A 25 year old Australian, Chris Porter, recorded a collision with an elderly gentleman on a helmet-mounted GoPro camera. The footage ended up saving him an insurance nightmare and thousands of dollars. Yet another reason we should all wear video cameras like GoPro or Contour whenever we ride. With most of society automatically blaming us even when we’re the victim, we really need that visual evidence to back us up. July 16th, 2014, Melbourne: In the video you can clearly see the rider is in his own lane, hugging right, when a car… Continue Reading »
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Day 6 of Seven Days of Giveaways caption contest winner is Haley MacKenzie! Her’s is the only comment that made me snort with laughter, so I just felt it appropriate. Congrats Haley, enjoy your four awesome tshirts! By the way, this photo was taken just after I looped the Honda behind me while learning to wheelie. I walked weird for a week, if not longer. …Woooorth iiiit.
Seven years ago today Brittany Morrow was torn off the back of a sportbike in a gust of wind… hitting the ground at a high speed wearing an oversized helmet, sneakers, sweater and capri jeans over her bikini. She slid and tumbled 552 feet down the highway, wishing she had lost consciousness and thinking she would not live to see another day. Two months in the hospital and skin grafts on over 50 percent of her body, Brittany went through some serious pain on the road to recovery. She now uses her… Continue Reading »
It sometimes feels like a bummer posting this stuff- but it’s a reality of the motorcycle world. Trevor Ware travelled the America on a vintage Honda- a 1974 CB 550. Recently he was rear ended by a drunk driver and is in a coma. They are selling shirts, accepting donations, and definitely appreciate any reposting of this graphic. You can watch video of his adventure, “When Were You Young?” on vimeo, read about his trip of Kern Country Kid blogspot, and donate directly to his fund through EverRibbon. And I’m sorry, but… Continue Reading »