First impressions of Arai's new lid for naked bikes
I'VE just done my first 100 miles with Arai's new Rebel helmet, a 2013 model lid intended specifically for use on naked/streetfighter bikes. It's basically the Quantum with a new chin section, with an integrated spoiler which aims to better deflect wind blast, given the more upright and less protected ... Continue reading
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Just watch it all the way through.
If you can smell it, it's probably too late..
Crashing is never good but if someone pulls out on you, at least you can aim the blame in their direction. If you fall off because you ran out of talent, well you can take some humble learning from that too. But diesel? Diesel is a complete pain in the arse. ... Continue reading
See object... hit object
There are bikers who don't like cyclists and vice versa, but this one seems to have such an extreme affinity for cyclists, he ploughs straight into them. It's like a high-speed hug gone wild. Luckily no one was seriously injured...
No support crew required for Alex Chacon and his Kawasaki KLR650
Over 500 days, 82,000 miles and 22 countries in just 10 minutes. Inspiring stuff.
Never as pretty as an RC30 but still a stunning piece of kit. It's Friday and that's my excuse for posting a few pictures of this beefy classic.
If you want more, click here to read our feature: Bike Icon: Yamaha FZR750R OW-01.
A throwaway comment by Dylan.. but one that struck a chord with me
Bob Dylan once said: 'Oh, we all like motorcycles ...to some degree' and that saying struck a chord with me. I urge you to watch the first minute of Dylan's interview here. I've never heard him speak but I love the way he handles this press conference. He's a cool ... Continue reading
If they could fit them with four wheel drive...
Sometimes it's best to walk..
Video of Lorenzo's racing surfaces from 1997, showing that he's not afraid to block pass
Lorenzo might have been unhappy with Marquez's move at Jerez last weekend, but this video of Jorge Lorenzo back in 1997 shows that he's prepared to make do or die moves to get to the top.
Mackenzie's got a terrible disease
A South African friend of mine called Trevor Binder told me last weekend I’m quite obviously in the advanced stages of a terrible disease.
He recognises the affliction because he admits to suffering from the same condition for many years and so far hasn’t found a cure. He says he can’t stop ... Continue reading
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