|29 December, 2006 - Have A Great 2007 !|
|Have a great new year you all !! Last article of the year ! Enjoy the end of year parties, and be safe in 2007 ! |
|29 December, 2006 - Ohhh Myyyy Gawddd !!|
|What a terrible looking motorcycle. |
Looks like straight out of the Flintstone era.
|28 December, 2006 - Passing The Message|
|Sometimes you just want to pass a message to other people on the road. |
Here's your chance to be seen, and to pass on that message.
|27 December, 2006 - Fragile Harley-Davidson|
|Sometimes a motorcycle is just so fragile, that you can only look at it. |
Here's one example.
A glass Harley-Davidson.
|26 December, 2006 - Top 7 Most Dangerous Roads|
|Not all roads are created equal, some are just outright dangerous. |
Here's a list with photos of the top 7 most dangerous roads to travel on.
|22 December, 2006 - Dakar Rally For Kids|
|Prepare your kids for the Dakar race, by buying them this small, electric, Desert Tenere motorcycle. |
Start them young, so hopefully they'll finish the race.
By Peg Perego.
|22 December, 2006 - On The Road Again - Ireland|
|I'm on the road again, on my way to Galway, Ireland. |
Regular articles will appear every day, so do come back.
|21 December, 2006 - Canadian PM Doesn’t Want To Ride Bitch|
|The Canadian Prime Minister has declared that it is bad for his image to ride pillion on his wife's Yamaha motorcycle. |
Sexist ?? You tell me.
|21 December, 2006 - KTM RC8 Site|
|KTM are getting ready for their RC8. |
They now have a dedicated website showing you the progress of the development of the RC8 Superbike.
Time to start dreaming.
|20 December, 2006 - Video: Airbag For Motorcycles - Good/Bad ?|
|A video demonstration of the airbag on a motorcycle. A motorcycle hits a car at 50 kph from different angles, with and without an airbag. You judge whether it's a good thing or not !|
|20 December, 2006 - New Site Preview Function|
|We've added a new function to the site. It allows you, when you hover your mouse over an external link, to preview the other website. Then you can decide whether you're going to click or not. Tools is courtesy of Snap.com.|
|19 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: The Missing|
|The last part of the motorcycle manufacturer's Christmas gifts; all the manufacturers who don't have anything. The list is pretty big !|
|19 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: MV Agusta Style|
|For an expensive and fast motorcycle manufacturer like MV Agusta, you'd expect expensive gifts. |
You'll not be disappointed.
Here are a few.
|19 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Suzuki Style|
|Suzuki, like the other Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, aren't big into merchandising. |
Here's what we found for you.
|19 December, 2006 - Ewan McGregor Plans 2 More Long Way Trips|
|Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor are planning two more TV series on their motorcycles. The Long Way Down starts next year, followed by the Long Way Up.|
|19 December, 2006 - Video: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R|
|Here are several Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R publicity adverts, three are funny, 1 is really local, and the last one for a ZX-6R is funny at the end. Enjoy.|
|18 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Buell Style|
|Harley owned Buell, in sharp contrast with their master, has a small gift product range. |
Here's their selection.
|18 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Kawasaki Style|
|Kawasaki, like all Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, are Spartan with regards to their merchandising. |
Here's a look at their gifts you can buy this Christmas.
|18 December, 2006 - Slight Newsletter Problems|
|We're having slight problems with our weekly newsletter. Those of you who receive it, will have noticed that it doesn't always begin on Monday, sometimes the newsletter starts later in the week. That is because Zookoda, the service supplier, are having some technical difficulties. Hopefully, it'll be sorted out shortly.|
|17 December, 2006 - Girl On A Motorcycle Movie Online|
|The cult movie, Girl On A Motorcycle, is currently on-line at Video Google. It may not remain there, so if you want to see it, look at it now.|
|15 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Ducati Style|
|A look at the Christmas shopping list from Ducati. |
Look who paid attention at the business schools, where they taught merchandising!
|15 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: BMW Style|
|BMW ain't no slouch when it comes to merchandising. |
Here's a short selection of BMW related Christmas gifts.
|15 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Harley-Davidson Style|
|A look at the master of merchandising, Harley-Davidson. |
They have so many things to offer, even special items for Christmas, it makes Toys 'R Us look small.
|15 December, 2006 - Pro Mechanics How To/Maintenance Tips|
|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.
|14 December, 2006 - American Muscle Car Motorcycle|
|Custom built choppers can be very pretty and sexy. |
Here's one built with a Chevy engine.
