James Bond movies have a long history of motorcycles participating in the spy’s cinematic adventures around the world. However, it did take Agent 007 a while to get on two wheels—usually, his pursuers were on motorcycles.
Bond started out on the three-wheeled Honda US90 in 1971’s Diamonds Are Forever. Perhaps his most famous two-wheeled venture was on the BMW R 1200 C in Tomorrow Never Dies in 1997, which included wheelying the ungainly cruiser, and jumping it over a helicopter. That was just two years after Bond went for a high-speed off-road ride on a Cagiva W16 in 1995’s Goldeneye.
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