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The Significance of Commercial Bikes in Nigeria

While the Plateau State Governor, Rtd. Commodore Jonah David Jang addressed the press on Friday 26th September he did not hide his dislike of commercial motorcycle business variously known in Nigeria as going, okada or achaba. The speech of the Governor was suggestive of the fact that why his admini

The History of the 1957 Chevrolet 3100

Chevy introduced a new truck body style in mid-1955 that would remain in production through the end of 1959. The new look was known as the Task Force style, according to Tom Brownell, author of How to Restore Your Chevrolet Pickup. There were only a few minor style changes to the design during its

The History of Hovercrafts

Hovercrafts are almost magical vehicles. Floating on a thin layer of air, they can travel over almost any type of terrain, transitioning from land to water effortlessly. The concept was born in the 1700s, but it would take almost two centuries before the hovercraft became a reality.

RXV Action

An action shot of the Aprilia RXV 5.5.

Changing the Oil in your Motorcycle? Don't forget the Seal!

Many Japanese classic motorcycles have oil drain plugs that are dual purpose. Besides making draining the oil possible, they also carry the gear change drum detent plunger and spring. As such the washer or seal must be of the correct type and thickness.

2005 Pontiac Grand Am Torque Specs

The 2005 Pontiac Grand Am is a two-door coupe available in GT and GT1 editions. The 2005 Grand Am represented the last model released in a series that started in the 1970s. The original retail price of the Grand Am ranged from $22,000 to $24,000. Since both versions have the same engine,...

Motorcycle Bags - Keep Yours Looking New

Sustaining a healthy and new looking motorcycle bag can sometimes be a difficult experience if you're unsure of where to start. Keeping your motorcycle bag looking like new really isn't all to difficult when you know the tricks of the trade.

What About Sport Motorcycle Tires

We all know that that most motorcycle tires are produced in a wide variety of shapes, patterns, treads and compounds used. Each of them has their particular performance benefits and drawbacks, and different mixes produce tires for different conditions.

The Rudiments of Sidecars

Motorcycles solve many motorists' problems. They provide an enjoyable, open experience that presents unique rider experiences, can be purchased for relatively low costs compared to larger motor vehicles, and generally have high standards of fuel efficiency. However, many people find themselves

Can-Am Bombardier

Bombardier has produced some interesting vehicles over the years. From tracked vehicles for traveling over snow to motorcycles to PWCs, Bombardier has produced something for most types of terrain.

Winter Storage Motorcycle Guide

Keep your motorcycle in first class condition this winter (or if not in use for any long period of time). Follow these simple steps to help you ensure your bike or scooter is properly protected.

Seadoo Sportster Specifications

As a 15-foot long boat, the Seadoo Sportster comes equipped with all of the necessary requirements for towing water toys, and even has the storage capacity to bring them along. With a wakeboard tower, a retractable ski pylon, a swim deck and a boarding ladder, the Sportster can...

Simple Motorcycle Maintenance Tips

If it's your first time to own a motorcycle, you should be aware that motorcycles are slightly more troublesome to take care of than cars. While cars can survive a long time of neglect, the same thing

Superbike Racing

Capturing the imagination of race fans in the US, superbike racing soon became a world wide formula. Today early superbikes are being raced again by classic enthusiasts.

Cover Your Motorcycle

After the initial 'high' wears off from purchasing your motorcycle, the first accessory that you need is a motorcycle cover. When it comes to keeping your cycle in the best condition, a good motorcycle cover will go along way in protecting your investment.

What You Need To Know About Helmets

Helmets are a vital part of just about every sport, from biking to horseback riding.This article focuses on what to look for in a helmet, and how to get the best deal.

1961 Thunderbird Specs

The 1961 Ford Thunderbird marked the first year of the third-generation Thunderbirds, and they were nicknamed the "Bullet Birds," due to their sharp nose and appearance. According to Automotive Mileposts, there were 73,041 Thunderbirds produced for 1961.