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18 September, 2012 - App: First Aid By The Red Cross
British red Cross First Aid App
British red Cross First Aid App
Medical problems happen quicker than what you'd expect. Before you know it something can go wrong with anyone, and I don't mean just accidents. Many of us travel miles on our motorcycles, often with several riding buddies. Anything can go wrong, anything..

But what do you need to do when something goes wrong with one of us? One obvious problem is a crash, but apart from crashes, what do you need to do when one of your group or family has an asthma attack? Or a seizure ? Or has a diabetic emergency? Or gets burned ...broken bone... the list is very long.

If someone in your group is a doctor, you're in luck, but if no one has any medical knowledge, this FREE app can save someone's life, maybe yours. The application was made for the British Red Cross, and runs on iPhone, Android and Blackberry........

..........Click on the headline to continue reading this story.......


 


19 January, 2012 - Eating On The Road On A Motorcycle - Recipes
Oasis of the soul recipes
Ara, a professional chef and fellow motorcycle adventure rider, and his trusty and loyal dog Spirit have been on the road longer than I can remember. As a chef with 40 years experience, Ara is publishing many recipes for on the road....

The idea is that you need only 1 pan and a few utensils to make these great recipes. Beats warming up some beans.


 


26 October, 2011 - How To Prepare Your Motorcycle for Shipping
Crated Motorcycle Using Quick Crate
A guest article by Amar Patel on the things to do (and not do) for when you plan to ship your motorcycle using a transporter.

It's not something to take lightly if you want to see your motorcycle in a riding condition at arrival, but it can make your life a lot easier.


 


6 October, 2011 - Make A Motorcycle Out Of 2 Lighters
Motorcycle made out of lighters
Very well done. Take two cheap lights, and make a motorcycle out of them.

Anyone try it?


 


4 October, 2011 - Learn Motorcycle Racing Photography From A Real Pro
Automotophoto seminar poster
Andrew Wheeler from AutoMotoPhoto is one of the great motorcycle race photographers of the moment. You can see many of his fantastic photos in magazines and websites around the world. And Andrew is not selfish, he wants to share his talent.

For the upcoming MotoGP of Australia, Andrew is offering a seminar on how to make photos of race motorcycles. And it doesn't end there...

Andrew will also cook you a meal. Two for the price of one...


 


29 August, 2011 - Proper Motorcycle Storage
Motorcycle Self Storage Drawing
Guest article by Larry Kotta about how to properly store your motorcycle.

It might be because of the winter, or because you are moving, or for whatever reason, if you need to store your motorcycle for more than a month or two, here's what you need to know, and do.


 


10 February, 2011 - Video: Tiffany Coates Shows How To Pick Up A Dropped Motorcycle
Video clip
In this short video, world motorcycle traveller/adventurer rider, Tiffany Coates, shows you the proper technique on pickup up a motorcycle that has been dropped.

It's something that will happen to you, so better learn the right way.


 


30 September, 2010 - Top Ten Tips For Riding Your Motorcycle In The Dark
Deer In Headlights
Ten tips for riding your motorcycle at night by our guest blogger from Bikesure in the UK, David Wilson.

Riding motorcycle at night is more dangerous than during daytime, so it always helps to remind yourself of those little things that can save your life.


 


21 July, 2010 - Safe Motorcycle Tires
Squared off tire
Riding your motorcycle to your destination, and then switching to those nice twisties can be a danger.

Your motorcycle tires can suffer squaring-off, putting you at risk.


 


25 March, 2010 - UK: Motorcycle Riders Ignore Tire Safety
BikeTyreSafetyMonth Logo
The TyreSafety organization is saying that motorcycle accidents caused by defective tires has increased by 28%!!!

During the mandatory technical inspection (MoT), 26,000 motorcycles fail due to bad tires!!

Here are some simple tips to help you ensure that your tires are in top shape.


 


9 May, 2009 - Riding Motorcycle In France
France flag
Riding in France on a motorcycle, here is what you need to know

 


20 January, 2009 - DVD Review: Hard Miles
DVD Hard Miles
Iron Butt motorcycle rally needs no introduction. Even a newbie knows what it is.

