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13.000 KILOMETRES ON A PUCH - MAX REISCH'S JOURNEY TO INDIA

Published by RISER at 13 ottobre 2017 in Articoli
In his monthly travelogue Johannes Weissborn tells in an impressive way what true adventures a motorcycle trip to distant countries entails. Especially when you find yourself in regions of the world that are not characterised by familiar structures, you will come across new and unexpected challenges. Just under 85 years ago, two students from Vienna also set off...
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BEHIND THE SCENES: HANDING OUT FLYERS IN BAKING HEAT – DOMINIK

Published by RISER at 12 ottobre 2017 in Articoli
It was two of us, three months had passed since the launch of the iOS version of RISER and it was hot as hell. Overloaded with flyers, we were standing in the middle of a dense crowd at the European Bike Week at Lake Faak … and working up a sweat...
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NUVIZ, THE FIRST HEAD-UP-DISPLAY FOR MOTORCYCLE HELMETS - A REVIEW

Published by Christian Zechner at 09 ottobre 2017 in Articoli
Originally used in the aviation sector, cars are also regularly equipped with it for quite some time, but there has never been anything similar for everyday use for motorcyclists. We’re talking about head-up displays, aka HUDs.
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PATAGONIA ADVENTURE DIARIES #2 - FROM PUERTO TRANQUILO TO LAGO POSADAS

Published by Agustin Yaconis at 30 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Our little adventure continues on the Carretera Austral, on the interesting section between Puerto Tranquilo and Lago Posadas (Posadas Lake), crossing the border to Argentina. But before we go on and decide where to spend the night...
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COFFEE BREAK AT FULL SPEED

Published by NORA DEJACO at 30 settembre 2017 in Articoli
While on the road riding our motorcycles, always the same question comes up: Where to find the best cup of coffee? Maybe we’ve had the most brilliant idea recently. We should just take the coffee machine with us. It has a removable tank, runs on electricity and uses capsules...
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BEHIND THE SCENES - STEFAN, THE ANDROID DUDE

Published by RISER at 30 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Since last year’s launch, there have been some changes to our core team. Stefan is someone who was already with us before the launch and we couldn’t be happier he is on board. Stefan is basically a quiet-type person, at least he seems so if you meet him for the first time.
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THE WEISSBORN STORY - EPISODE 2

Published by NORA DEJACO at 29 settembre 2017 in Articoli
The desert – I’ve never been this far from home on my motorcycle and reached such a barren landscape. The atmosphere is fairly chaotic at the border control. Hagglers keep offering their services and border officials are irritated about the new registration plate, as the previous plate is still listed on their register.
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MOTORCYCLE DIY #2 WITH NCT-MOTORCYCLES

Published by RISER at 26 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Remember that we had our friend David Widmann from Carinthia talking about some nice insights how to get your bike fit for the season in July? Well he’s back now with some interesting details: Have you ever tried to change your motorcycle’s handles?
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THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN'S RIDE - VINTAGE MOTORCYCLING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at 22 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Taking a ride on your bike is always a great thing, but what could be better than doing it for a good cause. This Sunday, September 24th, motorcyclists across the world will suit up...
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RISER - THE NEW FEATURES

Published by RISER at 21 settembre 2017 in Articoli
User feedback means a lot to us. Therefore we have implemented some new features into the app. RISER now recognizes when you take a break and automatically puts the app into Pause and resumes your trip when you get back on the road again. And although we know that our users would never exceed a speed limit, we integrated a feature to...
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TAKING THE CITY ON TWO WHEELS

Published by NORA DEJACO at 12 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Last year, we spent a weekend in Barcelona. After a night out with too many beers and too few tapas, we simply had no more energy to shuffle along the city’s streets flitting from sight to sight the next day. Said and done, we just boarded a hop-on, hop-off bus and travelled around the city. At the end...
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GOZO ON TWO WHEELS

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at 11 settembre 2017 in Articoli
Speaking of a vacation in Malta, many might be reminded of English language courses or tax saving, offshore companies. While this might be the case for the busy main island of the small state in the Mediterranean inhabited by approx. 450,000 people, named Malta, there’s almost no correlation to Gozo, the second-largest island – with barely 30,000 inhabitants...
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BMW C EVOLUTION CUSTOMIZED - E-LISABAD

Published by CHRISTIAN ZECHNER at 08 settembre 2017 in Articoli
For anyone who’s ever dreamed of skidding over the asphalt like Batman, the presentation of this custombike could make a wish become closer to reality. And it’s an e-scooter – it might not save the world from the villains, but has a positive environmental impact on the world.
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THE MOTORCYCLE - REINTERPRETED.

