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Motorcycle Drifting – For The Penny Pinching Rider…

Motorcycle drifting for the poor man…

Updated August 13, 2018

So you wanna drift your motorbike, but you don’t want to spend the cash? Well, this Finnish stunt man might have the answer. Going by the name of Tigerman, this crazy Fin calls himself the greatest superhero-motorcycling-stuntman and after seeing him in action, we’re inclined to agree. Back to the matter at hand though: we’ve seen plenty of street bike drifting, and it’s pretty cool – if you feel like shredding through tires and putting your pride and joy in perilous danger. In summary: it’s not really a pastime for the average Joe.

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However, there’s another approach. Armed with a small 50cc two-stroke bike, and what can only be described as homemade drift tires (AKA plastic melted to the rear tire) and special drifting boots (PVC pipe wrapped around your shoes) you could make your first steps into the tantalizing world of drift biking…

Finally! A sport that I can afford to get involved with… If you’re like me and have a few crap two strokes sitting in the garage and can source an old plastic barrel and drainpipe, then why not give this a go? I’m sorely tempted. If anyone takes a crack at this, send us your videos!

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Joe Appleton
About Joe Appleton

I’ve done a bit of work here and there in the industry – I’ve even ridden a few bikes for actual money but what it comes down to is this: I ride bikes, build bikes and occasionally crash ‘em too. I like what I like but that certainly doesn’t make my opinion any more valid than yours…

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