wall-of-death silodrome

The Silodrome, or “The Wall of Death”, first started appearing in the early 20th century. Almost as soon as motorcycles were invented people were figuring out creative methods of getting them sideways, the Silodrome was usually built to the specifications of a grain silo, hence the name, with a 20 to 36-foot diameter. Stunt riders enter the Silodrome and use G-forces as they accelerate to remain seemingly glued to the wall, often collecting tips from people at the top of the ‘drome as they go around. 

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Ben Branch Profile Picture Silodrome - The Carnival Silodrome (or Wall of Death)
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Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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