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Video: When wheelies go bad

Trevor Franklin, 21 September 2009 12:18

This video shows the end result of a wheelie onboard a Moto Morini Scrambler that landened slightly off-skew with an MCN staffer on it, or off it as was the case.  As far as we know there isn't a medical journal in the world that recognises this type of injury, but maybe MCN readers could come up with a suitable ...

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Video funny: Automatic garage door opener (kind of)

Andy Downes, 31 July 2009 14:02

We've got no idea who came up with this short video funny but it certainly made us giggle. We reckon every bike should have one of these must-have gadgets fitted as it makes life so much easier. Was it your video? If so, get in touch because we'd love to be able to show off the creator and stars of ...

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My Yamaha R1 is ruined because of Rossi TT ride!

John Westlake, 29 May 2009 13:33

MCN editor Marc Potter will be riding with Valentino Rossi when the 8-time world champion does a historic parade lap at the TT next week. Valentino Rossi to ride at TT Naturally Potter wanted to make sure everyone knew MCN was involved in the Rossi ride, so ordered the R1 to be plastered with MCN logos. Only one problem… he ...

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Valentino Rossi stars in Nutella advert

Rob Hull, 17 April 2009 09:24

Reigning MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi has taken time out of his busy racing schedule to promote breakfast spread, Nutella.  Video: Rossi talks on the 2009 Yamaha R1 Rossi, who has already appeared in a multitude of Italian TV adverts including the endorsement of his own replica Aprilia SR50 back in his 125cc glory days, features in the breakfast spread ad. ...

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Speed control Danish-style

Steve Farrell, 30 October 2008 13:26

Here’s one European speed control measure we wouldn’t mind the UK sharing. Topless babes wave speed limit signs at motorists in an initiative from the Danish Road Safety Council. The ‘speed control bikini bandits’ are seen slowing traffic to well within the posted speed limit in a short film made the council. The council says the aim of the tongue-in-cheek ...

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Friday funny: World's longest motorcycle record broken

Liam Marsden, 24 October 2008 09:30

Self-confessed nutcase Colin Furze - who has previously built his own DIY wall of death - has unveiled his latest project... a motorcycle longer than a double decker bus. 29 year-old Furze built the 14.26 metre long motorcycle in an attempt to break the current world record of 9.6 metres. The contraption was built from two 50cc Honda Sky mopeds ...

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Friday funny: Road testers busted for Terrorism!

Liam Marsden, 19 September 2008 13:37

You'd expect road testing motorcycles to be a fairly glamorous affair, with the only dangers being the danger of riding a motorcycle close to its limit, but I bet you never thought road testers would be accused of terrorism! This is exactly what happened while testing a few 125cc supermotos in London recently. Apparently riding in circles outside the Houses ...

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Friday funny: Yamaha R1-engined golf kart

Liam Marsden, 12 September 2008 13:32

Think golf is boring and an old mans game? Well how about livening the game up with a golf kart? Not just any old golf kart, mind. One with the engine from a 2007 Yamaha YZF-R1 that produces 125bhp! It's not everyday you see a golf kart wheelying down the high street! Some people have too much time on their ...

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Bennetts Babes on bucking bike

Steve Farrell, 05 September 2008 15:35

Models ride a bucking motorcycle in this saucy viral video released by bike insurer Bennetts. Get insurance for your motorbike The Bennetts Babes, including Miss England finalist Amy Dargan, have to stay on for as long as possible in their smalls. Why? We don’t care. The Bennetts Bucking Bike is set to appear at forthcoming bike events including Donington Park World ...

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Bennetts unveils nations motorcycling dogs

Liam Marsden, 02 July 2008 16:37

Insurance provider Bennetts has unveiled its top five barking motorcyclists. And by that we mean motorcyclsits who carry their dogs as pillions. The dogs and their owners have been chosen by Bennetts as part of their online initiative to find the UK's weird and wonderful motorcyclists to celebrate the passion for biking that all bikers share. The dogs are secured ...

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