SINGAPORE HITS over 1000’s Views


  Thanks SINGAPORE for your SUPPORT!  Background Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world’s most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world’s busiest […]

Dramatic Fog Rolls Over High-Rise Condos on the Florida Coastline


Photograph by JR Hott @ PanhandleHelicopter.com Helicopter pilot Mike Schaeffer and Panhandle Helicopter owner JR Hott captured this incredible phenomenon along the coast of Panama City Beach in Florida. When the conditions are just right (a perfect mix of temperature, humidity and winds), a dramatic fog rolls over the high-rise condos located right on the […]

Maintaining Clutch, Brake, Throttle Controls, and Cables


Aug 26, 2012 by RoadRUNNER Most motorcycles use cables to connect the twist grip to the carb(s) or throttle bodies; many also use cables for the clutch, cold-start control, and even brakes. Servicing these critical components is fairly simple and prevents problems later. Maintenance intervals vary, and bikes ridden in dust, sand, or mud need […]

Amazing Water Drop Refractions by Markus Reugels


  YOU HAVE TO CLICK THE PICS TO SEE HOW AMAZING THESE ARE…LARGER VERSIONS! The Sifter has already featured the amazing work of Markus Reugels, an incredibly talented German photographer that specializes in high-speed and macro photography. His 975-photo Flickr page is a constant source of wonder and inspiration, and I find myself checking in […]

2012 Honda NC700X Review


The more I see of this bike the more I like….I bet the cost of maintenance is not that much too.  I mean it’s a Honda and although they have not really gone into the ADV market, this bike sure looks like it will see for the street riders who want something practical, not bad […]

BeadPro Tire Bead Breaker and Lever Tool Set


I think this is a great idea to assist with tire changing.  IF We end up buying the 2013 BMW F800GS bikes we will need to practice fixing flats.  The 800 has tubed tires versus our F650GS twins, which have tubeless.  Any thoughts? Has anyone tried these? Waste of money?

Timelapse – The City Limits


Want some calming in your life for a little over three minutes?  Watch this beautiful time lapse video. Wide screen is best! 🙂 About the maker: I shot this timelapse montage from late 2010 through early 2011. One year in the making. My goal was to show the duality between city and nature. Locations include […]

2013 BMW F800 & F700GS – In a showroom near you!


2013 BMW Motorcycle Wallpaper If we bought these bikes we will be fighting over the colors. Which one do you think we both like????

Estonia Osprey Nest = Success


I have been watching this live web cam throughout the Osprey season and the adult pair here have done a great job raising three…yes three off spring to the point where they are almost ready to migrate on their own.  Plenty of fish, I am sure hunting skills the female has most likely left my […]

Stop and Listen For a Second


People rarely stop and take time to just listen….now is your chance….sit back and relax for a few minutes.  See if you can and RELAX!  I did! EPIC Electric Violin Street Musician – Song: Secrets One Republic

Best Time of Year to Travel to South America!


Why am I posting this?  Just thinking of where to go next for a big trip.  😉 Remember that the seasons are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere:

Nature’s Fury: 30 Chilling Photos of Natural Hazards


Supercell Thunderstorm in Montana – Photograph by Sean Heavey From violent volcanoes to horrifying hurricanes, Mother Nature’s fury is a sight to behold. With so much human conflict and suffering, we often underestimate the awesome and destructive power of nature. While the science behind these events is utterly fascinating, the consequences can be dire and […]

BMW R7 Motorcycle Wins Best-in-Class at Pebble Beach


The BMW R7 motorcycle won best-in-class in the Motorcycle class at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. One-of-a-kind art deco concept from 1930s honored at world’s most prestigious concours d’elegance