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Blacker than black: Rough Crafts' Dyna Fat Bob

Winston Yeh has an uncanny talent: he builds custom Harleys that excite people who don’t normally like Harleys. Operating as Rough Crafts out of Taipei, Taiwan, his creations are lean and brooding—with impeccable finishes.<p>In short, the man has great taste, as is evident by his latest build. “Dyna …

New and noted: Motorcycle gear

This month we’re looking at a new helmet brand from England, a luxurious coffee table book on the chopper scene, new tees from El Solitario, and the latest riding gear.<p>Hide that credit card.<p><b>Hedon x 4h10</b> If you haven’t heard of Hedon before, that’s okay—the English brand is a new name on the …

New and noted: Motorcycle gear

This month we’re looking at new vintage gear from Italy, a retro helmet with modern technology, a new urban moto jacket, and an incredible deal on selvedge denim riding jeans.<p>Hide that credit card.<p><b>Premier Trophy</b> Helmets with retro styling are fast catching on, but there’s often a niggling doubt …

Helmets

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

New and noted: Motorcycle Jackets

Motorcycle gear with classic styling is no longer a niche. It’s edging up the bestseller lists, and the mainstream brands are scrambling to catch up.<p>It’s as though we’re returning to the (perceived) golden days of the 1960s and 1970s. That means simple aesthetics, clean lines and traditional …

Leather Jackets

Motorcycle Photography, Part II

I once shot a billboard for Ducati with a penlight—and I was paid with a Hypermotard.<p>That got your attention didn’t it? Being a photographer is a lot like being a magician. Sometimes the best tricks are the simple ones, just done extremely well. Today I’m going to show you one of my motorcycle …

Living Rooms

Custom Triumph Scrambler

Francesc Galindo has a job most of us would kill for: he’s a MotoGP mechanic who flies around the world wrenching on bikes for the Pramac Racing Ducati team.<p>In his spare time, he likes to work on customs. He runs Fgmotoworks, a small workshop in Barcelona, and builds road and race bikes—with a …

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 …

Motorcycles

New and noted: motorcycle gear

It’s time for one of our irregular round-ups of cool new moto gear, and this time we’ve got stuff to sniff as well as stuff to wear. Plus a revolutionary new iPad app that could sharpen your eyesight and make you a better (and safer) rider. Grab a coffee and put your credit card somewhere safe …

10 Ingenious Ideas to Keep Your Garage Organized

Its all too easy to let your garage become a refuge for junk, so full of boxes you can barely pull in your car when a storms coming. But follow the advice of these car guys and you could be the proud king of an immaculate space.<p>It's all too easy to let your garage become a refuge for junk, so full …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Rough Crafts 'Stealth Bullet' Sportster

The rise of Winston Yeh and Rough Crafts in the custom world is nothing short of meteoric. Any remaining doubts that he’s one of the world’s top Harley builders were erased when he took home a trophy at the last AMD World Championship at first attempt.<p>This is Stealth Bullet, the 2008-model …

Motorcycles

Bimota DB3 by Analog Motorcycles

Amidst the beauty parade of BMWs, Hondas and Triumphs, it’s good to see a more obscure marque getting a custom makeover. And before you recoil in horror at the thought of a Bimota going under the knife, rest assured that the donor bike was probably the ugliest machine to come out of Bimota’s Rimini …

Motorcycles

'Flipside': A custom 2008 Triumph Bonneville

Some motorcycles are just brimming with purpose, like this custom Triumph Bonneville on steroids. It looks like it’s poised to shred rubber, even when it’s standing still.<p>It’s the work of MeanMachines, an Australian shop very familiar to local owners of Bonnevilles and Thruxtons. Builder Wenley …

Kawasaki Z1A by Graeme Crosby

If you follow the race scene, you’ll probably know the name Graeme Crosby. In the 1980s he won the Daytona 200, the Imola 200, the Suzuka 8 Hours, and the Isle of Man TT. And then promptly quit. He’s a national icon in his home country of New Zealand, and there’s a steady stream of visitors to his …

Motorcycles

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

The Right Way to Interval Train

In case you haven't noticed, high intensity exercise is in. These days, the focus is on interval training—how the truly elite athletes get in peak shape. And the news couldn’t be more positive. But it’s also incredibly confusing. It seems like a new study comes out every other week claiming to have …

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

<i>Photo courtesy of Nikki Stone.</i><p>If you break out in a cold sweat or even feel butterflies when you think about standing in front of others for a presentation or interview, you are not alone. Fear of public speaking is estimated to affect 75 percent of adults. Rethinking the way we perceive stress may …

Public Speaking

Comment on What Meditation Taught Me About Speaking My Mind by สอนพิเศษตามบ้าน

I’ve been exploring for a little for any high quality articles or blog<br>posts in this sort of house . Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon …

Lift Weight Lose Fat: Why Women Need to Strength Train – By Allison Moyer

I’ve authored many articles throughout my years in the fitness industry. Some are informative, some personal, some funny, and some inspirational. …

Boot Camp

The Big Ten: 10 Nutrition Rules to Achieve an Athletic Build

A proper diet is essential if you truly want a lean athletic physique. Many people think all they need to do is work hard in the gym and they will be …

The double-duty arms workout for massive biceps and triceps

Peathegee Inc / Getty<p>Peathegee Inc / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 40<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Want to improve the size of your arm muscles? We designed this …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

How to make your car's engine look showroom fresh

Last time we saw Larry Kosilla of Ammo NYC and the YouTube show Drive Clean, he was initiating the resurrection of a 1966 Porsche 912. Going beyond the body, the automotive world's Mr. Clean next lays his gloved hands and brushes on the engine bay, demonstrating how to scour the powerplants of a …

Boring Sex, Begone!

Is your sex life lacking? These simple moves will seriously ratchet up the heat of your carnal couplings<p>It happens: Sex sessions go on autopilot, and before you know it your bedroom routine is as stale as week-old bread. But you're not going down like that, sister! To shake things up, you don't …

Is The Glycemic Index Misleading? Pros & Cons

We all know that different foods affect our bodies in different ways, and that certain foods are better or worse for our health and weight. There are …

Tapping Your Full Growth Potential

Here's what you need to know...<p>Type I fibers are considered "endurance fibers" and not that important for muscle building, but they can and should be …

Hypertrophy

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Use It or Lose It: The Third Pillar of Fitness - Flexibility

<b>I always did well on the sit and reach test as a kid.</b> As the son of a professional ballerina, apparently I was born with a decent degree of natural …