Thursday, September 13, 2007

Interesting blog from Amsoil, about muscle cars, muddy trucks, fast bikes, and Bonneville racing

If you've controlled a 2" firehose (I have) you'll enjoy

These fire hoses have so much torque, and are stronger than you'll imagine (if you haven't handled one) that a bunch of them were rigged together and lifted a car 20 ft high, with nothing more than the water being shot out of the hose to provide lift.

25 Skills Every Man Should Know, from Popular Mechanics

1. Patch a radiator hose
2. Protect your computer
3. Rescue a boater who as capsized
4. Frame a wall
5. Retouch digital photos
6. Back up a trailer
7. Build a campfire
8. Fix a dead outlet
9. Navigate with a map and compass
10. Use a torque wrench
11. Sharpen a knife
12. Perform CPR
13. Fillet a fish
14. Maneuver a car out of a skid
15. Get a car unstuck
16. Back up data
17. Paint a room
18. Mix concrete
19. Clean a bolt-action rifle
20. Change oil and filter
21. Hook up an HDTV
22. Bleed brakes
23. Paddle a canoe
24. Fix a bike flat
25. Extend your wireless network

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

National City had a car show I just found out about, here's a good gallery of the bikes and cars

This was the first, (was on July 7th) and I'm waiting to learn if there will be another next year...

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Some awesome, some effing incredible biking photography

I know what I'm gonna do if I ever win the lotto... this is some really strong advertising for the biking life my friends...