|31 August, 2006 - Video: Rossi/Honda Hornet ad|
|A 2 minute video commercial from the "old days" when Rossi was still with Honda. Here he's seen riding a Honda Hornet CB900F motorcycle.|
|30 August, 2006 - And You Think Your Motorcycle Is Safe Outside?|
|Despite what you lay think, strange things can happen to your motorcycle when it's outside. Sue Smith found out, when her son discovered a video on the internet of a stranger stripping on her motorcycle.|
|30 August, 2006 - More Motorcycle Transporters - Belgium|
|After last weeks article on US Motorcycle Carriers, reader Jerry Rocteur pointed out a Belgium version. |
Bikes-to-Beach bring your motorcycle from door to door in Southern Europe (or to big events, or corporate events) for very reasonable fees.
|29 August, 2006 - Video: Adventure Riding|
|A long video (1 hour, 19 minutes) of some Polish guys who went on their motorcycles from Poland to Cape Town, South Africa; Very interesting. Plus a smaller video of riding a BMW R1150GS in the deep mud of Mozambique.|
|28 August, 2006 - First Luxury Motorcycle Resort|
|They're building a luxury motorcycle resort in the USA. Called Vintages, it's fully equipped with spas, sauna, bars, etc. |
It should be come a nice holiday spot, or passing-through place when travelling in the US. 20 of these will be built over time in the USA.
Lifetime memberships, or more limited ones are available.
|25 August, 2006 - US Motorcycle Carriers|
|Here's a fellow in the USA, who'll come and pick up your motorcycle and transport it on a truck to popular destinations (like Sturgis etc), or in the winter to warm weather (Florida). |
|24 August, 2006 - Interesting Way To Avoid A Ticket|
|A Wales, UK based Royal Marine got arrested for changing the color on his motorcycle, in the hope of escaping a speed radar ticket. |
Good idea, but it didn't work.
|24 August, 2006 - Le Touquet EnduroPale and Foreigners|
|In order to attract more foreigners to the beach enduro race, the Le Touquet Enduropale, the organizers are now offering a special prize for the first foreigner to cross the finish line.|
|23 August, 2006 - EcoRider Available in the USA|
|The Scottish diesel motorcycle, EcoRider, is now available in the USA. |
Run diesel or gas, here's a nifty motorcycle.
|22 August, 2006 - UK Motorbike Store Open|
|After yesterday's opening of the motorcycle store for the USA, today is the turn of the UK. Together with Amazon UK, we now offer a wide selection of motorbikes goodies.|
|22 August, 2006 - UK Female Motorcycle Magazine|
|The UK sees the birth of the first female motorcycle riders magazine; Bikeress. |
To be published every quarter, it's in a handy A5 format.
|21 August, 2006 - New Motorcycle Shop|
|We've opened a motorcycle shop on this site, together with Amazon.com. Initially meant for the USA market, it'll eventually be available to other countries. Only motorcycle stuff (gear, Accessories, Books, Gadgets, software, etc).|
|21 August, 2006 - Time For A Puzzle ?|
|We're trying out a new section; a regular motorcycle-related crossword puzzle. Since we need to buy the software, please let us know if you think it's a good idea or not. Try out the trial puzzle.|
|20 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 7 Final|
|Final day of the Red Bull roManiacs. 7 days of hell for the contestants. |
The winner is another Frenchman, Michel Gau (after two years of Despres).
Will they come back next year ?? (videos available of the day's race).
|19 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 6|
|Penultimate day, last day of hard enduro. |
Only 10 riders left in the expert class. If you look at the results at the bottom, some folks have been on their motorcycles for 20 hours !!
There's again a video available of the day's ride.
|18 August, 2006 - Wine and Motorcycles; Touring France|
|Maybe you think that wine and motorcycles don't really mix, but if you do it professionally, like Unicorn Adventures, you could have a great holiday. |
Unicorn run a fully organized wine tour of France on motorcycles. A 15 day holiday through all the wine regions of France on one of their BMW motorcycles.
