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What Mad Scientist Shadetree Mechanic Thought This Up? I love people who get crazy ideas into their head and then actually execute on them, and that’s exactly what the Stunt Freaks Team has done. The guys took a Suzuki GSX-R1000 and added dirt bike suspension, wheels, tires, and more to it to make it an …

An Old Video That’s Still Relevant Peter Fonda and Evel Knievel are two of the most famous riders ever. In the video below the two guys go over motorcycle safety, the importance of wearing gear, and a whole lot more. It’s a public service announcement that everyone should watch, partly because it’s genuinely helpful and …

A Detailed Look at the Iconic Brand If there’s one scooter I could have in my shed, it’d be a Vespa. The brand is iconic. It’s scooters retain their value better than any other vehicle on the road today, and while it would never replace my want or need for a legit motorcycle, I could …

A New Adventure Is Coming Rumors of a new Africa Twin have surfaced in the past. Sometimes its that Honda will build a bigger one, sometimes its that the company will build a smaller one. I don’t care what it chooses to build, but I’m excited about it. The Africa Twin is a killer bike, …

Just Gonna Send It Off-Road Gold Wing Style If you thought that you had to have an off-road bike to go off the beaten path, then you were sorely mistaken. The fellas at Dos Honduros have proven that motocross and off-road riding, in general, is all about rider skill and determination.  In the video below, …

An Adventure of a Lifetime Adventure touring motorcycles let you go places and see things you otherwise couldn’t. The number of riders taking amazing adventures increases all the time, and it’s nice to see some of these journies chronicled on video for the enjoyment of others. In the film below titled Broken Roads to Siberia, …

Eli Coory Goes Around Helping Cancer Patients Eli Coory did something not many other people would be willing to do. He ditched his comfortable life for a life on the road in the hopes of making a difference. After meeting an 8-year-old cancer patient, Coory decided to travel the world on his motorcycle by himself …

The Advanced Motorcycle Training Course Motorcycle safety training takes many different forms and it’s a continuous process that lasts a lifetime. If you ever start thinking that you know it all — watch out! You’re probably in for a big shock. The process for training new motorcycle riders in the UK is very different than …

Alright…most of you might as well step up to the plate right now and speak the truth about how you learned to ride a bike. Was it your older brother’s street bike?  Your Uncle’s rusty old clunker?  Or maybe you were lucky enough to have your very own dirt bike? Did you bury the throttle …

BMW Launches Motorcycle Rider Training Program at the BMW Performance Center Motorcycle enthusiasts will be able to take advantage of official BMW Motorcycle rider training for the first time ever in the U.S. The BMW Motorcycle Rider Training program at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina has been announced. The training was announced …

A Motorcycle Tour in France “Give us a kiss – you’re in France now!” The first words John Eggleton spoke to me were typical of the relaxed, fun way he and his wife Jeanette run Bike Normandy. From the moment I rode off the ferry and into the French sunshine, I knew I was in …

Motorcycle Insurance   Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Insurance page. This is information on where to find motorcycle insurance quotes and (hopefully) cheap motorcycle insurance. Also online quotes and information about motorcycle insurance in Canada, the U.K. and more! If you have any recommendations or feedback on motorcycle insurance, send them to [email protected] Thanks! Also see the wBW International and Temporary Motorcycle …

Motorcycle Training and Track Days Improve your skills and have loads of fun at one of the motorcycle riding schools below. Know of some motorcycle training we should add? Send it to: [email protected] Motorcycle Skills Training Reviews BMW Motorcycle Rider Training Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic Kids Motocross Training California Superbike School Report Motorcycle Safety Page …

KTM Announces North American Motorcycle Adventure Tours KTM North America has announced a series of KTM Adventure Tours for North America. Following in the tracks of the extremely successful KTM Adventure Tours program already established in locations around the world, the KTM North American Tours program will expand into Mexico, Canada and the United States. …

How to Get Insurance for Modern, Vintage and Antique Motorcycles Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Insurance page. This is information on where to find motorcycle insurance quotes and (hopefully) cheap motorcycle insurance. Also online quotes and information about motorcycle insurance in Canada, the U.K. and more! Don’t forget to check out our International and Temporary Motorcycle Insurance page with …

Motorcycle Videos     Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Video Reviews page! Reviews of motorcycle videos related to motorcycle training, adventure, history, travel, racing and more! See Also: wBW Motorcycle Video Camera Reviews. Best Motorcycle Videos Best Motorcycle Videos – Coming Soon Where to Buy Not a huge surprise that our friends at Amazon and RevZilla once again come out on top …

