Monthly Archives: November 2008

CycleWorld motorcycle show Houston TX

Tachyon Inc. recently attended the Cycle World Motorcycle show in Houston TX.  We had a great time checking out everyones 2009 models and product.  We hope you all enjoyed the show as well.  If you missed it, we suggest you attend one of the upcoming shows, you will not be disappointed.

Long Beach, CA Dec. 5-7, Seattle, WA Dec. 12-14, San Mateo, CA 19-21

For show dates that will be ringing in 2009 visit www.motorcycleshows.com

Here is a little video and some photos from our visit, enjoy!

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Keeping you updated!

Here at the Tachyon XC official blog, we are dedicated to informing you of upcoming events that we love and follow, as well as events that you, our users follow.  If you know of any events in your local city, state, province or country that would be of interest to us please send an comment or email to the blog and we will post it with pics and video.  So always stay tuned.

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Coming up December 4th-7th we have the ever famous Tampa Am skate competition that has been blowing up all over the world in recent years.  When I lived in China, every kid in the local skate shops that I hung out at from the mainland to Hong Kong talked about the Tampa Am and frequented the Am’s YouTube videos constantly, proving the Tampa Am and Tampa Pro competitions reach.  The event continues to show the world how insanely skilled a large number of skaters have become, from incredible tech skaters to dirty street rippers the Tampa AM is a world wide force and will continue to grow in popularity as the sport grows on every continent.

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Another huge event in the world wide surf community is the Billabong Pipeline Masters in December, the pipe masters will run the 8th-20th.  Pipeline is one of the most grueling and hardcore surf competitions on the planet, some feel that winning the Pipe Masters is the equivalent of winning the ASP World Title.  With the classic history of the riders who have competed and called pipeline their home as well as the devastating wave itself, anyone who walks away with the title becomes a part of the legend and pipe lore themselves.  Who is the greatest or most historic rider to conquer pipe?  That is the argument of legends, past winners include Jeff Hackman, 2 time winners Rorry Russell, and Larry Blair to local legends Gerry Lopez, Dane Kealoha, Michael and Derek Ho, Australia’s Tom Carroll, Occhi, Jake Paterson and title holder Bede Durbidge.  The fight however, may end with the ever hostile competition between 5 time winner Kelly Slater and 4 time winner Andy Irons.  Slater comes into the Pipe masters holding strong at #1 in the ASP rankings in front of 2007 Pipe Master Durbidge, can Irons who sits at 14th tie Slaters 5 wins, we shall see.

Right now we have a few Tachyon XC’s floating around in the skate and surf world from the backyard bowles and ramps of Long Beach, CA and the shores and breaks of Waialua, HI.  So stay glued to the official Tachyon XC blog for full articles of each event and some of our own skate and surf videos filmed with the Tachyon XC helmet cam.  Stop by our website and check us out www.tachyoninc.com

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Cycleworld International Motorcycle show in Houston!

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November 21st through the 23rd CYCLEWORLD is bringing their international motorcycle show to Houston Texas.  As you are getting ready to check out all of the 2009 models it is a perfect time to buy a Tachyon XC helmet cam for your ride.  Mount it to your handle bars or to your helmet, the shockproof XC is perfect for that cross country trip or weekend cruise in the city or country.  Check out an XC here www.tachyonxc.com

The show will be located at Reliant Center in Houston TX Friday the 21st 4pm-9pm, Saturday the 22nd 9:30am-8pm and Sunday the 23rd 9:30am to 5pm.  A 3 day pass will cost you $25.00 for an adult and $10.00 for children 6-11, 5 and under are free (one day passes are also available).BUY TICKETS

All the vendors you can imagine will be setting up booths along with great activities for every member of the family. Making a guest appearance will be Kane “Insane” Friesen,he is the 2006 Regional XDL Stunt Riding Champion. He was also the featured rider on Discovery Channel’s hit show Stunt Junkies, for the Guinness Book World Record stoppie (also called endo or nose wheelie), clocked at 137 mph. We hope you have a great time and look forward to seeing you videos that you will be filming with your new Tachyon XC helmet cam on your next ride!  The XC is only $149.99 and they are selling fast, you can go to YouTube and type in Tachyon XC for a number of Tachyon XC videos.

