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Motorcyclist 'beats own record'

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Motorcyclist Ryan Capes claims he has set a new world record for a ramp-to-ramp jump - soaring 286ft (87.17m) in the air. That would beat the previous record by 34ft.

But he had set himself a personal goal of 300ft, so he had another try, and this time he was said to have jumped an astonishing 316ft (96.31m), at the Grand Sierra resort in Reno, Nevada.

Footage courtesy of NBC

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