Motorcycle Stickers and Decals Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Stickers – Decals page!  Information on where to find motorcycle reflective stickers, decals and vinyl graphics, along with reviews of different products! wBW Reviews of Motorcycle Reflective Clothing and Gear:  Motorcycle Reflective Tape Kit Installation Motorcycle Reflective Vest Halo Reflective Helmet Band Review Streetglo Reflective Helmet Stickers High Visibility Reflective …

Travel by Motorcycle! If you’d like to add a listing, send an email to [email protected] NOTE: One link per company, so pick a category! Companies with tours in multiple locations are featured in the Multiple Countries section below. Motorcycle Rentals:  Motorcycle Rental information now on the wBW Motorcycle Rentals page!  |  Adventures in Kauai: Hawaii Motorcycle Rental by Shawn Cochran Motorcycle Touring – U.S.A Beach’s Motorcycle …

Motorcycle Shipping and Motorcycle Transport Many moving companies also specialize in shipping or transport of motorcycles. Motorcycles can be shipped crated or uncrated, and some shipping companies have specialized containers to hold motorcycles. NOTE: We have no affiliation or interest in any of the companies listed here, nor can we vouch for the quality of …

Four Motorcycle Video Cameras – Review and Comparison   Summary Choosing a motorcycle video camera doesn’t get any easier! This “apples and oranges” (or “chalk and cheese”) group includes the tiny, cute and cool AEE MD80 and the not-so-tiny but kinda cute AEE HD50. Also, the not-too-big Midland XTC 100VP2 and the kinda big and …

Scooter! The Ultimate Guide by: Duke Video UK or Duke Video USA DVD ($24.95 + S/H), 60 minutes Scooters on webBikeWorld?  Well, why not?  Many webBikeWorld visitors have expressed an interest in scooters, especially now that gas prices are twice what they were only 6 months ago in the U.S.  Nothing like 70 MPG to generate some excitement! …

With Helge Pedersen by: GlobeRiders LLC and Wide World HD Productions Video Production by Sterling Noren DVD (Suggested Retail Price of $34.95 USD) Two DVD Set, NTSC Format My early July mail delivered the new GlobeRiders DVD from John Wehman, the Marketing Representative for GlobeRiders LLC. I had figured on leaving the set at home …

DVD in NTSC format Length: 75 Minutes Written and Directed by JJ Turner Available From: Motorcycle Theater. Cost: $24.95 including U.S. shippingby Lori B. for webBikeWorldMore:  Comments (Below)See Also: Throttle Days Mexican AdventureThrottle Days is the perfect vicarious motorcycle adventure for the rest of us.  Pick any motorcycle owner from anywhere in the world, and you can pretty …

Isle of Man: Beyond the TT Race DVD in NTSC and PAL formats. Length: 53 Minutes. Directed and Produced by Andrea Conigli Written by Andrea Conigli and Chantelle Packer Production Company: Baluardo Productions Available From: Indieflix.  Cost: $9.95by Lori B. for webBikeWorldI’m always surprised at the quality of independent video lately; modern production equipment and media-savvy …

Legacy: A Personal History of Barry Sheene Produced and Directed by Mark Tinkler Executive Producer: Stuart Watts Information: Barry Sheene Video DVD Available From: Duke Video UK 2-disk DVD (£19.99), 130 minutes Stereo, 16:9 Format More: wBW Barry Sheene Book Review “Men like to see motorcycles; women like the story”.  So said my wife after we finished watching this …

Duke Video With Castrol Produced by David Wood DVD ($24.95 each). Format: NTSC DVD Vol. 1: How It All Began & The TT; 62 minutes Vol. 2: Birth of the Grand Prix & The Japanese Arrival; 73 min. Vol. 3: The Other Champions & Pressure, Money and the Need to Win; 65 min. Available From:  Duke …

by: Dylan Weiss, Director; Milt Weiss, Executive Producer Produced by: Cry Havoc Productions DVD ($24.95), 59 minutes Format: NTSC DVD Speed On Two Wheels, which was originally broadcast on the Discovery Science Channel in April of 2006, takes an interesting approach to describing the motorcycling experience and provides interesting entertainment for everyone from beginners to experienced …

The Leather Boys Director: Sidney J. Furie (“The Ipcress File”) 108 minutes Made in 1963 Starring: Rita Tushingham (“A Taste of Honey”), Colin Campbell, and a young Dudley Sutton (“Tinker” from Lovejoy!) More:  Home  |  wBW Vintage, Classic, Antique Motorcycles Page  | Motorcycle Videos Page Even though this film is often listed for sale on various motorcycle book and …

