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Vintage Jeep Hood Turned into a Desk - Technabob

If you have a couple of grand to spare, you can buy this cool Jeep Desk created by Canett Furniture. It is made from an recycled Jeep hood. It …

Elastomers on Your Motorcycle Were Chosen for a Reason

Fanciers of original British bikes will remember that the clear plastic fuel tubing they came with hardened in use, becoming nearly as rigid as ivory …

Bicester Heritage transformed a 1920s RAF base into a classic car hub

If a classic car fan dreamt up their perfect place to work it would probably look a lot like Bicester Heritage.<p>Everywhere you turn, classics ranging …

Roadtrip Guide: Cruising the California Coastline from LA to SF

So, you want to take the famous drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Too many people decide to roadtrip the fastest and easiest route (state …

Yamaha RD350 - CLASSICS REMEMBERED

In the beginning, YA meant 125 single in Yama-code and YD meant 250 parallel twin, as in YA-6 and YDS-3 <b>Yamaha</b> two-strokes. Autolube …

Motorcycles

Small Outdoor Coffee Table

By Jamison RantzA while back I helped my brother-in-law build a deck. There was a few left over cedar decking boards and I just knew it would make a …

Coffee Table

Watch How Easy It Is to Build a Jet Propane Torch

A jet propane torch can be assembled with a few fittings and parts borrowed from a welder and gas grill.<p>Setting up your own metal foundry starts with a propane torch. Using gas fittings and a few pipes, you can build your own high temperature torch that's supplied by a basic propane tank.<p>The Make …

Propane

1965 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Luxury<p>The Jaguar E-Type was released in 1961 to unanimous praise from both the motoring media and the …

Jaguar Cars

40 Years of AMA Superbike Racing Display at Honda Superbike Showdown of California

Continuing the celebration of 40 years of AMA Superbike racing, MotoAmerica will display some of the iconic machinery from the past during the Honda …

F1 Sidecar Racing is a Crazy Motorcycle Sport That Features Speed, Balance and Constant Danger

F1 sidecar racing is a crazy motorcycle sport that features a whole lot of speed, balance, and constant danger. RKB F1 Racing recently shared footage …

2017 Honda Grom Announced for U.S.

<b>American Honda</b> announced restyled <b>Grom</b> for the 2017 model year, giving the minibike a sportier, more aggressive look. We’ve previously reported on the …

Farewell to the Kawasaki W800

Fifty years ago, in 1966, <b>Kawasaki</b> introduced the W1, a touring bike powered by a 650cc parallel-twin that represented the Japanese interpretation of …

Motorcycles

Japanese Wood Joinery Techniques - Quiet Corner

Before there were complex wood glues and screws, Japanese craftsmen used a series of interlocking joints to connect wood for structures and beams. …

Woodworking

19th-Annual Two-Stroke Extravaganza

After navigating L.A.’s infamous 405 Flee-Way, then merging onto the 118 East, and finally taking the non-Ozzy Osborne Exit off the 210 Pasadena …

How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles | Rider's Library

How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles by Sid Young | Review<p>Residing in Brisbane, Australia, Sid Young is a systems engineer by …

Motorcycles

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

HAND-BUILT: Motorcycle Engines, Part 2 of 5

BUILDER: <b>Teddy Boyko, Boyko Racing</b><p>Production lines have all necessary controls and inspections engineered into them, but an individual building an …

MO Wrenching: Why You Need A Torque Wrench

All mechanics, even casual ones, should have a torque wrench – or two. Why? Because if you don’t torque a fastener down tight enough, you risk having …

1966 Honda CB450K0 Red Dragon - Classic Japanese Motorcycles

<b>1966 Honda CB450K0 “Red Dragon”</b><b><br>Engine:</b> 444cc air-cooled DOHC parallel twin, 70mm x 57.8mm bore and stroke, 43hp @ 8,500rpm (est.)<b><br>Top speed:</b> 102mph …

Racing Schedule For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days - Motorcycle.com News

<b>Press Release</b>: Racers and fans of old motorcycles will have three days of action-packed racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July …

How was Nico Rosberg able to win Bahrain GP so easily and what happened to Lewis Hamilton?

Rosberg kept himself out of trouble<p>Nico Rosberg’s victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix was decided in the first few seconds. While Lewis Hamilton spluttered off the line, Rosberg roared into the lead and never looked back. True, he was never challenged for the rest of the evening, strolling ahead into …

Motor Racing

Honda CB750 - CLASSICS REMEMBERED

<i>My dad used to pass through Grand Central Station every working day. One day he saw a shop displaying a card of nicely-made fishing flies, but they</i> …

Farewell to winglets?

Farewell to winglets?The subject of winglets, or strakes, or whatever you want to call the infernal contraptions, was a big talking point in the …

Watch This Documentary About The Time Playboys Ruled Road Racing

Being a racer in the 1970s was drastically different than it is today. In those days, finishing a race meant grabbing a drink and a cigarette and …

No Wires: 1960 Austin Healey 3000

This 1960 Austin Healey 3000 (chassis HBT7L7383) is described as an excellent driver with no accident history. Cosmetics are very decent overall, and …

Happy Medium: The 1969 Honda CB175K3 - Classic Japanese Motorcycles

<b>1969 Honda CB175K3</b><b><br>Claimed power:</b> 20hp @ 10,000rpm<b><br>Top speed:</b> 80mph (est.)<b><br>Engine:</b> 174cc air-cooled OHC parallel twin, 52mm x 41mm bore and stroke, 9:1 …

Ducati 48 by XTR Pepo

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Ducati<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Vintage<p>Ducati started out as a small and nondescript manufacturer of tubes, condensers and other …

Tilting Motor Works kit turns Harley-Davidson motorcycles into 'reverse trikes'

The three-wheeled power-sports market is growing fast, driven largely by newbie bikers and aging riders attracted to big motorcycles but afraid of their heft and weight.<p>Many love the stability of a three-wheeled machine, but an equal number are put off by the handling: Trikes don't lean when they …