Adventure 52

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Biker Films Himself Riding Off A 4000ft Cliff In Chile

Biker Films Himself Riding Off A 4000ft Cliff In Chile

AN EXPERIENCED base jumper has ridden his motorcycle off a 4,000 cliff in the Chilean Andes to “promote the country”. The stunt took the experienced base jumper, Julio Munoz, three years to plan and involved using a helicopter to get his motorbike, the ramp and team members to the top of the cliff. Check out…

Supersonic Ducati Rider Loses A Wheel

Supersonic Ducati Rider Loses A Wheel

WE’VE had the second World Superbike Race of the season at Donington Park and for newbie Maxime Berger it’ll be a race to remember – his rear rim shattered and the wheel came off. Maxime Berger said, “I’m disappointed and incredulous. The ring broke and I was lucky because it broke into a slow corner. I found myself on…

Alberto Granado, Che Guevara’s Motorcycle Companion Passes Away

Alberto Granado, Che Guevara’s Motorcycle Companion Passes Away

THINGS don’t always have to be in perfect working condition before we set out on an adventure. When Che Guevera and Alberto Granado set out on their famous motorcycle adventure in 1952, they did so on a ‘leaky’ Norton 500 motorycle that was pissing oil before they even began their 5000km tour of South America….

Kicking up the dust: Stage 3 of the Dakar Rally

Kicking up the dust: Stage 3 of the Dakar Rally

THIS video of Stage 3 of the Dakar rally shows roads which will make the motorcyclists amongst us start dreaming about Argentina. The stage shows riders racing from San Miguel de Tucuman to San Salvador de Jujuy. Yet again, KTM is in the lead with the reigning Dakar champions Marc Coma and Cyril Despres. Despres…

Who wins? MotorBike or MountainBike

Who wins? MotorBike or MountainBike

There’s some competitive banter as downhill mountain bike champ Gee Atherton drives up to Scotland in a grey transit van with the world enduro champ David Knight sat next to him. As they drive, they don’t hold back on fighting their corner for their respective sports. In the back of the van are Gee’s mountain…

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