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Mike Ryan EXCLUSIVE PT. 2 - Pikes Peak Crash and Recovery - Mike's Own Words and Unseen Footage

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On Thursday, June 26th, 2014 PIkes Peak veteran, Mike Ryan, would crash his semi truck flying more than 100 feet on the course. The truck would land 30+ feet down a steep embankment, with all wondering how Mike Ryan survived. Not only did he survive, but he walked away from the wreck. A testament to the safety that these Pikes Peak vehicles have in place to race at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. UNSEEN footage and hear the real story from Mike Ryan. My Life at Speed - EXCLUSIVE

Listen to Mike as he talk about his back up plan to try and challenge the mountain. Recently acquired sponsor Triumph Motorcycle gave Mike a brand new Tiger explorer 1200 adventure bike, which he had brought with him to ride around on the beautiful trials and roads of colorado. Never thinking that it would become his rainy vehicle to try and challenge the mountain. So after recovering from the crash Mike went to the event organizers and asked if he could run his motorcycle. they said if he can get through qualifying, he could race. So he got on his motorcycle and took off. Check out and see how Mike was able to recover and if and how he got his motorcycle to the top!

Part 1: Filmed and edited by Chad DeRosa - www.derosaphotography.com

Part 2: Filmed and Edited By Serg Korchinskiy-
https://vimeo.com/user13877120



Additional footage by: Kenneth Stouffer - My Life at Speed and Andrew Bohan - Life Blasters

Huge thanks to the Holmatro Pikes Peak Safety Team.

Special thanks to:
Freightliner, Banks Power, Castrol Oil, Michelin Tires, Detroit Diesel, Triumph Motorcycles, ZF Transmissions, Airworks, Jet Hot High Performance Coatings, Design Engineering, King Off Road Racing, Mastercraft, Impact Race Products, DJ Safety, SPAL and Aurora Bearing Company.
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Crashes

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