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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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Tom Cruise rides Kawasaki again in Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise is reprising his famous role as Maverick in the long-awaited Top Gun sequel and he’s again riding a Kawasaki, but this time it’s a supercharged H2R, not the GPZ900R he made famous in the original 1986 movie. Entertainment YouTube channel TMZ captured Tom riding the bike for the filming of the sequel, Top …

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Tom Cruise rides BMW Scrambler in movie

Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in the sixth Mission Impossible movie, this time riding a BMW R nineT Scrambler through Paris before t-boning a car. The 56-year-old actor insists he does all his own stunts and seems to be riding the bike the wrong way around the Arc de Triomphe in Mission Impossible: …

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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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Filming to start on Mick Doohan TV pilot

Filming starts in September 2016 for the pilot of a TV series called Bike Torque hosted by five-time world champion Mick Doohan and adventure rider Charley Boorman, featuring international locations and an Aussie studio audience. The four-week shoot will take the two motorcycle legends and film crew to Japan, USA, Spain and Italy as well as …

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Mick Doohan to host all-star TV bike show

A two-wheel equivalent of the popular Top Gear could soon be hitting TV screens with five-time world champion Mick Doohan as host, supported by adventure rider Charley Boorman. It’s called Bike Torque and the producers are seeking $500,000 to film a pilot and $7m for the first season of 13 episodes. Producers plan to include …

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Mission Impossible bike stunts ‘real’

Bike fan Tom Cruise says he does most of his own stunts and the stunts are all real, “not a lot of CGI”, in the new Mission Impossible 5 movie. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation begins screening in Australian on August 6 and the trailers and previews we have seen so far seem to have …

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Motorcycles dominate Mission Impossible 5

There are motorcycles all over the official trailers for the upcoming Tom Cruise Mission Impossible 5 movie. If it’s any indication, the fifth instalment, called Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, should be an action-packed motorcycling bonanza. Featured bike seems to be blacked-out BMW S 1000 RR sportsbikes. Tom rides one, the baddies ride them; everyone seems …

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Great Escape tops motorcycle movie moments

The motorcycle chase and leap over the wire fence in the 1963 World War II film, The Great Escape, has been voted as the greatest motorbike scene in movie history by a UK insurance e company. It beat the Tom Cruise airfield ride on a Kawasaki GPZ900R in Top Gun, the riding scenes from Easy Rider …

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Lotus to make motorcycles

Lotus Motorcycles is official. The iconic British sportscar company that prides itself on shedding weight will shed two wheels and build its first motorcycle. Photos of the bike have not yet been released. However, we do know it will be called Lotus C-01 and as expected of the former Formula 1 winners, it will be …

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