Driving Exotics at Dream Racing

When I got the invite to cover the NSX media launch with Temple of VTEC. But to date I’ve never really driven a supercar, so I wouldn’t have any useful points of comparison with the NSX. To fix that, I … Continue reading

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Snapshots on the Streets of Australia

Whenever traveling abroad I can’t help but to be intrigued by the differences in automotive culture in other countries. There’s the obvious allure of vehicles that are not sold in the United States, but I’ve always found the choices people … Continue reading

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A Motorcycle Trackday at Phillip Island

When the wifey and I finally decided that we were definitely going to take a long vacation to Australia and New Zealand this December/January, the first thought that popped into my head was, ‘how can I make it to Phillip … Continue reading

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Decision Tree: When You Should and Shouldn’t Buy Tools from Harbor Freight

If you’re an enthusiast who works on their own vehicle, the sweet temptation of cheap tools at Harbor Freight is hard to resist.  But if you’ve bought enough stuff from Harbor Freight you have probably had at least one experience … Continue reading

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2013 Moto GP Half Season Infographic

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Chart: Moto GP’s Rule Change Circus

In Moto GP one of the few things that are constant are rule changes. Dorna and the MSMA frequently make new rules, only to have to roll them back a few years later after belatedly realizing that the rule change … Continue reading

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Mr. Canyon Carver

One of my favorite beer commercials was the Bud Light “Real Men of Genius” series. I thought it’d be fun to take the concept and apply it to auto/moto enthusiasts. I present to you, Mr. Canyon Carver. Big thanks to … Continue reading

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Hyperfest 2013 Part 2 – OPP (Other People’s Pics)

Some people drifted successfully, some did not Large slip angles and close proximity is occasionally going to end in tears. Craig Grieco Photography Some pro shots of the on-track action at Hyperfest taken by Burst Method http://www.flickr.com/photos/steelsoul/sets/72157634209938165/ Someone getting punted into … Continue reading

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Aclr8 at Hyperfest 2013

So this year marked the second time I set up shop with an Aclr8 booth at Hyperfest.  The first time was more of a just drop by and check things out deal with little prep and less signage.  Predictably, that … Continue reading

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Chart Humor: Cal Crutchlow, the 991 GT3 and Turbo, and the Car Guy Beer Compensation Chart

While Cal Crutchlow’s complaints about not getting factory upgrades on his Yamaha M1 have been a bit tiresome at times, it seems outright silly that he’s now looking at not being on a Yamaha at all next season due to … Continue reading

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