Tarform electric pineapple express

Meet the electric pineapple motorcycle!

The Tarform electric motorcycle is claimed to be more environmentally sound as it uses non-toxic, biomaterials such as flax for body panels and pineapple material in the seat. Not sure if we would like sitting on the rough end of the pineapple, but at least Taras Kravtchouk, the New York founder of the Tarform electric …

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Tomorrow is World Environment Day and the organisers are asking people to reconnect with nature - so, ditch work and head out for a ride!

Ride for World Environment Day

Today (June 5, 2017) is World Environment Day and the organisers are asking people to reconnect with nature – so, ditch work and head out for a ride! It may be difficult to think of motorcycle riders as greenies or environmentalists when many have grease under their fingernails and high-octane fuel vapour in their nostrils. However, …

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World on Wheels tree planting environment

‘Greenie’ riders plant trees for environment

Most motorcycle riders appreciate the environment around them and are greenies at heart, according to veteran motorcycle travellers Mike and Denise Ferris of World On Wheels) (formerly Ferris Wheels Motorcycle Safaris). “Can’t quantify it, but I suspect that bikers who like to travel have an appreciation for the environment and nature that’s a bit greater than most – and …

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Are motorcycle riders greenies?

It is difficult to think of motorcycle riders as greenies (environmentalists) when many have grease under their fingernails and high-octane fuel vapour in their nostrils. However, that’s what the American Motorcyclist Association thinks and they are probably right. While cyclists continue to claim the high moral ground on environmentalism, it can often be a sham. …

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