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Chris Pfeiffer pushing boundaries of Streetbike

Chris Pfeiffer pushing the boundaries of Streetbike-Freestyle

Photocredits Dean Treml
Chris Pfeiffer.
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Chris Pfeiffer.
Photocredit Dean Treml
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Chris Pfeiffer.
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Media Release 30th October 2006

Chris Pfeiffer pushing the boundaries of Streetbike-Freestyle

What does one call someone who doesn’t break legal laws, but those of physics instead? His name: Chris Pfeiffer professional streetbike freestyle rider.

German born Pfeiffer will be showing how he defies the laws of physic and gravity at a demonstration in Aotea Square on Thursday 9th November at 1pm.

Riding the new BMW F 800S, BMW’s first parallel twin cylinder motor combined with a lightweight chassis, Pfeiffer will demonstrate the absurd things one can do on two wheels, from the: The No Hand or One O’Clock Wheelie, a 270 stoppie, or his favourite trick, the Three Sixty Ground.

Pfeiffer age 36 from Bavaria, has for the past 10 years made his living by amazing the crowd with his Streetbike freestyle tricks.

At the beginning of 2006 Pfeiffer changed onto the BMW F800S and after no more than 2 months of practice on the new bike, he won the most prestigious US Streetbike Freestyle Competition, the legendary "Stuntwars" in Florida.
The agility and perfect engine characteristics of the brand new BMW 2-cylinder bike helped Pfeiffer to victory at the biggest freestyle motorcycle competition in the US where every other bike was a 4-cylinder.

Pfeiffer has a number of titles under his belt including European Champion and a spot in Guiness book of records for his extraordinary 2-wheel tricks.

Pushing the boundaries and limits with new tricks Pfeiffer has spent 2006 demonstrating to enthusiastic crowd’s world wide. And now New Zealanders can experience up close and personal the true dynamics of streetbike freestyler Chris Pfeiffer.

When: Thursday 9th November
Time: 1pm
Where: Aotea Square

For more information:


Photocredits Dean Treml

Background information Chris Pfeiffer

Career start: 1980

Career highlights:

2006 1st, Stuntwars, USA
2004 1st, (Stunt Riding) European Championship
2003 1st, (Stunt Riding) World Championships
1998 1st, (Trial) Junior Championships
1996 1st, (Offroad Challenge) Gilles Lalay Classic, 4 x 1st, Red Bull Hare Scramble Erzberg

Streetbike freestyle tricks:
- Straight wheelies - variations: no hands, one o` clock scrap, highchair, candybar, 50-50, fender grab, look back, coaster, combos, spreader
- Circle wheelies - variations: no hands, no throttle combos, haighchair, spreader, candybar, peg grab, seatstander one hand, foot-touchdown.
- Three sixty ground (360°-turn in the pegs; Trialbike only)
- Stoppies variations: nac nac, highchair, one handed, can can, stoppie kiss, 270-turn, wallparker
- Surfer: standing on the tank/seat, no hands stand up
- Switchback riding, switchback power slide, switchback donuts
- Skitching (dragging beside / behind the bike)
- Bunny hop: Jumping over persons (lying on the floor) without a ramp ( Record-hop: clearing a gap made of 33 people)
- Donuts (Burnout-Circles standing in the foot-pegs) variations: one handed, highchair, nac nac, seatstand, chainsaw, standstill
- Rocket start
- Handlebar flip
- No hands figure eight

Check out the photo/video link on , you’ll find the matching trick names as subtitles under almost all shown trick-shots in almost all the albums.


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