New Honda Tiger with new color and stripe

New Honda Tiger now comes with new color and stripe, with new colors, the New Honda Tiger looked macho. Tiger has become the best-selling products, until now has sold more than 440,000 units.
Supported by a 200cc engine, 4 stroke air-cooled, the engine is capable of removing the abundant power and high performance, dual suspension is also equipped with a reservoir tank that can soak more perfect vibration for ride comfort, including long-distance travel.

New Honda Tiger equipped with hydraulic disc brakes front and rear provide optimum braking effect. LED stop lamp sixth spot on the back illumination produces a clearer signal to the vehicle behind him while delivering a luxurious and futuristic. Separated Rear Grip provides comfort and the security as well as berbocengan and more sporty look.

Marketing Director AHM Tanuwijaya Margono said to sharpen his position as well as flagship motor sport legend Honda, AHM rejuvenate new stripe design looks with a more robust and added new colors are violet and white.

[LOSSLESS & L.T.] NEXT ORDER--LIVE-ROARING COLOR [2007]



Here is the last one from them that I have. I am missing the 1st release--NEXT ORDER-LIVE-2003. If anyone has it , I'm sure it would be appreciated..

1. GEPPETTO
2. B-612
3. DESERT YELLOW
4. BLUE MOON
5. ANOTHER DAY
6. SYNAPSE
7. SYMPLY "RED"
8. PRELUDE TO,,,

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Takumi Seino — Guitar
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Chevrolet Execs Talk us Through the new 2014 Impala Sedan


It’s going to be a while before the 2014 Chevrolet Impala sedan hits showrooms in North America, close to a year to be exact, so General Motors will no doubt try to find various ways to keep consumer interest high in the coming months.

For now, the Detroit automaker has prepared a short video with Jon Hahn, Impala Marketing Manager, and Russ Clark, Marketing Director for Chevrolet Performance and Mid-Size Vehicles, highlighting certain aspects of the exterior design and the interior technology found on the 10th generation Impala, as well as a second clip with the Impala's exterior and interior designers.

Jump past the break to watch the two videos.

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New Mercedes-Benz Citan Van is a Renault Kangoo in Disguise


Mercedes-Benz has lifted the curtains off its new Renault Kangoo-based Citan delivery van several months ahead of its first public outing at the 2012 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover this September.

The Citan is the first project to come out of the partnership between Mercedes-Benz's parent company Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which was formed in 2010. The new Mercedes van will be produced at Renault's factory in Maubeuge, France, where the automaker assembles the Kangoo.

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Ward's Automotive Names the 10 Best Car Interiors in the 2012 Class


It's that time of the year again when Ward's Automotive announces its annual 10 Best Interiors list. For 2012, the magazine's editorial staff evaluated 40 vehicles with new or significantly improved interiors for the 2012 or 2013 model years and came up with 10 winners regardless of price (see last year's winners here).

"We saw a tremendously diverse group of interiors this year, and it's obvious to us that auto makers are pushing their design staffs harder than ever for interiors that are beautifully appointed, well equipped and extremely comfortable," commented WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter.

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PASTOR Caught Pants down making love to a Married Woman in Port Harcourt

Monday 26th March, 2012 will not be forgotten in a hurry by residents of Bundu Ama Waterside in Port Harcourt as a popular pastor of one of the new generation churches was caught making love to a married female member in the neighborhood.

In fact, it was uncovered by a female friend of the married woman who quickly alerted her husband taking him to the lovers’ nest where they were neck deep in love making.When the husband of the married woman got to the scene, he could not hold his anger as people around assisted him in forcing the door open.

Lo and behold his wife of so many years was found naked in the arms of the pastor of the Church where she worships.

Some people quickly called the Police to rescue the situation but residents scared the Policemen away and got the Pastor thoroughly beaten up before he was taken away by police men.

Spy Shots: New Mercedes-Benz A25 AMG Could get More than 320-Horsepower


The people at AMG are hard at work with the development of the most potent model of the newly revealed Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback. Rumored to be named either the A 25 AMG or A 45 AMG, the hot hatch could make its world premiere as early as this fall at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

Power will come from a heavily modified version of the A 250's 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four, which is rated at 208hp (211PS). According to sources, in the AMG model, the four-cylinder unit is believed to deliver anywhere from 320hp to as much as 350-horsepower.

In order for the top A-Class model to put all those horses on the road in a civilized manner, it will be fitted with a new all-wheel drive system and a revised chassis with bespoke suspension, steering and braking systems as well as wider performance tires.

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Designer Brings the Classic BMW Isetta into the 21st Century


Over the years, we have heard countless rumors about the BMW Group reinventing its bubbly Isetta microcar from the mid-1950s and early-1960s to compete against Daimler's Smart Fortwo, though all of them have been just that: rumors.

All the same, Tony Weichselbraun, a recent graduate of the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, wanted to re-create the tiny Isetta and bring it into the 21st century.

