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DIY Hacks: Making Your Own Lotion Bars in the Crockpot | shopswell

These lotion bars are great. They go on so smooth and leave your skin feeling so soft. You would think it would be greasy and it does feel a little …

2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 | First Look Review (VIDEO)

After teasing a new supersport model reveal with two “R World” videos, Yamaha’s global unveil of its all-new 2017 YZF-R6 took place at the American …

MotoGP: Are Ducati testing regenerative braking?

At the last round of the 2016 MotoGP championship, Ducati test rider and wildcard Michele Pirro drew stares during Saturday morning’s free practice …

Elio's latest, more expensive trike coming to LA Auto Show

This one's the E1C.<p>There is no more ambitious trike company out there than Elio Motors. The company is helping to change helmet and motorcycle license laws for three-wheeled vehicles across the US. It continues to look for uncommon ways to generate revenue. And it's always a small presence at major …

1955 Jaguar D-Type that won Le Mans sets $21.78 million record price at auction

There's simply no denying that the Jaguar D-Type is one of the most noteworthy race cars ever devised. Jaguar pioneered the use of the monocoque chassis design, and D-Types won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1955, 1956, and 1957. And with its bodywork pulled taught over the wheels, engine, and …

Cadillac Escala Concept shows off a softer side of American luxury

Bold but subdued. An Escalade, this is not.<p>When Cadillac announced that it would be appearing at Monterey Car Week with a stunning, new concept, the news sent a rush of blood to the head. Would it be a CT6 Coupe? A new V-series model? A follow-up to the show-stopping Elmiraj?<p>Tonight, at the …

Ask MO Anything: New Honda Superbike?

Dear <i>MO</i>by,<p>So what’s the deal? Is there a new CBR1000RRR or VFR1000R or what? I remember hearing all kinds of rumors that Nicky Hayden would have a new …

MC Tested: Ventz Cooling System Jacket Inserts

Have you ever unzipped the cuff of your jacket just a bit on a really hot day to let fresh, soothing air up your sleeve? I did this one time and a …

Rat Wax Matte Bike Finish Cleaner

Most detailers and soaps on the market contain cleaning agents that have high pH levels and petroleum shine enhancers that will damage your flat, …

2017 Audi S4 First Drive

For all its power and easy performance, the best thing about the last Audi S4 was its uncanny ability to act like a normal (but very high-spec) A4 for most of its life. Then, when you needed or wanted a bit more speed or a bit more grip, you pushed a button or opened the tap and it became something …

BEST SUPERBIKE: Yamaha YZF-R1

Going exceptionally fast doesn’t need to be an exercise in terror, and <b>Yamaha</b>’s R1 is proof. In a category saturated with all-powerful engines and the …

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport First Drive

The superhuman Corvette for the everyman.<p>Sometimes a place lives up to its stereotype. Atlanta Motorsports Park, which is about 90 minutes north of the city, was sweltering this week. The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport's temperature display claimed it was nearly 100 degrees outside, and the humidity was …

Elon Musk Twitter rant a 'case study' in how not to handle a crisis, experts say

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been bullish in his defense of his company following the death in May of a driver using the car’s “autopilot” feature, even claiming that in the last year “500,000 people would have been saved” if the feature was widely available.<p>But experts in crisis management have said …

Road Safety

Eight things we learned about the 2017 Porsche Panamera

That slinky new body hides some interesting secrets.<p>We just spent two days in Germany with the 2017 Porsche Panamera, and now that we're back home in the States it's time for show and tell. The design is probably the most noticeable difference, but there is a lot going on inside and underneath this …

MotoGP Bans Winglets from 2017 Season Onward

Winglets are to be banned in all three MotoGP classes from 2017 onwards. At Assen, the Grand Prix Commission met and decided on an outright ban on …

Here's a 4-pound, 3-hp experimental rotary engine in a go-kart

LiquidPiston's X Mini engine isn't new, but it is endlessly fascinating. It's a rotary, but it doesn't have much in common with the best-known rotary, the Wankel engine popularized by Mazda. The LiquidPiston engine uses an oval rotor that spins eccentrically in a triangular housing. A Wankel, by …

Six Things To Get/Do With Your Motorcycle-Loving Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend and, if you’re a big a procrastinator as Bradley and I, you’re likely scrambling for a gift idea. Luckily for …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Tells Bill Maher That Anti-Science Liberals Are Full of Shit Too

Every Friday night comedian Bill Maher puts on a show with an interesting mix of guests. But this past Friday, Maher repeated a claim he often makes …

Critical Thinking

Kawasaki H2GT Rumored

The H2GT is the name of the latest bike rumored to add to the supercharged Kawasaki family. Frankly, this whole thing related to finding ways to fit …

Victory Motorcycles Racing for the Podium at Isle of Man TT

Victory Motorcycles is returning with the Victory Racing team to compete in the Isle of Man TT Zero race with an all-new electric race bike called …

Asia’s richest man quietly paid a visit to Barack Obama

Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, met with US president Barack Obama today (May 17) at the White House.<p>In brief remarks to reporters, Ma, who in April became Asia’s richest man after an Alibaba affiliate raised a new financing round, said his meeting with Obama was …

Barack Obama

The T12 Massimo Is Italian Designer Tamburini's Final Masterpiece

Ready to tear up the track<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Massimo Tamburini died in April 2014, and the final bike that the legendary Italian motorcycle …

Toyota Supra and BMW Z5 coming in 2018 from Austria

A German automaker and a Japanese one get together to jointly develop a new sports car. So where do they build it? In Austria, of course! This according to a newspaper based in Graz, where contract manufacturer Magna Steyr is also based.<p>BMW and Toyota have reportedly been working on a joint sports …

Michael Czysz will not rest in peace

He will race, he will inspire, he will ride on<p>Last Saturday, Michael Czysz passed away. A man impossible to sum up with mere words, he was about action, about challenging, about winning.<p>He came to the attention of the motoring world when, in his 40's, he put his successful architectural design …

Electric Vehicles

BMW R100S Black Baron by Relic Motorcycles

The owners of Relic Motorcycles know what to ride when it comes to custom bikes, especially co-founder Jonas Sabel. His personal bike clearly …

We Test Drove Audi’s Ridiculously Fast New Sports Car

Jim Fets — Audi<p>The R8 is the fastest and most expensive the company has ever made.<p>When Audi applies its engineering prowess to a production vehicle, …

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe priced at $66,445

Lightweight model is $14K less than Z06, $10K more than base Corvette.<p>The new Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is a good choice if you want a Z06's agility but don't think you can trust yourself with 650 horsepower. And now that we have the official pricing details, we can say that the new GS is also …

This new Ducati delivers the pure fun and excitement that motorcycles are all about

<b>Bruce</b><p>The 2016 Ducati Hypermotard 939 has to be up there as one of the overall most-fun bikes to ride on the market today. Excellent ergonomics, a stout yet smooth motor, top notch suspension, a great braking system, and of course, exotic Italian styling. The Hypermotard looks menacing just sitting …

The 5 gadgets every motorcycle rider needs

It’s springtime here in Canada (finally) and that means that legions of two-wheeled motorists are putting away their parkas and waking up their bikes …