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Tutorial: Motorcycle Wiring 101

<i>Joe Tessitore is a strange guy. Most bike builders hate working with motorcycle wiring, but not Joe. It’s his favorite part of the build, and the source of most of his business. So we’ve asked Joe to demystify the motorcycle electrical system, and provide an easy tutorial guide to sparking your</i> …

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Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

JvB-Moto Ducati Monster 1100

Ten years ago, Ducati caused a flurry of interest in the custom world with its International Design Contest. The winner was an unknown young German designer called Jens vom Brauck, with a stunning concept called ‘Flat Red.’<p>Jens then built Flat Red for real, and the bike launched his company …

Motorcycles

Direct flights from London to Manila planned

The national carrier had been banned from flying in British airspace but the EU decided to lift the ban in July this year, along with that applying to Venezuelan state airline Conviasa.<p>The two airlines were on a blacklist that still includes 280 airlines from 20 countries and all other Philippine …

2013 Harley-Davidson FXSB Breakout Review

<b>With a long, low stance and styling that puts the emphasis on its major components, the new Harley-Davison FXSB Breakout is a no-nonsense power</b> …

Harley-Davidson breaks out the 2013 Breakout

Harley-Davidson is taking advantage of this week's Daytona Bike Week to unveil a new addition to its stable of stylish street crawlers. This one is called Breakout.<p>It's a mean machine, a throaty, growly beast with a low stance and a ton of low-end torque produced by the company's signature massive, …

Motorcycles

Harley Cross Bones by Warr's

The latest build from Charlie Stockwell of London-based Warr’s Customs is this Harley-Davidson Cross Bones built at the behest of a former Formula 1 champion. It’s decked in the trademark red-and-white livery of the McLaren F1 team that became famous during the era of Ayrton Senna. With a handmade …

Motorcycles

Thailand’s islands: where to escape the crowds

Whether it is riding in the back of an open tuk-tuk or racing across the waves in a longtail boat, a journey through Thailand’s islands always feels like a real adventure. Thailand’s beauty is no secret, but there are still a few wonders that remain relatively under wraps.<p>Khao Sok National …

Northern Laos’ 100 Waterfalls Trek

In the last four years, the rural village of Nong Khiaw has seen a steady stream of adventure travellers who want to experience the 10km trek before it disappears.<p>Strictly speaking, the name of the 100 Waterfalls Trek in northern Laos is misleading, since it is impossible to say how many waterfalls …

Exploring Culture In Cambodia

<i>Shopping and eating in a Cambodian market</i><p>When in Cambodia, nothing beats the follow up to a full day of exploring the Angkor temples like an …

South-east Asia

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Sticky duck with Chinese pickled radishes

Make the most of this turnip-like vegetable by stir-frying the green leaves and pickling the veg - serve with rich Asian-spiced meat<p>Ingredients<p>For …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

Pasta alla Carbonara Recipe

To ensure your eggs don't separate, warm them to room temperature before you use them. I also take a further step by warming a large bowl that I use to whisk the eggs, cheese, and pepper together. To warm the empty bowl, simply set it over your pasta pot as the water is boiling. You want the bowl …

Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks Recipe

Inspired by the sweet, salty, and earthy qualities of Chinese char siu pork, with smoky, tender meat and bits of luscious fat. The pork shoulder is cut into steaks and rubbed with a mix of five-spice powder, brown sugar, and salt, then smoked with a sweet hoisin-honey glaze.<p><b>Read more: Grilling:</b> …

Pip Lacey announces solo venture, James Cochran moves on from EC3 and a new opening from Tom Kitchin<p>We talk to the Whatley Manor head chef who is …

Cheese & Marmite pasties

Love it or hate it, Marmite works beautifully with cheese and onion when baked up in shortcrust parcels<p>Ingredients<p>500g potato, peeled and grated<br>• 200g …

Porkie pie ploughman’s

It's ambitious to make your own pie with hot water crust pastry, but it makes the perfect addition to a lunch platter with cheese, pickle, salad and …

Bakewell cheesecake

This almond and cherry baked cheesecake is a heavenly marriage of two amazing desserts<p>Ingredients<p>200g/7oz almond biscuits<br>• 100g toasted flaked almond<br>• ½ …

Dessert

Lighter Bakewell tart

Angela Nilsen slashes the fat and sugar content of this tea time classic shortcrust pie with fresh raspberries and iced topping<p>Ingredients<p>200g …

Sausage & prawn jambalaya

A spicy rice one-pot, inspired by Cajun and Creole cuisine with sweet, smoky paprika<p>Ingredients<p>6 good-quality pork sausages (we used pork & …

Vintage Motorcycle Jackets

Three months ago, Chris and I put our heads together and created the first in this series of Silodrome Selections. The subject we chose was motorcycle jackets and it featured the likes of Icon and Roland Sands. The feature was immensely popular, and as we chatted to people in the comments and via …

Snapshots from Hong Kong: Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan, aka the World's Cheapest Michelin-starred Restaurant

GallerySnapshots from Hong Kong: Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan, aka the World's Cheapest Michelin-starred Restaurant<p>From February 9 to 17, I visited Hong Kong on a trip sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Here's something I ate during my trip. Make sure to check out my other Snapshots from Hong …

Exploring southern Sumatra

When a destination is as big and sprawling as Sumatra – the planet’s sixth largest island – there’s a wealth of exotic and challenging experiences for intrepid travellers. And while the orangutans of Bukit Lawang and the chilled lakeside vibe of Danau Toba draw a regular flow of visitors to …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Bali

The Fit 5: Kettlebell Conditioning

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …