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This Used to be a Triumph Daytona 675 Race Bike [Video]
Crashes occur fairly often during motorcycle races but rarely do we see a race bike get as spectacularly demolished as this Triumph Daytona 675.
The crash took place during the Sept. 11 Donington Park round of the Triumph Triple Challenge, a support class in the British Superbike series featuring the Triumph Daytona 675.
Rider Ash Beech low sides going into a corner and thankfully slides relatively safely into the grass. I say relatively because the same cannot be said of his 675.
The video quality isn’t very good; the uploader appears to have shot the footage with his cellphone as it played on a television but commentary comes out very clearly. My favorite comment: “He sees the bike and now all his Christmases have just ended.”
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[Source: YouTube, TwoWheelsBlog]