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post #1 of 10 Old 07-19-2014, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
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Who Needs a Bike Lift??!!

This is just crazy:

http://m.wimp.com/motorcyclebus/

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"It's a friggen motorcycle, it's not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you shit your pants every now and then. "

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post #2 of 10 Old 07-20-2014, 09:34 AM
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Wow... Just wow.

That guys is super human.

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Holy CRAp!! That's AMAZING!!
I thought someone had a garage lift for sale!
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I don't know. Hate to be a skeptic, but I ain't buyin' this one. I think it's staged. Very well done, but staged.

Some bystander or just one of his buddies who sees him do stuff like this all the time would most likely have filmed the entire sequence events from one spot. Why all the cuts and different angles?

No need for Mission Impossible nanowires capable of supporting a few hundred pounds. The video quality is of such poor quality they could have had 1/2" ropes tied to the bike
and scrubbed them out upon editing.



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I don't know. Hate to be a skeptic, but I ain't buyin' this one. I think it's staged. Very well done, but staged.

Some bystander or just one of his buddies who sees him do stuff like this all the time would most likely have filmed the entire sequence events from one spot. Why all the cuts and different angles?

No need for Mission Impossible nanowires capable of supporting a few hundred pounds. The video quality is of such poor quality they could have had 1/2" ropes tied to the bike
and scrubbed them out upon editing.
I agree. I saw it a few days ago. Got me. My wife never believes anything on the internet, though, so we watched it a few times. I think it is rigged. The movements look strange. Either way, cool vid. If that's real, my God, that man's poor neck!!




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Those guys don't look like the type to go to the trouble to stage a video. Don't spoil it for me.

My Kaw Barn - 2004 KLR, 2006 Concours (sold), 1997 Bayou 400.

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I post this video, klr4evr, not to distract from your thread and original video, but to show that supporting/balancing this much weight on your head is physically possible. The car was gutted, but still weighed 352 pounds.

I'm guessing the motorcycle in the video weighed less than that and would be easier to balance than a large mass like a car.

So, after seeing this, I am no longer completely convinced the original video was faked. Perhaps he actually did it.

I'm wondering if it would be easier to balance something moving upward instead of just standing still?




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Isn't that how everyone loads their bike?
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It looks like its from India. At the most that bike is a 125cc. I bet the video is 100% legit.

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Maybe he just didn't dare to ride ... " That mountain road " they are showing on "Dangerous roads" show.

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