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How to Destroy a Nissan 280ZX Cambodia Style


Classic Japanese sports models from the 1970s and 1980s are slowly but steadily gaining a strong following amongst auto enthusiasts and collectors alike, but not all people have the same feelings about these types of cars.

This owner of what appears to be an early 1980s Nissan 280ZX thought it would be a great idea to turn the Japanese sports coupe into something that resembles a cheesy arcade Ferrari simulator.

You can see the results in the video that follows after the break.

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Ford Sources Say Next Mustang will Look More Like the Evos Concept, Less Like the Original


As with everything else in this life, there comes a time when things must change for a vehicle series, and if we are to believe a report from the Wall Street Journal, that time has arrived for the Ford Mustang.

Citing unnamed sources that are familiar with Ford's plans, the newspaper reported that the sixth generation of the Mustang that is pegged to arrive in 2014 as a 2015 model on the 50th anniversary of the series, will abandon the current, fifth-generation model's retro-styling in favor of a far more modern design.

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Taiwanese Truck Driver Takes Passenger Car for a Crazy Ride


Ask around and you will discover that many people are afraid of driving too close to large trucks on the highway, and judging by the following incident that reportedly took place in Taiwan earlier this month, it is a fear that is reasonable.

We can't say for sure if the driver and passengers of the sedan model were unharmed when the speeding truck hit the vehicle after it veered into their lane, but the outcome could have definitely been much worse.

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SCOOP: Lexus Begins Work on 2014 IS Sedan with Test Mule


As is common with many car manufactures these days, Lexus has begun the development phase of its next IS premium sedan with a test mule that utilizes the body of the current model with the undercarriage of the new variant to assess the car's mechanical parts without revealing its design.

This particular prototype that was freshly spied testing in Europe features slightly extended front-and rear-ends.

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[SPECIAL] ROUND HOUSE--LIVE 2001@OSAKA [2001


There is something very Crimsonesque about opener A Last Judgment: lots of tension, active guitar playing. The keyboards owe more to ELP, but the general outcome is one of tension, excitement with psychedelic overtones. Very good. This is in fact quite comparable to After Crying.
Very different is the extremely mellow, may I say cheesy, Romantic Rally. The bad thing is that the track is long as well. The song also has some more funky elements, but that certainly does not help. The guitar parts cropping up here and there are not bad, but not very distinctive either. Typical seventies jazzrock. A bit of Crimson comes up at the end (21st Century Schizoid Man).

Out Of 3-Dimension is a slow, somewhat ponderous piece with some lighter, dancing elements. This comes quite close to the old Camel. Plenty of melody and although quite mellow, the opening is quite atmospheric. The guitar playing reminds of Greece.

Mellow keyboards tinkle on Prayer, which has something of a Christmas atmosphere. The guitar lone and bluesy, and very melodic. There For that it is a bit too careful. But the semblance is there. All in all, a bit too obvious, although the guitar and keys can sound quite dissonant and wayward at times. The pace goes up a bit but it stays a bouncy affair. The keyboards sizzle towards the end.

Sweet Love is not bound to be a heavy track. In fact, we are back to how Prayer opened: melodic and mellow. The guitartist is good, especially during the softer slower parts where any error he makes will be plainly audible. But musically this is not my style. I am hoping for something a bit more proggy. A Tear Of Sphinx might be just that. At least, I have no reason to believe by the title that this is going to be a similar affair. There is an air of Middle Eastern mystery that pervades. Later the guitar cries out, but the music is again a bit too accessible for my tastes. There is a sense of urgency in the playing tho.

Tour Of The Deep Ocean is a long one. Almost 15 minutes in length, this is the epic track. Plenty of sad violin in the opening, slow and mysterious. Then the guitar comes in, Crimsonesque and all. Nice dark atmosphere and very good build up lead to sizzling keyboards. This is good stuff. A bit repetitive in places, but showing both melody, power and a bit of flashiness. However, it also includes some more introspective parts where the guitar cries out, quite lonely. Some of the melodies could come straight out of a Focus album. After this more accessible and melodic middle part, the repetitive drone of the beginning returns, getting the tension back into the song.

Jin.Zo-Ni.N.Gen is a title track of one of the bands albums. Do not ask me what it means. Again, this is one of the more rocky and off-beat tracks. The playing is a bit rough here. This one is similar in style to the previous song with strong sense of urgency and not without the necessary melody. Super Warp is the closer, more in the line of the usual jazzrock.

1. The Last Judgement 4:06
2. Romantic Rally 8:26
3. Out of Three-Dimension Space 8:34
4. Prayer 7:42
5. Sweet Love 6:39
6. A Tear of Sphinx 6:03
7. Tour of the Deep Ocean 14:39
8. Jin-Zo-Ni-N-Gen 4:48
9. Super Warp 5:03

All tracks: by Round House.

