Fevzi lives in Gaziantep, Turkey and to most people he was just a regular guy until a motorcycle dealer got on tape his unusual talent. Definitely our favorite Turk, Fevzi can imitate motorcycle/car sounds like we’ve never heard before. Any sound starting from that of Suzuki and Yamaha literbikes, continuing with the unmistakable sound of a two-stroke Yamaha 115cc bike and even with that of a massive tractor engine, simply comes natural to now Turkish television’s favorite showman. Tune up your speakers and prepare yourself for a healthy laugh session.
Chris Vermeulen, who has recently underwent keyhole surgery has just started walking again and he’s already riding his trial bike in an attempt to recover his knee faster for the Assen race. Meanwhile, he’ll skip this weekend’s WSBK round in Valencia, so the video is more of a way to keep fans posted about his evolution.
Australian freestyle motocross celebrity Robbie “Maddo” Maddison has just established a new world record after bringing his Honda 500 dirt bike up to 77 mph and successfully jumping over the Corinth Canal, which has a width of 279 feet. The 28-year-old rider traversed at 300 feet above the channel surface and his biggest obstacle was, obviously, fear. Hit the jump for the video and full press release.
Photo credit: Predrag Vuckovic, Jörg Mitter and Stefan Aufschnaiter
Usually, when stunts go wrong someone gets seriously hurt, but when water is involved, the natural element sometimes forgives stunt men (women in this case) from the usual ride to the hospital. Take a look at this video showing stunt woman Maria Kelly trying to ride her jet ski off a waterfall and see what happens.
Watch this guy and learn from his mistakes. He’s trying to jump his two-stroke supermoto using a BMX ramp, but neglects the fact that BMX ramps are for…well, BMX bikes. He approaches fast, just like a real daredevil, and achieves what’s probably the funniest faceplant on the internet.
We hear a lot of talk about women being much safer drivers than men, but how does that apply when it comes to motorcycles? Here’s a pretty long video called Motorcycle Stunt Girls – Graceful Perfection. It doesn’t show the professional female stunt riders crashing or anything, but what about those stunts? I guess there’s a black sheep in every flock and we happen to like these ones a lot.
We just got across a video that made a question pop up in our minds: are snowmobiles more fun than dirt bikes? They must be if ridden by the craziest guys in Iceland, just as this video reveals. It shows two guys worming up their sleds into a local reservoir and then deciding to climb onto the extremely steep concrete walls, the first up the side of a 30-foot cliff and the second goes for a mind-blowing 70-foot one. You’ll need a breath of fresh air after seeing this and start looking at snowmobiles as to gravity-defying machines. I guess this does make them better than dirt bikes.
The 2010 Piaggio scooter range has been released and together with it a video that is well worth checking out. Made as a photo book, this shows the small Italian machines accompanied by the Piaggio girls, so enjoy!
Check this out! A track riding instructor took his Honda Goldwing for a spin during a trackday in London, New Hampshire. The bike may not be exactly in its element and I’m sure the guy riding doesn’t feel as confident as on a CBR1000RR model, but as hard as it may be to believe, he actually manages to scrap a knee and live to tell the tale…or post in on youtube.
That’s kind of like driving a stretch limo around a race track only that much more spectacular!
Here’s a professionally made video compilation showing two of the most dangerous stunts gone wrong during the 1990s as well as a third, the only one from which the rider managed to walk away. It is part of the "When Stunts go Bad" TV show and it is all about the dangers of jumping a motorcycle.