Posts Tagged ‘kickstarter’

Drag Tested: Tobacco Motorwear Kevlar Riding Jeans for Women

Holly puts her butt cheeks on the line to test the new Tobacco Motorwear women’s Kevlar lined riding jeans- literally getting dragged behind a motorcycle three times at 30mph.

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MotoChic: Convertable Backpack Purse

If you’re a motolady who uses her motorbike for more than joy rides, you’re going to need this convertable backpack purse from MotoChic.

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Maple Motorcycle Jeans

Maple Jeans makes classic styled Kevlar reinforced motorcycle jeans for men, but they’re pretty close to making them for women too!

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Yuri’s Pink Chopper

Yuriko rides a sparkly pink and purple 1976 Shovelhead chopper… she’s a petite little lady… probably 5’ even. She’s perfected kicking it over with the whole weight of her body. Size isn’t everything.

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Thor (of See See) Jumps for 60k & the One Moto Books

Remember the posts about helping fund the One Motorcycle show books kickstarter project? Well, the crew hit their mark… so Thor upped the stakes by agreeing to “jump over all the people who pledged” if they hit 60k before time was up. Happily for us, they made it! If you’re in the Portland area you should come down to Club 21 (2035 NE Glisan St.) tomorrow (Wednesday Apr 3rd at 5p) and witness Evil Thornievel jumping a bunch of folks.  Check out the (fully funded!) kickstarter project page here… and info about the jump… Continue Reading »

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The 10-Year Hoodie

Sorry to bombard you with material posts today rather than beautiful imagery as you’re accustomed to… but wandering around the Kickstarter website I found this project. It’s called the ten year hoodie because it’s made to last a lifetime and they provide free mending for a decade. The creators touch on “planned obsolescence” in modern day manufacturing- something many of us motor heads loathe. New bikes and cars may have amazing advances in technology, but these advancements certainly don’t seem to be used to improve longevity. Same goes for our clothes.  So… Continue Reading »

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The One Motorcycle Show Books Vol. 1 & 2

While each facet of our everyday life has it’s own culture that is constantly developing, motorcycling is one that seems to have much room to grow. We are behind the times in some areas; ideals and standards were formed and are now being broken, however more often in some regions. More evident in motorcycle racing where the rules and regulations change rather frequently and are written and formal, other pockets and cliques of motorcycle community have unspoken norms that most people adhere to. Similar to the way we build societal norms dependent… Continue Reading »

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