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May 27, 2011

Video: Toni Bou rides trials in the FC Barcelona Stadium

FC Barcelona is one of the most well-known soccer teams worldwide. Nine times world Trials champion Toni Bou released a stunt video set in FC Barcelona’s stadium, the Camp Nou. The reason: Bou’s favourite team and Manchester United face each other in Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final. The Catalan told Motoblog.it: “For fans of Barcelona like me, to come to the Camp Nou with the bike trial is something really special. Just the idea of being in the stadium is fantastic, plus the ability to train here is a true privilege”. Read the full article »


May 26, 2011

Video: Deus boundless enthusiasm bike build off

Australian custom motorcycle company Deus Ex Machina created this video of the Boundless Enthusiasm Bike Build Off event they put on the 27th of November 2010 at the Deus compound in Camperdown. As they write: „Ladies and genitals, dust off your Whitworths and recalibrate your King Dongs in readiness. It’s time to close your eyes and imagine a happy place, a place without boundaries where old American iron crossbreeds with 80s Japanese sport monsters. [...] Read the full article »


May 25, 2011

Video: Quick trailer

In North America, it's called 'Fast', but in South Korea, they call it 'Quick'. Here comes a teaser trailer for upcoming Korean big budget action flick QUICK, about a bomb-delivering motorbike rider. The trailer doesn't give much away, but it features a very fast motorcycle, a few explosions and a young lady with her dress being blown up by wind. I think it looks like a lot of fun. So turn up the volume and have a look. Read the full article »


May 25, 2011

Harley-Davidson hits the road with Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown tour

Twenty-five dates, 25 cities – Harley invites you to this summer’s Country Throwdown, featuring Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Lee Brice and more. Country Throwdown kicks off May 27th in Philadelphia, Pa., with 25 stops across America throughout June. The tour concludes July 4th with a wrap party at historic Billy Bob's in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information on Country Throwdown and to find a tour stop near you, visit: www.h-d.com/throwdown. Read the full article »


May 24, 2011

Video: Steve McQueen in 1970’s Honda commercial

American actor Steve McQueen (1930-1980) was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, and when he had the opportunity to drive in a movie, he performed many of his own stunts. For those who don’t know him, here is a commercial in which he promoted the 1973 Honda CR250 „Elsinore” for one million dollars. As for the music, this commercial was only advertised in Japan for Japanese people. Five minutes of pure viewing pleasure after the jump. Read the full article »


May 24, 2011

Video: Ross Noble and Triumph’s 500,000th bike

Triumph celebrates an important milestone in the company’s history with British comedian Ross Noble who will ride a uniquely livered Speed Triple in his „Sit down Tour” (May 24-30). Noble will visit England, Scotland and Wales, guided only by fans via Twitter. A couple of stops are already planned, while others will be scheduled entirely by daily tweets. Triumph released a video with Ross Noble and the 500,000th bike at Hinckley. Follow Ross’s adventures via his Twitter feed (@therealrossnoble) or Triumph’s (@officialtriumph). Read the full article »


May 24, 2011

Project Superbike DVD: Watch out for the background story of the S1000 RR

The adventure started in 2005 when BMW Motorrad decided to build the most powerful, fastest serial motorcycle in its class: a superbike, the S 1000 RR. The consequence of this was four long years in development and entry to the Superbike World Championship – the Mecca of motorcycle sport. This unique film recounts the authentic events: from the first drafts to the initial success on the circuit, right up to the first serial production. Read the full article »


May 22, 2011

Video: DKW Motorcycles production line 1927

During the late 1920s and 1930s, German brand DKW was the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer. Das kleine Wunder, or „The little wonder” was the name of the first two-stroke engine used in a DKW motorcycle. The V-twin produced 15 hp. On the promotional film clips, you can see the factory production line and the complete build of the two-stroke engine. Workers are shown arriving on their motorbikes and testing the newly built machines on the road. Enjoy! Read the full article »


May 20, 2011

Video: MotoGP documentary „Fastest” trailer

Following the success of „Faster” and „The Doctor”, the „Tornado” and the „Kentucky Kid” director Mark Neale is now preparing to release his latest MotoGP themed full-length documentary feature film, „Fastest”. Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, „Fastest” captures the intense and thrilling reality of the MotoGP World Championship, documenting a pivotal moment in the sport. Read the full article »


May 20, 2011

Video: Ducati Diavel commercial and behind the scenes video

Rumors say that the Ducati Diavel is doing great in sales, but it’s really no surprise. The Italian “power cruiser” looks beautiful, its 1200cc V-twin is powerful, the bike has fully adjustable suspension, front and rear, meaning it’s one of the sportiest nakeds on the market, although it doesn’t have any near rivals. Now, Ducati released two videos about the bike. The first one is the new commercial of the Diavel, while the other shows you how much effort goes into a one-minute video spot. Discover after the jump how a Ducati TV commercial is created! Read the full article »