Australian motorcycle drag racer Brett Ghedina found himself rolling down the drag strip after his motorcycle rocketed from beneath him. The footage is startling, but somehow, the rider shakes it off like a boss.
Checkers or wreckers—that’s usually how it goes in racing. But sometimes you get both, like NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer did on Saturday night. While riding a Supercross bike.
There’s a common phrase in the bike world: “It isn’t that you haven’t crashed, it’s that you haven’t crashed yet.” The idea that all motorcyclists are likely to crash is a smart one that will likely help keep riders safe, but reminding each other of it all the time is rude, annoying, and drives us apart. Let’s break…
I came to in the infield, lying on sharp, baseball-sized rocks and gasping for air like a beached fish––all the ribs on my right side were broken and poking my insides as if I’d swallowed a Swiss army knife. I also had a dislocated shoulder, a torn rotator cuff, a broken collarbone, a fractured vertebra, and torn…
You ever have a motorcycle come up crazy fast behind your car, and then you watch in your mirror and pray to the speed gods that he slows down? This is one of those times where the rider doesn't. And it's bad.
I can't decide what's crazier in this video: the nine or 10 bikes that go down at the start of this race, or the announcer's incredulous reactions to it, which include "CARNAGE!" and "a bowling alley with bikes everywhere!"