Kevlar is a synthetic fiber developed by DuPont, which is a high strength material used in product like ropes, racing sales and body armor. It can withstand high impacts and can stop bullets when used for body armor. The strength it withholds comes from its internal structure and strong bonds that can endure many hours of rough use. The Kevlar is most commonly identified in the body armor that is readily available to military and security forces as well as to the public.Read More »
We first talked about Why We Ride in our Motorcycle Film Festival Winners Announcement post. We’ve already listed the show times so you can watch Why We Ride in a theater near you. Now we’re letting you know you can ...Read More »
GPS units already come with great features for motorcyclists. Find the road ahead of you closed or unpaved? No problem, there’s an alternate route button. Running out of gas and need to find the nearest service station? There’s a button ...Read More »
Since it debuted as a road bike in 1975, the Honda Gold Wing has gone on to define what it means to be a top-of-the-line touring bike for nearly three decades. It has set the standard for two-passenger long-distance cruising, becoming one of the most popular bikes of all time. Offering an unmatched combination of power, comfort and agility, it continues to delight its riders to this day.Read More »
Every now and then you come up on something amazing in the online classifieds. Generally I don't look twice at a $30,000 item as I'm scrolling through the motorcycle pages, but in this case I stopped and feasted my eyes on a beautiful and one of a kind piece of artwork.
Not only a motorcycle made of wood, but an absolutely exquisite piece of artwork.
Few things say "I give up" quite like looking over your shoulder at what used to be your dignity as you drive off on a Segway. Luckily, these four electric unicycles add to that list.Read More »
A look at the Harley-Davidson Iron and the history of the Harley-Davidson Sportster.Read More »
Last month we mentioned the winners of the Motorcycle Film Festival in Brooklyn, NY. One of the winners that we mentioned which got a lot of attention was the Why We Ride documentary. It's been receiving rave reviews and has been the talk of motorcycle forums from all over the world. At long last they've shared some show times!Read More »
Hero is an Indian motorcycle company. We're talking Bollywood Indian, not Burt Munro Indian. Here in North America, the average non-motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. Hell, even the average motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. In North America we think we know what big name motorcycle companies. In North America we think we know that big name motorcycle companies sell big bikes. In North America we think the Harley-Davidson brand is the be all and end all of motorcycle marketing and merchandise sales. In North America we think we know big. We don't.Read More »
We completely missed the ball on the Motorcycle Film Festival, and not for lack of press either. Brooklyn is an 8 hour ride from Toronto, I might just have made a weekend trip out of it! Alas it was not to be.
At any rate, the Motorcycle Film Festival (or MMF, which also stands for Must've been F***in' Fun - for those who made it) couldn't have come at a better time. Motorcycle videos are at a height we haven't seen since the 1970s, and these days the stars are the riders themselves. Regular folks like you and me, but I'll get to that later.
For now here are the winners from the first annual / first ever Motorcycle Film Festival, along with some video trailers.