Alex Vanover is a life-long motorcycle enthusiast who enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson as often as the weather, his job, and his family will allow. His writing focuses on the automotive industry, renewable energy, and matters of sustainability in business. He is also the purveyor of the popular bike trading site: Motorcycle Trading Post.

 

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How to Discipline Employees Without Destroying Their Souls

How to Discipline Employees Without Destroying Their Souls

As managers, one of the most difficult tasks we have to deal with is disciplining employees. It’s never any fun for any party involved. The stress associated with the task is felt not just by the employee, but by the manager as well. Keeping…

You’ll Flip Your Lid Over New Motorcycle Helmet Tech

You'll Flip Your Lid Over New Motorcycle Helmet Tech

The motorcycle helmet is a critical piece of safety equipment that dramatically reduces the severity of head injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that helmeted riders “have up to an 85 percent reduced incidence of severe, serious,…

A Phone That Never Needs Recharging? Maybe. Maybe Not.

A Phone That Never Needs Recharging? Maybe. Maybe Not.

Steorn is a private technology company located in Dublin, Ireland, that has been making some pretty bold claims since 2006. The company has made the claim that it has discovered a new technology that creates unlimited free energy. As I’m sure you can imagine,…

Electric Airplanes Poised to Transform Aviation

Electric Airplanes Poised to Transform Aviation

When I started taking flying lessons in 1998, one thing that surprised me was the relatively primitive engines that modern airplanes use. These are engines that have more in common with tractor engines than the reliable high-tech automotive engines we all drive behind. Would…

How to Deal with Problem Employees

5 Truths of Innovation That People Get Wrong [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s always that one person. Regardless of how good a job you do of screening potential employees for your business, it’s virtually impossible to know with absolute certainty which job applicants are going to be a good fit until you hire them and take…

Will This Device Remove Our Dependence on Batteries?

Orbo PowerCube: Will This Device Remove Our Dependence on Batteries?

It’s hard to believe that we may soon be able to purchase a portable charging device that never has to be recharged and doesn’t use batteries. After all, these are the types of devices we read about in science fiction novels and see on…

The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

We’ve all been there. Your boss is upset with something you did and is raging mad. He proceeds to chew you out while throwing in the occasional curse word and/or put-down. As a result, you feel demoralized, depressed, and thoroughly unmotivated to do your…

Yamaha to Introduce a New Line of Electric Motorcycles in 2016

Although all-electric motorcycles are a relatively new development in the world of two-wheeled transportation, motorcycle manufacturers are quickly adopting the technology. Honda has an all-electric scooter in the works, and it is now confirmed that Yamaha is set to introduce two new electric bikes…

This Spanish Company Has Introduced a Line of All-Electric Motorcycles

Bultaco: This Spanish Company Has Introduced an All-Electric Motorcycle

When most people think of motorcycle companies they usually think of names like Harley-Davidson, Indian, Honda, Kawasaki, BMW and a few others. The name Bultaco, however, is usually not among them. Bultaco is a motorcycle company headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, that specialized in two…