BMW K1300S, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. Yes, overtaking [geddit?] Lehman Brothers, this photo of a K1300S at the NEC bike show is now my most popular photo at Flickr. In fact, after several months on Flickr and just a few weeks since the bike show, the photo of Lehman Brothers at Canary Wharf is the only photo in my top ten not taken at the show…
Tags: Bike Show, Bikes, BMW, K1300S
IAM Stand, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. The ‘demon bike’ is supposed to be scary; perhaps not many motorcyclists are scared of their motorcycles. Most would want to know where to buy the headlamp modification. “Win a free track day” is promising, but the stand was rather quiet, which is a pity, as motorcycling deserves an advanced standard of rider.
Tags: Advanced riding, Bike Show, Bikes, IAM
DVLA stand, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. Oh yes, and I discovered a public agency selling stuff from a Freudian stand.
Tags: Bike Show, Bikes, DVLA, Government business
The NEC Bike Show provided an interesting, if expensive, hour and a half’s entertainment this morning. It was busy despite the downturn and despite it being Wednesday: people are still looking for a dream. The atmosphere was deliciously politically incorrect, with preposterous bikes and no shortage of models in lycra. Buell‘s bikes remain radical, with their Harley engines in sporty frames, their perimeter brakes and their belt drives:
Tags: Bike Show, Bikes, Liberty, Optimism, Political Correctness, Speed