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    Video: Watch a trio of Santas ride up Mulholland Drive
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    Santa Claus might have his eight reindeer – or nine, when it's foggy – to help him deliver presents in most parts of the world, but in southern California, it looks like he's traded up from Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and company to BMW, Yamaha and Kawasaki. RNickeyMouse is usually the ...

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    Video: Harley-Davidson V-Rod hits the 'Ring while Yamaha R1 sets new lap record
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    It's been 10 years since Harley-Davidson decided to stick a pinkie toe into new product development with the V-Rod. The crew from Bridge to Gantry decided to celebrate the liquid-cooled V-Twin's birthday by taking it out for a little fun around the Nürburgring. If it seems odd to pair the ...

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    Followup: 185-mph Vancouver joyrider's motorcycle impounded [w/video]
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    We're losing track of how many top gunners post high-speed-run videos on public roads on YouTube and then get busted. Police take that tomfoolery personally, and you'd think they put the entire department on the case judging by how quickly the perps get caught. Latest on the list is a Canadian ...

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    Video: Vancouver motorcyclist's 185-MPH ride has cops' attention
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    In the pantheon of bad ideas and even worse ideas, capturing yourself on video gratuitously breaking the law and later flaunting your indiscretions to the local constabulary ranks right between sticking your face into a diesel truck's tailpipe and standing atop a motorcycle shooting off a gun on ...

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    Video: Such A Tease: Watch a Porsche 911 GT3 RS take on a Yamaha R1... on ice
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    You've seen plenty of motorcycle-versus-car contests that take place on public roads or dedicated race tracks. But you've probably never seen one where the two machines are wearing Blizzaks... or even studded tires. French motorcycle publication Moto Journal has decided to turn the two-wheeled ...

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    Video: Watch this rolling cliché of motorcycle drifting, stunting, fast cars and hot models
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    If you film it, they will watch. Apparently, a video featuring a heavily modified Graves Motorsports Yamaha R1 ridden by stunt rider Bill Dixon isn't enough of a draw to attract the easily wandering eyes of the YouTube crowd. So, in addition to the blacked-out bike, which Dixon describes as "the ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sepang: A tale of two champions [Spoilers]
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    Starting from pole position certainly has its advantages in GP racing, especially if you take to the track with the goal of potentially clinching your first World Championship and playing it safe is the name of the game. Just the opposite would be true when staring from the second row, entering ...

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    Video: Moscow motorcyclist's crazy high-speed commute
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    Morning commute in Russia on a Yamaha R1 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Driving to work in the morning can be a tedious and annoying affair. At least, we imagine it is, since we are chained to the wall of a basement staring at a computer screen for 23.5 hours per day. One ...

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    Adventures in excess: Golf cart powered by Yamaha R1 engine
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    It must take a certain kind of person to yank the small and economical 3-horsepower engine from a golf cart and replace it with one from a 2007 Yamaha R1 literbike. For the record, the team behind the transformation did a few dyno passes and managed to ...

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    Yamaha introduces 2009 R1 with crossplane firing order
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    Click above for more shots of the 2009 Yamaha R1
    As is often the case when one of the big four Japanese bike manufacturers introduce a new literbike, there's way too many new features and detail improvements for us to include in a write-up. For the '09 Yamaha R1, though, there are some huge ...

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    Outlaw biker on Yamaha R1 posts video on YouTube and gets busted
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    Have you ever typed "turbo hayabusa" into YouTube? If so, then you have undoubtedly seen some of the most insane speed in the world. We are not against motorcycles or riding them fast, but we are against doing it illegally on public streets. This is exactly what Jeremy Parrott from Burnham-on-Sea ...

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