|31 March, 2014 - General Motorcycle Knowledge Quiz #7|
|#Quiz #Knowledge - So you think you know a thing or two about motorcycles? |
Well, here is your chance to test your knowledge with our 7th General Motorcycle Knowledge Quiz .... and remember, they are tough!.
|31 March, 2014 - Motorcycle Camping: Very Small Sleeping Bag|
|#Camping #SleepingBag - Sea to Summit has a very, very small and light sleeping bag that you can use on your motorcycle camping trips. |
It's so small, it fits in the palm of your hand.
|28 March, 2014 - Top Internet Stories - 28 March 2014|
|I am still getting my pulse rate down after last weekend's opening MotoGP races. Did you follow the incredible race? But I have also been reading interesting motorcycle related articles on the internet. Here are some for your reading pleasure.|
- 2014 MotoGP Rule Cheat Sheet: The Open, Factory And Ducati Regulations At A Glance (Motomatters)
- Quick Tips - Emergency Stopping Techniques For Motorcyclists (Motorzon)
- Motogp 2014: Level-headed Marquez Passes Qatar Test (Bt Sport)
|28 March, 2014 - Very Realistic Moto GP Game - GP Bikes|
|#MotoGP #Game #GPBikes - Here is what looks like a very good and realistic MotoGP game that can be played via the internet with others. |
Difficult, realistic and more important ... cheap. Download a free trial.
|27 March, 2014 - Luxembourg: New Warning Sign For Motorcycles|
|#Luxembourg #RoadSigns - Luxembourg is placing 70 road signs warning bikers that they are approaching an area that is dangerous for motorcycle riders. |
1 out of 6 road deaths are bikers.
|26 March, 2014 - Dakar: Cyril Despres To The Dark Side - Peugeot|
|#Dakar #Peugeot #CyrilDespres - 5 times motorcycle Dakar winner Cyril Despres has announced that for the 2015 he will be driving a Peugeot car, also a new team. |
So it was only a matter of time before the champion turned to the dark side of racing.
|26 March, 2014 - Dakar 2015: The New Route|
|#Dakar #Dakar2015 - The Dakar 2015 route is know as off today. |
It's a round trip Buenos Aires.
|25 March, 2014 - Ad: RKS - Sound Is Everything|
|#Advertisement #Sound #Studio - Nice print ad from a Brazilian sound studio - |
'When the sound is bad, everything changes.'
|25 March, 2014 - France: Fake Speed Radars Are Coming?|
|#France #Radars - France is looking at the UK and Switzerland as example. |
They want to install fake radars alongside the roads in France. But they will not do what is needed to really address the many road fatalities, and it's not speed.
|24 March, 2014 - The ONLY Way To Wear Jeans On A Motorcycle - Great Idea|
|#Jeans #Protected #GreatIdea - Love your jeans? But can't use them on your motorcycle because they are not safe? |
Ruste Protection have got THE service for you. Send them your favorite jeans, and they make it motorcycle safe with Kevlar, Coolmax and D3O.
|24 March, 2014 - Fiat To Buy MV Agusta?|
|#Fiat #MVAgusta #Merger - The current strong rumor has Fiat buying MV Agusta. |
Could be a good thing for MV Agusta since Fiat has deep pockets.
|21 March, 2014 - Top Internet Stories - 21 March 2014|
|Officially Spring in this side of the world, and getting ready for the first MotoGP race of the season. Are you looking forward to the races? To keep you busy during intermission, here are a few interesting motorcycle articles that have appeared during the last week.|
- Motorcycle Photography 101 (Bikeexif)
- Why Does Zero Motorcycles Sales Strategy Include Going After Police Departments (Forbes)
- Here Are Five Essential Mobile Apps for Motorcyclists (Asphalt And Rubber)
- 2014 MotoGP Season Preview: Looking Ahead To The Most Intriguing Season In Years (Motomatters)
|21 March, 2014 - Is This The Venezuelan Version Of A Paddy Wagon?|
|#Venezuela #Police - Despite all the petrol money they have, it looks like the Venezuelan police can not afford real paddy wagons, and are using motorcycle to transport their "prisoners". |
|21 March, 2014 - New Honda Outed: NM4 Vultus Motorcycle|
|#Honda #New #Vultus - Honda unveiled a new motorcycle to their dealers this morning, the NM4 Vultus. |
It's a cross between a scooter and the Ducati Diavel, a mean looking cruiser. A few photos have leaked, no technical details yet.
|20 March, 2014 - France: The Real Reason Paris Went For An Odd/Even System|
|#France #Pollution #Greed - The French started an odd/even license plate system in Paris on Monday. Officially it was to fight pollution, but since the pollution was already gone, why do it? |
You guessed it.... MONEY!
|20 March, 2014 - Idea: Communicate/Music On Your Motorcycle Without Wires|
|#Kickstarter #Headset - A new revolutionary headset is coming to the market, no wires, in-ear plugs, onboard memory, sensors, you can even talk without a microphone. |
Listen to music, talk to people, monitor your health - all in two small units inside your ear. Sci-fi?
|18 March, 2014 - Ad: Triumph Time Tunnel|
|#Triumph #Advertisement - It looks like the PR/Ad agency used by Triumph in Brazil is pretty good. |
They seem to understand what motorcycles are all about.
|17 March, 2014 - Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2014 To You All|
|#StPatrickDay #PartyTime - Although an Irish holiday, it's become a global feast. Every continent nowadays celebrates the 'drinking' holiday, although many people don't even know the origins, or even that's an Irish holiday (honest, a local bar here in Normandy was celebrating St. Patrick's day, and they did not know it was an Irish holiday). But that doesn't matter, as long as we're having fun.....|
... but be responsible. Don't party, drink and then get on your motorcycle and ride away. Have fun celebrating.
