Directed by Joss Whedon
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.
Filmed in 2014 in Seoul, South Korea and London, England. For the 2nd installment of the Avengers films, H-D used this Marvel Film as the vehicle to release the public’s first view of another new model. This new bike from H-D is what we consider one of the most important new motorcycles in the history of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. This is the all electric Livewire. The security behind the development of this bike was unlike anything that we’ve seen in the motorcycle industry. Meeting took place in secure buildings in Milwaukee with only key players on board. We were brought in to use this machine for some very serious stunt sequences that would highlight Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow character. Using this bike meant a whole new learning curve would be introduced. We worked with the developers of the Livewire to tweak the computer settings of the bike to give us exceptional power bands and torque. The bike was amazing to work with and ride. French stunt rider Sara Lezito doubled Scarlett, and absolutely blew everyone away with her ability to control a motorcycle. Sara is definitely one of the best riders that we have ever worked with. Filming in Seoul was exciting and we managed to keep the bike out of all paparazzi press with the help of a private security force that was with us at all times. For the second leg of the film, we traveled to London to shoot the films opening scene. For this sequence, we used a modified 750 Street. We set the bike up to MX specs to accommodate a 40’ jump. This was done by our old friend Lee Morrison who is one of the few guys that can man handle this kind of machine for extreme off road riding. The sequence was great, and once again we finished filming with spectacular results. This job was a career highlight for many reasons. Being able to assist in the release of the Livewire was definitely something for the history books. It’s an incredible machine, and will definitely change the way motorcyclists view Milwaukee.