Steal This Running When Parked – Wait, It’s Already Stolen

The $400 price seems like a downright steal for this complete-but-dirty Honda Shadow until your read the entire ad. The seller thinks this is his motorcycle to sell but the real owner (and the court system) might just disagree. It doesn’t matter if the missing roommate owes the ad lister some rent. The motorcycle is not the seller’s property to sell. And when the poor sap who buys this motorcycle goes into DMV to register it, warning alarms are going to be blasting. Great asking price, but in my opinion,…

Look For The UL Label: Why Your New E-Bike Needs UL Certification – UPDATED

I get downhearted and disgusted posting so many stories about e-bike battery fires. These events include fatalities and loss of personal property into the millions of dollars. Unfortunately, this burden seems to rest on my humble shoulders. I don’t know of anyone else shinning a light on one of the e-bike industry’s most guarded dirty secrets. Ranting about the fire potential lurking in every e-bike is frustrating because I don’t see a viable solution to the problem. I pass along tips for reducing the chances of an e-bike battery fire…