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How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

How to Write an Email That Will Get a Response | The Art of Manliness

<i>How to write an email?</i><p><i>What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes?</i><p>I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think …

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

Is College for Everyone? An Introduction and Timeline of College in America | The Art of Manliness

“A college education unfits rather than fits men to affairs.” –Andrew Carnegie, 1901<p>Over one hundred years ago, one of the richest and most …

colette x Pony Topstar

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Having debuted in 1975 as a no-frills basketball shoe, the Pony Topstar is revived with a direct injection of cool thanks …

detail Chrome Porteur

Some creative agencies send out direct mail ephemera to advertise their services, but East Yorkshire’s detail Design Agency prefer to restore classic Carltons. This is the third chromed-out townie from the studio that we’ve seen, but it’s easily the most considered and features some timeless …

Mcfly Custom Prototype

The spirit of ingenuity and engineering is not dead in Belgium, as Antoine Hotermans illustrates with this homemade frame. Viewed as a collection of individual parts, it may seem a little rough around the edges but as a whole, it’s a gritty, industrial machine from the streets of Brussels.<p>Antoine …

Yamaha SR400 'Yard Built'

The big news for the European custom scene right now is the official return of the Yamaha SR400. The icon of the Japanese ‘brat style’ scene will be available through Yamaha’s European dealers in fuel-injected form, providing a ready-made platform for pro and amateur builders alike.<p>Yamaha announced …

Vienna Bikeworks eBike

In 2010, Fabian ‘Spartacus’ Cancellara gained notoriety for the alleged use of a battery and engine stowed in the seat tube of his bike to win the Tour of Flanders and the Paris–Roubaix events. ‘Mechanical doping’ is just as out-of-bounds as the use of performance-enhancing drugs for professional …

Santucci Cycles Motobécane

Like LOOK, Motobécane is a French marque whose bikes have always been held in high regard. But while LOOK has catered for the sharp end of the market, Motobécane established a reputation for reliable machines for the everyday cyclist, albeit those made during the seventies. Berlin’s Santucci Cycles …

Harley Panhead by Noise Cycles

It’s a little embarrassing to realize that we have not featured the work of Scott Jones before. Scott is the man behind California-based Noise Cycles, and he’s one of the most talented custom builders in the USA—if not the world.<p>This 1952 Harley Panhead won ‘Best in Show’ at Born Free 5, the top …

Robert Griffin III says he'll race Pierre Garcon after WR questions speed

RG3 is open to proving his knee's health in a race with wide receiver Pierre Garcon.<p>Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is so confident in his repaired knee that he is willing to race his wide receivers to prove how effective he can still be. RG3 told reporters on Wednesday that he was willing …

Poll: Should Cadillac Build a Corvette-Based Convertible?

Can you teach a new Challenger old tricks?

Two Challengers from different eras meet.<p>"The package deal," is how this owner describes his classic Dodge Challenger. It's all in the sensations: the smells, the sounds, the adrenaline rush and the feeling of rowing through the old school four-speed with that V8 soundtrack playing. It really …

2014 Toyota Corolla

Toyota cranks the Corolla up to 11. Generations, anyway.<p>News that quickens the pulses of actuaries everywhere: A new Corolla is shipping to dealerships from Toyota factories in Mississippi and Canada. We've finally driven the 11th-generation 2014 model, and, well, it's a Corolla. A quieter, bigger …