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Electric Vehicle Sports Racer
"We are feeding it right now. It's hungry," says project manager and chief engineer of Electric Vehicle Sports Racer (EVSR) Charlie Greenhaus, referring to his electric racecar's appetite for a charge. Greenhaus, who founded EVSR, has spent over...
CULTURE
2014 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas
Grand Prix motorcycle racing (aka MotoGP) is known to many worldwide as the greatest show on earth; showcasing the fastest road-racers, hitting speeds beyond 200 mph. The series—which travels to 18 race tracks in 14 countries over an eight-month...
DESIGN
Autodromo Prototipo Chronographs
Bradley Price, founder of Officine Autodromo, not only recognizes the romanticism and beauty of early automobile racing, he also captures it in his design work—across gloves, sunglasses and watches. His two latest releases in the Prototipo Chronograph...
TRAVEL
Interview: Moi Torrallardona
We recently had the incredibly exciting opportunity to join Land Rover on their latest Driven Challenge; a time-crunching race across the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia—one of the harshest environments on the planet. Land Rover's aim was to prove...
CULTURE
Gentlemen's Guide to Racing
by Katharine Erwin If you love Britain's Top Gear and you like racing, The GGTR (Gentlemen's Guide to Racing) may be your new favorite TV show. Helping to bring back chivalry in racing—or at least inject it with a healthy dose of humor—GGTR is reminiscent...
DESIGN
Lexus F Sport Division
Lexus as a brand has come a long way in recent years. The bland forms and semi-luxe sedans of its adolescence have been left behind in favor of a wholly new, considerably sexier identity as the Toyota-owned brand approaches the quarter century mark...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
At 1,200 horsepower, a top speed of 252 mph that produces 1.4g of lateral acceleration potential and a $2.2 million price tag, there was no chance we were going to turn down the opportunity to cruise around Greenwich, CT in Bugatti's fastest supercar...
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Randy Mamola and Riders for Health
by Katharine Erwin Randy Mamola is undoubtedly one of the greatest racers to never actually win a world championship. A crowd-pleasing racer with a heart of gold, Mamola's best known moment was in 1985 with Moto Grand Prix's most epic save. Mamola...
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EROK's Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Team Playlist
"It can be anything from a planned after party for a race—a big production in a club—or it could be a random thing, like we're in the middle of the German countryside and we roll into a little pub and just pop open the computer and start DJing off...
CULTURE
Red Hook Criterium + Timbuk2 Especial Collection
In 2008 the first renegade race was held by a handful of core individuals on the rough, public streets of Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood. Dubbed the Red Hook Criterium, the unsanctioned bicycle race is open to amateurs and professionals alike...
TECH
Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive
by Teymur Madjderey As general automotive enthusiasts we're always on the lookout for the latest innovations and opportunities to experience them firsthand, whether it be speaking with the design team at Bentley or testing Mini's new sport utility...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Rough Cut: The Bentley Blower in NYC
When our friends at Bentley Motors hit us up with the chance to go for a spin in the super charged 1930 Bentley Blower around New York City we grabbed our camera and headed for a cruise. The Blower, brought over from England for a little tour in...
DESIGN
Test Drives: Mustang Boss 302
Ford invited me to spend the day at their Ford Racing High Performance Driving School at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. The "Boss Track Attack" was the featured program—an opportunity to push the new Mustang Boss 302 on a professional...
DESIGN
Rad Rides
As motocross became an increasingly popular sport in 1960s Southern California, boys wanted to emulate their favorite riders, and began hacking together bicycle frames. Realizing this potential gap in the market, Schwinn created a bike that would...
CULTURE
The Commentator
Turning the camera on famed sports documentarian Jørgen Leth, Bicycle Film Festival founder Brendt Barbur embarked on the film project "The Commentator" to trace the backstory to his groundbreaking 1976 film "A Sunday in Hell". Barbur follows...
DESIGN
The Competition Bicycle
The bicycle has seen numerous incarnations since rolling onto the scene well over a century ago, but the natural human desire to race them on the road and off has remained constant. In his new book "The Competition Bicycle", Bicycle Quarterly editor...
DESIGN
Ultra-Luxe Gifts
For a lucky few this season, there is no limit to the gifts they may give and get. With that in mind, we've assembled eight premium gifts from the latest update to our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. From bespoke suiting to a year's supply of fashionable...
TECH
Moto Guzzi V7 Racer
by Matt Spangler You know the feeling of finding the perfect suit? Any outfit that makes you more confident in everything you do—your steps a little crisper, your handshake a little firmer—is the kind of "feels good, looks good and...
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Vintage Automobiles at Pebble Beach 2011
Pebble Beach is to vintage automobiles what the Superbowl is to football and Art Basel is to art fairs. The group of events, anchored by the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, include shows, auctions and races each presenting the most celebrated works...
CULTURE
Midsummer Nights Cyclocross Race 2011
Fighting gravel, dirt, grass, sand, mud and gravity, cyclocross is not for the casual pedal-pusher. The rugged style of bike racing combines criterium (intense short circuits) and cross country. Cyclists navigate multiple laps around a relatively...
TECH
Charge
Following the bold dreams of a handful of racing teams through the trials and tribulations of first and second zero emissions grand prix motorcycle races held on the Isle of Man is Charge, a recently released documentary by Mark Neale. Adding...
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