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    Video: Vietnamese rider creates his own Batpod, forgets Batsuit riding gear
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    Some people are satisfied with collecting action figures and posters of their favorite superheros, but one Batman fan in Vietnam decided to take it a step further and built his own Batpod motorcycle. It's not a full-scale replica, but the custom, home-built Batpod does look like something Batman ...

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    Video: UK motorcycle ad attempts to scare riders into safety
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    Scared straight. That seems to be the tactic of a new advertising campaign from Transport for London, which shows a man lying on his back in motorcycle gear with a broken and battered bike not far from his broken and battered body. Surrounded by paramedics, the man, who's mouth is moving but ...

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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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    Official: BMW Concept 90 Motorcycle debuts at Villa d'Este
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    The Concept 90 is one of two new vehicles BMW is showing off at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on the tony shores of Lake Como in Italy. This year is the 90th anniversary of BMW Motorrad and the 40th anniversary of the R 90 S (inset) - the first production motorcycle to come with a front ...

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    Official: 2014 Honda Grom motorcycle is a 125cc-shot of awesome [w/video]
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    My very first turn at the handlebars of a motorcycle came courtesy of an MSF Honda CB125. Despite the fact that it wore a very stern sticker on the tank warning all who rode that it was for instructional purposes only and not for legal sale, I wanted nothing more than to ride it past the cones of ...

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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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    Official: Local Motors picks first-ever winner of motorcycle design challenge [w/video]
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    Local Motors, the company behind the Rally Fighter, briefly took its four wheels off the dirt and put two on the road for a crowd-sourced motorcycle project. Working with fellow Arizona company DP Custom Cycles, Local Motors invited its community to design a motorbike based on the ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson killing six models for 2014
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    Harley-Davidson is making some room on its dealers' showroom floors. The motorcycle manufacturer has announced it will kill off a total of six models for 2014, including the XR1200X Sportster, FXS Softail Blackline and the FLHTC Electra Glide Classic. The company says it's pulling the plug on the ...

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    Video: Watch a high-speed chase from a motorcycle-mounted officer's point of view
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    Riding a motorcycle through high traffic can be a stressful experience. And we don't even want to imagine what it's like to have to actually pursue someone on a motorcycle. Fortunately, we don't have to. Officer Troy Gurley of the Florence, Alabama police force recently attempted to stop a ...

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    Video: Geico Allman Brothers motorcycle insurance ad criticised
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    When Geico gave the go-ahead on a new ad for motorcycle insurance set to the iconic Midnight Rider by the Allman Brothers, we're guessing the company didn't realize band members Duane Allman and Berry Oakley both died in motorcycle accidents within a year of one another. The deaths are the stuff ...

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    Video: Check out 90 years of BMW Motorrad in 90 seconds
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    After ninety years in business and first-to-market motorcycle innovations like the one-piece 'tunnel' crankcase, hydraulically dampened front forks and full fairings, as well as that trademark boxer engine, BMW Motorrad is celebrating its nonagenarian status with a video: You can follow the ride ...

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    Video: See this paralyzed motocross rider's inspiring story
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    A little perspective goes a long way. While it's easy to get bogged down in the multitude of minor hurdles that constitute the daily grind, it's important to remember there are those out there with genuine struggles. Take Darius Glover, for instance. At seven years old, he figured out he wanted ...

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    Video: Portland's Holiday Customs is your American Chopper antidote
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    We wouldn't blame you if you recoiled from every video about motorcycle builders you saw. After all, American Choppers has effectively conditioned each and every one of us to think stitching together custom bikes involves more drama than your average episode of Jersey Shore. But, as Jared ...

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    Video: Watch Nitro Circus and Gavin Godfrey roll the Eureka Casino motocross-style
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    To promote being in Mesquite, Nevada during the Mesquite Off-Road Weekend, Nitro Circus sent co-founder Tanner Gavin Godfrey on a gambling spree through the Eureka Casino. Not exactly playing the penny slots, however, Godfrey takes a tour of the hotel and casino from the saddle of his motocross ...

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    Official: Husqvarna sold to KTM CEO Stefan Pierer
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    A couple of days ago the UK's Motorcycle News reported that BMW was in the final stages of selling Husqvarna to KTM, with a deal potentially confirmed as soon as this week. Following that came reports that Husqvarna Motorcycles wasn't sold to KTM but to a Pierer Industries, the company owned by ...

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    Video: Biker blocks freeway to propose marriage in middle of road
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    There aren't quite words to contain our exasperation with stunts like this. Mere days after we watched a gaggle of jokers shut down an Orange County Oakland freeway for the sole purpose of doing donuts in the middle of the road, Hector "Tank" Martinez managed to talk some 300 motorcycle riders ...

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    Video: RideApart defends lane splitting on motorcycles [w/poll]
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    Three devoted motorcyclists at RideApart have put together a video that goes soup-to-nuts through the practice of lane splitting (called "filtering" in the UK) – where motorcycles are ridden safely in between the cars in traffic. It's illegal in 49 states, California being the exception, ...

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    Video: Watch a one-hour documentary on the Isle of Man TT
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    If you're looking for a little film to distract you from the inevitable approach of the new year, we may have just the thing for you. Al Jazeera Corespondent has taken an in-depth look at what is arguably the world's most dangerous motorsports event in a one-hour documentary. Isle of Man TT: A ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson to produce an India-market bike for 2014
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    India remains one of the world's largest markets for motorcycles, and word has it Harley-Davidson may be preparing to take on the onslaught of low-cost, low-displacement machines popular with buyers there. The Indian automotive site Zigwheels reports the Wisconsin-based motorcycle manufacturer ...

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    Report: Buell may be coming back
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    Erik Buell Racing has secured financing from GE Capital to build a dealership network to sell its wares, according to the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. Last we heard, EBR had rustled up $20 million from foreign investors in order to begin manufacturing a new line of affordable ...

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