• Olympic Ceremony Monowheel: Forget The Bicycle, Get Me One Of These

    Olympic Ceremony Monowheel: Forget The Bicycle, Get Me One Of These

    You can deck your bicycle in bright lights and reflectors if you want motorists to notice you at night. But that still runs a small risk of someone flat out missing you — you’re still on a tiny pedal-powered vehicle that’s no wider than your own frame, after all. If you want to grab everyone’s attention any time you’re on the road, you’ll want to ride something that can grab attention better than a fixie and this Olympic Ceremony Monowheel will do [...]

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  • Raven MPV7100S Combines Lawn Mower, ATV, And Generator In One Machine

    Raven MPV7100S Combines Lawn Mower, ATV, And Generator In One Machine

    Ride-on mowers and ATVs share enough in common that combining them into a single machine does make some amount of sense.  Just install a blade system that you can attach and detach at will, and you’ve got yourself a ride that can clear large fields one moment and drive around farm roads the next.  That’s exactly what they did with the Raven MPV7100S, a triple-duty workhorse that plays the role of mower, utility vehicle, and even generator. Not only will [...]

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  • Halfbike Is A Mini-Trike You Ride While Standing

    Halfbike Is A Mini-Trike You Ride While Standing

    Imagine a Segway (okay, an electric Vespa Segway).  Take away the electric drivetrain, replace it with a bicycle’s gear mechanism, and make the riders stand on the integrated pedals rather than a designated footpad.  That’s exactly what they did with the Halfbike. We’re not exactly sure how to describe it.  Is it a trike with neither a seatpost nor a handlebar?  is it a manual Segway?  Is it a toddler’s bike that’s been rigged to ride full grown adults upright?  [...]

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  • Rungu Juggernaut Fat Tire Trike Is Awesome And Beast Mode Rolled Into Same Package

    Rungu Juggernaut Fat Tire Trike Is Awesome And Beast Mode Rolled Into Same Package

    The Rungu Juggernaut, an upright tadpole trike that runs on all-fat tires, is specifically built for transporting watersport equipment across the sand.  With a design that puts the two front wheels side by side in shoulder-width spacing, it’s able to spread the load out more efficiently, maximizing stability while you haul a heavy surfboard, tow a kayak, or carry a fleet of coolers filled with beer across the beach. Aside from the two front wheels’ admirable utilitarian function, they also make [...]

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  • Oh Look! An Almost Spill Free Cupholder For Your Bike

    Oh Look! An Almost Spill Free Cupholder For Your Bike

    We’ve seen a cupholder for bicycles before, but so far, I haven’t really found one that I can buy.  Hey, people who commute to work on bikes need to carry their morning coffee, too.  Maybe Bookman’s Cup Holder will finally be the one to bring bicycle riders that convenience. Designed to mount right on the bike, you simply attach it onto the handlebars using the integrated spring clamp with the cup area hanging out.  Again, make sure it’s hanging out, [...]

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  • Futuristic Honda NM4 Motorcycle Features A Unique, Comfy-Looking Riding Position

    Futuristic Honda NM4 Motorcycle Features A Unique, Comfy-Looking Riding Position

    Sporting what Honda describes as a “neo-futuristic” design, the Honda NM4 is definitely one eye-catching motorcycle.   Not only does it bear styling that looks perfectly at home being ridden by a half-robot police officer from 2050, though, it could very well offer a more comfortable ride, too. With a seating position that Honda calls “cockpit-style,” it steers clear of the saddle-like seats you’ll find in everything from Ducatis to electric motorcycles, opting for a comfortable-looking wide seat.  That means, more [...]

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  • This Banana Holder Mounts A Fruit To Your Bike’s Handlebars

    This Banana Holder Mounts A Fruit To Your Bike’s Handlebars

    You like  keeping a banana around to snack on as you make your way through the day.  Sure, you can slip it in a bag to reach for later when hunger hits, but why not strap it somewhere for easy access with this Banana Holder? That’s right, someone made a mounting strap that’s custom-designed to hold a banana.  No more getting your bananas squished in a backpack or wrapping them up in a brown bag — your yellow, pulpy fruit [...]

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  • 2015 Jeep Renegade: A Smaller Wrangler Built For The Big City

    2015 Jeep Renegade: A Smaller Wrangler Built For The Big City

    Jeep has just lifted the veils off their smallest model ever and it’s a beauty.  Called the 2015 Jeep Renegade, it’s the automaker’s first foray into the growing midsize crossover market, combining on-road driving dynamics with the iconic badge’s best-in-class off-road expertise. Looking like a baby version of the Jeep Wrangler, it brings the familiar seven-slat grille, circular headlights, and upright stance that’s been the outfit’s trademark identifier, fully embracing the brand’s familiar styling while looking every bit suited to [...]

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  • Meet America’s First Electric School Bus That Is Now In Service In California

    Meet America’s First Electric School Bus That Is Now In Service In California

    Electric vehicles have been growing steadily over the past couple of years.  So far, though, no school district in America has embraced them as their ride of choice for transporting students to and from school.  That changes now, as the King’s Canyon Unified School District (KCUSD) in California’s San Joaquin Valley has begun using a Trans Tech SST-e as the country’s first all-electric school bus. An electric version of Trans Tech’s popular SST model, the vehicle can ferry up to [...]