Check out a number of 2009 motorcycle models below for a preview of what will be on display at the show, just click the image to view a larger scale.

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Motorcycle shows in Canada

Hello Canada,

For all of the Canadian motorcycle and motor sport enthusiasts, the COHV Motorcycle shows are about to start.  On December 12th the shows will kick off in Toronto as they head into Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Saint John and Montreal later into 2009.  We have been checking out all of the new models that will be shown at these events and wish we could all be there to observe some of these fine machines.

As you look for your new motorcycle or ATV make sure and pick up a Tachyon XC helmet cam to film your rides!  You can not pass up our $149.99 USD offer, especially when it comes to recording your touring rides across the Canadian country side.  Here is a great user video from a Tachyon XC customer in Guam who recently uploaded their first video to YouTube, this video will show you the amazing quality of the Tachyon XC helmet cam, buy your XC here www.tachyoninc.com

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Longboarding with the Tachyon XC

Took a work break and got outside for bit to cruise with the XC. Just held it free, not mounted to a helmet so that I could achieve some good angles for a demo video. I will get out and some great sessions with a whole crew eventually on some good hills. Enjoy!

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Colorado Ski Areas Open, More Plan To Open Early

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Colorado get your Tachyon XC helmet cam to record your snowboarding/skiing this season.  Our indroductory offer of 149.00 is still available.  See you on the hill!

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Summer is almost here Australia!

Australia, the summer is right on your heels and the surf is pounding in anticipation. With 5 local surfers ranked in the top 10 of the ASP world surf ratings everyone is gearing to get in the water. Every little grom dreams of being the next Bede Durbidge, Taj Burrow, Joel Parkinson, Adrian Buchan and Mick Fanning. From the right at Burleigh Heads, Kirra and Snapper Rocks, the always consistent Duranbah and the power of Bells beach as the crowds watch the surf at Rincon, Wink pop, Bells bowl and Southside, this summer is going to be incredible.

As every little surfer dreams of cutting into the ranks of Australia’s surf legendry, there are plenty of other activities to fill the sunny days in the water. But what fun is it to enjoy a great summer and not have any memories to look back on? No worries we at Tachyon Inc have a great solution. The Tachyon XC waterproof , shockproof helmet cam. Perfect for all of your water sporting, you can mount it to the nose of your surf board, take it wake boarding and mount it to your helmet to catch the action while you pull a whirlybird or 360 method for the ladies on the boat. Snorkel through the reef with the family and record the entire day, the XC is waterproof up to 8.5 meters and can record on 4, 8, 16 and 32GB SD cards. It is perfect for kayaking the river or taking along for a day on the catamaran. There are also plenty of other great uses for the cam, just visit the website, watch the YouTube videos and find out, plus it’s a perfect gift for Christmas!

Here is a list of some of the great activities to keep you busy while using the Tachyon XC

1.       You can throw on on the snorkel and fins to swim and observe the natural wonders of the Great Barrier and Ningaloo reef or take a day to survey the 19 shipwrecks at Abrolhos Islands.

2.       Explore the amazing waterways on canoe, kayak or raft while paddling through the Blackwood, Frankland or Murchison rivers.  Go whitewater rafting in the Avon River or sea kayak the Ningaloo reef.

3.       Catamaran on the South Perth foreshore or head north on sailboat to Broome and explore the islands or just cruise Sydney harbor in your boat with friends while enjoying a nice glass of wine.

4.       Windsurf and kite surf some of the greatest spots in the world, right now is the perfect time to hit Coronation beach and the Margaret River.

5.       Wake boarding and wake surfing on over 12,000 kilometers of perfect coastline and rivers.  Strap the board on the boat plug in the Ipod and pick your spot, from Bunbury, Busselton, and Broome to Esperance, Gerldton , Mandurah, Lake Patawalonga.

Enjoy the summer Australia and remember to upload all of your great footage on YouTube and send us the link so that we can post you on our website www.tachyoninc.com.


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