Daring bikers from famous Asian motorbike teamsthrilled fans with an excellent stunt show performance duringyesterday’s opening ceremony for Vietnam’s first motorbike festival inPhu My Hung’s Crescent Residence in HCM City.
|Buffed and waxed: Besides the gymkhana stunt driving, state-of-the-art motorbikes from numerous clubs and producers drew the crowds during the one-day event.
ThaiStunter of Thailand, China’s Wu Hei and Gabit from Malaysiaturned on the style for the Vietnam Motorbike Festival death-defyingstunts heat which attracted thousands of bike lovers.
The three motorbike teams negotiated obstacles such as cones, tiresand barrels while manoeuvring around the track, performing a variety ofstunts such as wheelies, burn-outs and drifts.
The Gabit team from Malaysia first came to prominence in world stuntcircles when it performed with world famous stunt rider Rok Bagoros atseveral competitions. Gabit has successfully appeared in over 400 shows.
Thaistunter, one of Thailand’s most famous teams, features renowned riders ZombieStunt Keng and Yupadee Vongtaveesub.
Meanwhile, Wu Hei from Shanghai has more than 16 years experience andhad thrilled crowds in Vietnam twice before with his impressive stuntperformances.
Besides the high-octane action, there was also an exhibition of antique and modern motorbikes during the one-day event.
The bikes on show included classics from a host of big namesincluding Harley-Davidson, Benelli, BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Pilsa,Suzuki, Triumph and Victory. There was also a competition to showcasethe best examples of motorbike modifications.