|30 November, 2006 - Extreme Motorcycle Riding - Dutch Style|
|2 crazy Dutchmen are going to ride their motorcycles, Marcus Kingma on a Yamaha YBR 125 and Sjaak Lucassen on a Yamaha R1, on December 23rd all the way to Nordkapp, Denmark - most North point of Europe. This is going to be one very cold trip.|
|30 November, 2006 - Cellular Bluetooth Interphone - Update|
|After a long wait, I finally got the answers I was looking for with regards to Cellular's Bluetooth intercom for motorcycles, the Interphone. Here they are....|
|29 November, 2006 - Video: Vespa Ads|
|A look at two Vespa TV ads. Not the best there are...|
|28 November, 2006 - Odds & Ends @ EICMA|
|A last look at some odds and ends found at the EICMA motorcycle exhibition. |
Aprilia, BMW, Ducati and MV Agusta.
|27 November, 2006 - Cellular - Bluetooth Intercom and Bike-to-Bike|
|Italian Cellular company claim to have a Bluetooth device for motorcycles, that gives you not only wireless intercom facilities (and GSM phone), but also bike-to-bike communications with a range of 150 meters. |
The company was not available for comments...
|24 November, 2006 - Four Wheel Ducati|
|Here's a four wheel Ducati I found at the EICMA exhibition. |
But is it a Ducati, or is it a Ducati ?
To be or not to be..
|23 November, 2006 - DVD Review: Speed On Two Wheels|
|A review of the very good documentary, "Speed On Two Wheels". |
A recommended DVD for any motorcycle passionate rider, whether you race or not.
|23 November, 2006 - Luma’s Xmart - Smart Motorcycle Lock Revisited|
|Luma's Xmart is a really nifty lock. It's your motorcycle footpeg, turned into a wheel lock. |
Now, Luma are producing the right side footpeg, so your motorcycle is symmetrical.
And the right peg is a lock as well.
|22 November, 2006 - KTM 990 Super Duke R|
|A look at KTM's 990 Superduke R, and a promo film of the 990 Superduke motorcycle. |
|22 November, 2006 - CannonBall Motorcycle Run Back To The USA|
|The CannonBall Motorcycle Run will finally be held in the USA, country of origin of the race. May 13th sees the (in)famous race start in Los Angeles and run 2500 miles until it reaches Las Vegas for a 48 hour party.|
|22 November, 2006 - Derbi Mulhacen 659 Hot Bob|
|A look at Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, Derbi, and their Hot Bob prototype. |
Different it is !
|21 November, 2006 - Derbi X-Vision - TV on your Motorcycle|
|Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, Derbi, showed a prototype motorcycle, called the 659 Mulhacen X-Vision, that has an onboard LCD TV Screen and strategically placed cameras. |
This allows you to record your motorcycle ride, and download it later to your computer and internet.
|21 November, 2006 - Moto Guzzi 940 Custom|
|A look at Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Moto Guzzi's new 940 Custom. |
|21 November, 2006 - Moto Guzzi Griso 8 V|
|A look a Moto Guzzi's new Griso 8 V as presented at Milan's EICMA motorcycle exhibition. |
|20 November, 2006 - Ducati Hypermotard 1100|
|A closer look at Ducati's new motorcycle, the Hypermotard 1100 and 1100S. |
|20 November, 2006 - Ducati 1098|
|A look at Ducati's flagship sports motorcycle, the 1098. |
|20 November, 2006 - Aprilia NA 850 Mana|
|A look at Aprilia's NA 850 Mana motorcycle presented at Milan's EICMA motorcycle exhibition. |
|20 November, 2006 - Aprilia Shiver SL 750|
|A look at Aprilia's SL 750 Shiver introduced at the EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy. |
|17 November, 2006 - EICMA Motorcycle Exhibition and the Belles|
|To wrap up the EICMA motorcycle exhibition, here are 15 photos of the girls of EICMA. |
Italian women are beautiful, and the exhibition had its fair share.
