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The human body needs certain ergonomics to tackle the task of riding off-road in extreme conditions. It is hard and you need to be fit and concentrated, otherwise you won’t survive. Specially when years start adding up! The other key factors to keep in mind are risk management, weight and reliability.
Every decade there is one iconic motorcycle launch. One that shakes the collective imagination of worldwide riders and shocks the foundations of Motorcycle Culture, setting new rules. In the 90’s it was the Monster. The Hayabusa in the 00's or the Nine-T in the 10’s. This is not a closed list but one that certainly we all agree with. The new Pan America from Harley Davidson could be the game changer of the 20’s and that would be an amazing feat from the old MoCO in Milwaukee. Do you think they’ll pull it off?
Ride, work, ride, repeat. It's a scientifically proven system that unleashes some unexpected benefits of motorcycling. In a recent study scientists found that people scored higher on tests of memory, reasoning, and planning after 30 minutes of riding a bike than they did before they rode.
The trite mythos of the outlaw; the self-conscious romanticism of the outlaw; the black wardrobe of the outlaw. These were our inspirations to create the ultimate carrying system to accompany us in our wildest adventures
‘Oil in The Blood’ came into fruition in 2016. I had witnessed motorcycling go through a renaissance. In hindsight my somewhat stagnating passion for motorcycles had become revitalised by an explosion in creativity and anarchy, fuelled by a rejection of the old tribal misogyny that had previously plagued motorcycle culture.
Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony
Driving into the Sahara, mixing monsters like Daimler with Harley Davidson, Rolex GMBH or SHOEI with one man bands like Yama Mountain Gear or ourselves was not an easy task but fuck we did succeed at it. Unfortunately, as with everything in life, we had a price to pay...