Published by NORA DEJACO at 05 settembre 2017 in Articoli
There’s an ongoing discussion that Hells Angels and the traditional motorcyclist, like an Easy Rider-type of guy, are regarded as in some way behind the times. Not just because subsequent generations identify with other values, wishing for different life models, but also because...
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EVEL KNIEVEL: I DON'T HAVE PROBLEMS - I ONLY HAVE SITUATIONS

Published by MAX BRUSTBAUER at 04 settembre 2017 in Articoli
What kind of person do you have to be if you want to jump over the Grand Canyon with a motorbike? A dreamer or a lunatic? Being utterly fearless or world-weary? Or just a man in the archetypal, most prejudicial sense?
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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK

Published by RISER at 01 settembre 2017 in Articoli
At the end of the summer it’s always eagerly anticipated with excitement – when passionate bikers are visiting the annual European Bike Week, the idyllic scenery around the Carinthian Lake Faak is filled with the distinctive, rumbling sound of the Harley engine.
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THE WEISSBORN STORY. EPISODE 1: TURKEY

Published by JOHANNES WEISSBORN / NORA DEJACO at 22 agosto 2017 in Articoli
The metropole at the Bosporus gives me a first taste of the asian continent that I’m about to discover by crossing the bridge. A door to a different world. There are loads of cars, a dynamic atmosphere. Everything is in movement, all the time...
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GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRIA - CRAZY MEN DRIVING CRAZY FAST IN CIRCLES

Published by RISER at 18 agosto 2017 in Articoli
Unlike every year before, we really have tickets for the Grand Prix of Austria. And we are excited. Of course - it is our first time to see a GP race live.
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ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT - WIN ONE OF THREE HELMETS

Published by RISER at 18 agosto 2017 in Articoli
All you need to do is answer one simple question. Every right answer has the chance to win one of the three helmets. More information and the question can be found when you click the link. We wish you good luck!
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BEHIND THE SCENES - WHO IS BEHIND RISER?

Published by NORA DEJACO at 09 agosto 2017 in Articoli
I write this from a very personal perspective, and hope to give you an idea about how it feels to be part of RISER. Before I started to work with RISER, my everyday world was almost as far away from coding as is the North Pole from Cape Town. But then it happened: The zone.
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10 REASONS WHY THE SOUND OF VESPAS IS SIMPLY AWESOME

Published by RISER at 09 agosto 2017 in Articoli
For everyone who doesn’t drive a motorcycle, bikes are just a pain in the ass because they’re so loud. Here in Vienna the situation is still quite easy: mopeds, mofas, motorcycles - you encounter them everywhere in the city but at the same time the cars are still in majority...
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PATAGONIA ADVENTURE DIARIES PART ONE

Published by Agustin Yaconis / Heike Jegel at 07 agosto 2017 in Articoli
In the past, there was so much solitude and quiet here. But with time, Patagonia has been more often visited by travellers, explorers and adventurers - and the forgotten areas became thriving touristic places with picturesque landscapes: Lakes, mountains, glaciers, high cliff coasts and desert like Pampa turned into the attractions of the region...
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The Motorcycle Diaries: A motorcycle adventure of its own kind

Published by Max Brustbauer at 03 agosto 2017 in Articoli
“Travelling is the yearning after life,” as a quote by Kurt Tucholsky says. Thus, life’s premise shouldn’t be just living for the moment but experiencing life with great awareness and consciousness.
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MOTORCYCLE DIY #1 WITH NCT-MOTORCYCLES

Published by David Widmann at 01 agosto 2017 in Articoli
It somehow seems crazy what David Widmann has built from scratch. Founded in the middle of nowhere, the Carinthian countryside, the young entrepreneur’s motorcycle repair shop started selling bikes of all types around the globe under the brand name of NCT Motorcycles Custom Bikes.
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PUCH, OUR LOVE!

