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Video Intermission – Target Fixation

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Another instant classic from RNickeyMouse, this video shows what happens when: 1.) Someone parks a car where bikes have been known to go wide in the past. 2.) A rider exhibits a pretty incredible case of target fixation. I feel bad for both parties but it’s pretty humorous to see the guy have his car hit just seconds after parking …

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Picture Intermission – MotoTintype

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If you’re a regular reader of Bike-urious (or just a motorcycle fan in general), you’re probably familiar with Paul D’Orleans, also known as The Vintagent. In collaboration with Susan McLaughlin, he’s got a side project called MotoTintype that focuses on a very interesting photography method called wet plate or collodion photography.

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Video Intermission – Motorcycle Powered Subaru

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The Subaru BR-Z was released to much fanfare a couple of years ago as a sports car for the masses. Unfortunately, some consumers felt the 200 horsepower boxer engine didn’t provide enough oomph (and that’s a debate for another day). You may be wondering why this belongs on a motorcycle site. Well, a company named Synergy Race Engines in Australia …

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Video Intermission – The Italian Machine

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Reader Dan P shared this short film with me, an entertaining tale of motorcyclists who feel obligated to save a Ducati 900 Desmo Super Sport from a life as sculpture in the living room of an art collector. It’s called the Italian Machine, and it’s the work of none other than David Cronenberg. “A guy like that makes me want …

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Video Intermission – The Killing Season

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I’ve said many times before that one of my favorite videos involving motorcycles is the Top Gear special in Vietnam – if you have an hour to kill, check it out here. If you don’t have an hour to kill, here’s a 23 minute video of 6 skateboarders riding Vietnam from North to South, stopping to board when they want. …