You need basic things to survive and you need a multifaceted support structure to thrive. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs illustrates this very well. Basic needs of air, water, food, shelter and health supersede self-actualisation as you develop professionally and personally. But even as strong independent person if your air, for instance, is taken away from … Continue reading Thinking About Your Minimum.
Courses in advance riding are sold as a safety feature to your motorcycle riding. Rarely for scooter riding. Scooters tend not to peak the interest of advanced riders - it appears. Institutions boast that you will pay less insurance, be able to adapt and hone new advanced skills of vehicle control as well as forward … Continue reading Advanced Rider or bystander
Yamaha have been making scooters for years; it is not new to them. They do it well and consistently. Likewise Honda are the world leader in scooter manufacturing. Both (as well as many others manufactures) are looking to the Asian markets for a payday. Luckily a lot of the models are merely adapted for each … Continue reading How far have we come and where are we going?
As Homer Simpson so eloquently put (while driving); ‘I was impressed, and I am not easily impressed…wow a blue car!’ On face value this is hilarious. Thinking deeper it plays to Homers simple nature as well as poor perception of the world around him. Are we really meant to believe that Homer really is impressed … Continue reading Look closer, think bigger
The Suzuki Bandit has been around in one incarnation or another since 1989. That’s 27 years for one model. Starting out as a 250cc motor and now sold only as a 1250cc the Bandit has grown up. In its 27 years countless people have learnt, owned, sold, abused, cherished and fixed Bandits (though not many … Continue reading The Bandit lives on.