Note to self: When taking a rattlesnakeÂ for a ride down the highway, refrain from attaching it to the bike with twine. Bungees or ssssaddlebag preferred.
May he rest in pieces
To help you with your mourning and to begin the healing, here’s a diagram of Evel Knievel’s injuries. Thanks, Antigen.
When someone wants his fanny pack squirrel back
You’d better listen, or else.
Be part of a fluff piece
Itâ€™s spring, so MSNBC wants photos of you â€œprepping [your] bikes for another riding season.â€?
Seaside dumpster diving in Devon
Shipwreck = seaside dumpster heaven for residents of Branscombe, England. Intrepid scavengers walked away with nearly 50 BMW motorbikes as well as exhaust pipes, steering wheels and beauty cream.
Make the Vesp Choice
Hereâ€™s an interesting advertÂ featuring a Kylie Minogue looky like, King Kong, and a scooter.
Yamaha R1 v Porsche v Jet
Ok, so itâ€™s Russian and the parameters are sketchy, but it is kind of cool to see which is fastest: a Yamaha R1, a Porsche, or what is purported to be an F-16.
How many things are wrong (read: freaking sweet) in this picture? Itâ€™s from the Oldtimer-Grand Prix, held at the Vrsac airport in Serbia.
Na na na na, hey hey hey…
Looks like Becksâ€™ 15 minutes of fame are up. Fortunately, thereâ€™s always the Chicago Storm! Note: theyâ€™re also holding Dance Team tryouts soon!
Ride to Work Day: July 19th
Wednesday, July 19th is the annual Ride to Work Day. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the event. Itâ€™s a nice way to get out and ride while proving that bikers (and their bikes) come in all shapes and sizes.
Tant pis, Zizou
Perhaps Zizou could do with a Jacques Brel CD of his own. In response to his fab display of sportsmanship, itâ€™s reported that FIFA may strip him of the Golden Ball Award. Everyone knows a crotch stomp would have been more acceptable behavior.
Get it before it’s gone
One of my favorite web stores has a nice selection of nifty Ben Sherman merch thatâ€™s priced to sell. I had to wait until after Beebâ€™s birthday because I didnâ€™t want something like the tire snafu to ruin the acquisition of his birthday presents. I got him 4 jumbo treat shirts for just over $100 (shipping included).
Masterfile giving away scooters
Masterfile, the stock photo warehouse, is giving away six Vinos. All you have to do is register and add some of your favorite photos to a lightbox. Itâ€™s still a free scooter, even if it is a Vino.
I was almost killed today by a billboard truck advertising a gentlemenâ€™s club. Is this a kindler, gentler solution?
Motorist Shoots, Kills Biker
A motorist in Connecticut shot at a group of Hell’s Angels bikers on Sunday, striking one and killing another. Police are investigating motives, including road rage.