After his trip to the Bran Castle in Transilvania, Romania , trialist Julien Dupont took off to Israel for a tour of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The Red Bull film crew was there to catch it all on tape, so watch the video to see the French rider in action and listen to his story about trial.
Everyday stuff such as a roller carousel and a scooter aren’t dangerous at all as long as people use them for the purposes they were created for, but teenagers aren’t quite known for doing that with stuff on a regularly basis. So take a look at this video to see what happens when a bunch of teenagers try to spice up their carousel ride using the power of a scooter. Hope that guy is ok.
Oil is slippery; that much we know. And while its pretty dangerous to be riding motorcycles on a patch of road that’s been spilled with oil, the danger becomes much more magnified when you’re in a pretty intense motorcycle race, as was the case during a recent Moto2 race at Jerez.
The incident started when two racers - Shoya Tomizawa and Simone Corsi - got tangled up with both riders losing control of their motorcycles, which spilled a pretty significant amount of crankcase oil onto the track. The resulting spill caused a number of riders behind the two to ride straight into the patch of oil where, naturally, they all ended up sliding helplessly as well.
If there was any good that came out of this domino-like slip and slide, it’s that everybody came out of it relatively unscathed with the Moto2 marshalls also doing the prudent thing by red-flagging the entire race, which, incidentally, still had 25 laps to go.
Check out the video of the incident courtesy of the Daily Motion.
The friends at MrHornig have come up with a rather unusual motorcycle vs car comparison as the challenger is the 2010 BMW S1000RR superbike and the challenged a 2008 BMW M3 E92 . Considering that the S1000RR benefits of 193 horsepower while weighing 183kg and the M3 is a 420 horsepower blast weighing 1.655kg, we invite you to do the math for the power-to-weight ratio or, even better, check out the video and see which one is faster in a straight line.
Alex de Angelis was warming up for the Moto2 race at Jerez a couple of weekends back when his bike engaged into a highside, sending him rolling end-over-end on the side of the track. From what this leaked video shows, you’ll have all the reasons to think that de Angelis couldn’t have survived this and we totally agree, except he did. The RSM Team Scot rider even managed to walk away unharmed from his incredible crash and was willing, but not allowed by circuit doctors to participate in the race. Video after the jump.
In one of Orkin’s (company producing an anti-cockroach poison) latest commercial for hot tubs, they show a monster bug going in “for a piece of the action” and then making a run for it…on a motorcycle. This is actually a funny commercial if you don’t come to think this is actually how people around us see motorcyclists.
These guys were out on the twisties having the time of their lives and filming themselves while on it when everything ALMOST came to a tragic end when a BMW rider passing a van during a turn suddenly appeared in front of them. But luckily, the surprised rider manages to countersteer his bike immediately and avoid a head on collision by going off the road. He lives to ride another day and have this post on youtube.
As you all know, the world has heard hundreds of legends about Count Dracula and vampires, but they all have something in common – the Bran Castle in Transylvania. Famous trial rider Julien Dupont went to the Bran Castle not only to see if these legends are true, but also to ride his bike in the castle’s yard.
Even though the legends about Dracula have been circulating for around 500 years, this character remains alive not only for tourists, but also for writers who see it perfect for a new book or a new movie scenario.
Julien has heard numerous legends circulating around the Bran Castle, but only one caught the most of his attention. It seems that not far from the castle there is a cross which turns those who touch it into fearless persons. Just what Julien needed in order to pull out the most amazing tricks.
So Julien Dupont searched the respective cross on the hill near the castle, touched it and the legend turned out to be true – Julien became fearless and went crazy around Bran Castle.
But, a mystery remains…will Julien eventually turn into a vampire or not? Find out the answer by watching the video after the jump.
Watch as 12 times trial world champion Dougie Lampkin slides and glides his way down and around Nevis Range Ski Resort just outside Fort William Scotland.
He is joined by stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill at the fabulous Nevis Range venue, which will be home to the UK round of the 2010 SPEA FIM Trial World Championship on 25/26/27th June, when the best trials riders on the planet will meet the arguably the best trials terrain on Earth. This short movie will give you a taste of what you can expect, but this is no substitute from being there in the flesh.
With three great days of action on offer, visit www.ukworldtrial.com to make the most of the heavily discounted advanced tickets and to discover more about what promises to be the trials event of the year.
Bikers often happen to pick up chicks with their two-wheeled magnets, but the chances for all of them to find themselves in the scenario proposed by Markus Hofmann in his latest short movie featuring the BMW F800R are pretty small. That’s why they’re still doing it, but the guy in this video must have had the surprise of a lifetime when waking up. See it for yourself.