Category Archive for 'Two wheels'

NRMA will lose me as a member if they insist on trying to lobby to get petrol exempted having a CO2 price.

Out for a ride this weekend just passed. Was a bit of an adventure as my bike decided to have an electrical charging issue.. Some jumper leads, a bit of ripping out fuses and unplugging headlights to make the juice in the battery last. But a good, if not sweaty, ride. Summer’s here!

Shinya Kimura from Chabott engineering talks about making custom bikes, riding bikes. “I use my own hands and break my back making the bikes”.

What do motorcycle parts get up to when the humans are gone?

Considering the near hysterical response to some isolated yob of a cyclist thumping a bus driver, why aren’t we hearing calls for private car owners to be banned from the roads after this attack: “Car owner bashed ranger and bit cheek”?

Yes, sure it was illegal parking. Of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” variety (or should that be “don’t block the path too much and we won’t fine you”). I didn’t park there, but it was good use of a rather useless patch of concrete under an overpass. As of this week it is fenced off: […]

I’ve posted up about cool electric motorcycles before, now for a rocket powered pedal cycle courtesy of some insane inventor(s) somewhere in Japan.