Video: Dirt bike backflips over Dakar truck jump

Nic Cackett

Do you really need anymore of an excuse to watch this video?

For anyone who likes a little background with their stunts, this is the latest in a series of dramatic jumps organised by energy drink manufacturer and motor racing sponsor, Red Bull.

Russian FMX rider Alexey Kolesnikov and Dakar 2010 winner Vladimir Chagin are the men behind the wheel and handlebars.

Click below to watch.