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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. …

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Picture Intermission – Moto Stella Explores The Husky Monument

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I’ve recently discovered Moto Stella, an interesting site focused on adventure motorcycle exploration in SoCal. It’s the kind of place you could get lost in, so I’l just leave you with a ride report I enjoyed: exploring Randsburg and the Husky Monument on a Husky TE310 and a BMW R1200GSA: Pictures from http://www.motostella.com/living-ghost-towns-and-living-memories/

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Video Intermission – Motorcycle Soccer

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Regular viewers of Top Gear (the British version) may remember a couple of segments where the hosts played “Car Football”, like in this amusing review of the Volkswagen Fox: Well, here’s a great video of some British guys giving the sport a whirl on two wheels. Look how they “dribble” by basically pinning the ball to the bike as they …

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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 …