YOU KNOW THAT “DIRT” RHYMES WITH “HURT”, YES?
Every weekend, legions of powerful and daring young men, kick their dirtbikes into life and sally forth to test their mettle and, sometimes, the bike’s metal as well.
Of course, when it all comes together it is a sublime dance to behold. Graceful, powerful, in control and a true vision splendid.
But when it all goes to shit, and it does quite often, because how could it not, then it is not so splendid a vision.
Or is it?
Oh, and if you’re squeamish, go look at something else.
Bit deep there. Image by Ben Crank
Fuck it. I’m outta here. Image by Luke Middlemiss
“I’m sure there are three more in here somewhere.” Image by Emma Ellery
If one closes one’s eyes, it hurts less. Image by Troy Daniel Green
We never knew they bent that way. Image by Tom Northey
He almost caught that rabbit, too. Image by Liam Miller
Thousands of kays left. Thousands. Image by Matt Bolton
With the boot on. Image by Lewis Arragon
With the boot off. Image by Lewis Arragon
This hole was not here last week. Image by Geoff Bottrell
At least he’s warm. Image by Paul Warwick
I had that. I did. Image by Luke Davis
Appears to have missed the artery. Image by Cameron Ruecroft
Materials failure. Stop with the Kawasaki jokes, OK?
“Here, let me show you how to jump.” Image by Robert Knowles
No, pants would not have helped here.
Barbed wire meets neck power. Image by Max Fleming
What’s the bet this started with “Watch this!” Image by Levi O’Loughlin
Needs must when the devil rides. Image by Dave Lopes
“It’ll be fine, babe. We’ll just go up here a bit.” Image by Leyne Ryder
“This is one I broke a long time ago.”
Ouch. Just fucken ouch. Image by Nick Hosking
Hello, tree. You’re hard.
Tree one. Katoom zero. Image by Steve Baldwin
Who hates it when this happens?
Thank God it was the light one.
That last jump was big. Image by Jarrod Lake
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