Day: January 11, 2022

Motorcycle Monday: Bike Jumps

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How many of these dangerous stunts have you seen before?

Watching someone jump their motorcycle even just a short distance can be exhilarating. It might be in part a way to vicariously experience doing something we ourselves either don’t dare or just plain can’t attempt. Even if we can jump a bike, seeing someone go further and higher than we ever have is an amazing experience.

See an amazing 9-wheel Harley rig right here.

Sadly, not every record-breaking attempt goes without a hitch. Some even end in tragedy. Here are a few of these spectacular stunts which have inspired and horrified many.

Ryan Capes

Back on July 26, 2008, Ryan Capes attempted to set a new world record for the longest motorcycle jump. His attempt, which was staged at the Toes MX Park in Royal City, Washington involved Capes’ team laying 1480

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Suspect arrested in slaying of Fresno, CA homeless man

Fresno police Monday identified a member of a motorcycle gang as the suspect in a brutal slaying of a Tower District homeless man in mid-December.

Jesse Gonzalez, 33, of the Savage Assassins motorcycle group, was in the Sutter County Jail and awaiting extradition to Fresno on murder charges.

Angel Cortez Flores, 27, was killed in a strip mall at Palm and Olive avenues on Dec. 18, according to police. He was found with multiple stab wounds by three volunteers who were handing out holiday tamales to the homeless.

Friday, the Fresno police SWAT team served warrants at the Savage Assassins clubhouse near East Belmont and North First Street in connection with the slaying.

Lt. Larry Bowlan in an update Monday said Flores was living in a tent in the strip mall. Homicide detectives reviewing surveillance video determined he was attacked just after 3 a.m. by Gonzalez, who is also a

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A New Damon Electric, New Alpinestars Airbag Vests

  • A new electric motorcycle from Damon Motors debuted at CES.
  • The Hyperfighter Colossus ain’t cheap at $35,000 but Silicon Valley yuppies will eat them all up.
  • Alpinestars pioneered the wearable airbag for motorcycle riders and continues adding models for different types of riding.

    On top of all the expected unveilings of gadgetry aimed for fun and productivity, this year’s Consumer Electronic Show featured more compelling futuristic cars and car tech than we’ve seen in a while. It also was the site of some cool two-wheeled—and two-wheel-related—news.

    Damon Motors’ Electric Motorcycles

    We first saw Damon at CES two years ago. Back then it was showcasing a new electric motorcycle called the HyperSport that could switch from sport bike to touring bike at the push of a button: handlebars raised up, windscreen raised, pegs went back, seat slid forward, and voila, you go from hunched-over sport bike to more comfortable sport

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