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NHSTA Finds 16 Crashes and 5 Alleged Injuries Related to BMW 7-Series Rollaway Risk


A series of complaints concerning select 2002-2008MY BMW 7-Series sedans that relate to incidents of unattended vehicle rollaway or vehicle movement after the driver expected the vehicle gearshift to automatically shift to park, have caught the attention of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Federal safety regulators said BMW provided the Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) with 1 complaint and 46 field reports, while the ODI also identified three additional reports in its database alleging vehicle roll-away incidents of which 2 resulted in crashes.

Overall, ODI said that it found 16 crashes and 5 alleged injuries since it began investigating the cars last August. For this reason, it has upgraded the probe to an engineering analysis, which brings it closer to a recall.

The ongoing investigation potentially covers 121,708 BMW 7-Series sedans from the 2002 through the 2008 model years.

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Male Corp Member Impregnates Young Female Student

 
Ode male corper. Instead of concentrating on his primary assignment which is to serve his country, ode went to serve a student in a secondary where he was serving. Hehehehe. Eleru gbe eru e...lol

But jokes aside, why did they even parade them like criminals...asking a pregnant woman to kneel? What's that?

New Lamborghini Aventador Test Ride Ends up in Flames [NSFW]


After a couple of crashes and a near miss, we now have the first reported incident of a Lamborghini Aventador catching on fire.

The incident took place over the weekend on the California State Route 73. According to the person that filmed the fire, the vehicle in question was a dealer-owned car that was out for a test drive. Here's what the YouTube poster said:

"Lamborghini Aventador on fire on the CA 73 S. No one was injured. Dealership owns the car, and it was out on a test drive when spontaneously the rear (around the DR tire) came on fire. Lamborghini is still figuring out what happened."

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Dodge Announces Full Pricing Details for 2013 Dart, Starts from $15,995*


The heavily populated compact saloon segment will soon welcome a new member in the U.S. in the form of the 2013 Dodge Dart.

Sales of the Chrysler Group's first product to share its DNA with a Fiat Group model, and more specifically, the compact car architecture of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, will start in June.

Prices, not including a $795 destination fee (*), range from $15,995 for the base 160hp model to $22,495 for the 180hp R/T variant that will be available in the third quarter of the year.

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Naija's Popular music star, KC of KC Presh beat up a man mercilessly

According to eye witness account, Kingsley Okonkwo of KC Presh music duo on Saturday April 14th assaulted a man, Moshood Adegboro (pictured above) around the testing ground Alausa Ikeja. According to witnesses, Moshood refused to allow KC's convoy over take him on the road, which resulted in a minor accident involving Moshood's car, KC's car and another car. KC allegedly came down from his car with his mobile police escorts and assaulted Moshood mercilessly.

After the beating, KC and his convoy zoomed off and Moshood went to report the case at the Alausa police station. KC's camp later confirmed the incident to a reporter but said KC was not directly involved in the assault. They will be coming out with their own side of the story soon!

Kia Releases the First Interior Shots and TV Spots for its New K9 Flagship Sedan


With the K9's domestic market launch drawing nearer, Kia has published a new trio of photos as well as the first official television ads for its new full-size, rear-wheel-drive sedan.

Two of the new photos provide us our first glimpse at the luxury model's interior including the instrument panel and part of the steering wheel as well as Kia's very BMW-like automatic transmission shifter and parking brake button and infotainment system control knob.

Kia says that the K9 will be equipped with an array of technological and safety features such as a latest generation, full-color heads-up display, full adaptive LED headlamps and a large 12.3-inches LCD screen for the infotainment system.

Furthermore, Kia revealed that the K9 will launch in South Korea this summer with two engine options, a 3.3-liter V6 rated at 296HP (300PS) and a 3.8-liter V6 producing 329HP (334PS).

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Single Saudi Woman Offers N209 Million To Find Her Mr. Right

If you are looking for a rich wife, then read this story.

A Saudi woman is offering SR5 million (N209 million NAIRA) to get married — even if it is a Misyar marriage. (Misyar is a marriage contract where couples can live separately but get together regularly, often for sexual relations)

But wait. The woman has conditions which she will not reveal now. The main thing is that the new husband must “appreciate marriage life.”

The woman published the attractive offer in the Saudi Arabic language magazine Roa, which said applicants can write to it by e mail or fax. The announcement neither mentioned the woman’s name and age nor where she lives.
“Applicants should provide their contact number so the woman will contact them in case she agrees on the marriage,” the magazine said.

It quoted the woman as saying:”It does not matter whether the new husband is attracted to my money as the most important thing is that he must appreciate marriage life and marital duties…I am even ready to accept a Misyar marriage and pay him SRfive million at once…he will live with me in my villa and must accept all my conditions which I will reveal to him later.”

The magazine said the woman was married before but that she divorced her husband “was greedy and wanted only money.”

“I made the wrong choice first time….I want to make the right choice now…my main obsession now is to marry…I am desperate to marry,” the woman said.

