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June 1, 2011

Video: 2011 Aprilia RS4 125 and RS4 50

The RS4 125 - the first Aprilia sport bike in this engine class with a 4-stroke engine - and the RS4 50 allow young enthusiasts to take advantage of the maximum levels of technological innovation, chassis efficiency, active safety and component quality. They belong - not only from a styling point of view - to the same range of extremely high performance Italian motorcycles in which the Aprilia RSV4 stands out, the extraordinary bike which conquered two world titles in the 2010 Superbike season. Read the full article »

June 1, 2011

Video: Tribute to classic motorcycles

Classic Moto is the annual meeting point for classic (meaning built before 1983) bikes. The event takes place every year on the Jarama track at Madrid. For road racing machines it is a very special place, as Jarama is the legendary circuit in Spain. Agostini, Read, Saarinen, Sheene, Roberts, Baker, Cecotto, Gardner, Lawson, Schwantz, Sarron, etc rode in the track, and some of them are now back. Check out the Classic Moto website if you’re interested in participating in next year’s event. Read the full article »

May 31, 2011

Video: Stay a hero, stay safe

„Stay A Hero” is the latest campaign from the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, aiming to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed and seriously injured on the roads. „The film looks to remind bikers to ride safely for both themselves and their loved ones, and that they can inspire the next generation to ride skilfully and safely. Coming from a family of motorcyclists I hope the film illustrates the important contribution bikers make as role models and how their actions and approach to riding can directly influence those who look up to them,” said Daniel Cox, the writer and creator of ‘Stay a Hero, Stay Safe’. Read the full article »

May 30, 2011

Video: 2012 Kawasaki KX450F first look with Jeff Emig

Supercross Champion Jeff Emig as takes us through the big changes on the 2012 Kawasaki KX450F. Emig shows off the major advances that Kawasaki has made to the 2012 KX450F, including race-inspired Launch Control Mode, which is tuned to maximize traction out of the starting gate. With the advances on the 2012 Kawasaki KX450F, the green machines continue to stay on the leading edge oftechnology. Read the full article »

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 “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: 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 »