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The Baghdad stunt bikers

Liam Marsden, 15 December 2008 11:46

The lack of policing in Baghdad has meant budding stunt bikers in Iraq can practice their stunts, whenever and wherever they like. The riders have to make do with ratty looking scooters and off-road motorcycles, but that doesn't stop them doing wheelies, burnouts and stoppies. Check out the video here

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Friday funny: David Attenborough on bikers

Liam Marsden, 31 October 2008 16:45

This week's Friday Funny comes in the form of a David Attenborough spoof video about bikers and their habits during winter. The video follows the lives of two bikers through winter as if they were animals in a wildlife documentary, using phrases such as 'Tim sheds his summer coat, in favour of a thicker, more durable winter coat.' Which would mean ...

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Video funny: Long Way Round spoof episodes

Liam Marsden, 30 October 2008 16:44

Check out these hilarious videos from Big Face TV, parodying the well known TV series Long Way round with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. The mini-spoofs of the pair’s TV adventures show Boorman as a loser whose name no-one can remember and Ewan as high-maintenance and shallow.  The videos are titled 'Ewan and Thingy' and at the minute only episodes ...

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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 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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Friday funny: BBQ transportation

Liam Marsden, 16 May 2008 17:02

This motorcyclist was spotted in Australia travelling down the motorway on his Suzuki Intruder 250. He was spotted transporting this BBQ to, well a BBQ. Why didn't he just have the BBQ at his place?    

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Dutch motorcyclist caught by speed camera skidding down the road

Liam Marsden, 30 April 2008 12:25

Motorists don't like getting caught speeding, but this may be a rather extreme way of getting off the charge. This Dutch motorcyclist was clocked at 137 kmh (85 mph) by a speed camera on the A28 at Staphorst, Holland - while sliding down the tarmac on his backside after falling off his Kawasaki ZRX1200. As if it was any consolation the 50 ...

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Video: Harley Davidson rider gets it wrong at Daytona Bike Week

Liam Marsden, 14 March 2008 12:38

Take a look at this Harley Davidson motorcyclist at Daytona Bike Week. The motorcyclist locked the throttle and attempted to balance on the pillion seat while the Harley Davidson was still moving. Maybe there's a reason stunt riders don't use Harley Davidson's...   

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