Daniel Fynn

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Honda CB750 K7 by 4h10

Make a list of the ten most influential motorcycles of all time, and the Honda CB750 has got to be on it. But by the late 70s the original superbike had become the two-wheeled equivalent of middle-aged Elvis: slightly out of shape and overshadowed by upstart contenders.<p>Later versions still have …

Motorcycle restoration: the teardown

Weekends are when most folks get a chance to work on their bikes, so we’re starting a new series on the Bike EXIF Youtube channel called Saturday Sessions. We’re taking a peek behind the scenes at the Brooklyn workshop E3 Motorcycles, and documenting the rebuild of a 1975 Honda CB550F.<p>The bike …

15 Easy Ways to Improve Your Photo Skills Without Buying New Gear

New cameras, lenses and accessories open up the possibility of fresh adventures in photography. In reality though, most of us have to make do with …

Mirrorless on the Job – Episode 2: Why the Fuji X100s is the perfect second body

Back in July, I published the first article in the Mirrorless on the Job series. In the article, I shared my experience as a professional …

How Self-Portraiture Makes you a Better Photographer

As long as art has existed, so too has the self-portrait. Van Gogh famously painted more than 30 self-portraits, using the available subject-of-self …

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11 Boutique Motorcycle Builders

Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.<p>Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.

Chef Advice

"There is a common misconception that <b>chefs need to sleep under the restaurant tables</b> with their apron rolled up as a pillow. <b>This is not the case.</b> You need to breathe fresh air, read books, see your loved ones. Eat other people's food, drink well, and keep an open mouth as well as an open mind." — …

10 of the best B&Bs in Ontario

If you’re not big on hotels, and don’t have a cottage, but you’re looking for a little weekend getaway, a bed and breakfast might be your best bet. …

Brewery tour of Alaska

A road trip of Interior and Southcentral Alaska is an excellent approach for discovering the regions’ best sights: the tallest mountain in North America, the largest wild salmon in the world as well as a myriad of adventures. And almost every town from Fairbanks to Homer is home to at least one …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

West America's adventure motorcycles

With all the marketing hype around ‘adventure riding’ these days, many motorcyclists won’t dare go off the beaten track without a large capacity dual-sport, an array of aftermarket parts and a support vehicle. It’s easy to forget that there was a time when this wasn’t an option—and that it’s …

30 images of Scotland we can’t stop looking at

IF YOU’VE NEVER LOOKED AT a topographical map of Scotland, I’d encourage you to do so now. The northern third of the island of Great Britain is one …

How to build motorcycles for a living

“Wouldn’t it be great to build motorcycles for a living?” I’m guessing the thought has crossed your mind while working on your own bike.<p>It’s kind of like saying, “Wouldn’t it be great to climb Mount Everest?” Of course it would, depending on your tolerance for discomfort—and even disaster.<p>In the …

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Bird Photography: How to Take Great Bird Photos

One of the most popular aspects of animal photography is bird photography. Taking perfect pictures of birds in the wild can be very challenging, but …

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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 …

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On Owning A Hot Hatchback…And Becoming Obsessed With Them

[<i>Ladies and Gents, welcome Jason Connor to the Hooniverse family. He’s going to regale us with his story as he upgrades his new Focus ST. Also, he</i> …

Top 5 Triumph Bonneville customs

We’ve already rounded up our favorite Triumph Scramblers and Thruxtons, but today we’re tackling the base model in Triumph’s modern classics line—the Bonneville.<p>Styled after the Bonnies of the 60s and 70s, the ‘new’ Bonneville was released in 2001 and went on to form the basis for the Scrambler and …

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 …

How to Buy Auto Parts Without Getting Screwed

If you don't know how to shop for auto parts, you're going to wind up overspending, buying the wrong stuff, or both. These 10 tricks of the trade will help you score the parts you need at the lowest possible cost. Originally published at Road & Track.<p>If you don't know how to shop for auto parts, …

How to road-trip Canada on a budget

Canada is big and beautiful, but climate, distance and the high cost of domestic travel make it hard to get to know her. Having the freedom to throw your stuff in the trunk and set off as you please makes self-driving a tempting way to explore this frequently spectacular country.<p>The Trans-Canada …

The scenic route: Ireland's most picturesque drives

The Emerald Isle is renowned for its spellbinding scenery. And while state-of-the-art main roads and motorways now link its cities and towns, there are some spectacular alternatives. Turn off the main thoroughfares to discover Ireland’s most scenic stretches of asphalt with these five picturesque …

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

Coves, cliffs and lighthouses of Canada's epic east coast

From harbor villages where the scent of fresh chowder wafts through the air to lighthouse-studded coastlines, this winding journey takes you through the best of Canada's east coast.<p>The world's second-largest country has a massive Atlantic coastline, and the best way to tackle its awesomeness is by …

Juan Manuel Rizzatti and Santiago Uranga are driving from one end of the earth to the other. Read this interview, conducted by #MatadorU student Tara Lowry, and get your #travelstoke on! The little car that can: Driving from Argentina to Alaska in a Fiat 600 ➤ http://bit.ly/1cVFswG