The Motorcycle Collection

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Technology Documentary hosted by Tony Hirst and Pete Gold, published by National Geographic broadcasted as part of NG Megafactories series in 2012 - English narration

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Go behind the scenes as Megafactories explores manufacturing goliaths and brings to life some of the greatest one-of-a-kind factories in the world. MEGAFACTORIES The Motorcycle Collection takes us into three of the worlds of highly powered and highly sought-after bike factories to witness the pinnacle of motorcycle engineering! Step inside the world's most impressive industrial sites as this fascinating series explores the manufacturing stories behind iconic vehicles and products. They may look sleek and shiny when they come off the conveyor belt, but every iconic product begins life as a mere collection of parts. Join us in the series of Megafactories as we don protective gear and enter the epic manufacturing plants behind the planet's biggest brands, revealing their unique construction secrets. The World famous Italian Ducati shows us how the designers and engineers create a radical 'new biking concept' - four bikes in one machine! V-Rod is the first Harley-Davidson motorcycle to go from 0 to 96 kilometers per hour in just 3.52 seconds, nearly twice as fast as any other Harley-Davidson bike, witness its birth! And the legendary motorcycle manufacturer MV Augusta, watch how a father and son team (along with one of the most advanced factories in the world) rebuild and restore to the sport bike to its former glory! With exclusive access to all areas, go behind the scenes to see how these top designers and engineers built the most sophisticated and technologically advanced motorbikes in MEGAFATORIES The Motorcycle Collection. Produced by The Gamma Project Ltd, Michael Hoff Productions, Inc. and Cry Havoc Productions for National Geographic Channels

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A look inside the world-famous Italian Ducati motorbike factory. See how they built the brand’s most sophisticated and technologically advanced motorbike ever, a shapeshifting, four bikes in one: the Multistrada 1200.
Access all areas of the renowned Italian Ducati motorbike factory. Ducati are the Ferrari of the two-wheel world... famed for racing, and high-speed, high performance, road bikes.
But with a massive recession looming, Ducati needed to enter the wider motorcycle markets of Tourers, City Bikes, and Off-Roaders to guarantee their future. Which new market would this little Italian company, famed for innovation and risk taking, choose?
The answer stunned the motorcycling world. Ducati would attempt the impossible. Harnessing their race bred technology to build ONE TRANSFORMING machine that could shape shift between ALL these very different types of motorcycle. The "Four Bikes in One" Ducati 1200 Multistrada! But would it work? And would anybody buy it?

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Harley Davidson is a legendary machine that is a symbol of freedom, adventure and the open road. Go behind the scenes of the 10-acre flagship factory in Kansas City to witness the birth of the latest model, the V-Rod, as it's built from the ground up.
The Harley-Davidson V-Rod is the first Harley-Davidson motorcycle to go from 0 to 96 kilometres per hour in just 3.52 seconds, nearly twice as fast as any other Harley-Davidson bike. With its thrilling speed, liquid-cooled engine and exterior frame, the V-Rod represents a number of important firsts for Harley-Davidson.
At the Harley-Davidson factory in Kansas City, U.S., it is up to the engineers, designers and factory workers to ensure the V-Rods creative look can handle the high speeds for which it was designed while maintaining the signature Harley-Davidson style that consumers expect.
Through cutting-edge CGI, factory footage and assembly worker interviews, Mega Factories: Harley-Davidson reveals the makings of one of the most revolutionary Harley-Davidson bike to date.

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The MV Agusta F3 675 is the new leader of the 600 Supersport category with engine and chassis technology that rivals even the most exclusive 1000 Superbikes. The National Geographic Channel unveils all of the secrets of this revolutionary motorcycle in "Megafactories", an episode dedicated to the prestigious manufacturer in Varese.
We reveal the intricate internal workings of the manufacturer that is known as the most prestigious in the history of the motorcycle, with detailed footage of the contributing factors that have defined the success of MV Agusta: advanced technology, unmistakable design, skilled workforce and extreme attention to detail and quality in every phase of the production process.
These factors helped contribute to the creation of an groundbreaking product whose excellence is recognized world-wide and is proudly "Made in Italy". The details of the design, development, testing and assembly processes together with input from the skilled workforce including engineers, test riders and the management team are covered. This is the story behind the F3 three cylinder, the revolutionary motorcycle that has redefined the concept of supersport.

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Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
Video Bitrate: 2 908 kb/s
Video Resolution: 1280x720
Display Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Frames Per Second: 25.000
Audio Codec: AC3
Audio Bitrate: 448 kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 6
Audio Languages: english
RunTime Per Part: 45 min
Number Of Parts: 3
Part Size: 845 MB - 1.12 GB
Source: HDTV
Encoded by: TERRA, DiCH & W4F

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