Interested ??? Read on...
|18 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 5|
|Almost there, Day 5. Longest day, with the shortest time for Michel Gau, in 9 hours and 41 minutes. |
The longest is still underway while day 6 starts. Are they crazy or what ?
|17 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 4|
|Day 4, past the half way stage of the race. |
Not many riders left. Not many motorcycles left without scratches.
|17 August, 2006 - Rare Sight - Bush On A Motorcycle|
|A photo of President George Bush on a Harley motorcycle, while visiting the Harley factory. |
He even managed to start the engine, under applause .....
|16 August, 2006 - Motorcycle Chair|
|For the really passionate motorcycle rider, here's an armchair that looks like a motorcycle, complete with saddlebags. |
Hope it's more comfortable than my motorcycle saddle..
|16 August, 2006 - Video: ATGATT ??|
|A funny video clip of two crazy guys who don't believe in ATGATT on motorcycles.|
|16 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 3|
|Day 3 summary of the Red Bull roManiacs hard (and tough) enduro, some photos of day 1, and the full results and standings for the pro class. |
More and more are dropping out. Is this year too tough ??
|15 August, 2006 - New Moroccan Motorcycle Touring Company|
|A new, UK based, touring company has been created for touring Morocco. Moto-Morocco will come and pickup your motorcycle, bring it to Morocco, while you fly comfortably there. |
Then, with their experienced guides, mechanics and support staff, you tour the country. What could be better ?
|15 August, 2006 - "Boobs on Bikes" to go ahead|
|The topless motorcycle parade "Boobs on Bikes", despite attempts to stop it, is being held in Auckland, New Zealand. 23rd of August will see 30 topless ladies parading on motorcycles. |
Way to go !
|15 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 2|
|The results of day 2 of the roManiacs. Already Cyril Despres had to quit, Sala won, and the Americans are way behind. |
A tough and "normal" day at the roManiacs hard motorcycle enduro.
|14 August, 2006 - UK Police Chief Told Off For Anti-Motorcycle Writing|
|The British Motorcyclist Federation (BMF) have logged a complaint against the deputy Chief of Police for North Wales, Clive Wolfendale, for anti-motorcycle writings in his blog. He now wants to ban motorcycles from Wales's national parks.|
|14 August, 2006 - Red Bull roManiacs 2006 - Day 1|
|The first day of the famous Red Bull roManiacs tough motorcycle enduro race was held on Sunday 13 August. 2 time winner, Cyril Despres won the prologue. |
Are these riders really that good, or just plain suicidal ?
|11 August, 2006 - Locking your Motorcycle in a Campground|
|British inventor/product designer John Wrightson has designed a nifty way of securing your motorcycle when there's nothing to secure your motorcycle too. |
Simple, easy to use and carry, it's the egg of Columbus.
|11 August, 2006 - Video: The Travis Pastrana Double Back-Flip|
|Even if you're not a freestyle fan, the Travis Pastrana double back-flip will not let you cold. Here's the video clip of him doing it the very first time ! Pretty incredible !|
|8 August, 2006 - Yahoo and Our Weekly Newsletter|
|Yahoo is giving problems with our weekly newsletter. So if you've registered/subscribed for our newsletter, apologies. You will not have received it. Zookoda (the service provider) is working very hard at solving it, but the problem lies with Yahoo. Patience.|
|7 August, 2006 - Sturgis 2006|
|500,000 motorcycles are gathering in the mythical and famous Sturgis biker meet. The largest in the world, Sturgis attracts bikers from around the world. |
Here are some photos of the event as published by the newswires.
|4 August, 2006 - 4 Year Old Stolen Racing Motorcycles Mystery Solved|
|5 GP Racing Suzuki motorcycles (Barry Sheene, Kevin Schwantz, Scott Russell, Kenny Roberts Jr.), that were stolen 4 years ago, have been found. It was an inside job !! The butler did it !|
|4 August, 2006 - Interesting "Race" - From Junk To Race|
|12 people, in 72 hours, produced a vintage motorcycle from scratch at a motorcycle swap meet in Ohio, USA, and then raced the old Kawasaki motorcycle in a vintage race (and ended in 7th place). |
Nice idea !!
|3 August, 2006 - Video: Woow - Did This Really Happen ?|
|A video clip of a motorcycle in an amateur race loosing his front wheel. Unrealistic !! Did this really happen, or was it staged ?? It looks real !!|
|1 August, 2006 - Special GPS Route Calculator for Motorcycles|
|Dutch company Waypoint is releasing a special route planning software package for motorcycles. It will search for the best twisting roads, or nicest scenic ones between two cities. |
Then you can export the track to Garmin or TomTom.
Available Sep 2006.