Behind the scenes 'making of' the stunt sequence.
Skyfall - Riding on the rooftops
Posts 10 | Views 214
saw it last week .... thought it was pretty good - though not as good as all the hype.
It was cool to see Glen Coe and the A82 (one of our favourite roads) putting in a brief appearance.
Lol! ...Now that would be a 'Corrie Christmas Special' worth watching !
Of course 'Skyfall' it's not the first time Bond has ridden bikes across rooftops - you might recall Pierce Brosnan doing it 'two up' on a BMW R1200C cruiser in Tomorrow Never Dies.
It's about time we saw Bond on a big sportsbike .....despite 23 films I don't think he has ever ridden one yet?
Got to be some mileage in it for a great chase/stunt scene.
Bond on a gixxer? - Now there's a thought?
Bond on a gixxer?
I see him more as a Kawasaki man.
Mr Bond was on a
Yamaha XJ650 Turbo in Never Say Never Again (although that admittedly wasn't one of the offial Bond films but a breakaway production based on a version of the Thunderball screenplay) and that was a little disguised, but I guess it was considered a big sports bike in the early eighties, supposedly the performance of a thou
Good point (although not quite what I was thinking of when I thought - big sportsbike)
The XJ650 Turbo
90 hp & 235 Kg's - We have come a long way since the 80's haven't we!
No .... to be honest I reckon Bond would probably be on a Ducati ....
The villians might be on gixxers ...or Kawasakis " />
suspect the little red Renault 5 was also the turbo jobbie, think there may also be a motocross bike under the plastics in some shots mind you, that rocket power accessory could be handy in some circumstances Hmm, sporty bikes have come a long way....still could have been worse, could have been an XS1100