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    Motorsports: Bobby Goodin dies following horrific motorcycle accident at Pikes Peak
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    The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb endured early tragedy today, when 54-year-old motorcycle competitor Bobby Goodin crashed after crossing the finish line at the peak. When we arrived at the summit, we spoke to a couple of photographers and riders who had seen the accident. It seems Goodin ...

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    Video: Jack Nicklaus' grandson survives chilling motorcycle crash, caught on camera
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    Nick O'Leary, grandson of golf legend Jack Nicklaus and starting tight end for the Florida State Seminoles, received a rather brutal lesson in the laws of physics. An inattentive Lexus driver pulled out in front of the FSU player while he was traveling along on his motorcycle. The resulting ...

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    Report: Rider Matsushita killed during Isle of Man TT qualifying
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    The 2013 Isle of Man TT has been darkened by the death of Japanese motorcycle rider Yoshinari Matsushita. During qualifying, 43-year-old Matsushita crashed on Ballacrye corner and passed away due to his injuries. In 2011, Bill Currie and Kevin Morgan died after their sidecar machine crashed in ...

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    Report: Errant golf ball knocks out TN motorcyclist's teeth
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    Motorcycling has its hazards. Otherwise inoffensive everyday objects from small stones to birds and cut grass can turn your day from a pleasant ride in the countryside to a quick skid across the pavement. Just ask an unnamed husband and wife who were recently cruising along in Tennessee. The ...

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    Video: Watch Josh Wainwright deflect a motorcycle with his head
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    Josh Wainwright became a living testimony for the value helmets during the British Superstock 600 recently. The rider put his bike down on the 11th lap just ahead of Johnny Bradshaw. With nowhere to go and no time to get there, Bradshaw literally drove over Wainwright's head with his motorcycle, ...

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    Video: Heroic bystanders lift fiery BMW off trapped motorcyclist
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    Humans working together can do amazing things. An example of this was recently caught on video, when bystanders at the scene of fiery accident came together to save a life. In Logan, Utah, a 21-year-old motorcycle rider collided with a BMW. The resulting accident created a flame-filled scenario ...

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    Video: Motorcycle-on-motorcycle crash footage will make you cringe
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    As much as we hate to admit it, there's a reason ER staffs call motorcyclists "organ donors." Bikers and knee-draggers have a lot more to watch out for out on the open road... and a lot more at stake if they don't. That often comes down to cars, trucks, pedestrians and even roadside obstacles. ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sachsenring: Shake-up, crack-up and the return of The Doctor [Spoilers]
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    Call it a feeling of shear uncertainty, nervousness if you will... or better yet anticipation. That is exactly what the German round of MotoGP racing provided for fans around the globe. Not only was the Sachsenring round the mid-marker of this season's racing schedule, but more importantly it ...

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    First drop in motorcycle related deaths in a decade, are we really any safer?
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    In a preliminary report, the Governors Highway Safety Association recently indicated a 10% drop in motorcycle related fatalities around the U.S. in 2009. This decline marks the first such improvement in over a decade as deaths have been on the rise consistently from 1997 onward. Are we really ...

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    Rossi and Stoner agree on one thing: Champs call for earlier start in Qatar
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    Few duos in history have offered up more raw two-wheeled entertainment than that of Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi. Up to this point we are only sure that they ever agreed on one topic, that is, who should pass the checkered flag first. Each man would resoundingly agree that they, ...

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    IIHS launches maps to compare traffic laws between states
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    If you plan on interstate travel, it's probably a good idea to understand the many differences in state traffic laws. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety is creating a series of color-coded US maps to point out the differences in state regs, ...

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    Andrea Pininfarina killed in motorcycle accident
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    We're saddened to convey the latest reports from Italy on the untimely passing of Andrea Pininfarina. Andrea Pininfarina, head of the eponymous design studio, was the son of Sergio Pininfarina and grandson of the carrozzeria's founder Battista "Pinin" Farina. According to the announcement by ...

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    VIDEO: Sometimes it's best to quit while you're ahead
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    Professionals earn pockets full of cheese usually because they do whatever it is they do better, faster, stronger than anyone else. Sometimes, though, they get the big bucks because they'll do something again after having nearly killed themselves the first time. That is: they'll get right back on ...

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    *POOF* No injuries! - Dainese D-Air suit latest in motorcycle airbag technology
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    Click above to view videoMotorcycles always have that ever-present danger of turning their operators into hamburger should the rider take a spill. Racing crashes are especially nasty, and while leathers do offer protection from road rash, cushioning impacts to the upper torso is key to increasing ...

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