Isle of Man TT Video Isle of Yer Maun by: Duke Video VHS, 150 Minutes($34.95/£16.99) This is a “must have” video.  It documents the last Isle of Man TT rode by “Yer Maun”, the late, great, incredible Joey Dunlop.  Throw in a fierce battle with TT rider David Jefferies, a handful of other famous TT riders, the …

Motorcycle Repair DVD Yamaha R6 Repair by Sportbike How-To (As of June 2008, apparently no longer in business?) DVD ($59.95) More:  See the wBW Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair page and the directory of all webBikeWorld motorcycle repair articles Sportbike How-To has recently released a motorcycle repair DVD set for the Yamaha R6.  But don’t get put off by the specificity …

by: Aim Image Productions DVD (£24.99), 120 minutes with extras Filmed on location by the participants. More:  Mondo Enduro Terra Circa is the sequel to Mondo Enduro.  This is another fantastic tale and a story that all motorcyclists and non-motorcyclists alike will enjoy. As if the British Mondo Enduro concept wasn’t crazy enough, it had to be …

by: Mark Neale, Narrated by Ewan McGregor Produced by: Dr. Flix DVD ($24.95), 95 minutes Format: NTSC DVD I’ve become pretty jaded when it comes to motorcycle videos.  After all, we already have incredible nail-biting MotoGP excitement every Sunday, so what can a motorcycle racing video do to make it any better? And, when I learned …

Mondo Enduro More: See the wBW review of Terra Circa, the sequel to Mondo Enduro This is a fantastic video, and it’s one of the most entertaining and incredible stories I’ve seen in a long time. The British have a long history of embarking on wild adventures to explore the unknown, and Mondo Enduro ranks right up there with …

Desert Riders Filmed by Chris Scott Available From: Adventure Motorcycling DVD (£12.99), 75 minutes with extras Filmed on location. When I was but a wee tyke, I’d occasionally get shunted to my Grandmother’s house on a Friday night whilst my parents did whatever parents did for fun in the 1950’s (which I think involved playing cards …

Mike Hailwood, Profile of a Legend by: Duke Video Available From:  Garage Company and other sources VHS – $19.95 1 hour More:  wBW Motorcycle Video Page  |  Motorcycle Books  |  Mike Hailwood Museum I’m of a mixed opinion about this video.  It’s part of the “Profile of a Legend” series, which includes biographies of Giacomo Agostini, Geoff Duke, Mick Doohan, Joey Dunlop, …

On Bike TT Experience 5 On Bike TT Experience 5 by Duke Video VHS (£12.99 from Duke Video), 90 minutes $34.95 from Cycle News Motorcycle Videos On-bike camera action of the Isle of Man TT. More:  On Bike TT Videos from Duke Video  |  Isle of Man Guide The Isle of Man TT races are a throwback to the …

A-Z of British Motorcycles by Duke Video Available From:  Motolit and other sources VHS – 3 Volumes.  Claimed to be available on DVD. Each VHS is $29.99 3 hours each, total of 9 hours. Filmed in a studio. Volume 1: The Pioneers1898-1929 (#DU1111) Volume 2: The Vintage Years 1930-1949 (#DU1112) Volume 3: The Post War Classics 1950-2000 …

Riding Solo to the Top of the World Filmed by Guarav Jani Available From: Cyclenutz DVD ($21.95), 94 minutes, NTSC Dolby Digital Stereo 2CH Yes, there’s a motorcycle in this video.  The bike plays a crucial role, but this is much more than another motorcycle adventure; it’s the story of a life-altering experience. It’s too bad …

The 210mph Bikes  by: Duke Video  |  Duke Video USA DVD (£16.99/$29.95), 60 minutes Format: NTSC DVD Catalogue No: 1648NV Can’t get enough MotoGP?  The “Faster” video didn’t do it for us (see the wBW review), but this recent Duke release called “The 210mph Bikes” is an intriguing look at MotoGP with a focus on the motorcycles …

Rent and Ride Your Adventure!   ▪ U.S. Motorcycle Rental Companies ▪ If you’d like to add a listing, send an email to [email protected] Motorcycle Tours: See the wBW Motorcycle Touring page for worldwide listings of companies that provide guided and self-guided motorcycle tours Motorcycle Rental U.S.A.: Adventures in Kauai: Hawaii Motorcycle Rental report by Shawn Cochran!  |  Utah Sportbike Rental rents 600cc Sportbikes for the street …