Judge yourself !
|17 November, 2006 - World’s Longest Motorcycle|
|World's longest motorcycle, built in Russia, is soooooo long you'd need a rider in the back to steer your motorcycle...|
|16 November, 2006 - Video: Motorcylce Gear - Alpinestars Ads|
|Motorcycle manufacturers aren't the only ones with advertising budgets. Accessory manufacturer Alpinestars has a series of ads. Here are three of them.|
|15 November, 2006 - EICMA Motorcycle Show - The Prettiest Girl|
|This ends my "live" reporting. Off to France and read through 20 kgs of DVDs and CDs. |
Here's a photo of the prettiest and sexiest woman of the EICMA motorcycle show !
You can find her at the Peugeot stand.
|15 November, 2006 - EICMA Motorcycle Show - Day 1 Sym - Woow ! (5 photos)|
|From all the stands we saw, from all the attention grabbers, SYM were by far the most creative. |
Imagine having STRIPPERS on your stand, stripping out of their clothes, and pole dancing !!
Way to go Sym !
|14 November, 2006 - Video: Awareness Ads - New York, USA|
|Finally, here's a motorcycle awareness TV ad from New York, USA. Who said that the Americans weren't producing shock ads to increase motorcycle awareness ?|
|13 November, 2006 - At the Milan EICMA Motorcycle Show|
|I'm in Milan, Italy, covering the EICMA Motorcycle Exhibition. Hopefully, internet dependent, you'll be seeing as good as live, the latest and greatest motorcycle products at the show. Tune in regularly !|
|13 November, 2006 - EICMA Motorcycle Show - Day 0|
|It's the day before the EICMA motorcycle show opens, and I had a quick look around, until escorted off the premises. |
Tonight is the Ducati press conference.
|11 November, 2006 - Product Reviews|
|We're going to be using the new ReviewMe.com website to earn a few bucks, doing paid-for product reviews. The reviews, despite being paid for by the manufacturers, are going to be honest. We are under no rule to write a positive review ! So, hopefully you'll see more reviews in this site.|
|10 November, 2006 - D-Lock: A Forget-Me-Not For Motorcycle Locks|
|Here's a very simple and effective way of reminding you that you've got a chain or U-lock on your motorcycle, preventing you from riding away with the lock still on. |
D-Lock to the rescue.
|10 November, 2006 - BMW Motorcycle Chopper|
|There's a one-off BMW R1100RS based chopper for sale on eBay. |
This is one sleek and sexy motorcycle produced by FRS Engineering. Want a different kind of chopper, and tired of the Harley ones.
Here's your chance !
|9 November, 2006 - On-line Motorcycle Manuals|
|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 !
|7 November, 2006 - Motorcycle Manufacturers and the Web|
|The motorcycle manufacturers, despite trying to adapt to the web, have been ignoring motorcycle web media, news and blog sites, for far too long. They still see the web as one-way information, and don't see the web media as equal to the traditional media. But why ? Why are the motorcycle manufacturers ignoring us ? A medium sized news site has more readers, and therefore more exposure than the biggest motorcycle magazine. read on.|
|7 November, 2006 - Motorcycle Video Magazine|
|The time has come for motorcycle video magazines. We've had forums, blogs and PODcasts. |
Now, it's the turn for video. Here's a look at one video magazine called Biker Underground.
|6 November, 2006 - Mad Max - Move Over|
|Here's a "motorcycle" that would not have been out of place in one of the Mad Max movies. |
Anyone know the story behind this one ?
|3 November, 2006 - Video: Waterki Vespa Scooter|
|A small video clip from the "old" days, of a amphibian Vespa scooter. Why did this really cool scooter never make it to the market ?|
|2 November, 2006 - Motorcycle Car Retriever To Be Used In Dubai|
|The Honda Goldwing Retriever (the Swedish car towing service using a Honda motorcycle) got a nice contract in Dubai, Middle East. Sweden, China and Canada are already using this nifty service. |
What better than a motorcycle to tow a broken down car.