A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy: The Future of Socialization

May 11, 2020 View Comments by

People outside of the motorcycle community often think that our beloved hobby is mainly about the motorcycle and its mechanics. In reality, among the more important aspects of riding are keeping in touch with other riders and being part of social riding groups. Motorcycling, like other high-skill outdoor activities, such as sailing and skydiving, can […]

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The Social Rider: Motorcycle as a Service

Feb 04, 2020 View Comments by

Digital transformation and disruptive technologies are concepts that we’ve all experienced very strongly in the last 20 years. Some traditional business models have been shattered to pieces and ceased to exist. New ideas that started as tiny and harmless worms have developed into either beautiful butterflies or dangerous monsters, depending on your point of view. […]

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The Social Rider: Collaborative Applications

Sep 06, 2019 View Comments by

In previous articles I described the rise of the Internet of Motorcycles era, in which different types of existing and upcoming communication technologies enable motorcycles and riders to share and collaborate on any type of information. What kind of possible applications could emerge? In this article a few futuristic yet realistic scenarios will be examined. […]

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Motorcyclist Guide to the Galaxy: Dealing with Murphy, Part 4

May 21, 2018 View Comments by

Previous articles focused on tools and technologies that can help us get out of trouble or at least reduce risk and damage after the fact. All of them are generic and reactive fixes. Generic, because off-the-shelf solutions are not specific to motorcycle usage; and reactive, because it is assumed the rider will actively respond to […]

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