Here's a DVD documentary of the 2007 edition of this motorcycle extreme endurance rally, 11 days, 11,000 miles. Called "Hard Miles", the DVD documents the process and the efforts of riding a motorcycle in this rally.


 


7 July, 2008 - Moto Rail : Lessons Learned
SNCF Auto/Moto Train
France is quite big, and if you have to go from one part of the country to another, taking the motorcycle train can be a relief. But it's not always easy if you leave it to the French railroads.

Here are some lessons I learned from our 1st experience.


 


23 April, 2008 - Too Steep? How To Turn Around
Ricardo Kuhn spin
Ricardo Kuhn in this animated gif photo shows us how to turn a heavy motorcycle around when you are stuck on a steep hill climb.

Wanna try it??


 


10 October, 2007 - PMS Time? Remember Your Battery!
5-stage trickle battery charger
Time for the Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS) again (although with the current warm weather, it's difficult to believe).

Time to remember to get a good battery trickle charger to keep your motorcycle batteries in tip-top shape.

Here's one I found...


 


12 September, 2007 - Steal Some Air
Tire air stealer
Here's a trick that might work, and involves "borrowing" a car's tire air.

Remember, it's illegal to steal air... Doh Smiley


 


6 March, 2007 - Useful Motorcycle Website - Elf Moto
Elf lubricants has a very comprehensive website dedicated to motorcycles.

It is full of tips for maintenance, safety gear purchase and other very useful information for beginner or veteran motorcycle riders.

Much of their stuff can be downloaded, or printed.

The site is in several languages.


 


15 December, 2006 - Pro Mechanics How To/Maintenance Tips
We Ride On Sundays website
Not everyone knows what to do to quickly repair a motorcycle, specially doing it cheaply.

Here's a new website that's run by a pro motorcycle mechanic that gives you loads of tips on repairing your motorcycles.

Well worth a read.

 


5 December, 2006 - Tire Watch - Technology Serving Bikers
Tire Watch
A comprehensive review of the "Tire Watch" product, a wireless monitoring device of your tires pressure and temperature (and outside temperature).

Want to save your life, and save money on your gasoline bill ??

You may want to invest in this product.

 


9 November, 2006 - On-line Motorcycle Manuals
Online motorcycle maintenance manuals site - Cyclepedia
With all that information that's available on the internet, it's strange that there aren't more sites like this one.

Cyclepedia offer very comprehensive motorcycle maintenance manuals on-line. Using step-by-step photo explanations and instructions, it's every budding mechanics' wet dream.

Can it be made any easier ? It's like having your private wrench !


 


16 May, 2006 - Repairing Your Motorcycle - Plastics
Repairing your motorcycle fender
A look at another product to help you repair your precious motorcycle; Repair Plastics.

The website show you step-by-step how to repair your broken bits from your motorcycle without having to spend a fortune on garage fees.

An ideal solution for a DIY.

 


26 January, 2006 - Motorcycle License in France
Motorcycle Training
Obtaining a motorcycle license in France is not an easy process. It's lengthy and not easy.

They really put you through their paces. Read what you need to do.


 


17 October, 2005 - Motorcycle 1st Aid
Hermosawork's Motorcycle First Aid Kit
Taking along a medical first aid kit on your motorcycle is a good idea.


 


27 July, 2005 - Motorcycle Group Riding Tips
Web Article
MotorcycleBloggers have produced an interesting series of articles on how to ride in a group.

 


28 April, 2005 - Fix Your Motorcycle DVD
Web Article
Spotted by Carla King at Motorcycle Misadventures, a DVD on how to repair/maintain your Harley motorcycle.


 


29 December, 2004 - Cosmetic Surgery for your Motorcycle
Ricardo Kuhn's Cosmetic Surgery
Here's a tip from (Dr.) Ricardo Kuhn on how to repair your broken plastic bits on your motorcycle.


 



    

 
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