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Video Intermission – Gregor Halenda

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The more I learn about photography as I worry about shots for Bike-urious, the more I realize I have no idea what I’m doing. But that’s made it all the more impressive when I discover people like Gregor Halenda. I first heard about him through a fantastic article he wrote for BikeEXIF about motorcycle photography. Let me just sum up …

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Video Intermission – Gunbus 410

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I’m on a weird kick for giant motorcycles at the moment, so I think it’s time we take a moment to remember the Gunbus 410 – named for the cubic inches of displacement from that monstrous V-Twin engine. For those of you that prefer to think of displacement in liters, that equates to 6.7L (like what Ford is using for …

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Video Intermission – Monster Bike

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Designed by Ray Baumann, this “Monster Bike” is 29 and a half feet long, 9.8 feet high, and is powered by a Detroit Diesel truck engine. Each tire weighs 3 tons, and the whole thing comes in at about 28,660 pounds. It apparently took over 3 years and $250,000 to build. I’m not sure what else there is to say! …

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Video Intermission – Yamaha R1 on Snow

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While some of you are suffering with the aftermath of Snowmageddon 2015, I thought it would be appropriate to share this classic video of the French TV show MOTO Journal racing a Yamaha R1 and WR540 against a Porsche GT3RS and a Mitsubishi Evo. Seeing the WR450 is cool, but the R1 is really the star of the show – …

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Video Intermission – Moto Gymkhana

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This post is for those of you that appreciate the control required to handle a motorcycle at very slow speeds. Here’s a brief introduction to the world of Moto Gymkhana, a time trial that can only be won by riders who have excellent slow speed riding ability. A brief introduction to the sport: What a Moto Gymkhana course is like: …