Well, here’s something you don’t see every day. Patrick Coleman, Francis Lamotte, and two other crazy friends are planning on crossing the Bering Strait…on motorcycles. After a failed attempt to cross the English Channel last month, they’re raising money to fix what went wrong and tackle a bigger challenge.
Video Intermission – Tom Pages X-FightersView Post
Video Intermission – Playing Music While RidingView Post
This is a 4 year old video but it’s worth a refresh (or maybe you haven’t seen it before). During qualification for the 2012 Amageza Rally, Johan Gray spotted a drowning calf. Then he saved it.
Whenever I travel outside of the US, I try to snap photos of all the motorcycles I see to enjoy what’s different. Here’s my shots from about 10 days in Costa Rica.
A motorcycle blog by Greg Shamieh, Rolling Physics Problem is an entertaining site billed as “a thinking persons motorcycle site”. Greg has written for Motorcyclist Magazine, Motorcycle Times, and One Wheel Drive – and more importantly, he regularly commutes on a BMW R90S. That’s my kind of guy.
Picture Intermission – Nettesheim BMW MuseumView Post
Video Intermission – Who Needs to Sit?View Post
Picture Intermission – A Real Cafe RacerView Post
Video Intermission – Bosozoku Girls of JapanView Post
I will precede this by reminding you that I’m a huge homer for the GS. Here’s a 23 minute video from 2010 (30th anniversary of the GS) that covers the history of this excellent model line:
A few days ago I featured a video of James Hillier tearing around the Isle of Man on a Kawasaki Ninja H2R with an incredible sound. Turns out James has discovered another use for the H2R – it’s not just a race bike, it’s an alarm clock! I feel bad for the victim of this prank.
In the short time I’ve been running Bike-urious, I’ve only been able to feature one motorcycle that could be considered an example of bosozoku style – this Honda CB750:
Meet Mike Saunders. 14 months ago he dropped everything, and hopped on a Honda Ruckus. He’s since done 31,000 miles and has seen some sights, including the top of Alaska!
This year’s Isle of Man TT is now over, here’s your chance to go back in time a couple of decades and enjoy this documentary on the Isle of Man from back in 1998.