THE MORE a male chicken acts like Evel Knievel, the more potent his sexuality and the more chicks are attracted to him.That's the claim of an Australian scientist who has studied mating success patterns in the birds.David Wilson, of Macquarie
SCIENTISTS AT Nottingham University have investigated the attitudes, behaviours and skills of different types of riders according to their level of experience and training, using a new motorcycle simulator - with surprising results.The study
DESPITE years of being heralded as the 'next big thing' there's still a healthy scepticism about battery-powered cars and bikes ever becoming truly viable as mainstream transport.That's largely down to their limited range, a result of heavy batteries that can't hold a candle to t...
SITTING ON a comfortable motorcycle seat could help erection difficulties - that's the claim being made in a new study.Last year, Visordown reported how researchers declared there was a possible link between motorbike riding and higher levels
ABS brakes substantially help motorcycle riders to avoid fatal crashes, according to a study carried out by the American insurance industry.The study has revealed the fatal crash rate involving motorcycles equipped with ABS was 38 percent lower than
's study found that ABS-equipped motorcycles have had 22 percent fewer damage claims than those without ABS and 30 percent lower injury claims, based on data from crashes between 2003 and 2008. The survey also found more than half of motorcycle owners plan
A STUDY into motorway traffic flow has found that commuters who travel by motorcycle during rush hour help to ease flow and congestion.Conducted by Belgian transport specialists, TML, the study focussed on a 10-mile stretch of road starting from
This bloke's still got the mind of a 20-year-old, probablyRIDING MOTORCYCLES can help you stay young - that's the claim being made the scientists behind a new study. According to Japanese scientist Ryuta Kawashima, the rider's brain gets activated
THE Department for Transport has produced a 64-page report into the effects of fatigue on motorcyclists. The report has used all the relevant research into what happens to bikers when they get tired whilst riding – it also takes into account the circadian rhythms of other road u...
A RECENT investigation carried out by Swiss environmental experts has found that modern diesel engines are actually better for the environment than battery-powered ones.The report, issued by Swiss government research lab EMPA, confirms what most of us have suspected about electri...
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