Keith Code of the California Superbike School talks about training and the passion of riding a motorcycle. The payoff of getting well trained in an inherently dangerous activity is what many avid riders seek by attending the school.
Foregt those RedBull acrobats, this is the real deal. Mercury music prize nominees Django Django became obsessed by the infamous Indian Well of Death riders in Allahabad. So they asked Noisey if the latter would be up for travelling over to India and standing right in the middle of large lumps of precariously speeding metal for a day, to film a video for their track “Wor”. Noisey happily obliged, getting their shoes stolen in the process. Amazing video, but also scary and thought provoking. What’s your say?
David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specialising in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. David recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer. This film captures the ‘Behind The Scenes’ creation of the ‘Born & Raised’ and ‘Queen of California’ artwork, as well as 2 unique reverse glass panels, hand-crafted in England by David A. Smith.
To mark the 21st birthday of MotoGP’S youngest ever premier class World Champion, motogp.com provides 21 facts about the boy from Cervera.
- At the opening race of 2013 in Qatar Marquez became the fourth youngest rider of all-time to finish on the podium in the premier-class of Grand Prix racing after Randy Mamola, Eduardo Salatino and Norick Abe
- His first MotoGP win at the Grand Prix of Americas at the age of just 20 years 63 days, made him the youngest ever rider to win a premier-class Grand Prix, taking the record from Freddie Spencer who was 20 years 196 days when he won the Belgium 500cc GP at Spa-Francorchamps in 1982 Continue reading →
MotoGP rights holder Dorna Sports SL is set to release a feature-length documentary reviewing Marc Marquez’s first season in MotoGP, in which he emerged as the best newcomer of 2013 in spectacular style. The rider from Cervera, Spain, who had already taken World Championship titles in the 125cc and Moto2 tiers – had a brilliant first year in the premier class, fighting for the title with team-mate Dani Pedrosa and double World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, as well as his childhood idol Italian rider Valentino Rossi. Continue reading →
Filmed in a military service airplane graveyard in Tucson, Arizona this short film showcases Robbie’s legendary freestyle motocross skills. From Step-ups to airborne shipping containers to backflips over planes, AIR.CRAFT features never before seen stunts.
Motorcycle Live – which is taking place this week at The NEC, Birmingham – today hosted an official Guinness World Record attempt by BMX riders Kye Forte and Kona Hellier, with Hellier successfully setting a brand new record for a BMX High Jump, clearing the bar at 6.68 metres.
The two riders went head-to-head in front of an excited crowd in an attempt to beat the existing Guinness World Record for a BMX High jump of 6.38m, held by Forte. The riders were allowed three tries each and it was Forte who was the first to set a new record with a jump of 6.48m. Continue reading →
Meet Max Hazan. Since he was young, he has been fascinated with putting things together, especially motorcycles. But he’s much more than your typical “gear head.” Max Hazan builds custom motorcycles. By hand. In this installment of FI:c’s collaborative film series with Cinema Mercantile, we can see the hand-crafted artistry behind Max’s creative process. This story was filmed at Hazan Motorworks in Green Point, Brooklyn and was shot using the Canon C-100.