Published by Max Brustbauer at 27 luglio 2017 in Articoli
“That´s the blessing with these things, they were so well constructed, they never break… while this became a curse for the company at the same time,” says Michael. Type: shoulder length straight brown hair, mirrored sunglasses, washed out blue Levi’s jeans, white T-shirt stained with little drips of oil, and the mechanic I trust.
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RISER VERSION No.2 - LESS IS MORE

Published by Riser at 21 luglio 2017 in Articoli
When using an App, usually you’d mainly think about your needs: You want the App to work properly and give you fast results. The surface normally doesn’t show you how much effort it takes to build an App...
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THE WEISSBORN STORY: A MOTORCYCLE TRIP AROUND THE GLOBE

Published by Riser at 14 luglio 2017 in Articoli
We met Johannes incidentally: Someone told us, that there was a guy who wanted to drive around the globe with nothing but his motorcycle. Every motorcycle enthusiast’s dream you’d say. But many of them never do it...
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SELLAJOCH CLOSED? FOR THE SAKE OF NATURE

Published by Riser at 12 luglio 2017 in Articoli
The Sella Pass isn’t a South Tyrolean landmark, after all. The Pass is located east of Bozen and connects the valley of Gröden with the valley of Fassa. The highest point of the Pass is at 2.218 m above sea level...
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LA CITTÀ DEI SOGNI - CITY OF DREAMS

Published by Riser at 23 giugno 2017 in Articoli
Trieste is a city, whose charme is instantly enchanting. The location of the city of coffee itself is already convincing enough: You turn around the corner and there it is...
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RED BULL HONDA UNVEILS WSB BIKES

Published by Riser at 07 febbraio 2017 in Articoli
The Red Bull Honda Superbike team reveals their bikes for the upcoming 2017 season and announces sponsorship with the Austrian energy drink company.
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THIS YEAR’S LAST RACE - MOTOGP OF VALENCIA

Published by Riser at 13 novembre 2016 in Articoli
A lights-to-flag win. After Lorenzo`s undisputed victory with setting a new lap record at the qualifying yesterday, he proofed to be the number one on Valencia`s race circuit.
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THE JOURNEY CONTINUES - KTM ADVENTURE 2017

Published by Riser at 31 ottobre 2016 in Articoli
The Austrian bike manufacturer KTM unveiled their new Adventure models for the upcoming season at the Intermot 2016. Lots of technical gadgets on two different engine classes.
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BIKES, BIKES, BIKES - INTERMOT 2016

Published by Riser at 05 ottobre 2016 in Articoli
Fall season means a boom regarding the presentation of new bikes for the upcoming season. With more than 1000 exhibitors, the Intermot at Cologne is one of the biggest stages for presentations of new motorcycles.
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2016 - PARADE (2)

Published by Riser at 11 settembre 2016 in Articoli
With more 10,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 19th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2016 - PARADE (3)

Published by Riser at 11 settembre 2016 in Articoli
With more 10,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 19th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2016 - PARADE (1)

Published by Riser at 11 settembre 2016 in Articoli
With more 10,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 19th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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19th EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2016 AT FAAKER SEE

Published by Riser at 20 agosto 2016 in Articoli
Only 17 days more to go until the legendary annual European Bike Week at the Faaker See officially starts. With more than 70,000 bikes and far more than 100,000 visitors, the Bike Week is one of the biggest motorcycle festivals in the World...
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THE PERFECT PLAYLIST FOR THE PERFECT MOTORCYCLE RIDE

Published by RISER at 16 agosto 2016 in Articoli
A perfect motorcycle trip is not only about the biking itself - it is also about the moments when you revive your trip with your friends. In the best case with a fresh beer. Or soda. But under no circumstances...
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BIKES AND BARBECUE: NCT GRAND OPENING

