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How to Solo load a motorcycle

Sometimes if you ride you might find yourself needing to get a bike in a Van or on a trailer. The advanced version of this is to drop the bike into first gear and drive it up the ramp, with a 2nd ramp off to the left side to walk …

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Review – Astro A30 Wireless Headset

Meet the Astro A30! Astro has a pretty good reputation when it comes to gaming headsets. So when I was given the opportunity to review the new Astro A30 Wireless Headset, I jumped at it. I have never had a Astro headset myself but was always jealous of my friends …

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Webisode #89 – We go to Costco!

Hey Team, In this webisode, we head over to Costco to see what all the hype is about! and a bit more of a look around than we had seen on the shorts. Make sure you’re following on the instagram too! View this post on Instagram A post shared by …

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Vintage Tank Simulator

Back before all ya whizz bang video games, this is how tank drivers had to learn to drive before getting in the real thing The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Nic Empire motoring Journalist, Vlogger and general larakin. Pro food and lifting heavy things. Latest posts by Nic …

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How the Romans made Roads

This is a pretty interesting way to see roads made, Many of which are still in service. I wonder if Auckland Transport might take a lesson from this? The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Nic Empire motoring Journalist, Vlogger and general larakin. Pro food and lifting heavy things. …

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How Stuff Works – Gas Pump

Ever wondered how your pump knows when to shut off without over flowing?? The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Nic Empire motoring Journalist, Vlogger and general larakin. Pro food and lifting heavy things. Latest posts by Nic (see all) How to Solo load a motorcycle - December 2, …

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Review – God of War: Ragnarök

Available on PlayStation 4 & 5 from November 9th 2022. Reviewed on PlayStation 5, copy supplied by PlayStation NZ. I stared at a mostly blank screen for a solid hour before I started typing this review. I wasn’t sure where to begin with this one, so I found myself staring …

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Tips for a pillion passenger

My Friend Adele is a veteran pillion and has put together some tips for people that are going to be on the back of a bike Trust your rider You have no business getting on the back of a bike if you have no trust. You don’t want to be …

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The Last of Us – Part I

There’s something to be said about releasing the same game 3 times. For me, there’s got to be something pretty damn special about it to warrant any kind of credibility to the efforts of the developers beyond the idea that they can further profit from a new generation of hardware …

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History of the Motorcycle Bell

There are certain rules that go along with the bell that each motorcycle rider must understand, and if you are given one from a fellow rider take it as a sign that they truly care about you. We’ll get into more detail below. Names Of The Bell These bells are …

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The Last Ride

A cinematic short film of Mike Gilbert’s last ride around New Zealand’s southern island. After being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Mike used motorcycling as a healing outlet and continued to do what he loved. Against Doctor’s orders, he decided to take his “Last Ride” and reflect on the things …

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Sodium-ion batteries.

sodium-ion technology could become dominant in the future as a cheaper, safer and greener alternative to lithium. UK-based Faradion are leading lights in the effort to take sodium-ion batteries to mass production, and this year were bought by Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd, themselves a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, India’s …

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