Tag Archive | "Japan"

Following Japanese Kustoms

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Images of Austin, Texas come to mind when I think about the words “Hot Rods” and “Customs”. The 9th Annual “Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up” is a huge convergence of classic Americana parading up and down Congress Street… The only rules? No imports and nothing newer than 1963. I can’t say those rules apply […]

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Well, what do I do with all these posties now?

Friday, December 4, 2009


The Japan scooter fans know that Japanese mail is delivered on the backs of Honda MD 50′s also known as “the postie“. The image above is of 500 posties once destined for Southeast Asia and the Middle East, but now waiting in vein. Why? Well, the buyers were paying in US dollars, which was fine […]

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Motocompos in their natural habitat

Monday, October 5, 2009


For an eye-full of compo-pr0n (like you see above) go to Honda’s fan site HERE.

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Honda Cub to go automatic for 2010!

Thursday, September 10, 2009


Honda’s gone and done it! Adding an automatic transmission to the Cub has been on Honda’s upgrade short list for some time now, and just two days ago Akisan sent us the scoop on Honda’s new CV-Matic engine for Cubs (all underbone type Hondas). Here’s a snippet from the press release: TOKYO, Japan, September 8, […]

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Michael Jackson Rest in Peace (1958-2009)

Saturday, June 27, 2009


A bit of the behinds-the-scenes from his Suzuki scooter shoot in Japan.

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Speaking of "Posties"…

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


(Oh!  You ride a Postie?  I’ve got a special delivery for you my dear.) I like work-themed bikes.  I’ve always said if I got my hands on a Big Ruckus, I’d turn it into a military messenger bike.  Well, if I got my hands on a cub, I would undoubedly spend untold hours and dollars […]

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