“Two Belgian Tourists and Two Yemeni Guides killed by Al-Qaeda”.
The news told the story of a convoy of five Land Cruisers in a remote but well-known tourist valley. The gunmen were hidden behind a parked Land Cruiser on the side of the road and as the convoy approached, they jumped out, spraying the first vehicle with automatic gunfire.
Canadians Brian Bosworth and Michael Sanders are the authors and publishers of a growing series of books called Destination Highways, which describe the best motorcycling roads in British Columbia, Washington state, and most recently, northern California.
Xcountry time warps back from 2009, shrinking in the process. Bit early, perhaps, but BMW has announced some changes to the dual-sport G650 Xcountry for the 2009 model year. The bike has been lowered and new colours (plain sunset yellow and white metallic matt) have been chosen. A significant reduction in the height of the … Continue reading BMW shrink Xcountry→
Yamaha 125 to grow up? Honda’s success with its CBR125 has obviously got the other manufacturers thinking, none more so than Yamaha. The tuning fork company has a ready-made competitor already on sale in other markets; the YZF-R125 mates a fuel-injected 125 cc engine to a steel R6-style Deltabox frame and aluminum swingarm, with styling … Continue reading Yamaha 250 sporter→