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Ducati Scrambler features in Venom movie

Hollywood actor Tom Hardy trades his personal Triumph Thruxton R for a Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle in the upcoming Spiderman spinoff movie, Venom, coming to Australian cinemas on October 4. Even though he rides, it looks like he does very little riding in Venom unlike fellow Tom (Tom Cruise) who claims he does his own …

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Fonzie's Triumph TR5 fails to sell

Fonzie bike finally sells at auction

One of three motorcycles used by actor Henry Winkler playing Fonzie in Happy Days has sold for $USUS179,200 (about $A240,000) in a Julien’s Auctions Hollywood Legends in Las Vegas. The 1949 Triumph Trophy TR500 was provided for the popular TV series by stuntman Bud Ekins, who also built bikes for Hollywood legend and racer Steve …

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Matt Damon and Liam Neeson in TT movie?

Hollywood blockbuster actors Matt Damon (Bourne Identity) and Liam Neeson (Taken) are tipped to star in an action movie about the famous and deadly Isle of Man TT race. No, it’s not yet another documentary, of which there are several. This is expected to be a full-on action flick. Both actors are keen motorcyclists, but …

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How movies get motorcycles wrong

The new Mel Gibson movie, Blood Father, is the latest to feature a motorcycle chase and while Hollywood movies usually get motorcycles all wrong, this is pretty real. Mel plays a recovering alcoholic, ex-con and father fighting to keep his wayward daughter alive and, of course, there is a motorcycle chase scene. So many times …

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What are the fastest bikes in pop culture?

What are the fastest bikes in the movies, music and pop culture? American electric bike company Evelo has produced an infographic that answers this question.  It starts with the bicycle that Elliot and E.T. ride into the sky right up to the 3000+mph Hell Cycle from the movie Ghost Rider, starring Nicholas Cage. Other great movie …

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Hollywood legend Ann-Margaret

Hollywood legend still a bike fan

Hollywood legend Ann-Margaret is now 73, but still loves nothing more than hopping on her lavender-and-daisy Harley-Davidson and “caning it”. Ann-Margaret starred in a host of classic Hollywood films in the ’60s and ’70s alongside other motorcycle fanatics such as Elvis Presley and Steve McQueen. However, the Swedish-born star says she didn’t get her love …

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Motorcycle movie review

Motorcycle movies: Motorbike riders deserve to have their story told on the big screen. There have been a few successes over the years, but the last major motorcycle movie of note was “Wild Hogs”, a Hollywood comedy that nonetheless ceverly defined the midlife crisis trend. Now comes a bike movie made by biker riders with …

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