Stunt bike riders usually use supersport motorcycles or naked bikes to do their tricks. But these riders show us anything can be done riding a heavy adventure motorcycle.
Chris Pfeiffer with BMW R 1200 GS
Four-times World and European Stunt-Riding Champion Chris Pfeiffer ridden the wheels off this R 1200 GS adventure bike.
“No matter whether it’s about me as an individual, as a freestyle rider or as a racing rider: it’s always a question of being creative and showing the audience new, exciting things. It is simply amazing when the crowd starts to cheer even before you’ve started.”
Chris Birch with KTM 1190 Adventure R
Chris Birch, X-treme Enduro champion and RedBull Romaniacs winner shows some tricks on the KTM.
“A good way to think about it is to not think about the bike’s power to weight ratio but to think about my power to the bike’s weight ratio. I sort of got bored doing the enduros.”
Chris McNeil with BMW F800GS
McNeil is a champion freestyle motorcycle athlete who likes to ride his F800GS on the edge.
“It’s all about control over the motorcycle. If you can control the clutch, the gas and the rear braking, you can do anything.”
Mirek Lisy with Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin
Lisy is a Czech trial and stunt rider who pulls wheelies, stoppies, burnouts, drifts and slides on an Africa Twin.
Kevin Carmichael with Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200
Carmichael is a World Champion in stunt bike and he enjoys riding adventure motorcycles to their limits.
“A lot of people think I have great balance on the bike and I keep saying I don’t really, it is just a technique.”