Perry King's Gurney Alligator - 2012 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Ten years ago F1 racing legend, Dan Gurney, donated the first Gurney Alligator for permanent display at the Peterson Automotive Museum. Perry King was in attendance at the event and one of Gurney's first paying customers. Troy Siahaan talks with King about the different model Alligators on display at the Quail event. Subscribe! YouTube - Facebook - Twitter - Web - Established in 1994, is the premiere online resource for motorcycle and scooter enthusiasts. With hundreds of high quality, detailed video reviews on bikes from Harley-Davidson, Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki and just about everybody else, it's the best place to go to learn about the latest and greatest two-wheeled creations. There's simply no better resource if you're planning on buying or if you just want to check out some awesome machines.

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2002 AAR Alligator Motorcycle
2002 AAR Alligator Motorcycle Sold for $17,600 Including Commission RM Auction, Monterey, CA. 2014 Chassis no. 1D9SB170X2S440004 70 bhp, 710 cc air-cooled four-stroke engine with EFI fuel injection, five-speed manual transmission, front suspension with 43-mm inverted cartridge fork and rear suspension with dual shock absorbers, and Brembo Goldline brakes. Wheelbase: 60 in •Formerly of the Bob Pond Collection •Designed and inspired by Dan Gurney •The fourth example of thirty-six produced The AAR Alligator was conceived by famed racing driver Dan Gurney and was introduced to great acclaim at an official unveiling at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on April 24, 2002, where the motorcycle was literally “hatched” from within a Styrofoam egg. What makes the Alligator unique is its riding position, which seats the driver much lower in the bike, providing a lower center of gravity and creating a feeling akin to sitting in a racing car. This incredibly well-designed and well-engineered bike boasts a custom-made chromoly tubular chassis, carbon fiber bodywork, and 710-cubic centimeter Honda engine and weighed in at only 320 pounds. Its performance was quite respectable, with a top speed of 140 mph and a 0–60 mph time of 3.1 seconds. Approximately 36 Alligators were produced, which celebrates the number that Gurney’s Eagle-Westlake Formula One car wore when he won the 1967 Belgian Grand Prix. According to a plaque on its nose, the bike offered here, chassis number 004, was delivered to Bob Pond on January 28, 2003. It was then placed on display alongside some of his other vehicles and aircraft in the Palm Springs Air Museum. The bike was well preserved while in Mr. Pond’s care, as its blue and white paint still has excellent shine and the tires show little wear. It is accompanied by its original invoice from Dan Gurney’s All American Racers, letters between Mr. Pond and Gurney regarding the motorcycle, and various magazines and promotional materials. The Alligator was well received by motorcycling publications when new, and it proved to live up to its expectations as a fresh take on the motorcycle. Motor Trend magazine raved about the motorcycle, saying, “Get the Alligator to a twisty road, and the ergonomic philosophy becomes brilliant.” There is no doubt that this AAR Alligator will provide even the most seasoned motorcyclist with a wholly unique riding experience. Robert Myrick Photography

AKIRA motorcycle LIVE 2012
Shinji Tejima invirtió site años y 10 millones de yenes (aproximadamente 121,000 dólares) en la creación de esta réplica de la moticicleta que conduce el personaje Shotaro Kaneda, del manga y la película animada Akira. Esta es la única réplica reconocida oficialmente por Katsuhiro Otomo, el creador de Akira.Actualmente la moto está viajando por todo Japón con el objetivo de juntar dinero para un grupo de apoyo que ayuda a niños con autismo. La moto también estará presente en la exposición de arte "Katsuhiro Otomo GENGA Exhibition" que se celebrará en Tokio del 9 de Abril al 30 de Mayo. Espera juntar dinero para apoyar a los esfuerzos de reconstrucción de la región de Tohoku (por los desastres causados por el temblor del año pasado). Visita: ★ blog: ★ Facebook: ★ twitter: ★ youtube: ☀ suscribete - comenta - comparte ☀ "El anime no hace daño consumelo en cantidades industriales"

HEART POUNDING High Speed Motorcycle Chase BREAKS WRIST OR ARM PUNCHING CAR MIRRORS FLYING BY@90MPH! & 2 OTHER CRAZY CHASES BELOW. This motorcyclist got in a high speed chase with police today, 6/5/13 at speeds of 90+ MPH. He started knocking off the mirrors from 3 cars he passes, breaking his hand/wrist/forearm & suddenly realized he was in immense pain. He tore off his gloves, then seems to go in & out of consciousness & lowers his head as he appeared to be crying (yes even with his helmet on), no longer looking where he is going, while steering with one hand due to the broken hand/wrist/forearm, swerving & jerking the motorcycle in sudden brake-like motions - ALL AT HIGH SPEEDS!!!! Never felt so anxious & "scared" for an ending. As emotionally invested in the suspect & a chase as could be - given the circumstances. You could see his pain, you could see his torment, you could see his dilemma - yet he fought through extreme pain to fight on & refused to give up & continue flying down the highway with 1 hand steering the way! No other ending, but crashing, eating pavement to a bloody red asphalt ending seemed possible! Never felt that way about a chase before. Truly thought we were moments away from witnessing a bloody death. Usually I root for a getaway, but his pain was so obvious I just wanted him to pull over & give up! Here is the ending! 2 other great chases: Guy breaks through 10 cops on foot Real life GTA - Man carjacks multiple cars, crashes, runs.

Alligator at Goodwood