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    Report: Team set to recreate Evel Knievel's failed Snake River Canyon jump attempt
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    Evel Knievel may have been the greatest daredevil ever, at least in the popular imagination, and in his prime, there were toys, comics and even movies about him. Some jumps eluded success even for Knievel, though. With the 40th anniversary of the legend's failed launch across the Snake River ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: 2002 Ford F-150 Evel Knievel Gladiator *Update: w/video
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    2002 Ford F-150 Evel Knievel Gladiator – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beau Boeckmann is a huge Evel Knieval fan... he also happens to be the president of Galpin Auto Sports, which is tied to the largest Ford dealership in the world. To honor his hero, Boeckmann commissioned a ...

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    Celebrity classics on the docket at RM Auctions in Arizona
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    Rita Hayworth's '41 Lincoln Continental Coupe – Click above for high-res image
    This year's RM Auctions event in Phoenix will feature several classics with serious celebrity provenance. First and foremost is a rare 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder that was alternately owned by Reggie ...

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    Just Like Daddy: Robbie Knievel said to be planning Snake River Canyon jump
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    Some might say it is a matter of family honor, others that he is just a man trying to emerge from the giant shadow of his father. If you were to ask Robbie Knievel why he plans to attempt the great Snake River Canyon jump that almost killed his father, legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, he may say ...

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    Jack Lilley creates Evel Knievel edition Triumph Scrambler
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    Originally intended as a tribute to the 40th anniversary of Evel Knievel's unforgettable Caesar's Palace jump, U.K. bike dealer Jack Lilley has created a special edition of Triumph's on-and-off-road Scrambler. The choice of motorcycle makes sense because that original jump some 40 years ago was ...

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    VIDEO: Robbie Madison's record 322-foot jump on New Year's Eve
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    As a proud owner of a hand-me-down Evel Knievel motorcycle toy, I've always wanted to attempt an outrageous motorcycle stunt. After watching Robbie Madison's ridiculous record-breaking 322-foot jump, I think I'll instead revert to my plan to bid on Evel's Wild Turkey cane when it hits eBay. The ...

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    Evel Knievel dies at 69
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Evel_Knievel_dies_at_69_7'; We just got word that Evel Knievel died at the age of 69 from apparent liver failure. His personal website isn't loading up, nor is there any confirmation of Knievel's death on any of the major media sites. We'll keep you ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Evel Knievel's big-block 1984 Aston Martin Lagonda
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    As an automaker best known for its voluptuous, curvy coupes, the Aston Martin Lagonda is a knife-edged enigma. The origami aggression of its exterior, its tech-laden interior, along with the sheer scale of the thing (over 17' long) must've made it look like an aluminum-skinned spaceship when it ...

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