Monday, September 12, 2011

moto memories

Lots of interesting facts in this abbreviated history of motorcycling timeline/chronology. Includes inventions and discoveries over hundreds of years that led up to the manifestation of motorbikes in the late 19th / early 20th centuries.

Other great pages at

...annnd for some history overload, try this: History of Laconia page.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

blown mopeds

Apparently this is like a "thing": supercharging mopeds.

Here is a fine looking specimen in Switzerland with what appears to be a homemade centrifugal blower.

I'm not sure if this is real - a guy doing 90mph on a moped:

and a plehora of images and info: Supercharging small motors at Elsberg Tuning.

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Shanghai Living

Some Canadian dude setting himself up with a ride in Shanghai.

Weird how bicycles and motorcycles share a fenced-off lane on Shanghai roads.

continue reading Shanghai Living...