I slept with our driver only 22 times, I did not know I was pregnant

Wonders shall never end. See me see gist o. Laugh wan kill me die oooo.....Now what should this be called??...You even know how many times you slept with him...hmmm..According to report,A Kuwaiti man put his Asian housemaid in the car and rushed her to the hospital after hearing her scream of pain in the stomach.
Doctors at the hospital in Kuwait City tried to assure the man his maid was not ill but pregnant. Instead of cheering, he was shocked, for the maid is not married.
When the angry man went to the maid on her hospital bed and asked her how, she replied that she had an affair with the family driver.
“I slept with him only 22 times and I did not know I was pregnant,” she told the man, who got a fresh shock.
 The man reported the maid and the Asian driver to the police.

China's Chery Preview Two New Concept Models Ahead of the 2012 Beijing Auto Show


The forthcoming Auto China Show 2012 in Beijing will host the world premiere of two new concept models from the country's fourth largest automaker and Jaguar-Land Rover Group's newest associate, Chery Automobile.

The Chinese carmaker announced that it will bring the TX design study for a stylish compact crossover model and a more futuristic prototype called the Ant Concept at the Beijing show.

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Honda develops new CVT, available with Step WGN

The vehicle below will not make it's way to North America, however it's interesting to see what they are doing with the CVT....
Whether you are a fan or not, the CVT gearbox is here to stay. Point in case is the new CVT from Honda, which is part of their Earth Dreams Technology, specially developed for mid-sized Honda vehicles.

This new CVT features newly developed high-efficiency electric oil pump, high-strength belt and exclusive CVT oil raise transmission efficiency, which enhances fuel economy. It also features a wide ratio that gives more torque in the lower rpm range that translates to quick acceleration from standstill. In addition, the new CVT is equipped with the G-Design Shift that controls the gearing, throttle and hydraulic control to make the system respond quicker to driver input.

The take back from this new CVT is that it offers five percent better fuel economy than the conventional CVT, and 10 percent better than a traditional 5-speed automatic. The new CVT will not reach us yet. It is still new in Japan and will be first shoehorned into the Step WGN and Step WGN Spada.

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Honda's Low Carbon Hatch and Smart Home

SMART HOME: All part of Honda's plan to monitor and ease a family's whole carbon footprint and not just that of their car. The Honda city electric vehicle shown could easily be an electric Jazz or a plug-in hybrid.


Japanese car maker Honda has been developing conventional plug-in and fuel-cell electric vehicles (EVs) for years. However, as well as merely swapping petrol power for electricity, Honda has also looked at how the power for its EVs is generated in the first place.


To demonstrate this, the company has even built a proposed future home to show how electric power for every part of a typical family's needs can impose less and less of an agenda on its neighbours and on the national power grid.


On the grounds of its Twin Ring Motegi racing and test track northeast of Tokyo, Honda has built what it calls its Smart Home, which is all part of a residential and transport management system that powers and manages the energy of the home. It represents the most effective way to live within one's energy means that I have seen.


The Smart Home's roof, on the southern, most effective sun-catching side in Japan, is covered with solar panels that replace the usual silicon-based photovoltaic setup with a copper, indium, gallium and selenium material.


Honda says its photovoltaic layer is one-80th the thickness of a typical monocrystaline silicon version, and while its overall energy conversion efficiency is just a little less than that of silicon, it converts more wavelengths of light into electricity.


The advantage of this is an ability to operate in low sunlight and shade more efficiently than conventional systems. Thus winter conditions are less of a problem.


A computer-controlled system, called the Smart E-Mix Manager, helps direct current into or out of all the devices that need it, to the most efficient end.


The Smart Home also includes a natural-gas, propane or even petrol-powered "cogeneration system" that uses a single- cylinder engine to produce 1kW of electricity and up to 2.5kW of recoverable heat energy for hot water and home heating.


A 2kW-hour lead-acid battery is also used to store surplus energy, and charge the electric vehicle.


The Smart Home is still in development and Honda intends to add additional features and amenities to it, such as independent electricity production in the event of a natural disaster.

Honda already has a system that uses solar cells of about the expanse of a typical garage roof to charge its new all-electric Jazz.


The system stores energy sufficiently well so that the car can be fully charged by morning, and if during the day, the charger is full any extra energy can be put into the national grid system and/ or directed back into the household.


The Jazz could have been designed from the start to use electric power, with its fuel tank mounted under the front seats and creating huge expanses of storage and passenger volume when compared with other B-segment hatchbacks.


The Jazz EV swaps its petrol engine for a 92kW electric motor, while the fuel tank is replaced with a lithium-ion battery that Honda says will give a range of about 190 kilometres. A special onboard charger setup allows the Jazz to reach a full charge in about three hours from a 240v system.


Slowing down and braking helps charge the car too, through the same regeneration methods already used by other electric car makers.


The battery cells and electric power unit dovetail elegantly with the car as a whole, although the battery pack does eliminate the under-squab flexibility of the Jazz's famous "magic" rear seat.

Also, changes had to be made to the car's rear suspension to accommodate its new method of propulsion.


