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Video Intermission – Oops

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Racing a Ducati 1198 at Donington Park in 2011, Maxine Berger came around a low-speed left hander and immediately found himself on the ground. At first, it seemed like the rear wheel had come off – however it turns out that the spokes had sheared from the hub!

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Video Intermission – Unfriendly Competitor

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At the end of the 2012 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series Championship, it all came down to the last race at NOLA Motorsports Park. The race was down to two riders – conveniently the same ones who were battling for the series championship. Slightly behind coming into the last straightway, Tyler O’Hara grabbed at Michael Barnes’ arm to …

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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.