Although riding in winter is another great experience for single motorcycle riders, there are still some bikers who are not interested in riding in low temperature. In any case, there will be a few days that are too cold to get out. Here are the top three motorcycle movies that promise to gear you up for the next year of adventure and make you a better rider. And if you are dating a biker girl, biking movies will enable you to spend a great day with her. So, just open up your DVD chests and watch those classic riding films listed below.
1. On Any Sunday
If you’ve never seen this film before, then you really need to watch it. On Any Sunday is a 1971 American documentary film directed by Bruce Brown. It follows the lives of motorcycle racers and Harley motorcycle enthusiasts, which wins thousands of audiences that were fascinated by the authentic stories of real-life riders. It can be said that the film changed the way the world viewed motorcycle racing and seemed to strike a chord with youngsters. Thousands of kids started saving money to buy a minibike after being inspired by the movie.
2. A Long Way Round…(And Down)
You’ve probably seen this epic Long Way Round and Long Way Down before, but it definitely worth watching again. It is a story about Ewan and Charley who embarked on a motorcycle challenge to bike 20,000-miles, across 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. On their BMW GS R1200s, they rode from London to New York, crossed Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia to ride the Road of Bones through Siberia, over to Alaska, through Canada, North America and finished in New York. After the success, they embarked on another journey from John O’Goats in Scotland to Cape Town in South Africa, which showcases the freedom of motorcycle tours and paints an amazing picture of Africa.
3. The Motorcycle Diaries
The Motorcycle Diaries is a biopic about the life changing motorcycle trip made by Ernesto Guevara and his best biker friend Alberto Granado when Ernest was 23 years old. They rode a beautiful but dilapidated Norton 500 , across South America. They are exposed to people and social classes that they would have never encountered otherwise and Guevara found himself transformed by his observations on the life of the impoverished peasantry. The thrill of being on the road, the sights that they see and the cultures they meet along the way has become the foundations of Guevara’s revolutionary future. Anyway, this film will certainly inspire you to take a motorcycle trip when the spring is coming.