This is no bad thing, as instead of the petrol car's fairly ordinary torsion-beam setup, it uses a more sophisticated multi-link arrangement.

As a result, the EV car rides so much better than the stock Jazz, and displays the kind of crisp turn-in and well-sorted body control that the petrol car cannot.

It is remarkably good fun, with a level of steering feeling - and not just for an electric system - that amazed me the moment I took the car through its first test-track corner.


Using a three-mode drive system, as in the CR-Z hybrid, the Jazz's throttle pedal can be primed to imbue three distinct responses from the almost silent drivetrain.


Sport allows the Jazz EV to launch off the line as if there's no tomorrow, along with a tell-tale yelp of briefly spinning rubber.


Switched into Econ mode, it's as if you've gone into slow motion by mistake. It probably preserves the battery a tad, and it offers slightly better range, so you may need to commute in this mode.


However, my favourite drive setting was Normal, which is quick enough for the Jazz to stay ahead of traffic, while showing a less alarming depletion of energy resources on the car's dash display graphic than the Sport setting does.


I have driven a few electric vehicles now - ground-up designs as well as factory and home-converted petrol cars - and while you could say the Jazz EV is one of the latter, albeit in a corporate kind of way, it is simply the most fun and convincing car of this type I've had my hands on.


True, they will have to do something about the car's range, and I will miss those clever theatre-like fold-up rear-seat squabs, but, my word, the car feels so right in every other area.


It's not beyond imagining a Jazz EV like this living with its family unit, say 50km or less from work.


It would have little effect on the grid or your power bill, but would provide as much fun or more than a conventional car, plus a pleasingly smug feeling that you won't be getting from our fossil- fuelled machines.


We won't be able to buy the Jazz EV just yet.

In Japan and in California, Oregon and some yet to be finalised East Coast states, about 1100 examples of the Jazz EV, which is also known as the Fit EV, will be available on lease for about $NZ480 a month.


That sounds like a lot for a small car, but this isn't just a small car. It proves that using electric cars can be fun and that you don't necessarily need forests of wind vanes and several flooded valleys to cope with charging them.


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Toyota Brings in Security Guards to Personally Escort Sacked Workers in Australia


More than 200 workers Toyota workers at the firm's Altona plant in Melbourne, Australia, were in for a nasty surprise on Monday as the company went ahead with its original plan to axe 350 employees. The remaining workers will be sacked on Tuesday.

The announcement was made in January but up until today, nobody knew who was going to be sacked, despite repeated pleas from workers to end their torment. The company said that it axed the worst performing workers.

Both the workers and their union said they were extremely upset with the way Toyota handled the situation as the company brought in security guards to escort the employees in min-vans across the road to a special reception center to sack them.

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Robert Downey Jr. arrives in style at the film Premiere of 'Marvel's The Avengers'

Dacia to Accept Pre-Orders for Duster with £100 deposit as it Prepares for UK Launch


The Renault Group's Dacia brand continues its pre-launch activities in Britain with the announcement of pre-ordering for the Duster compact SUV. The company said that as soon as it announces pricing and specifications for the Duster SUV on June 28, it will begin accepting pre-orders online with a £100 deposit.

The Romanian budget brand said the Duster's range will start from less than £10,000 (€12,150 or US$16,000) for the front-wheel drive models, while 4x4 versions available from less than £12,500 (€15,150 or US$19,900).

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2012 Minerva X-Road 150

Any news from Indonesia Minerva motorcycle, Minerva true friend will be introducing a new product under the name X-Road 150. And reportedly will compete with the Yamaha Byson and Honda MegaPro.
X-Road 150 to the seat using the model split models monoshock rear suspension. X-Road 150 Supported by sach 150ccdengan engine power 9.5 kW at 9500rpm with a torque of 10.57 Nm at 5.700rpm. fuel capacity to reach 17 liters.

Minerva X-Road 150 Specifications
  • Engine Type: SOHC, Single Cylinder Engine with Oil Cooler & Balancer
  • Volume Engine: 149.4 cc
  • Compression Ratio: 8,87:1
  • Maximum torque: 10/7.000 Nm / rpm
  • Maximum Strength: 8.5 / 8000 Kw / rpm
  • Engine Oil Capacity: Periodic Replacement 1.4 L / 1.5 L Total Replacement
  • Transmission type: Return / 5 Speed ​​(1-N-2-3-4-5)
  • Frame Type: Diamond Frame
  • Front & Rear Brakes: Disc Brake with hydraulic diameter of 240 and Hydraulic Disc Brake with a diameter of 220
  • Suspension Front & Rear: Telescopic diameter 37 and Monoshock
  • Length x Width x Height: 2040 x 770 x 1100
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 17 Liter
  • Battery Type: Maintenance Free GTZ75

Cam Shaft Turns the Renault Clio 200 RS Cup into a Track Racer


German car wrapping specialist Cam Shaft has made its own Clio RS R3 track racer (of sorts) out of the sportiest version of the French hatch.

