|28 April, 2006 - Betcha It Doesn’t Go Fast !|
|A wooden motorcycle sculpture by Kim Kwang Woo. |
Not bad, but don't think it can go anywhere.
|27 April, 2006 - Ferrari Motorcycle Part 2|
|After last months post on the Ferrari based motorcycle, here's more information. George, the builder, built a second Ferrari motorcycle. |
One is a V12, the other a V6 Ferrari engine. Can there be anything sweeter sounding than a Ferrari engine ?
|26 April, 2006 - BMW/IMME 1200|
|Two French designers have designed a special sports motorcycle based on BMW R1200 engine. It is so much of interest that BMW have taken an active participation. |
Will we see the IMME 1200 in the nearby future ? A modular sports/racing motorcycle would be in the interest of all.
|26 April, 2006 - Newsletter Update #2|
|You are now able to subscribe to the free weekly newsletter again. The Zookoda service is still in beta, so there might be a few hiccups, but you'll receive a newsletter emailed to you once a week on Sunday.|
|25 April, 2006 - Tankbag Protector/Alarm|
|I've been looking for a simple, low cost, solution to secure my tankbag for long trips, without requiring me to take off the tankbag for every stop. |
I think I found a solution that will not cost much and provide protection for thieves stealing the tankbag, or opening it.
|24 April, 2006 - Love Coast Ride|
|A look at the trip we took last week, with some photos of Brittany's (Bretagne) Cote d'Armor. |
This place is motorcycle heaven; small winding roads, cliffs, forests, coastal villages and many great restaurants. If you're ever planning to ride in France, have a look at one possible destination.
|21 April, 2006 - We’re Running Back Home|
|We'll be heading back tomorrow. Today is my wife's birthday. |
We'll be running, and running, all the way back home (see photo).
|20 April, 2006 - Suzuki Diesel Motorcycle|
|Here's a person called Crazy Jerry who converted a Suzuki motorcycle into a diesel running motorcycle. |
On his website he's selling a CD with the instructions on how to do it yourself. Tired of high gas prices ?? Here's your chance!
|18 April, 2006 - Training Wheels - Part Deux|
|After a previous article on training wheels, I got an email with more information. You can actually get these extra set of wheels on a big motorcycle, that deploy like on an airplane. |
It allows not only disabled people, but also bikers who are not tall or strong enough to ride a big motorcycle.
|17 April, 2006 - Removing The Leaves From My Motorcycle|
|I'm off for the rest of the week, on a mini-holiday. There will be several stories appearing during the week (the wonders of technology). |
In the mean time I had to remove all the dead leaves from my motorcycle.
|14 April, 2006 - Egg on my face|
|Boy, did I fall for it. The story about the French Gendarme's new Kawasaki motorcycles was an (delayed) April fools joke.|
|14 April, 2006 - 1300 Start - 30 Finish ! Erzbergrodeo Enduro|
|The Erzbergrodeo is one of the toughest, with some 1300 riders starting and only 30 finishing after 4 days. Here's a video clip (45 minutes long) that shows you why it's so tough ! The race starts again next month, May 25th. |
|14 April, 2006 - Golden (Wing) Retriever|
|A short video of a commercial car towing service in Sweden who uses a Honda Goldwing to tow broken down cars. The Honda motorcycles can be bought from them. |
|13 April, 2006 - Tom Cruise/Triumph Scrambler/Mission Impossible 3|
|Tom Cruise is starring in the latest episode of Mission Impossible, riding a Triumph Scrambler. This is the 2nd time the motorcycle is starring in a big product movie. |
Guess what the other one was...
|12 April, 2006 - Fresh Coffee On Your Motorcycle|
|Two designers produced an in-car espresso machine. Easy adaptation to have it on your motorcycle ! |
Latte anyone ?
|12 April, 2006 - Half of This Site Down Yesterday|
|This site was down yesterday due to a mapping problem at our hosting company. Anyone accessing blogs.motorbiker.org could not access it. An alternative exists; try news.motorbiker.org or www.motorbiker.org/blogs.nsf.|
|11 April, 2006 - France’s Gendarmerie New Supersport Motorcycle|
|The French Gendarmerie Police have purchased 50 Kawasaki ZZR 1400 high speed motorcycles ! They have formed a special "High Speed Interception Brigade". |
The motorcycle is capable of 315 kph (195 mph).
|10 April, 2006 - Double Symbolism|
|Two (even three) symbols of capitalism in the country of communism; how "gauche". |
|6 April, 2006 - Some Motorcycle TV ads|
|A look at some "live" motorcycle ads (commercials) as found on Video.Google.|
|5 April, 2006 - Excellent Document From ACEM|
|ACEM published a new document today, that not only all governments should read, but all motorcycle riders as well. |
Meant for the governments of this world, as a rider you can learn a lot.
|4 April, 2006 - New Hybrid Motorcycle; Axle EV-X7|
|Japanese manufacturer Axle showed a new hybrid motorcycle capable of distances of 180 kilometers with one charge. |
Very futuristic style.
|4 April, 2006 - Another Motorcycle Riding TV Chef|
|Another food program is announced, this time in the USA. Chef Brown is going to ride around the USA on his motorcycle, looking at food along the way. Roadkill special ?|
|3 April, 2006 - Newsletter Suspended|
|Due to some technical problems, the weekly newsletter has been suspended until things are sorted out. Subscriber list remains, and if you want to subscribe, that remains possible.|