Published by Riser at 18 luglio 2016 in Articoli
Only five days left. The bike manufacturing company NCT (National Custom Tech) from Carinthia celebrates its grand opening. And if you expect something like a simple store opening or an open house day - you are completely wrong...
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MOTO GUZZI GARAGE DAYS 2016

Published by Riser at 09 luglio 2016 in Articoli
From the 9th to the 31st of July, Moto Guzzi invites its fans and guzzisti to visit their dealers in Germany and Austria to see the V9 Garage Accessoires. They offer great discounts on complete kits and original Moto Guzzi parts.
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RISER - THE MOBILE APP FOR BIKERS

Published by Riser at 23 giugno 2016 in Articoli
Finally. After two years of development and countless cups of coffee, our brand new RISER app is now available. What started with the idea to exchange routes with like minded people, is now much more with lots of additional functionality...
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MASTERS OF DIRT - HIGHER, FURTHER, HIGHER, HIGHER...

Published by Riser at 07 aprile 2016 in Articoli
Their aim since 2003: organize and create the craziest and most stunning motocross show in the world. Hard to achieve but the guys from „Masters of Dirt“ definitely nailed it. One year ago they had a stunning show...
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LOOKING FOR THE IDEAL RETRO JET HELMET

Published by Riser at 26 marzo 2016 in Articoli
Since the winter already lasts too long, it is time to get prepared for the upcoming season. This time - a new helmet has to be found. Something that fits to a Guzzi V7. A jet helmet - retro style.
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PERFECT START IN THE FIRST FREE PRACTICE GP OF QATAR

Published by Riser at 17 marzo 2016 in Articoli
Yamaha with a perfect start at the first free practice at the Grand Prix of Qatar. Fastest man on the track: Jorge Lorenzo with a lap time of 1:55:440 exceeding Rossi by 0.267 seconds. Iannone finisehd third, 0.029 seconds behind Rossi.
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PORTRAIT: MARC MARQUEZ

Published by Riser at 04 marzo 2016 in Articoli
If you are awarded one of the major sport prizes at the age of 21 - that`s pretty awesome - or you are Mark Marquez. Besides, Valentino Rossi won this price twice. Sounds cruel? Tendentious? Who senses a little aversion?
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MXGP 2016 - SEASON OPENING IN KATAR

Published by Riser at 28 febbraio 2016 in Articoli
This years motocross motocross world championships starts with a little sensation. Nineteen year old Tim Gajser from Slovenia wins the season opening in fastest class with his Honda CRF460RW and writes history...
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PORTRAIT: VALENTINO „THE GOAT“ ROSSI

Published by Max at 24 febbraio 2016 in Articoli
The „Dottore“ is not a real doctor? Just because Italians are as focused on titles as we Austrians are? Nope, Valentino Rossi is a real doctor, the University of Urbino gave him that honorary degree. And if you are nine-time world champion and only...
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NEW VIDEO - ENDURO KeX TESTING NEW BIKE

Published by RISER at 17 febbraio 2016 in Articoli
The guys from Enduro KeX are testing the Beta RR300 RACING. And of course with crashes and fails - funny as always. Meanwhile more than 300k people are following them on youtube and other channels. Definitely worth watchiing it.
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OFFICINE ROSSOPURO - CUSTOM MADE IN ITALY

Published by RISER at 09 febbraio 2016 in Articoli
The history of the design forge starts back in 1993. With creativity and for love of design Filippo Barbacane decides to turn his passion into a career and settles down in the region Abruzzen near Pescara.
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YARD BUILT SPECIAL - XV 950 BY GS MASHIN

Published by RISER at 01 febbraio 2016 in Articoli
Some time ago, Yamaha started a program called “Yard Built” and provides a platform for customizers all around the world to create their very own special Yamaha bike, the so called “Yard Built Specials” and further giving them the opportunity to then sell...
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THE draXter - DUCATI UNVEILS BRUTAL CONCEPT BIKE

Published by RISER at 26 gennaio 2016 in Articoli
Ducati unveils the draXter, an addition to the XDiavel cruiser world. But unfortunatley - it is a conecpt bike. But it gives a hint where future designs might lead to...
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CATWALK - YAMAHA GOES FASHION WEEK

Published by RISER at 25 gennaio 2016 in Articoli
At the first Milan Fashion Week of 2016, Yamaha was official partner of the extraordinary show of the Belgian designer Dirk Bikkemberg. With the catwalk in style of the "Dark Side of Japan", MT motorcycles posed between...
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BMW eRR - NO FUEL, NO FUN?

