Friday, February 28, 2014

2013 Australian Motorcycle Sales Infographic

I've always enjoyed the visual perspective that Infographics give to statistics.

I thought about that in the sense of motorcycle statistics recently so I decided to hire a graphic designer to create one for me to see how it turned out.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Shoei GT Air helmet review

Having piled on around 7,000kms of wearing since May 2013 when purchased, I thought it about time to dish out the goods on a long term review of an outstanding touring helmet - the Shoei GT-Air,

I'm going to break it down by 'factors that usually annoy Dan' in the following sub sections, starting with my favourite all time number one helmet-rage factor. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The bikers dictionary

Bikies have a language of their own, some of it is practical but a lot of it is a certain reckless slang applied to the English language.

Most of all, it's a lot of fun and, you might even learn something (some of them are REAL).

This post list was on Ducatiblog last year but I reckon it's worth updating for this new site.

Feel free to add yours in the comments section to get included.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Safety conscious fashion tips for the anti-SQUID

We see them on our daily rides sometimes, memes are full of em and I dare say that if you are reading this then there is a percentage chance that at some point in your riding history, you have been a SQUID, or at least part squid (Stupidly Quick, Underdressed, Imminently Dead).

Thursday, February 6, 2014

10 things learnt touring the hottest city on Earth

Adelaide, South Australia. Recently named the hottest city on Earth after it recorded three consecutive days above 43.5C. As luck would have it, this was exactly I to ride through the guts of it with a group of mates.

Here are ten things I learnt from that experience.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Stage one makeover: DRZ 400 better beater

It had to happen.

I knew I couldn't ride it around long and not do something to it. So I'm into round one of the makeover, it's on the road and I reckon it's looking pretty respectable.

For a beater.