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eCub 2 Electric Moped By Shanghai Customs

In design, there is always something magical about a product that can harness a nostalgic image and bring it back to life with contemporary …

Making Stiff But Safe Foam Swords

LinkSteel weapons are badass, but they’re not safe or kid-friendly, and they could get you in trouble at conventions or other public places. Foam …

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist’s Crib Sheet

Getting started with motorcycle welding, Part I

Most of the bikes that grace these pages that have had some welding done on them, somewhere. If you’re building your own custom bike—or even if you just like fiddling in your garage—welding is an invaluable skill to have.<p>It’s also a slightly intimidating prospect for the initiated, so this is a …

SOC17: How to install ESI Grips in under two minutes, ltd edition purple & colored bar plugs!

Just before Sea Otter, ESI Grips teased a new limited edition color grip program, promising the first would be unveiled at the event. And here it …

RockShox drops in with 1x friendly Reverb dropper seatpost remote

One of the actually frustrating issues with SRAM’s big move to 1x mountain bike drivetrains had been the fact that when you lose the front shifter, …

You Can Control the Traeger Timberline Grill from the Couch

Traeger has been making badass pellet grills for decades. The new Traeger Timberline Grill leverages all that knowledge and engineering acquired over …

Linux Foundation offers Hadoop training

The online class will provide students with basic knowledge of the leading big data program.<p>The popular big data program Apache's Hadoop is difficult …

The Skills You Need To Build A Custom Motorcycle

We’ve all been there. You’ve seen this great bike at a show, or online, and you’ve gotta build something like it. You can see yourself hammering down the street on it. You’ve scoured the interwebs and found a bunch of photos of the type of bike you love. Maybe you’ve even narrowed down the make and …

We cooked the Baker family dinner from Resident Evil 7

What I Learned Doing Push-Ups Every Day for a Month

At the beginning of January, I happened upon a video you may have seen: a young woman doing pushups for 100 days. She starts out “scrawny,” but gets …

Workouts

Amazing Kids Bikes Roundup: Carbon & titanium scoot bikes, full suspension MTB & small parts

Need to get your kid shredding alongside you? The Propain Frechdax gives them 90mm of single pivot travel with a shock tuned to their pint sized …

Developing a Strong Grip Is One Secret to Getting Stronger Overall

Grip strength is an often overlooked and underappreciated aspect of strength training. After all, you use your grip for things like picking up and …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Workouts

Nerf's Fall Lineup Includes a Fully Automatic Version of its 70 MPH Rival Blaster

Announced just before the New York Toy Fair last year, Nerf’s Rival blasters, which launched tiny foam balls at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour, …

All Class: Heiwa’s stunning custom Shovelhead

It’s hard to describe the Japanese style of custom building. But it’s easy to spot: the bikes usually have a timeless and elegant feel, with everything in its place. Trends and fashions are noticeably less important than in the West.<p>In the pantheon of Japanese bike building, Kengo Kimura of Heiwa …

Bavarian Fistfighter: Rough Crafts’ Hard-Hitting BMW

It’s not uncommon for a custom builder to develop a signature style over time. And Taiwan’s Rough Crafts is a prime example. Front man Winston Yeh’s trademark look is unmistakable.<p>But what happens when you take this tried and tested approach, and add a touch of heritage? This brutal R nineT custom …

Stowaway Stashes your Bike On the Ceiling to Free Up Space in your Appartment

Riding a bike in the city is great. Living with a bike in the city can be not so great. As housing costs continue to skyrocket in major cities, the …

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Desert Flower: möto Dubai's Royal Enfield Bullet

You’re more likely to spot an exotic sports car in Dubai than a classic custom motorcycle. Still, the bustling desert oasis hosts an eclectic blend of people—and a blossoming custom scene.<p>It’s also the home of Möto Dubai: a relatively young outfit that recently took top honours in the recent Bikers …

Perfect 10: Auto Fabrica's BMW R80

By the late 1980s, the simple, classic styling of most BMW airheads had turned gawky. The R80 RT was especially afflicted: its enormous fairing and sticky-out mirrors pleased the long-distance riders, but few others.<p>Thirty years later, this makes the BMW R80 a prime candidate for the Auto Fabrica …

Big Bad Wolf: El Solitario’s Yard Built XJR1300

It takes a brave man to commission a bike from El Solitario: founder David Loner Borras is famed for his wayward, mischievous intelligence. And his small crew of Galician ‘cannibals,’ as they describe themselves, build bikes that incite controversy.<p>Two years ago, El Solitario wrapped a BMW R nineT …

Oishi Yoshio: A Ronin motorcycle for Pikes Peak

When we featured the Ronin 47 motorcycle a year ago, it quickly became one of the most popular bikes ever to appear on the site. So we’ve given it a starring role in the new book The Ride: 2nd Gear.<p>Most builders would be happy to sit on their laurels after such a successful launch, but not Magpul. …

10-Minute Bone-Boosting Workout

Keep your bones strong with this exclusive routine from Allison Westfahl, an exercise physiologist in Boulder, Colorado, and coauthor of Tom Danielson’s Core Advantage.

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Take your riding to the next level with this fast 10-minute core workout.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. …

Dope: Nozem Amsterdam's old school XS650

Yamaha is on a roll these days. The FZ range has redefined the middleweight sector and sells by the container load. The XJR1300 and SR400 are getting their second winds, attracting buyers looking for simple, old school thrills. And if you fancy customizing an XS650 … well, good luck finding one.<p>You …

3 Quick Total Body Workouts Recommended by the Pros

We’ve all done it: You start a workout regimen, excited about getting into shape. You aced the first one. On the second, you were feeling strong. …

Workouts

Nerf’s New Rival Line of Motorized and Spring-Action Blasters Shoot Foam Rounds Up to 70 Miles Per Hour

Nerf has released their new Rival line of motorized and spring-action blasters that put high-impact foam rounds down range, at a velocity of about 70 …

Yamaha XS850 Custom by Nozem

We’re up to our ears in custom retro Yamahas, and even Yamaha knows their bikes have an appeal to those old at heart (as they’ve shown with their new …

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