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    Report: Biker in Scotland liable for accident involving motorcycle he sold
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    A man in Scotland could be saddled with thousands of dollars in bills caused by a motorcycle crash that he had nothing to do with. The tragic incident occurred when Paul Duffy sold his bike, and the new owner was in a fatal accident on it a few days later. However, the rider didn't have any ...

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    Video: Watch this British motorcyclist tumble down a 40-foot hill
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    The image above is a frame from English motorcyclist Jack Sanderson's helmet cam. After a bit of impatience while riding a seven-mile stretch of the A537 called Cat and Fiddle, 21-year-old Sanderson learned why it's one of the most dangerous roads in all of Europe. He took a corner too fast, ...

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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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    ETC: Motorcyclist rear ends truck, lands in bed and goes for a ride
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    Just imagine for a moment that you're driving across a long stretch of secluded desert highway, and suddenly you see a hand waving at you from inside the vehicle in the rearview mirror. While this might seem like the stuff of scary urban legends, it is exactly what happened to a man last week as ...

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    Video: Bicyclists walk away after terrifying Mulholland motorcycle crash
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    Now for a lesson in target fixation. As we're sure most of you know, your vehicle tends to go where your eyes go, and that's doubly true for motorcycles. Lock eyes with something you don't want to hit and invariably, that's precisely what you'll do. One rider in California recently found that out ...

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    Calculating the cost of a motorcycle accident
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    Like it or not, you're thirty times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than in an automobile crash. There's little wondering why. As a rider, you're bouncing around at high velocities in close proximity to stationary objects and machines many times your mass. In a best-case-scenario, ...

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    Video: Bizarre motorcycle racing "fish hook" crash could have been a lot worse
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    Motorcycle racing is a constant battle between close calls and hard crashes, and we'll have to put this video in the very close call category. During a Mini Moto race in Sandy Hook, Maryland last weekend, the fourth-place rider low-sides his bike but is instantly hit by the rider behind him. The ...

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    Report: Motorcyclist survives crash, three days in a roadside ditch
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    A motorcycle rider in the UK spent three days lying in a roadside ditch after an accident last week. Anthony Margrave left his home after telling friends he was going for a short ride, but wound up laying down his Yamaha just 15 minutes into his outing. Both Margrave and the bike wound up sliding ...

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    Video: After desert crash, motorcycle racer rides 14 more miles with broken ribs, collapsed lung
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    Endurance off-road racing is brutal, and riders willing to tackle the open desert on a motorcycle are as tough as they are adventurous. Sam Longson, competing in the Best in the Desert "Vegas to Reno" race on August 17, showed just how rough off-road racing can be when he rode his bike the final ...

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    Video: Styrofoam takes out multiple motorcyclists on TX highway
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    A group of motorcyclists encountered one hell of an incident on a Texas highway, all of which was captured thanks to the magic of helmet cam. This time, however, it doesn't involve the authorities and more than just the riders' pride was hurt. According to one of the bikers on the weekly ride in ...

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    Video: Rally motorcyclist hits deer, shrugs it off, keeps going
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    Motorcyclists are a different breed, and that's especially so with anyone willing to throw a leg over a two wheeler in sanctioned competition. Need proof? Check out the video we've pasted below. During the Rally West Virginia, a two-wheeled competitor came in unfortunate contact with a ...

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    Video: Watch Americans, Canadians react very differently to two-wheeled skirmishes *UPDATE
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    The best motorcycling advice anyone ever gave me was simple: ride like everyone is out to kill you. This sort of hyper-paranoia is great for keeping both bike and rider in one piece, but it can also easily tint your view of the rest of humanity. When an absent-minded teen wanders into your lane ...

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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: Dakar Rally especially dangerous for bikes
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    There's just no getting around the fact that, despite technological advances and a host of regulations aimed at improving safety, organized racing is a dangerous occupation. We saw it last year with the deaths of Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli – pushing the limits on either two or four ...

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    Video: The case of the invisible motorcycle
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    If you ever find yourself needing to talk someone out of purchasing a motorcycle, we suggest turning their eyes toward the interminable mire that is YouTube. For every clip of an amazing stunt or beautiful ride through the country, there's 15 videos of motorcycle riders on the raw end of a ...

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    Video: Brazilian motorcycle stunt show doesn't go as planned
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    We have serious respect for the individuals employed in the world's various stunt shows. It takes hours of practice, meticulous choreography and massive amounts of skill to be able to manipulate vehicles in concert, and the specter of immediate death is waiting just off screen should you miss ...

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    Swiss motorcyclist gets speeding ticket while crashing
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    If you're a follower of the right-foot-down school of highway consumption, you've probably seen what happens when drivers spot speed traps. They slam on their brakes, traffic bows up and inattentive drivers go careening toward the rear of your vehicle. That principle applies ...

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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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    Video: Watch tangled motorbikes tango mid-race
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    If you're like us, you probably don't admit to watching So You Think You Can Dance, yet you quietly enjoy (and even critique) the dancers on the hit reality show. We'd probably feel better about admitting our viewership if they replaced the Quickstep with the Two-Bike Tango. It's a brand new ...

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