Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Bill Dixon drifts Graves Motorsports 2012 Yamaha R1 around Willow Springs Raceway


Stunt rider Bill Dixon shows us the correct way to ride around Willow Springs...   :-D

Who doesn’t love a bit of gratuitous high-speed motorcycle drifting? Yes, exactly. Which is why Graves Motorsports teamed up with stunt rider Bill Dixon to create a one-off Yamaha R1 – the one you see in the video above – that’s built for drifting. ‘When Chuck Graves told me there were no limits to what Graves Motorsports could do, I had no idea he meant it literally. The bike is the epitome of badass,’ says Dixon, who seems to have had a fair bit of fun drifting the R1 around Willow Springs Raceway. ‘Bill had so much fun drifting the Yamaha, I was jealous. Projects like this are the driving force at Graves,’ adds Chuck.

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