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  1. Bonneville Stories Part IV ? 1953 Twin Engine Harley Knucklehead Dragster
    From The Jockey Journal Robert Bud Schmitt, now 81 years old, built and rode THE MONSTER a two engine Harley Davidson motorcycle which ran at the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1955. The engines were eighty-inch knuckleheads with 12:1 fuel burning pistons and Bus Schaller reground cams and a carburetor on each cylinder. In 2005, the 50 year anniversary of his run, [...]
  2. LONG LIVE THE KINGS ? Short film documentary
    From The Jockey Journal Long Live The Kings is a film and photographic project shot exclusively on film long-live-the-kings.blogspot.fr/ Short documentary shot on super 16mm relating the hopes and desires of those who go for a motorcycle road trip. A film by Clement Beauvais and Arthur de Kersauson Directed by Clement Beauvais Produced by Arthur de Kersauson Written by Clement Beauvais and Arthur de Kersauson Dop [...]
  3. The Ride
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  4. Chop Dreams 2012
    From The Jockey Journal From: Show Class Magazine Description Look back at 2012 from all of the motorcycle footage I shot. From California to the North Carolina coast, 2012 had the Death Science crew riding everywhere. Shot on a variety of cameras and lenses i can’t remember right now. Music: “The City Surf” Jamin Winans Poem: “You Know, and I Know, and Thee [...]
  5. Ice Road Riders
    From The Jockey Journal A video from one our members: 19Martinez79 In February 2008 W&W Cycles started to ride the Mackenzie River Ice Road between Tuktoyaktuk und Inuvik on 2 Harley Davidson ® Motorbikes. At a minus record of – 42 °C the windchill reached -60°C for the riders. The bikes (an original 48 Panhead and a 2006 Shovelhead, completely customized [...]
  6. Greatest show on earth ?HD? 320kmh/200mph Street Race ?ISLE of MAN? TT
    From The Jockey Journal Top Speed 190-206mph over a 38 mile road circuit. The ‘ISLE of MAN’ TT.
  7. Tarrera ? Shogun
    From The Jockey Journal from Fiction Pictures Custom engraved parts for the bike "Shogun" by Bryan Fuller at Fuller Hotrods. Engraver - Tarrera Artwork - Totem Music - Testament "Hammer of the Gods" Filmed and Edited By Tyler Trautman
  8. BMW R100 Cafe Racer ? 1979
    From The Jockey Journal The short film was made near Lille, France. By our member: Jose "not45blesk"
  9. 1931 Henderson KJ ? Jay Leno?s Garage
    From The Jockey Journal Although they often go unnoticed in the Harley Indian wars, Henderson motorcycles were the largest and fastest motorcycles of their time, widely favored by cops and speed demons.
  10. Hand Painting the Royal Enfield
    From The Jockey Journal I’ve been taking a break from this site… Obviously… But came across a video this morning that I though you guys would enjoy. Essentially, it’s footage of a man with a very funny accent hand-painting a factory Royal Enfield tank. The juxtaposition of the indian accent with the subject blows me away…
  11. Dragon
    From The Jockey Journal Doug, or “Dragon as most of you guys knew him, first became a pain in my ass about 6 years ago. He would constantly barrage me with emails pertaining to my lack of competency. I finally grew tired of him and banned him from the forum. My actions didn’t deter him. In fact, he just [...]
  12. The Abandoned Detroit VELODROME
    From The Jockey Journal Holy shit. For real? A bunch of hooigans in Detroit found an abandoned velodrome on the North East side of Detroit. After a little maintenance, mostly consisting of kicking beer cans off the track and weed whacking, the boys were ready to ride. Fucking AWESOME. Check it out: Detroit still rules.
  13. Guzzi Le Mans
    From The Jockey Journal I’m probably late to the news room with this, but forgive me… This kind of shit is right up my alley. Axel Budde is a German stunt driver in the movie industry. Not only that, but he also fabricates all kinds of crazy rigs for in-car cameras, booms, etc… He’s talented. And in his spare [...]
  14. In Honor Of Speed Week
    From The Jockey Journal Rad, right? That’s Jim Hunter in 1956. He was the third fastest bike on the salt that year… He turned just under 163mph.
  15. Barbra Streisand
    From The Jockey Journal Best title for a post ever, right? I have no idea where these came from or what Barbs was up to, but this is pretty epic. I mean, Barbra Streisand. On a longish bike. Wearing leather. Rad. One more (better) photo after the break. Thanks to Brian for the tip.
  16. 1930 Art Deco Henderson
    From The Jockey Journal I like the folks over at Knucklebuster. I don’t know any of them, but they I have good sense… Proved by their content and this 1930 Henderson is a prime example. Jesus age… That might be just about the most sexy motorcycle I’ve ever laid eyes on. Details here.
  17. The Summer of 1966
    From The Jockey Journal What were you doing in the summer of 1966? We all should have been at the Circuit De Charade. This footage is proof… I totally dig the vantage points. Sure, it’s a silent film but I can still hear the sounds. Can’t you? Dig it:
  18. The Passion Of Burt Munro
    From The Jockey Journal Let me introduce you to Ron Kellogg. For those that don’t know, he’s the owner and proprietor of one of the largest and best vintage automotive photography collections on the planet. If you can think of it, he probably has a picture of it from 1947… or ‘48… or ‘49… It really is incredible. To [...]
  19. Isle Of Man: 1969
    From The Jockey Journal One of our members sent over this video last week and felt compelled to post it. There is just something about silent video capturing such a loud exercise that makes everything seem so graceful. I mean, I would love to hear the tune of those motors… But, in a way it’s awful fitting to watch [...]
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