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

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...