Browsing the "awesome" Tag

Stylish Bicycle Panties Make Bike Commuting Painless (w/ video)

August 30th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

These URBANIST Cycling bicycle panties seem to go a long way towards making urban cycling easier and more comfortable on sensitive lady bits, and might be just the thing to encourage a number of women to take a chance on urban bike rentals, or pick up their own sexy two-wheeler and take another car off the road!

Recycled Hawtness: 1981 Yamaha Virago Resto-mod Motorcycle

August 27th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The suspension, wheels, and brakes are readily available Yamaha R6 sportbike bits that can be found at many local salvage yards. You can find the tank, light, and handlebars at salvage yards, as well. The dash and instruments are all-digital, leaving the awkwardness of the factory original far, far behind

Recycled Hawtness: Man Builds Ultimate KITT Replica (w/ video)

August 17th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

If you were a child of the 80s, you already know what you’re looking at. If you’re not (I feel bad for you, truly), that’s KITT’s dashboard, and the man you see driving around has spent the last three years building a pitch-perfect replica of Knight Rider‘s least porn-y headliner from the bones of a 1991 Pontiac Firebird

Video: You Had Me At Rocket Bike

May 22nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

This blog is about gas, ultimately. How to use less gas, what to use instead of gas, and all that jazz. The usual suspects are ethanol, bio-diesel, electrons, and hydrogen-peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide? Watch this death-defying 160 mph rocket bike shame a Subaru STi and you'll be a believer

This Papercraft Pagani Zonda is 100% Recyclable

February 27th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The Pagani Zonda, using a big, Mercedes-derived V12 engine, is hardly a model of (what we might call) efficiency … but this latest Pagani is nearly perfect, being lightweight, 100% recyclable, and offering all the sexy looks of the Zonda with ZERO of the standard version’s harmful carbon emissions!

This Cardboard Bicycle is Better Than You Think (w/ video)

August 6th, 2012 | by Jo Borrás

Inspired by water-cooler talk about a cardboard canoe, inventor and craftsman Izhar Gafni became obsessed with the idea of a cardboard bicycle. Despite Gafni's enthusiasm and technical/design prowess in the field of mechanical and bio-medical engineering, however, a number of his engineering buddies told him it couldn't be done. Cardboard didn't have the structural properties required to build a usable, durable bicycle frame. It was impossible ... but people like Gafni love s*** that's impossible

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