|30 December, 2005 - KTM: Dakar 2006: Scrutineering|
|I'll be publishing, "as-is", the KTM press releases that come in directly from the Dakar race. This is the first one, the scrutineering.|
|27 December, 2005 - Motorcycle Sunglasses|
|A look at special motorcycle sunglasses, specially for prescription sunglasses. |
Not many of those around, so this is an interesting site.
|26 December, 2005 - Yamaha Motorcycles To Sell GPSs|
|Yamaha motorcycles is now the third large motorcycle manufacturer to offer OEM'd Garmin GPS for their range of bikes. |
Can we live without GPSs ?
|23 December, 2005 - Motorcross/Enduro Holiday In France - Kids/Adults|
|Don't know what to do for your 2006 holidays ? Got kids who want to learn riding a motorcycle ? Here's the solution. A high park with several motocross/enduro circuits, motorcycles or quads, all under the watchful eyes of trained staff. Activities for kids. |
107 room hotel. 200 people restaurant. A great holiday !
|21 December, 2005 - Motorcycle Lock With A Twist|
|Luma have introduced the smart motorcycle disc lock. |
It will replace your foot-peg, and when you want to lock your motorcycle, you remove your foot-peg an use it as disc lock. Nifty !
|20 December, 2005 - Nolan Bluetooth Add-on For Motorcycle Helmets|
|Italian motorcycle helmet manufacturer Nolan have released their communicator add-on, the N-COM. |
N-COM allows you to talk to your pillion using Bluetooth, listen to music and telephone.
|19 December, 2005 - TITS in the Desert|
|8 British motorcyclists are trading in their trusty BMW GSs for Honda C90 Scooters and riding them through the Sahara desert to Gambia. |
Why ? For charity !! Loaded with medical equipment, they are leaving the 28th of December for their long, dangerous and memorable adventure.
|16 December, 2005 - Antiquated Motorcycle Laws - France|
|France have just reinforced one of their antiquated motorcycle laws. If you're caught with a motorcycle with more than 100 hp, you go to jail ! |
Long live the revolution !
|15 December, 2005 - Is BMW Losing The Police Motorcycle Market ?|
|Is BMW slowly losing its Police motorcycle market ? |
They've lost France, Belgium, Portugal, Denmark and now The Netherlands; all in one year, and all to Yamaha !
|13 December, 2005 - Is This The Future Motorcycle Helmet ?|
|A new technology arrives for helmets. Developed by the US Army, these helmets are very light and flexible, until it reaches impact. Then it solidifies. |
Not yet for motorcycles, but it's just a question of time.
|12 December, 2005 - My B’Day Today|
|It's my birthday today. |
Yiiiippeee ! I feel old...
|9 December, 2005 - Off To Poland|
|I'm off for Warsaw, Poland for the weekend. Celebrating my birthday there, and I'll be back on Tuesday. |
In the meantime, articles will still be published.
|8 December, 2005 - The "Le Touquet" Enduro 2006 - World’s Biggest Event|
|World's biggest motorcycle race is on for the 4th and 5th February. |
The "Le Touquet" beach race, with 1,000 motorcycles competing. But it has changed format and name.
There are still a few motorcycle spots available.
|7 December, 2005 - High Tech Backpack|
|A very futuristic backpack hits the market, including solar charging station, Bluetooth, iPod controls - and it's not for motorcycles ! |
BUT !! Can it be adapted to work for us bikers ? By O'Neill !
|6 December, 2005 - A Cry For Help In The UK|
|Someone in the UK is looking at fighting these stupid laws that forbid motorcycles from going off road. Let's start putting pressure on these green lobby groups. |
Fight for your rights !
|5 December, 2005 - Another Motorcycle Exhibition in Paris|
|Paris is to host a 2nd annual motorcycle show, the Paris Moto Show. To be held end February. |
A new format show, with demonstrations and try-it-yourself tracks !
|5 December, 2005 - How Does He Do That ?|
|A photo of a person riding a motorcycle with both his hands on an enormous painting, obstructing his view ! |
|2 December, 2005 - ZMoto Version 6 Released|
|The popular, and very free, Palm PDA motorcycle application, ZMoto has been released in version 6. |
If you've got a motorcycle, and a Palm, what are you waiting for ?
|1 December, 2005 - TV Cameras on Motorcycles|
|Here's a look at an unusual camera motorcycle. |
Built for speed and rear facing shots, it looks....