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Museum Intermission – Honda Collection Hall

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While I was searching for a photo of the original Honda Monkey/Mini Trail that I could use for my review of the new Monkey, I discovered that Honda has a virtual tour available of their Collection Hall which is oddly located at Twin Ring Motegi as opposed to their corporate headquarters. In Honda’s words, it’s a “360° virtual recreation of …

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Video Intermission – “Satan’s Choice”

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Not all of our neighbors to the north are extra polite and say “sorry” a lot – here’s an interesting documentary about a Canadian outlaw MC called “Satan’s Choice”. Early one, one of the subjects has the following to say, and it sets the tone for the 28-minute long video: “Riding a bike is the greatest feeling in the world. …

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Video Intermission – MotoGP Traction Control

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If you’ve ever been saved by sophisticated traction control on a modern bike (I had a Yamaha R6 save me from a lowslide at Utah Motorsports Campus earlier this year), you’ll know how helpful it can be when you’re pushing your personal limits. But how does it work? Here’s a short video hosted by F1 racer David Coulthard that explains …