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Motorbike movies

If Im not riding my bike, a good alternative on a lazy Sunday would be to watch good movies involving motorbikes in a big way.I came across a couple of good ones last weekend on the Boob tube. Of course you cant call the TV the boob tube these days with flat screen and LCD TVs.So what u call them - "Flat Man 'chester' tubes? Anyways...

Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta)
Release Date :24 September 2004
Director:Walter Salles

The movie is about exploring the vagabond spirit within all of us and how a motorbike exploration leads to a person finding his inner calling.

Based in the 1950's , Guevara,a 23-year-old medical student, and his friend Alberto Granado, a 29-year-old biochemist set out to travel across South America on an old motorcyle - 1939 Norton 500, dubbed La Poderosa - "The Mighty One". While watching
the movie, the Norton bike sound does sound great.

Ernesto "Che" Guevara (June 14,[1] 1928 – October 9, 1967), commonly known as Che Guev…