Dubaï Bike Week
What many know of the Middle East is
often limited to the information disseminated
in the media. Countries such as Iran, Iraq,
Kuwait and Afghanistan to name a few, are
all too often the ones that involve conflicts
and the tragic events. This region of the
planet is best known for its hostile and
difficult environment. For the city of Dubai
(though it shares the same territory) it’s a
very different reality. Dubai is one of the
United Arab Emirates and is managed by
the Al Maktoum dynasty.
Created in the 18th
century, Dubai was initially recognized for
the pearl trade up until the 1930s. After the
Second World War, following the discovery
of oilfields in the Persian Gulf, Dubai focused
on the trade of fossil fuels and prospered for
several decades. In recent years, seeing the
depletion of oil wells approaching, Dubai
redirected its economic activities towards
tourism with the intent to eventually become
the ultimate destination for luxury vacations
and business dealings. Dubai has become
an oasis of peace in which there is ...
Bike & Tattoo Show
A spectacular 10th anniversary!
Economic Downturn... Forget about it!
This period of tight budgets and tough economy hasn’t shaken the
heart of tattoo and custom motorcycle enthusiasts. The 2009 Bike &
Tattoo Show shattered its attendance records and everyone involved
looks forward to a second decade of production. All for you to enjoy!
BBC Ride the Mountain
I had never visited California’s Big Bear
Choppers before but having received an
invitation for their Ride the Mountain event
(now in its 7th year) and also because their
bikes are now on sale in Canada, I jumped at the
B BC is located in
the town of Big
Bear Lake situated
in the San Bernardino
Mountains. In the summer
this town is a popular tourist
destination because of its
lakes and water sports. The ski
resorts are also a great attraction
in winter. Big Bear Lake is
located two and a half hours
from Los Angeles and at an
altitude of over 7500 feet.
The winding road that brings
you there is unbelievable, with
viewpoints of a landscape that
must definitely be seen.