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Putin rides with Russian bikers

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 00:42

Aug. 30 - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin kicks off his election campaign by revving up his three-wheeled Harley Davidson at the head of a bikers' motorcade. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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(ROUGH CUT ONLY - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin rides his three-wheeled Harley Davidson with bikers at a festival in the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk on Monday. Black-clad Putin, 58, rode with members of the Russian "Night Wolves" biker club through the city streets. Putin's testosterone-fuelled appearances have earned him the nickname "Alpha-dog" in U.S. dimplomatic cables. In the past he has been pictured sparring with his judo coach, flying a fighter jet and hunting Siberian tigers.

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Putin rides with Russian bikers

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 00:42