Motorcycle hill climbing events are always a white-knuckle endeavour, attempting such an activity on brutally simple suspension must have required an iron will and a pair of titanium balls.
There are a few crashes in this film, par for the course really, the guys making the run on 500+lb hard tail Harleys kind of blew my mind as did the long line of spectators within feet of the course behind a rather flimsy looking white picket fence.
Grab a coffee, or a beer depending on your time-zone, and hit play. You’ll be glad you did!
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