „Ride a song” contest takes off

Ducati launches its Ride a Song contest and asks competition participants to propose the ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best “road trip” wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends. Read the full article »

July 9, 2015

Guy Martin will ride the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner in Bonneville

Triumph has confirmed its intention to break the motorcycle land speed record at the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August 2015. While the current record stands at 376.363 mph, the Triumph team is aiming to surpass that over the measured mile with the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner. The machine is powered by two 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III engines, producing 1,000hp and it will be ridden by TT legend and adrenaline junkie Guy Martin. Read the full article »

July 8, 2015

Watch the world’s fastest Harley-Davidson Road Glide hitting 165mph – video

An Australian-prepped Harley-Davidson FLTRXS Road Glide Special was able to reach 165.1 miles per hour (265 km/h) at the 25th annual Dry Lakes Racers Australia (DLRA) Speed Week on the salt flats of Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March. That means that this bike is the world’s fastest naturally aspirated bagger under 2000cc. The bike is called the „Pepper” and it reached this speed with functional saddlebags! Read the full article »

June 30, 2015

Italian heritage – the history of Moto Guzzi

There are many things you probably don’t know about Moto Guzzi. For example, it’s Europe’s longest continually-running bike manufacturer. Or that the brand was founded by two WWI pilots and their mechanic. Or that they built the world’s first motorcycle-specific wind tunnel. Basically, Moto Guzzi was the Ferrari os motorcycle racing, a brand that was as successful on the racetrack as its counterpart from Maranello. Read the full article »

June 30, 2015

Petrolicious delivers video of the week about a 1968 Honda CB160 called Triple Nickel

Petrolicious has released its newest mini documentary about a 1968 Honda CB160 race bike nicknamed Triple Nickle. As always, the Petrolicious video has fantastic cinematography but the audio is just as perfect. If you like vintage racing motorcycles, click through and listen to that revving engine. Read the full article »

June 27, 2015

Watch Goodwood Festival of Speed live now

The Festival of Speed is the fastest motoring event in the world – You can watch it live & free on the Goodwood Dailymotion channel. A unique weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event anywhere. Click through to watch it now. Read the full article »