|14 March, 2014 - Top Internet Stories - 14 March 2014|
|Some of you change winter/summer time, some didn't. Confusing. Hope you have been riding your motorcycles anyway. Here are a few of the articles that you may have missed over the last week.|
- Opinion: The Factory 2 Farce - How Poor Communication Made It Seem Much Worse Than It Probably Is (Motomatters)
- Adventure Loving Boomers Give Boost To Motorcycle (The Spokesman)
- A Visual History Of Motorcycle Design (You Motorcycle)
|14 March, 2014 - France: Double Whammy Radar|
|#France #radar #Police - The French police in the Alsace region have a new game. |
It consists of two speed radars on one stretch of road, and some interesting psychology. Nice game.
|13 March, 2014 - French ’White House’ - Elysee Palace - Goes Electric|
|#France #Electric #Government - The French Elysee Palace, the equivalent of the White House, is going to go full electric, replacing 100 diesel guzzling Peugeot 308 cars by electric Renault Zoe cars. |
And maybe an electric scooter for the president ;-)
|12 March, 2014 - Idea: Liquid Filled Helmet|
|#Invention # Patent #Helmets - An inventor is revisiting an old patent that calls for a liquid to be placed inside a helmet to offer better protection. |
And they are not talking about beer as liquid.
|12 March, 2014 - Belgium: Road Tax For Every Kilometer Ridden|
|#Belgium #Roadtaxes - Belgium is planning to tax every vehicle for every kilometer driven or ridden on their roads. |
They are going to put GPS trackers in every vehicle. Craziness knowns no boundaries.
|12 March, 2014 - Cool Photo - The Spirit of Yamaha|
|#Yamaha - Once upon a time, the brand with the tuning fork was a company that made pianos and motorcycles. |
Here is a photo dating back to 1977 that reunites both "big" products of the Japanese company
|11 March, 2014 - Ad: One Of Honda’s Better Print Ads - Hair|
|#Honda #Advertisement - Here is one of Honda's better print ads I've seen in a very long time. |
It's for a very fast motorcycle, so fast it takes the hairs from your arms. Funny.
|11 March, 2014 - Philippines: The Electric Tuk-Tuk Is Coming|
|#Electric #Phlippines #Tuk-Tuk - If ever there was one vehicle that deserves to go electric, it's the notorious Asian tuk-tuk. These tricycles that can be found as taxi in many Asian cities make a lot of noise and even more pollution. But they are fun to take when you need to get around.|
So it looks like they are being electrified.
|10 March, 2014 - Review: SKK - Squee-Kee-Kleen|
|#Review #SKK #Squee-Kee-Kleen - A review of the SKK Squee-Kee-Kleen portable (mini) squeegee for motorcycles.|
Easily clean your windshield, mirrors and helmet. Easy.
|10 March, 2014 - Europe Is Doing Well: Traffic Jams Have Increased|
|#Europe #TrafficJams #Statistics - Europe is doing better. One sure sign is that traffic jams have increased by quite a lot. |
And the winner of the worst traffic jams goes to .....
|10 March, 2014 - Women Ride Motorcycle On Woman’s Day - Just Like Every Day|
|#InternationalWomenDay #Indonesia - Last Saturday, March 8th, was International Woman's day, and a lot of women were riding their motorcycles and scooters, like any other day. |
No celebrations for them, maybe a little extra pleasure of riding their bikes. But no big deal.
|7 March, 2014 - Top Internet Stories - 7 March 2014|
|It looks like summer has hit early over here this year; despite freezing mornings, afternoons are warm, if not hot. Good weather usually means less articles published, but here are a few I found that you may have missed over the last week.|
- Motorcycling 2.0: Rethinking Definition Motorcyclist (Asphalt And Rubber)
- Review of Motorcycle Handlebar Bag for the BMW GS and BMW Scooters (Webbikeworld)
- MotoGP Rule Change Imminent: 'Intermediate' Category To Be Added Between Factory Option And Open Classes (Motomatters)
- More And More Women Are Riding Motorcycles In The US (Autoevolution)
|7 March, 2014 - Where Are The Most Fatal Road Crashes in The World|
|#Statistics #Accidents - Where in the world is it safer to ride your motorcycle, and where is it the most dangerous? |
A new report shows in every country in the world, the number of deadly accident per 100,000 inhabitants.
|7 March, 2014 - Brazil: Motorcycles Celebrate Carnival Too|
|#Carnival #Brazil - Why is it only humans that get to celebrate carnival? |
Looks like in the country made famous by their carnival, motorcycles get to share in the fun.
|5 March, 2014 - Video: Another Nice Video - Barbour International|
|#Video #Barbour #CafeRacers - A nice video from Barbour International, a British biker clothing maker, with a nice video of BSA cafe racers meeting up at the famous Ace Cafe in London. |
All that with some nice images, motorcycles and music.
|4 March, 2014 - Ads: Harley-Davidson Brazil - Huh?|
|#Advertisement #Harley-Davidson #Brazil - Yet again, Brazilian ads, this time for Harley-Davidson motorcycle, miss the mark. |
Or is it just me not understanding them?
|4 March, 2014 - Running An AC Device On Your Motorcycle|
|#Camping #Gadgets - Sometimes you need to have a device with your on your motorcycle that does not have a 12V plug. |
Like this mini personal camping oven. What to do?
|3 March, 2014 - Protect Animals And Yourself With This Paint|
|#Safety #Albedo100 #Paint - Finnish paint group, Albedo 100, have a paint that can be sprayed on animals that will make them visible at night (horses, dogs, etc). |
They are painting reindeer antlers in Finland with this product. You too can buy this product