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Empire motoring Journalist, Vlogger and general larakin. Pro food and lifting heavy things.

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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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

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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?

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How Stuff Works – Gas Pump

Ever wondered how your pump knows when to shut off without over flowing??

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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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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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C8 Corvette on Track! – An Open Road Extra

In this Open Road Extra We were very fortunate to be invited among a select few to have a go with the Corvette C8 on track! — and the Giga, which was awesome! Here’s that video! And check out the full review of the C8 from the show. And get …

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