Originally posted here. So I did Level 1 yesterday. It was on the Silverstone International Circuit which is the same southern loop that the Ron Haslam School uses; a really enjoyable circuit. It was a long hard day but I had a great time! After scraping the frost off my bike seat outside the Premier
A history of hanging off
I found an interesting forum post by Keith Code from the California Superbike School about how we’ve gone from knuckle dragging to knee dragging. In it he describes an evolution of how racers make bikes go round corners. It’s very interesting but in it he gives examples of riders that typify the five phases of
Le Mans 24 Heures Moto
Originally published here. I went to Le Mans on the weekend. It was a bloody incredible experience. After meeting up with a couple of BMW GS’s, a Suzuki Bandit and a Harley(!) at 4am on Friday morning we got the 6am ferry from Dover to Calais and then took some nice roads south to Le
My Kiva portfolio is looking pretty balanced. Possibly a little skewed towards Tajikistan retail.
Car of tomorrow
Just look at this car. It looks like it belongs in the Jetsons or one of those ‘world of tomorrow’ articles in a 1950’s edition of Popular Mechanics. There is also something unmistakeably French about it. In fact it is a Panhard CD from 1964 and it was designed to take on the Ferraris, Cobras
See more pictures from our trip to Copenhagen in the gallery.
What does the monkey know?
Ok this freaked me out a bit. After just getting my hair cut I log in to MailChimp and I see this: What does that monkey know?
Pale Blue Dot
This is the first picture of Earth taken from a planet beyond the moon. It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its mission. (March 8, 2004) This picture is very similar to another, older photograph of Earth. Twenty years ago, the
Today was a glorious day for the London Tweed Run. What is the Tweed Run, you ask? According to the website, it is a Metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style. Which means proper attire is expected. Tweed suits, plus fours, bowties, cycling capes, and jaunty flat caps are all encouraged The first really
I may never go to the moon, but it’s nice to know that if I do my Speedmaster will still keep ticking. I like watches. I particularly like watches that have some history or character about them. Watches that are designed for a purpose, not just to look good. Omega have released a new version