Year: 2017

Caravans

We will start with the definition of caravan. A caravan is a group of travelers or merchants banded together and organized for joint support and protection while traveling through unsettled or unfriendly country. Caravan trade, however, is associated with the history of the Middle East as far back as the records of ancient civilizations extend. […]

A Great Motorcycle Ride in Mexico – Queretaro

A beautiful ride across cities and places named World Heritage by the Unesco, through an splendid protected natural area and ending in a surrealistic garden by artist Sir Edward James. Just keep reading… The ride starts in Queretaro City at 5,970 ft above sea level. Queretaro is a colonial city founded more than 500 years […]

Changing Oil and Filter

If you live within a city-limits, be sure to check with the city manager’s office to see if they have any regulations about working on your own vehicle in your yard or driveway. Thanks! Park your vehicle on a level surface and put blocks of wood or bricks behind the rear tires. Jack the front […]

Ford To Stamp Out Minivans

Ford Motor Co. is planning to eradicate all its minivans in its forthcoming lineup. The automaker’s decision to wipe out minivans was triggered by its poor performance in said segment. In view of said eradication, the automaker is planning to create a new class coined as ‘people movers’. The latter will be based on Fairlane […]

Motorcycle Helmets – Mind Your Head!

To most riders, motorcycle helmets do not fit into their dream accessory. They feel helmets are restrictive and unnecessary and do not add to their aesthetic appeal. But it is important to know why you need to wear a helmet while riding a bike and what it does for you. Motorcycle helmets act as a […]

Researching a Car That is Right For You

Researching your new vehicle is a daunting task in today’s world. Once you have narrowed your next vehicle down to 2 or 3 choices it is time to research. Take out a sheet of paper for each vehicle and write down pros and cons for each one. Also on each sheet of paper list the […]

Cargo Van Ladder Racks

Ladder racks are flat open framework that needs to be mounted on top of a vehicle, especially on pickup trucks. They are used to carry various loads. This includes long pipes, boards, tools, logs and timber. They can be mounted to create a roof framework that supports cargo and baggage. They have integrated locking systems […]

Car and Trucks Don’t Always Mix

Truckers often complain about the four-wheelers. That is you and I in our personal automobiles. Trucking accidents were down in 2004 by the number of miles driven per accident. However they were slightly up as 11% more trucks are on the road because the economy picked up and more products had to be delivered to […]

Motorcycle Protective Clothing That Works!

There is some great looking motorcycle clothing on the market these days, but believe me not all of the motorcycle clothing offers as much protection as you think. In Europe, for motorcycle clothing to be lawfully sold as “safety” clothing, it has to pass a series of European standards, which are pretty lengthy but are […]

Confidence is King of the Road

Confidence is more than just sexy. It can save you a ton of money on your next car or truck. Lots of people hate buying cars. When you get right down to it, the root causes of this fear and loathing aren’t hard to pin down. 1) Fear of the unknown. 2) Buying a car […]