The best motorcycle films

Motorcycles have always been the ultimate movie props. Here are our favorite short films about those who build them, and those who ride them.
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Short film: Crossing the Alps with the epic Great Malle Mountain Rally
The European Alps offer some of the best motorcycle riding on the planet. The Great Malle Mountain Rally — a six-day regularity rally put on by the fine folks at Malle London — crosses all of them in six days. Bristow Films captured all the splendor of the latest running of the Rally in a breathtaking short film, screening now at [Image by Shane Benson]
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DethGrip | Videos | ICON Motosports - Ride Among Us
"Billy was an All-American flat tracking legend, the absolute best, who made a deal with the devil to win ‘em all. Well, ol Billy missed a payment with the Prince of Darkness, which wasn’t the wisest choice because when Satan himself comes to collect, the only payment plan is your life."
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Pure Escapism: South To Sian by Deus Ex Machina
Need an incentive to quit the desk job? Then grab yourself a coffee and check…
A tongue-in-cheek guide to riding two-up. Motorcycle Tips, Burt Reynolds, Jeep Lover, Beautiful Bike, Film History, Biker Chick, Riding Motorcycle, Lady Biker
A tongue-in-cheek guide to riding two-up.
a man wearing a helmet and holding his hands up in the air with words reading revival cycles does france
Revival Goes to France - Extended Intro
The guys from Revival Cycles took a trip to France last summer, and this rollicking good video captures the fun. Taking two custom bikes, they visited the Wheels and Waves festival in Biarritz, then the home of the new Brough Superior, the Yamaha MotoGP Tech 3 team and the Cafe Racer Festival in Paris.
a man riding on the back of a motorcycle with steam pouring out of it's tires
The Ride: 2nd Gear at Glemseck 101
You know the names, now here are the faces to match. This terrific clip was filmed at Glemseck 101 and features an all-star cast of custom motorcycle builders. It marks the launch of the book The Ride: 2nd Gear. Find out more and get your copy at
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Welcome to the new JANE Motorcycles
New York riders take note—Jane Motorcycles have moved to a cool new shop, and here's a little video introduction.
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Watch STUDIO KIPPENBERGERS IOM TT Online | Vimeo On Demand
The Isle of Man TT has claimed the lives of 246 competitors since 1911. It’s the most dangerous sporting event in the world—but year after year, the racers return. We’ve all seen the GoPro footage on YouTube and the heart-stopping crashes. But no one has examined the fatal attraction of the IOM TT: just why do the riders risk their lives? Now Studio Kippenberger has answered that question with a stunning short film, titled simply IOM TT. Download it now for just $4.99.
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Salt of the Earth || Icon 1000 x British Customs
How to ride a Triumph Scrambler: Here's a new dose of high-octane insanity from ICON 1000 and British Customs.
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Analog Motorcycles - Super Scrambler Ducati
Two months ago, we revealed the lovely Analog Motorcycles Ducati 'Super Scrambler' on Bike EXIF. Now here's a short film to match. For the lowdown on the build, read our original coverage at
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Action! Watch The Greasy Hands Preachers on Red Bull TV
This weekend, the Greasy Hands Preachers film is finally, finally released on Vimeo. It's is a celebration of manual work, seen through the lens of motorcycle enthusiasts. Shot on Super 16, it takes you all over the world, with stopovers in France, the USA, Scotland, Spain and Indonesia. And the cast is a roll call of big name builders, from Roland Sands to Shinya Kimura to El Solitario MC and Blitz Motorcycles. Click through for details to download or stream.
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Easy Rider
The bar for motorcycle short films has just been raised again. Grab yourself a beverage and enjoy a three-minute glimpse into the life of racer and photographer Dimitri Coste.
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Moto Borgatoro • The 1979 Moto Guzzi Le Mans
This is how you make a film about motorcycles. The focus is on Peter Boggia, the reclusive genius behind one of New York's best custom bike workshops, Moto Borgatoro. Via @uniongaragenyc.
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Who are you? - Portrait of a photographer
Who Are You? A stunning video portrait of Paris-based Rémi Chapeaublanc, motorcyclist and photographer.