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Motorcycle reconditioning

In last week’s Saturday Sessions, we saw E3 Motorcycles tearing down a Honda CB550. This week, it’s time for the messy business of motorcycle reconditioning—inspecting, bagging, and tagging the dismantled parts.<p>“A nice paint job only tells half the story,” says E3’s David Browning, “and isn’t …

Motorcycles

How to build a Harley cafe racer

A few weeks ago our article How To Build a Cafe Racer struck a chord with many readers. The response was overwhelmingly positive and it sounds like many of you are now using the article as a guide when modifying your own bikes.<p>However, that guide was good as design <i>theory</i>, and it’s now time for a …

Motorcycles

Million Dollar Arm Workout - Build Muscular Arms

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

Jon Hamm

The Essential Roadside Repair Kit | MC Garage

Motorcyclists like to think of themselves as the cowboys of the open road, tough and self-reliant. But when something goes wrong—a flat tire or an …

NFL 101: The Basics of the 3-4 Defensive Front

Link to Media<p><i>In today’s installment of the “NFL 101” series, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen breaks down the basics of the 3-4 defensive front to give you a better understanding of the pro game.</i><p><i>Click here for a breakdown of the 4-3 defensive front.</i><p>The 3-4 defense consists of three defensive …

Extreme Sports

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 …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle Photography 101

I’m a photographer of many things. I shoot live music, portraits and fashion, but my favorite subjects have wheels—and more specifically, two wheels.<p>There are many ways to photograph a motorcycle. You can shoot it while riding, racing, or wrenching. Or when it’s just leaning on the kickstand at a …

Canon EOS

Tank Moto issue 3

After a sell out issue 2 Tank Moto is back again with a fresh serving of custom motorcycle awesomeness. Despite the Christmas break falling smack …

History of Motocross Racing | Infographic

<b>Motocross History</b><p>During the early 1860s, an innovator named Pierre Michaux installed a steam engine, the first of its kind, on a velocipede. And, so …

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

Strange Dark Streaks on Mars Get More and More Mysterious

There is a deep and watery mystery on Mars. Whether or not the Red Planet ever had water on it has long been solved. Plenty of evidence exists for …

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

Caps don't decide angle of nanotube hexagons - Futurity

The elastic energy landscapes involved in cap formation are not strong enough to dictate the nanotube's chirality, report researchers.

Asymmetry

A British Reality Show In Which Couples Have Sex In A Box Is Coming To The U.S.

The Beatles. <i>The Office</i>. Monty Python. Mrs. Potts from <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>. For decades, America has lovingly embraced British culture, their bands, their TV, their movies, their everything-but-the-food. We get the best they have to offer, and in return, we don’t bring up the whole “haha, we beat …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

Fuel Efficiency

3 Amazing Coincidences in Our Solar System: What Could They Mean?

1. Ancient astronomy seems to predict knowledge of atoms only discovered in 1913<p>In antiquity, the planets were associated with seven known metals. …

Universe

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Off Road<br>• Survival<p>The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent is a Paris-Dakar tested camping solution for people …

Motorcycles