Nicholas Scott

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SR Finds the Optimum Number of Cylinders for a Sportbike—From The Archives

This article was originally published in the June 2000 issue of <i>Sport Rider</i>.<p>Ever since the first multi-cylinder motor­cycle was built, the search has …

MXGP3 and MotoGP 17 raise the bar on realistic racing simulations

I got some hands-on experience with the motocross racing simulations MXGP3 and MotoGP 17 yesterday. I’m not sure what I accomplished, other than proving that I am perhaps the worst video game motorcycle rider in history.<p>But plenty of fans out there will be excited to hear what Andrea Giolito, …

The quick—but powerful—full-body workout Scarlett Johansson swears by

It’s not easy being an <i>Avenger.</i> Or a Black Widow. Or a mom to a 3-year-old daughter, for that matter. Needless to say, Scarlett Johansson didn’t …

Star Wars Day: The Best ‘Star Wars’ Movie is the One Nobody Talks About — Watch

Genndy Tartakovsky's 130-minute feature doesn't get the credit it deserves for realizing the potential of the Star Wars universe.<p>Most diehard “Star …

Star Wars

The physics behind a 35mm f/0.9 lens for $350

For the wide aperture lovers, the way to get an f/0.9-35mm lens for $350 has been here for a while (see video at the end of the post). However, did …

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

Landscape Photography

Police Mistake Fallout Cosplay For Bomb

We’ve all been there. Your <i>Fallout</i> costume just isn’t sitting right. It needs alterations. So you head to the nearest tailor looking like a poor-man’s …

5 Steps to Making More Creative Landscape Photos

Most people photograph this waterfall from an entirely different angle. Wanting to get something a little different, I experimented with different …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Photography

Why Adding These 5 Types of Lenses to Your Kit Can Make a Difference to Your Photography

We all love a lens. After all, they are, arguably, the most important part of our photographic equipment. Most people will start off with one, maybe …

Quick Explainer: How Shutter Speed, ISO & Aperture Help Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

While everyone here probably has a good understanding of how to arrive at a proper exposure by manipulating aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings, …

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Shutter Speed

Ace Cafe Leather Jacket Line

Combining motorcycle functionality with fashion-forward designs - in conjunction with the opening of the first North American location - the iconic …

Clothing

How to Store and Stack Firewood | The Art of Manliness

After you split firewood, you want to stack it up and store it to begin the seasoning process and prepare it for burning. Firewood should be stored …

DIY hack turns an old NES cartridge into any retro console you want

Looking for a simple but rewarding project to sink your teeth into? You might want to take a look at this hack that will allow you to turn an old NES …

Kylo Ren Darth Vader Helmet: Here's How He Got It

When <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> opened earlier this month, it answered a lot of questions we had in the run-up to the film, like “What’s Leia been …

Darth Vader

Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past Graphic Novel

A link to the 90s!<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> comic adaption<br>• Includes a limited edition poster depicting original interior art by Shotaro …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Hot Picks: Women's Motorcycle Gear

<i>Many of our female readers have asked for a roundup of the best women’s motorcycle gear. So here it is, written by one of our favorite motojournalists, the Motolady.</i><p>Even with the growth of the women’s population within the motorcycle industry, the general consensus is that there isn’t enough …

Piloti Campione Driving Boots

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Boots<br>• Clothing<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Italian<br>• Luxury<br>• Style<p>The new Campione Driving Boots by Piloti are an answer to a question that we’ve …

3 Netflix secrets you need to know

With over 50 million subscribers in 40 countries, Netflix is the most popular TV show and movie streaming service. During peak evening hours, the service is using up to 34% of America's Internet capacity.<p>While Netflix may seem simple on the surface, though, the reality is that Netflix is one of the …

Experience Travel

Editorial: Authenticity

<i>A few days ago, motojournalist Jason Cormier published a hard-hitting critique of the current custom motorcycle scene. At 4,000 words it’s a long piece, but also a very interesting read. With Jason’s permission, we’re republishing it here.</i><p>The whole concept of authenticity (and what is or is not …

Idealism

The Best HDMI Switchers

Keep your head out of your entertainment center and your systems ready to play.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>It's awesome bringing …

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 …

How To Build A Scrambler

You’ve searched the web, watched the moody videos, and discovered that your street tires don’t like wet grass. You’ve decided you need a scrambler—but how do you tweak your bike for good dirty fun, with a bit of extra style?<p>Here we’ll focus on the best-value mods, balancing cost with performance. …

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