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Webber enjoys wheelie on Grand Prix motorbike

Global Motorsport Media

Mark Webber has this week enjoyed a high-risk ride on the back of a Grand Prix motorcycle.

Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing
Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing

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The Australian, who recently sat out part of his own outdoor adventure challenge in Tasmania ostensibly due to Red Bull's fear of injury, rode at the rear of a Ducati 2-Up machine at Queensland Raceway.

At the controls was his countryman Troy Bayliss, a former MotoGP rider and triple Superbike world champion.

"Some things need doing," wrote Webber on Twitter as he published a photo of himself and Bayless mid-wheelie.

Bayliss replied: "You (Webber) were a top pillion and ripped it up solo as well."

During the 2008/2009 pre-season, Webber badly broke his right leg in a mountain biking descent.

He said earlier this month: "I'm not going to wrap myself in cotton wool.

"Formula one rules my life for most of the year, but I am going to go away, train and have fun doing it and nobody is going to stop me."

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