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Video Intermission – The Road Is Life

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A buddy of mine is currently shopping for a Honda Ruckus, and he just shared an older video with me that I hadn’t seen before. It’s about a gentleman named Mike Saunders, who quit his job in May of 2014 to tour the US on a Honda Ruckus. At the time of this video (April 2015) he had done over …

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Video Intermission – Look, Signal, Manoeuvre

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Here’s a British safety video from 1965 which is basically “Goofus and Gallant” but with motorcycles. I love vintage footage like this, plus it’ll probably give you a chuckle because we all have a friend like “Tom’s friend”, don’t we? “He was always rushing here and there with as much speed and noise as possible.” If I learned anything from …

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Movie Intermission – The World’s Fastest Indian

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If you’ve never seen The World’s Fastest Indian, you’ve finally run out of excuses. YouTube now offers some movies for free (with ads), and they’ve made the wonderful tale of Burt Munro and his quest for speed on a 1920 Indian Scout available. Grab the drink and your “offerings to the God of Speed”, then get comfortable!

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Video Intermission – The Debut of Throttle Out

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This month, I’m buying one less beer. I’m doing that so I can put $5 towards Motor Trend, because they’ve finally convinced me to sign up for their online platform. I almost went for it months ago when they stopped putting new episodes of Roadkill on YouTube (here’s one of my favorite episodes as an example), but now they’ve wisely …