The company started out by stripping the Clio RS' interior down to bare studs and then adding an assortment of race-specification goods ranging from a full roll-cage and a pair of Sparco bucket seats to the LCD instrument panel and removable Sparco steering wheel.

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Ford Focus Electric to Become the First EV to Pace a NASCAR Race


In a new marketing effort to promote its pure-electric Focus, Ford says it will make history this month, as the battery-powered version of its compact hatchback will become the first all-electric pace car to lead the pack at a NASCAR race.

The new Focus Electric, which rolled off the production line in December at the company's Michigan Assembly Plant, will perform all pace care duties for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Richmond International Raceway on April 28.

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New Honda Metropolitan

Honda Metropolitan scooter that is re-entering the United States market with a new twist to the styling and the engine, look at the front and rear lights and turn signal. Honda Metropolitan with classic style, and will begin to enter the outlet in the land of uncle sam in June with a price range $ 1999.
Waived, replaced the engine carburetor engine injection (PGM-FI) with a capacity of 50 cc. Fuel consumption is estimated to reach 49.74 km / liter. The Metropolitan now features Programmed Fuel Injection. Talk about a win-win: you get more efficient fuel management and crisper performance, especially during start-up on colder days. The Metropolitan's one-speed V-matic automatic transmission means no shifting ever—not even into park or neutral. Just turn the key, press the starter button, and go. The Metropolitan features a large, 22-Liter underseat storage area big enough for a helmet, your books, or some groceries. The storage area features a lock for added security and is
weather-resistant too.

Honda Metropolitan is available in three attractive colors Pearl White, Pearl Black and Pearl Black / Red

LOSSLESS & LIMITED TIME] NEXT ORDER--LIVE/INTENISFIED [2011]


Next Order is a Japanese band formed in 2002. Heavy touring in Japan has cemented their rep as a wild yet disciplined mix of instrumental rock, jazz and free improvisation. Guitarist Yuji Muto is a graduate of the GIT Musicians Institute. The band has played live in Japan with Gongzilla, Tribal Tech and African Express Trio. Live-Intensified is a 2CD (disc 2 being a bonus disc for the initial pressing) totally live recording but no bootleg. The four piece band features two guitarists (Muto and Takumi Seino), one clean and one dirty, in constant communication. Their influences are Fusion, Thrash/Death Metal, and artists such as Allan Holdsworth, Gongzilla, King Crimson, Mike Stern, John Zorn, Napalm Death and Metallica. Instrumental Guitar (Electric (Heavy)/Fusion), total running time, 87:20
Live-Intensified/NEXT ORDER (Order Tone Music) (Bomba) -. Released 2011 Yuji Muto (G), Takumi Seino (G), Atsutomo Ishigaki (B), Hiroshi "Gori" Matsuda (Ds) - [Disc 1] 1 . Nde? 2. Bearclaw 3. LCM 4. Unibirthday Gift 5. Shimauma 6. Brother Heat 7. Overdriven 8. Old Red Chair On The Porch*** [Disc 2] 1. No Hesitation 2010 2. Simply Red 2010 3. Death Mental 2010 ...

DISC 1:::
1. NDE?
2. BEARCLAW
3. L.C.M.
4. UMBIRTHDAY GIFT
5. SHIMAUMA
6. BROTHER HEAT
7. OVERDRIVEN
8. OLD RED CHAIR ON THE PORCH

DISC 2:::
1.NO HESITATION
2.SIMPLY RED
3.DEATH MENTAL

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[re play]Toru "Tiger" Okoshi--Tiger's Baku [1981]





1st release from him..
He is an American jazz fusion trumpeter born in Ashiya, Japan.

Okoshi was an autodidact on trumpet; after studying at Kwansei Gakuin University, he moved to the United States in 1972. In 1975 he completed studies at the Berklee College of Music.

Okoshi collaborated in the 1970s with Gary Burton, and played with the Mike Gibbs Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in 1974. Following this he toured with Buddy Rich. In the early 1990s he played in George Russell's Living Time Orchestra and recorded with Rakalam Bob Moses. In the early 2000's he recorded several songs on Bruce Arnold's cd "Orpheus Again". He is currently a professor at Berklee.

1 Rooser Okashi 4:35
2 Merci Baku Okashi 5:11
3 Could Be Good Again Okashi 4:29
4 From Time to Time Okashi 4:35
5 Robot Okashi 4:52
6 Kemi Lona Okashi 4:49
7 Casa Llena Okashi 4:43
8 Little Tiger Okashi 3:01

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Tiger Okoshi (Main Performer), Mike Stern (Guitar),
Vinnie Colaiuta (Drums), Gerry Etkins (Keyboards), Steve Forman (Percussion)
Robert Gonzales (Percussion), Quinous Johnson (Drums), Tim Landers (Bass),


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2012 Honda CB1000R

Riding The Honda CB1000R motorcycle is a very desirable by the biker, there are many advantages of the Honda CB1000R, this CB1000R price for 2012 is $ 11.760.
The CB1000R uses a 998cc inline-four engine based on a previous generation CBR1000RR, but is tuned to produce more torque and horsepower in the midrange and bottom end-the perfect combination for a machine like this. The CB1000R's Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) ensures crisp throttle response and both low- and high-rpm performance. In addition, there's no choke to mess with, and the CB1000R runs perfectly at all altitudes and temperatures, even on cold mornings.

