March 26, 2011

Japan Earthquake and its Effect on Motorcycle Industry & Market

The Japan quake, tsunami, and nuclear radiation issues in Japan have seriously affected the world motorcycle industry, especially since Japan is home to the “Big Four” motorcycle manufacturers: Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha.

How can bike manufacturers operate in a shortage of electricity power, or blackouts, due to the failure of nuclear plant in Fukushima. On the other hand, Japan is going to suffer from a big drop of motorcycle sales and also output, which may turn to another disaster for motorcycle market since the financial crisis in 2008. No turning back in coming years soon. We look forward to seeing the report in second and third quarter of sales reports & production output in July and August this year. Stay with me here!

Honda states that it will halt production at all factories, including the Kumamoto Factory, where Honda produces the CBR600, the VFR1200F, the DN-01 and the Super Cub. Honda reported that production activities at the Kumamoto Factory will be suspended March 15-20.
Honda also stated it would co-operate with “rolling electricity blackouts,” which will help slow electricity usage. The rolling electricity outages are being done to avoid a total electric blackout.

Yamaha also released a statement, reporting its factories were not damaged by the quake. Yamaha continued to keep it’s factories open, and will re-evaluate the situation. Yamaha also reported it will co-operate in rolling electricity blackouts.

Suzuki released that it suspends production until March 17. On that day, Suzuki management would decide when to return to production.

Kawasaki has not released any information regarding the earthquake, and if it had any impact on the motorcycle manufacturer.

March 24, 2011

Japan Quake Relief: Harley Davidson Donates US$250,000

The 2011 Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami continues to have a major affect on the motorcycle industry, and the most iconic American brand is reaching out.

This week, Harley-Davidson has donated $250,000 to help with earthquake relief efforts. The contribution, which came from the Harley-Davidson Foundation, went to the American Red Cross, which is aiding Japan.

Gail Lione (Harley-Davidson Foundation President) says: "Our hearts go out to all the people in Japan who have been impacted by these tragic events. It is important to all of us at Harley-Davidson to support the relief efforts and help the country through this devastating time."

Harely's Japan subsidiary has also established a relief fund, and aiding the devastated country by sending food, water and other necessities.

March 21, 2011

Hollywood - Keanu Reeves on his Motorcycle & Spits in Gas Station

Keanu Reeves on his Motorcycle & Spits in Gas Station

Honda Monkey Z50J – Ducati 750SS Edition

If you’ve always wanted the definitive Ducati twin, the round case, bevel drive 750SS repli-racer but baulked at the enormous price tag, then how about this excellent special based on Honda’s ubiquitous mini bike the Z50J Monkey. Note the added on sump extension for that authentic look!

March 9, 2011

Motorcycle Helmet Visors in Mass Production & Moldng HD Movies

Motorcycle Helmet Visors in Mass Production & Moldng HD Movies

Here's one of our injection molding machines used to manufacture our masei helmet visors.

Molding the visors is a continuous process and 2 workers are used to remove the new visor from its mold. One Visor Molding usually costs US$15,000 in China and Hong Kong and imports raw material from Japan. Our maximum production volumn is 10,000 visors per day per injection machine. Therefore, in one month, we can get around 300,000 from one machine. 30 seconds per each visor coming out of machine. See my movies

You can manufacture any visors at very low cost for any helmet factories and brands! Please contact me for quotation.

We add a skilled and experienced staff who know how to design the products, engineer the processes and make everything flow smoothly in lower cost. We can manufacture anti-scratch, anti-fog, color RST visors in 1/5 cost of American and Japanese.

March 3, 2011

Brad Pitt Goes For A Motorcycle Ride in California - Get Away Plz! Make Way!

Brad Pitt Goes For A Motorcycle Ride in California

Get Away Plz! Make Way!

March 1, 2011

Hazuki & Masayuki with Masei Helmet in Tokyo

Hazuki & Masayuki with Masei Helmet in Tokyo

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