OK, so it's not a bike, but this image from Ford's archive is a fantastic illustration of just how far the idea of datalogging has come over a few short decades.Taken in the mid 70s, the picture shows how the firm used to do it. The Escort in front
I spotted this on my tinterweb travels. It's allegedly the demonstrator bike from a Ducati dealers on the isle of Jersey, in the English channel. The only information to hand is that the bike spat the rider off and the bike hit a tree - the only one for miles - and burst into ...
ruining the Route Napoleon through the Alps. Using your shoulder and elbow for throttle control isn’t something I want to repeat.Now back in balmy London, the Daineses were put into service again. At around 3-4 degrees Centigrade, 10 minutes is all you
I SPOTTED this enterprising but miserable old sod, along with his modified two-stroke step-thru 'ped, while on a recent Stag weekend in MadridHe was parked up directly outside the hotel, sharpening knives with a grinding wheel, driven from the 'peds motor by a belt.Apparently, he...
We've all been there. The frustration caused when your pride and joy isn't working can cause beautiful relationships to instantly turn frosty. I once spent half an hour in the rain trying to bump start my bike once, before actually checking the kill switch. Idiot.At least the lit...
I stumbled across this picture of Shane Byrne and thought I'd share it. I think the circuit is the Nurburgring and looking at the bike - an Althea Ducati 1198 - the year must be 2010.The picture shows huge commitment, I love it..
I'm partial to a bit of origami and have been frustratingly screwing up paper trying to master Yamaha's paper craft series for a while now. Jack Chen from Australia has not only made a mockery of my model making failures, but he also made this version which is 40% smaller than a ...
From Jason Hoiby on Facebook, the aftermath from ploughing in to the side of a Dodge pick-up.The front end of the Hornet is obviously wrecked, but I can't help but think that the plastics on the side of the pick-up looks like the a soft pillow cradling the Hornet.Get well soon Ja...
THIS ONE may be a couple of years old but it gave us all a laugh at Visordown HQ.Take one mobility scooter, a stack of MDF board and a wild imagination and you've got the ingredients for a whole new way of getting about town.What a legend!Has anyone seen this bloke flying around ...
, what's this? Honda have developed Miimo, another robot with artificial intelligence. Miimo is a lawnmower that will be available to buy in 2013. So just when you thought ASIMO might be getting somewhere near useful, he escapes from lawnmowing duties
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