Gravity Die-Cast technology gives the CB1000R a chassis that's strong, but light. The single backbone architecture links the steering head to the swingarm pivot, but without any frame spars to interrupt the CB1000R's lines. CB1000R's high-tech, all-digital instrument display features tachometer, plus LCD readouts for speedometer, coolant temperature, odometer, two tripmeters and a clock, mpg and average fuel consumption.

Honda CB1000R Specifications

ENGINE
  • Engine Type : 998cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
  • Bore And Stroke : 75mm x 56.5mm
  • Induction : PGM-FI Fuel injection with automatic enrichment circuit and 36mm throttle bodies:
  • Ignition : Computer-controlled digital transistorized with 3-D mapping
  • Compression Ratio : 11.2:1
  • Valve Train : DOHC; four valves per cylinder
DRIVE TRAIN
  • Transmission : Close-ratio six-speed
  • Final Drive : #530 0-ring chain
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
  • Front Suspension : 43mm inverted HMAS cartridge fork with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability; 5.0 inches travel
  • Rear Suspension : Single gas-charged HMAS shock with spring preload and rebound damping adjustability; 5.0 inches travel
  • Front Brake : Dual radial-mounted four-piston calipers with 310mm discs
  • Rear Brake : Single 256mm disc
  • Front Tire : 120/70ZR-17 radial
  • Rear Tire : 180/55ZR-17 radial
DIMENSIONS
  • Rake : 25.0 degrees (caster angle)
  • Trail : 99mm (3.9 inches)
  • Wheelbase : 56.9 inches
  • Seat Height : 32.1 inches
  • Fuel Capacity : 4.5 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve
  • Miles Per Gallon : 37 MPG - Honda's fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
  • Curb Weight : 485 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel - ready to ride)

[SPECIAL] 4FRONT--MALICE IN WONDERLAND [2012]


Not my rip or link, but one of my favorite progressive rock bands ...
Have posted some on the other site, and will reload them due to being down. Thanks to JF for this post and link. When I recieve mine, I'll post it in lossless..

1. Big Scary Monster (5:14)
2. Latitude (5:20)
3. Hairless Ape (3:08)
4. Shadows Of Doubt (4:02)
5. Half Night (5:52)
6. The Wastelands Express (3:21)
7. Crescent Moon (4:01)
8. Many Places In A Rush (5:05)
9. Barrow St. (3:31)
10. Runaway Train (Pt. II Of Tunnel Vision) (7:26)

Musicians:
Zak Rizvi / guitars, keyboards
Joe Bergamini / drums
Frank LaPlaca / bass
Guests:::
David Rosenthal / keyboards
Carmine Giglio / keyboards
David Richards / sax

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RSC news from down under

Stew Ross sent me some pictures of his 90.
He's made some more progress, really like that pinstripe on the tank, makes me think about getting this tankshape for my RSC90, even though I was planning to make something like the later model tanks.



Note the RSC ignition cover

BMW R90/6 rebuild

It is comming together, thanks to my dad.
frame is newly painted, engine rebuilt with some high compression headgaskets and I'm still planning to put some other carbs on there.
Lightweight clutch and flywheel from the ->'81 beemers
Daytona sump to hold some extra oil, while still being able to use the center stand.


and then we put the tank and seat on, just to get the total picure of what it will look like.

For now with ducati fairing, stays will need to be built, but I'm looking for an MBV or Wüdo fairing, that will look better.
And it isn't ducati, as just about every big caferacer has a 900ss fairing.

[RE PLAY][EXCLUSIVE] Akira Onozuka--Rera [2010]




Thanks to "fen" for original files, appreciated as always. For those that don't know, he is one of the founders of Dimension [keys].This is the third album in his solo career.

NEW LINK IS POSTED....

1. Rera ---------------in player
2. 2. Green Flash
3. 3. Owl's Eye
4. 4. High Grown Cafe
5. 5. Land Breeze
6. 6. High Wind
7. 7. Moon's Path
8. 8. Kakinokibata Street
9. 9. Gift from GOD

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Suzuki Yoshimura GSX-Rs Limited Edition

It was great, Yoshimura and Suzuki collaborate which certainly is extraordinary. As to whether such collaboration? Yes, collaboration is launching a limited edition variant motorcycles suzuki GSX-R600s, R750s and GSX-GSX-R1000s.

Reportedly limited edition bike is only sold in the United States, and other news Yoshimura GSX version ever offered in Europe.