It's heavy, but nice. Not that I'd want to have one, but to look at one....yes, why not ?
|14 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Christmas: Yamaha Style|
|The first of a series of (Christmas) gifts as sold by the motorcycle manufacturers themselves. |
First one is Yamaha (Europe).
|13 December, 2006 - Motorcycle Accidents and the USA|
|A look at the 2005 road/traffic accident statistics of the USA. Lots of motorcycle riders died, many with frontal accidents, often by cars turning left ! Also, more older bikers are buying the farm. Bad news.|
|13 December, 2006 - Video: Harley Motorcycle Jacket|
|Harley not only produces TV ads for their motorcycles, they also sell their "other" stuff via commercials. Here's an ad for their leather motorcycle jackets.|
|12 December, 2006 - Chopper Bike - Real Bike|
|Here's a real, and I mean real, chopper bike. |
Cheap, as fast as you can get it to go, almost no pollution, little noise !
A real chick magnet !!
|12 December, 2006 - Top 10 Useless Christmas Motorcycle Gifts|
|We've all seen sites publishing the best motorcycle gifts for Christmas, but what about the gifts you don't want to receive. |
Here's my top 10 useless motorcycle gifts.
Sorry if I offend anyone....
|12 December, 2006 - Anti-Greenlaning Law Repealed In France ?|
|First strike against the French greenies and their proposed law forbidding motorcycles from riding off road. The top government agency in France has decided that the proposed law is without merit, and condemned the greenies to pay legal costs. One small victory, but the battle still rages.|
|11 December, 2006 - Luxury Motorcycle Tours|
|UK based Discovery Moto Tours offer luxury guided motorcycle tours in exotic places like Thailand? |
Go on a nice motorcycle holiday for 14 days through on a BMW R1200GS, with luxury sweeper cars, guides and the best hotels.
Dream holiday !
|10 December, 2006 - Dreadful Sight: Chinese Motorcycle Graveyard|
|Here's a photo that's making me cry. |
Thousands of motorcycles in a Chinese graveyard. All these motorcycles have been confiscated, and will be destroyed !!
What a waste !
|8 December, 2006 - Florida’s Christmas Spirit|
|In Florida, USA, the Orange County Police force have gotten the Christmas spirit. |
Dressed up as elves, they're manning their speed radars, and handing out speeding fines as if they're croissants.
What has the world come to ?
|8 December, 2006 - What ?? I can’t hear you !!|
|A simple-minded town in Arizona, USA has imposed a 80 dB noise level on motorcycles ! |
The town council has not given their approval, their own law states 85 dB, and a US$750 fine was never decided upon.
Why not just say "Bikers Not Allowed!".
|7 December, 2006 - Video: Motorcycle Dealers (1)|
|A look at two TV advertisements for motorcycles & scooters dealers in the USA. Yes, they too need to advertise.|
|6 December, 2006 - SuperTooth - Bluetooth For Motorcycles|
|We're seeing them coming out of the woods, more and more Bluetooth equipped gadgets for motorcycles. |
Here's one from Hong Kong, the Supertooth Moto.
Cheap (cheaper than most), but limited in functionality.
|6 December, 2006 - Video: Worldrider (Allan Karl) In Bolivia|
|RTW motorcycle rider Allan Karl has posted a video of his ride in parts of Bolivia. This will give you a good idea of the conditions he's meeting while travelling the world.|
|5 December, 2006 - Tire Watch - Technology Serving Bikers|
|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.
|5 December, 2006 - Female Motorcycle Mechanics Calendar|
|Female professional photographer, Sarah Lyon, has produced a calendar featuring female mechanics. |
She travelled 6000 miles on her Yamaha motorcycle to find them in the USA.
Now, you can buy the wall calendar.
|4 December, 2006 - Cargo Carrying Capacity Of Motorcycles|
|How much do you carry on your motorcycle ? Do you really think you carry much. |
Check out Ricardo Kuhn in California, USA. He often needs to carry a lot of cargo, but doesn't have a car.
Everything but the kitchen sink goes on the motorcycle. Here are several photos on what he can carry.
|4 December, 2006 - Video: Ducati Commercial|
|One of the very few Ducati motorcycle TV ads I've managed to find ! Kind of different from the Harley ones.|
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