We’ve posted motorcycle gymkhana videos before, but this takes the production value up just a notch with the camera mounted on a swivel on the rider’s helmet! In case you aren’t familiar with this form of motorcycle competition, the course is generally set in a large parking lot type setting and is marked with cones. […]
Travis Pastrana Featured in Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five Video
There usually isn’t a good reason for us to feature car videos, but any time Travis Pastrana is involved, if even for a minute, the video is usually worth watching.
Such is the case with DC Shoes-sponsored Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground, San Francisco.
Although Pastrana doesn’t make his brief appearance until the 6:00 minute mark in this nearly 10-minute video, the automotive acrobatics that Ken Block performs in his hopped Ford Fiesta that’s purportedly good for 0-60 in 1.8 seconds thanks to 650 horsepower make the whole vid worthy.
If nothing else, seeing the normally busy ‘Frisco streets devoid of anyone other than Block and Pastrana borders on the surreal.
Also, make sure to check out the last couple minutes to see Block tempt a watery fate.
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