Yoshimura GSX-R Limited Edition is available in custom paint schemes of red or blue. The blue color will be adjusted to the chassis and blue frame. While on a red motorcycle, using the color black chassis. The design also uses carbon fiber Yoshimura R-77 and some of the uses of aluminum, such as engine covers, the stern protective chassis. Each motorcycle will use to characterize the limited edition number. Suzuki GSX-R600s using 16 valve DOHC engine, with a capacity of 599cc, 4-stroke, inline four, liquid cooled. Motor has a total output of 103.3 hp at 13 550 rpm engine speed.

Yamaha FZ8

Yamaha FZ8 is amazing, maybe you've seen this bike? Yamaha FZ8 and pricing information from October 2011 through 2012 was $ 8.690.
Yamaha FZ8 supported by The 779cc engine combines top end components, including ceramic-composite-coated cylinders and forged aluminum pistons, with a carefully optimized crankshaft to deliver the perfect power curve and torquey performance character for this category. The FZ8 fills the gap for sport riders who feel a 600cc is too small and a 1000cc is too big. New 779cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, inline 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine delivers smooth power delivery and gobs of torque in the low to mid rpm range. But this engine also lets loose with eye-opening horsepower when the revs climb toward redline.Yamaha FZ8 Fuel-injection with 35mm diameter throttle bodies has optimum intake efficiency and smooth throttle response. Provides precise fuel/air mixtures for awesome power delivery across the rpm range.

Yamaha FZ8 Specifications

Engine
  • Type : 779cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 valves
  • Bore x Stroke : 68.0 x 53.6mm
  • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
  • Fuel Delivery : Fuel Injection
  • Ignition : Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition with 32-bit ECU
  • Transmission : 6-speed w/multiplate clutch
  • Final Drive : O-ring chain
Chassis
  • Suspension / Front : 5.1-in travel
  • Suspension / Rear : 5.1-in travel
  • Brakes / Front : Dual 310mm hydraulic discs
  • Brakes / Rear : 267mm disc
  • Tires / Front : 120/70-ZR17
  • Tires / Rear : 180/55-ZR17
Dimensions
  • Length : 84.3 in
  • Width : 30.3 in
  • Height : 41.9 in
  • Seat Height : 32.1 in
  • Wheelbase : 57.5 in
  • Ground Clearance : 5.5 in
  • Rake (Caster Angle) : 25.0°
  • Trail : 4.3 in
  • Fuel Capacity : 4.5 gal
  • Fuel Economy** : 39.8 mpg
  • Wet Weight*** : 467 lb

Triumph Tiger 800

The Triumph Tiger 800 comes highly-specified as standard. Practicality is key with the Tiger 800. Superb agility comes as standard thanks to wide, tapered aluminium bars and lightweight cast wheels (19” front and 17” rear). Over 60 bespoke accessories have been developed for the Tiger 800 series, including rugged hard and soft luggage solutions, heated grips and tyre pressure monitoring sensors.
New long-stroke 800cc triple produces class-leading power and torque with super smooth delivery for precision riding on difficult terrain. Twin 308mm discs are gripped by two-piston sliding caliper brakes for powerful and progressive stopping power. Optional ABS system adds additional braking security and can be switched on and off by the rider. Rider seat has two settings as standard for 810mm or 830mm seat height. Optional accessory saddle further reduces seat height by a further 20mm, making the Tiger 800 the most accessible adventure bike on the market. Adjustable handlebars further enhance rider comfort. Class-leading 645w generator ensures that you can fully load your Tiger 800 with those essential electrical accessories required for year-round, go anywhere riding.

Engine and Transmission
  • Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line three-cylinder
  • Capacity 800cc
  • Bore/Stroke 74.0 x 61.9mm
  • Fuel System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection
  • Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1, high level stainless steel silencer
  • Final Drive O ring chain
  • Clutch Wet, multi-plate
  • Gearbox 6-speed
  • Oil Capacity 3.7 litres (1.0 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
  • Frame : Tubular steel trellis frame
  • Swingarm :  Twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy
  • Wheel Front :Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 19 x 2.5in, Rear :Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.25in
  • Tyre : Front : 100/90 ZR 19, Rear :150/70 ZR 17
  • Suspension: Front :Showa 43mm upside down forks, 180mm travel, Rear :Showa monoshock with hydraulically adjustable preload, 170mm rear wheel travel
  • Brakes :Front :Twin 308mm floating discs, Nissin 2-piston floating calipers, (ABS model available), Rear : Single 255mm disc, Nissin single piston floating caliper, (ABS model available)
  • Instrument Display/Functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel guage, TPMS ready, service indicator, switchable ABS and clock
Dimensions and Capacities
  • Length 2215mm (87.1in)
  • Width (handlebars) 795mm (31.3in)
  • Height without mirrors 1350mm (53.1in)
  • Seat Height 810mm (31.9in) - 830mm (32.7in)
  • Wheelbase 1530mm (60.2in)
  • Rake/Trail 23.9°/92.4mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 19.0 litres (5.0 US gals)
  • Wet Weight (ready to ride) 210 kg (462 lbs)