Motorcycle gymkhana is perhaps the ultimate test of any road racer’s bike control. Navigating machines through courses of curves and cones, it boggles even this veteran rider’s mind at the level of precision that goes into every maneuver, and every video of these special events is a free tutorial on the benefits of smooth throttle, brake, and clutch actuation.It’s not like we need a real good reason to post up today’s installment, but someone finally figured out that a counterbalanced rotary video rig would be an awesome point-of-view perspective for this form of two-wheeled racing.
What do you get when you take two ultra-talented stunt riders, two brand new Ducati Hypermotards and only one hamburger? Answer: The Ducati game of HYPE! - Egg Drop.
How many eggs does it take to win this challenge? Watch as Luke and Aaron compete to see who has the strongest combination of balance and accuracy as they battle to try and get the most eggs in the buckets. Episode 4 of 5 - Who do you think will win the Ducati Game of HYPE ?
Vicki Smith for Ducati.net's insight:
Love these. How do we talk them into another 5 episodes???
Stay A Hero' is a campaign from the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, aiming to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed and seriously injured on the roads. The film is the highlight of the 'Stay A Hero' campaign - more details of which can be found on http://www.stayahero.co.uk.
A man who brazenly rode a motorcycle through downtown Chiang Mai while naked has been arrested after detectives were alerted to his antics through a video clip on a social media network.
It took five hours for police to swoop on the man after the clip of his raunchy romp appeared on the web yesterday morning. Police arrested Jetpol Chanboontawee, 24, and charged him with committing a lewd act.
Police Region 5 deputy chief Chamnan Ruodreaw said officers launched an investigation into the matter after receiving complaints from people who had viewed Mr Jetpol's clip.
Pol Maj Gen Chamnan said police traced the IP address of the person who first posted the clip. That person then identified Mr Jetpol as the naked motorcycle rider.
Departure" from the album "Fortitude" by The Lo-Fi. The Lo-Fi's singer and bassist "5" wrote this song about a brother that passed away a long time ago.... but this song is dedicated to everyone who has lost someone very important to them without having a chance to say goodbye.
by torrential rain in LA, but armed with a Butler Motorcycle Map, Jamie heads south in search of good riding. The bike? A Ducati 1199 Panigale, it turned out to be the best road-going sportsbike Jamie's ever ridden....
A video preview from xBhp's ride on a Ducati Monster 1200 to the world's highest village in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh. You can read the entire travelogue coupled with some breathtaking pictures from this ride in the Dec12-Jan13 issue of the xBhp magazine.