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  • Koenigsegg One:1 Brings A Full Megawatt Of Power

    Koenigsegg One:1 Brings A Full Megawatt Of Power

    People come up with world records for all sorts of statistics all the time.  For automobiles, it’s the same thing.  Despite that, there are a few records that make a tremendous difference and being the fastest production car in the world is one of them.  The Koenigsegg One:1 is laying claim to that throne. Billed as the “world’s first megacar,” it’s the only production vehicle to ever come out of the gate packing one megawatt of power.   For real.  Obviously, [...]

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  • Apple Carplay Brings iOS And Siri To Your Car’s Dashboard

    Apple Carplay Brings iOS And Siri To Your Car’s Dashboard

    Using your iPhone in the car for a wide variety of functions is nothing new.  But an integrated experience that makes the phone feel like a part of your vehicle’s native infotainment system?  That’s exactly what Apple is introducing with the new Carplay. Designed “from the ground up to provide drivers with an incredible experience using their iPhone in the car,” the system lets you use the iOS interface directly from the vehicle’s infotainment display.  No more squinting at that [...]

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  • Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake: Let’s Just Call It A Superwagon

    Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake: Let’s Just Call It A Superwagon

    The Jaguar XFR-S does a great job of bundling speed, comfort, and style in a high-performance package.  If you’re in the market for a whip that factors family utility into the equation, however, the Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake should probably be your ride of choice. That’s right, the XFR-S now comes in sports wagon form, bringing the prodigious talents of the marquee’s most powerful sports saloon in a full-fledged family vehicle.  Seriously, calling this a sports wagon just doesn’t seem right [...]

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  • Lotus C-01 Motorcycle Looks Awesome, Brings Tron Lightcycle Pedigree

    Lotus C-01 Motorcycle Looks Awesome, Brings Tron Lightcycle Pedigree

    A while ago, Lotus, the storied sports car maker, announced they will be entering the motorcycle business in a huge way by delivering a “hyper bike.”  And now they have with the introduction of the Lotus C-01. If the vehicle’s lines remind you of the motorcycles from “Tron: Legacy,” that’s because it’s designed by Daniel Simon, the same guy responsible for fashioning the futuristic Lightcycles used in the movie.  Yep, it’s probably as close to a real-life Tron bike as [...]

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  • McLaren 650S Brings Improved Aerodynamics, Retuned V8 Engine

    McLaren 650S Brings Improved Aerodynamics, Retuned V8 Engine

    There isn’t much in terms of aesthetic surprises for the McLaren 650S.  It looks every bit as we would have expected in a new supercar from the guys behind the 12C and the million-dollar P1. Design elements from the 12C are apparent, with the massive intakes, roofline, and dihedral doors, with the front end looking a whole lot like the P1.  It’s not as extreme in terms of styling as the legendary sold-out P1 supercar, but it definitely looks and [...]

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  • Decked Adds Drawers To Your Pickup Truck Bed For Maximizing Storage Space

    Decked Adds Drawers To Your Pickup Truck Bed For Maximizing Storage Space

    There’s no shortage of aftermarket setups designed to maximize the amount of gear you can stow away in the back of your pickup truck. One of the newest, and arguably the most interesting, has to be this storage drawer system called Decked. Designed for full-size pickup trucks, it installs right on the bed, giving you access to a pair of pull-out drawers that span the full floor area. The system is only 12 inches tall, so you still get a [...]

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  • 2015 Twin Turbo Ferrari California T Brings Turbocharged Performance

    2015 Twin Turbo Ferrari California T Brings Turbocharged Performance

    Ladies and gentlemen, this is the 2015 Twin Turbo Ferrari California T. And, yes, that’s T as in turbocharged, making it the first forced-induction Ferrari since the iconic F40 from 1987. A twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 engine delivers power under the hood, boasting direct injection, twin-scroll turbines, and a three-piece cast exhaust manifold. Putting out an impressive 552 hp at 7500 rpm and 557 lb-ft of torque at a modest 4750, it helps push the car to top speeds of 195 [...]

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  • Golf Bike: A Bicycle Designed For The Fairway

    Golf Bike: A Bicycle Designed For The Fairway

    You’ve already ditched the car in favor of a bicycle for doing your daily commutes. You’ve even ditched the ATV for a CB4 Hunting Bike during your weekend trips to the backcountry. Might as well go all in on that pedal-powered life and trade your Garia LSV Golf Cart for a Golf Bike. Made by Higher Ground Bicycle Co., it’s a bicycle that’s been custom-designed for use in the fairway. That way, you can put in a little extra exercise [...]

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  • Ethos E30 Boat Allows Modular Layouts For Adapting To Different Uses

    Ethos E30 Boat Allows Modular Layouts For Adapting To Different Uses

    When you buy a boat and choose to equip it with a specific layout, you’re usually stuck with that. Unless you’re willing to do a whole load of work to remove this bench there or add a small table here, there just aren’t a lot of options available. Not the case with Ethos E30, which lets you customize the deck layout any time you feel like it. Made by Italian boat builders Azure Embark, it uses an open deck layout [...]

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  • Electric Vespa Segway – Enough Said!!!

    Electric Vespa Segway – Enough Said!!!

    You love Segways. You love Vespas. Now, you can love them both in just one ride with the Zero Electric Scooter Vespa, an unholy union of the two lightweight motorized vehicles. The brainchild of Spanish design outfit Bel & Bel, it’s a hand built vehicle that mimics the Segway’s form factor while liberally borrowing from the iconic Vespa’s design aesthetics. It’s one strange yet cool hybrid. If you’ve been toying around with the idea of buying a Segway, might as [...]

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