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    Doug Danger succeeds where Evel Knievel failed

    -It was a smooth take-off and a perfect landing for Wales' Doug Danger as he completed a record-breaking motorcycle jump over 22 cars in Sturgis, South Dakota, Thursday night - a jump that his idol and friend Evel Knievel didn't complete in 1972.

    And the motorcycle he was riding was Mr. Knievel's Harley-Davidson XR-750, worth at least $350,000.

    "The mood here is crazy," Joey Kinch of Newton said in a telephone interview from Sturgis right after the jump. "It was unbelievable."

    People were packed into the amphitheater at the Buffalo Chip Campground for the attempt at the record. This is Bike Week in Sturgis, and visitors from around the world have descended on the city for the rally, which features performances by big-name musicians and a host of activities. Some folks from Central Massachusetts waited much of the day near the jump site so they could cheer on Doug Danger.

    Doug Danger, whose legal name is Doug Senecal, grew up in Palmer and has been a daredevil for much of his life. When his career took off, he and Mr. Knievel became friends. After battling back from a devastating crash in 1992 and beating stage 4 cancer, he set his sights on completing jumps that Mr. Knievel had unsuccessfully attempted...

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    Doug Danger................What a wimpy name

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal TT View Post
    Doug Danger................What a wimpy name
    The World's Greatest Master Spy....

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    He don't know Didley

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    He don't know Didley
    Not Even The IRS Knows Didley....

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    Not Even The IRS Knows Didley....
    Yeah... but they're looking for him!

    If he leaves a paper trail, they'll find him...

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    Yeah... but they're looking for him!

    If he leaves a paper trail, they'll find him...
    Follow The Money

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    Travis Pastrana is having a go at one of Knevel’s records coming up in July. This kid is crazy on a dirt bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    Travis Pastrana is having a go at one of Knevel’s records coming up in July. This kid is crazy on a dirt bike.
    He needs a better name.

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    He needs a better name.
    Travis Marinara?

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