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The Ability to Take Responsibility

Bike Accidents

What is the first question most of us ask when we hear of a motorbike accident? I would say it’s most definitely “is the rider ok?”. The next questions tend to be along the line of “what has happened?” and “how did it happen?”. Because in our minds we try to establish who’s fault it […]

New Yamaha MT-03 and KTM 490 cc Bikes

2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha announces a new MT-03 for 2020 In 2016 Yamaha launched a 321 cc addition to their very successful family of naked bikes. How successful? Well, Yamaha claims sales of their MT series (MT-10, MT-09, MT-07 and down to the MT-15) exceeded 241,000 bikes in Europe alone! For 2020 Yamaha have announced an updated version […]

Hyper-charged Hayabusa Hits Insane 436 k...

Guy Martin Suzuki Hayabusa

Ex TT racer Guy Martin recently set an incredible speed record on the heavily improved Suzuki Hayabusa at a Straightliners event in Elvington runway, UK. The Brit set a speed of 436 kmph ! Anyone who has the courage (or insanity…) to ride a motorcycle that reaches one-third of the speed of sound deserves our […]

Ultra Fast Charging: Fast Approaching?

Charging Station

100km of range in 7 minutes of charging In my previous post “Electric Motorcycles Are The Future, But Are We There Yet?” I raised the issues of battery capacity and charging times being two major reasons for the low uptake of electric motorcycles. This week the leading Israeli motorcycle magazine Fullgaz reports that the State […]

Electric Motorcycles Are The Future. But...

There is little doubt the future of motorcycles, like cars, will see a shift from fuel to electricity. Announcements of new models of electric motorcycles are made on a regular basis. All the manufacturers are on it. However, progress is slow and adaptation is low. Cleaner, More Efficient and Better Performers In many respects it […]

Look Out For Motorcycles

Look Out For Motorcycles

Photo: Yuval Avrahami Look out for motorcycles. They are on the road with you. Next to you, in front of you, behind you and on the road you are turning into.  We, the riders, want to get to our destination safely. Just like you do. We are someone’s partner, husband or wife. We are brothers, […]

The 7th Annual Onesie Ride for The Starl...

2019 Onesie Ride

One of the less known facts about the motorbike riding community is the phenomenal number of charity rides it organises. Practically every weekend there’s charity rides somewhere in Australia. Riders get together and raise funds for good causes. From cancer research to mental health support, assisting the homeless, supporting families of fallen riders, memorial rides, […]

The UK Government To Consider A Ban On H...

Helmet Hands Free

Photo: Shanie Avrahami The Commons Transport Select Committee have recommended to the British Government a complete ban on hands-free devices for all drivers. A public consultation on the proposal should be published by the end of 2019. According to Motorcycle News the recommendation came after research showed that using a hands-free device while driving is […]