Italian police motorcycle display

I think this could quite possibly be my fave archive footage clip of all time. I found it whilst scrolling through some digibeta tapes looking for another story and was amazed at what I saw.

It has become one of the most viewed clips on the Diagonal View  youtube channel achieving almost 1 million hits and pops up on Facebook and Twitter from time to time.

On the 107th anniversary of the Italian police a magnificant formation motorcycling display was staged in front of President Giovanni Gronchi.

(Click the picture to view video)

Italian Police Motorcycle Display

Italian Police Motorcycle Display

Intricate geometric designs were intertwined via the fluid motion on the police bike riders.

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