From the category archives:


Video – Roasted R6 on Mulholland

by JeffNovember 22, 2010 Editorials

You crash. You burn. … You live if you’re fortunate. I live near here. Have ridden these roads on my own R1. What do you say? Don’t race on the streets? Don’t ride over your limits? Look at the passersby coming and going. One rider’s tragedy is another anecdote for everyone else. My advice? Be [...]

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Video – The best person to look out for you is you

by JeffNovember 21, 2010 Editorials

How true. Gear up. Get trained. Rider sober.

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Video – 2011 Ninja 1000 First Ride

by JeffNovember 12, 2010 Videos

Thought I’d re-post this video where I’m one of the motojournalists in a Kawasaki promo featuring Team Green’s newest street screamer, the 2011 Ninja 1000. I’m the one in the white Dainese leathers doing the aggressive riding in the opener and other shots. I also wrote a review on the bike for here.

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Video – Tribute To Harry Hurt

by JeffNovember 5, 2010 Editorials

For those of you who don’t know, Harry Hurt, and his team were avid motorcycle researchers charged with the single largest, and first motorcycle crash causation study of its type in the 1970s. Regrettably, Prof. Hurt passed away early this year. He had worked for decades following still contributing to motorcycle safety at his Head [...]

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Yamaha R1 ridden very well

by JeffOctober 31, 2010 Editorials

This video certainly isn’t new. I must say that the first time I saw it, I re-watched it over and over, and eventually bought a blue Yamaha R1. Talk about a case of target fixation! Why is this video here? Mainly for its entertainment value, and to show what a rider can do with skill [...]

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Safe BMW rider!

by JeffOctober 30, 2010 Editorials

Chris Pfeiffer on his specially prepped BMW F800R plays hooligan at BMW’s HQ in Munich with the company’s blessings. Is BMW shedding its stodgy image? Actually, that’s already been done with the likes of the S1000R. This clip is just for fun, and to show what lots of skill and practice can do. And for [...]

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Safe sportbike riding

by JeffOctober 30, 2010 Editorials

What is safe sportbike riding? It’s riding within your limits. This rider is obviously skilled and capable of going pretty quickly. He never shows himself on the edge of control. This clip is an art film as much as anything. Riding well is an art. Best done sober and wide awake. Today’s bikes are truly [...]

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Video gives ‘naked’ motorcycle riders new meaning

by JeffOctober 22, 2010 Videos

Uh … yeah. Makes a point.

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Video – Don’t race motorcycles on the street

by JeffOctober 21, 2010 Videos

This is a good one from the land down under. This makes a lot of sense and besides that, Mick Doohan is someone to listen to. Track days and grassroots racing is where it’s at. I like racing better. It’s not just play play, but if you want, it can be easy going at the [...]

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THINK! – Named Riders

by JeffOctober 19, 2010 Videos

Another clever motorcycle safety advert from the U.K.

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THINK! – and also look …

by JeffOctober 13, 2010 Videos

The U.K. does a great job of making ads. This is an oldie, but still quite good. Kind of shocking, but very realistic.

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