Published by RISER at 15 novembre 2015 in Articoli
Short before the start of the EICMA bike expo at Milano, BMW revealed their latest concept bike - the eRR with a high technology eletric motor combined with the chassis of a supersport bike.
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JOHAMMER J1 - DESIGN AND HIGH TECH MADE IN AUSTRIA

Published by RISER at 13 novembre 2015 in Articoli
The J1 is a special motorcycle - in all regards. An innovative engine combined with extraordinary design.
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ONE HELL OF A RACE - ULSTER GRAND PRIX

Published by RISER at 15 settembre 2015 in Articoli
The north of Ireland - most might think: green meadows, light to constant fog, sheeps and even more sheeps, but that's about it. Prejudices! We think about something else
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2015 - PARADE Pt.2

Published by RISER at 13 settembre 2015 in Articoli
With about 20,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 18th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2015 - PARADE Pt.3

Published by RISER at 13 settembre 2015 in Articoli
With about 20,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 18th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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PHOTOS EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK 2015 - PARADE Pt.1

Published by RISER at 13 settembre 2015 in Articoli
With about 20,000 bikers participating the parade represented the highlight of the 18th European Bike Week this year. We were part of it and captured some impressions for you.
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PERFETTO, MENO NON È POSSIBILE

Published by RISER at 12 settembre 2015 in Articoli
Fa caldo, molto caldo, é mezzogiorno, il sole brucia se stesso sopra di noi. Una Harley, due tipi in magliette bianche e jeans, sotto di noi la strada ardente, da qualche parte in Carinzia.
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IL VIA PER LA DICIOTTESIMA EUROPEAN BIKE WEEK

Published by RISER at 08 settembre 2015 in Articoli
La Harley Week, come viene spesso chiamata, quest’anno si svolge per la diciottesima volta. Puntualmente per l’inizio dell’evento arriva anche il buon tempo. Non fa veramente caldo ma almeno c’é il sole e non piove.
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REGISTRARE IL PROGRESSO IN IMMAGINI

Published by RISER at 07 settembre 2015 in Articoli
2 anni fa, mio fratello ed io ci siamo resi conti del fatto di essere „enduristi“. Come te ne rendi conto? Succede e basta. Comunque, di seguito abbiamo comprato abbastanza presto due moto della KTM...
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ROBBIE MADDISONS PIPE DREAM

Published by RISER at 05 settembre 2015 in Articoli
This happens when a MX-Pro squashes the laws of physics. Stunning video with nearly 4 mio clicks in less than 2 days.
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LOUD FOR THE QUIET, STRONG FOR THE WEAK

Published by RISER at 01 settembre 2015 in Articoli
LOUD for the quiet, STRONG for the weak. That is the motto for the anual Harley Davidson Charity Tour 2015 in Austria. We joined their first stop at the Heldenplatz in Vienna.
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4 BIKE. 4 UOMINI. UN SACCO DI PIOGGIA. UNA SETTIMANA

Published by RISER at 31 agosto 2015 in Articoli
L'estate scorsa abbiamo, un gruppo di quattro uomini motorcylce fanatici, iniziato un tour della Carinzia attraverso la Slovenia per il versante adriatico d'Italia e poi cavalcato sopra gli Appennini fino alla costa occidentale.
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MAKING OF - ROBBIE MADDISON'S PIPE DREAM

Published by RISER at 31 agosto 2015 in Articoli
We have found the "making of" the now more than 18 million times clicked video of Robbie Maddison's wave ride with an MX bike.