Tim Shaw

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Extreme Makeover: the Yamaha Virago XV920

Are there any remaining doubts about the resurrection of the Yamaha Virago XV920? If so, this latest build from Greg Hageman of Hageman Cycles should eradicate them.<p>“My inspiration for this bike was an old DT360 my neighbor had when I was growing up,” Greg reveals. “I just wanted to build a bike …

Motorcycles

Yamaha SR250 by Moto-Mucci

Two years ago, Dave Mucci scored a king hit with his Honda CX500 custom—one of our most popular bikes of all time. And now he’s back with another build, a lithe Yamaha SR250 with clean lines, thoughtful details and a natural palette. It’s Dave’s first frame-up design, where every detail, control …

Motorcycles

Chasing Winter

Motorcycles and snow don't normally mix this well.<p><i>Our friends at Silodrome have so much awesome stuff that we like to share it from time to time.</i><p>The concept of strapping a surfboard to the side of a motorcycle is tried and tested: You'll see bikes with board racks from Sydney, Australia, to the …

Motorcycles

This Willys truck is the idealized postwar image of manliness

We kicked butt in WWII so Brooks Stevens could design this bad-ass truck.<p>I grew up in the Northwest, and so the whole "4x4 nestled in the pine trees with a huge snowy mountain in the background with the trout leaping and the deer grazing" iconography was about 40 minutes away from my front door. I …

Trucks

Explore the world of three Seattle-based bike builders

Grease, grit, and bad-assery.<p>For anyone with a set of wrenches to his name, it's hard to escape the idea of starting your own shop. The notion of serving the world a big, steaming platter of middle fingers, retreating to the oily plains of your garage, and stitching a machine together with your own …

Filmmaking

Buy this AEV Brute and the manliest chainsaw of them all

An off-road beast and the ultimate toy.<p>AEV made a name for itself by building some of the most lust-worthy off-road components out there. The company's line of Jeep conversion components can turn any run-of-the-mill Wrangler into the off-road pickup we've always wanted to see from Chrysler. …

Off-roading

We want a Motoped

A custom frame for all the things you weren't using anyway.<p>Last we saw of our fearless leader Larry Webster, he was rolling through a vintage Can-Am paddock on a fancy mountain bike. Admirable? Certainly. Dignified? Probably. In the spirit of things? Not even a little. Can-Am just doesn't do quiet …

Selling

Stories of Bike delves into the Sydney café racer scene

This episode: A flat-track CB360.<p>If you haven't put an eye on the <i>Stories of Bike</i> video series, I highly recommend you take a second to do so. The short clips focus on one rider and one machine from Sydney's thriving café racer scene. The bikes vary from full-built custom creations to paint-and-bar …

Motorcycles

Buy the Urwerk EMC and a DMC-12

Where we're going, we still need to tell time.<p>I have very little interest in monitoring my watch's timing rate. Everything from humidity to temperature and physical shocks can impact your timepiece's accuracy, but for most of us, navigating those pitfalls is as simple as tweaking the minute hand …

EMC

First Ride: 2014 Honda Grom

Small, slow, gutless, and wonderful.<p>A small section of parking lot just outside Honda's Torrance, California headquarters is filling up with motorcycle-industry heavies. Jeremy McGrath and Jeff Tigart are there. Don Canet, an old friend from my <i>Cycle World</i> days, joins a bunch of other fast …

A history of the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser

Climb every mountain, ford every stream.<p>The Toyota Land Cruiser is an off-road legend, with a cult-like following that is nearly second-to-none. It'll get you where you want to go, but more importantly, it'll get you home at the end of the day. As the longest-produced vehicle every made by Toyota, …

Classic Cars

Ducati Panigale 899

Auto Shows

Here's the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe

America's greatest utility vehicle, and its kid brother.<p>As R&T's designated New York Guy, I go to the New York Things. And today's thing was one I was excited for: the unveiling of the 2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe, America's Greatest Utility Vehicle and its slightly shorter brother.<p>The only …

Tahoe

One man's two-year adventure restoring a 1973 BMW Airhead

The end result is worthy of the journey.<p>We don't do a lot of motorcycles at Road & Track, so when we do, we try to make sure that they're really something special. This 1972 BMW R75/5 more than fits that description. Josh Withers, photographer by day and amateur BMW Airhead revival artist by night, …

North Dakota

Buy this G-Wagon limo and a gigantic tool set from Snap-on

A high-securty G-class limo, which makes any occasion the perfect occasion.<p>What's cooler than the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG? Well, the G63 AMG 6x6 for a start. I think I've got something that's <i>basically</i> as cool as that, though, with this extra-large, G-class limousine. Binz, a German specialty vehicle …

Automotive Design

Doc's Chops Star Bolt Scrambler

Motorcycles

This custom Yamaha scrambler started as a new cruiser

The OEM-custom builder synergy is good for everyone.<p>Some of my favorite custom bikes are based on the interesting (but in my opinion, hideous) 1980s metric cruisers. There's a shop near the office that builds custom bikes, and once I caught sight of a gorgeous V-twin cafe racer, but it didn't look …

Motorcycles

Buy this Legacy Dodge Carryall and a rugged pair of logging boots

Bespoke Dodge muscle with some hardcore footwear<p>The crew at Legacy really knows its way around old Dodge trucks. First they brought us theLegacy Power Wagon, and now they've brought us the equally outstanding Legacy Dodge Carryall. What you get is a ground-up, complete restoration of a Dodge WC53 …

Men's Fashion

For $3 million, the ultimate land yacht?

When you'd rather sail the tarmac seas...<p>If you hate boats, but want to live that superyacht lifestyle, Marchi Mobile's eleMMent Palazzo mobile home will suit you perfectly. Yes, it costs $3 million and it looks like a cyclops, a shipping container, and a cabin cruiser got caught up in a terrible</i> …

Monte Carlo

Doing the Lord's work at Deus Ex Machina

"Woolie" Woolaway has a cool job and an even cooler hobby<p>When you're a gaffer (chief electrician) for feature films, you're used to dealing with famous people. Your job as a gaffer is, quite literally, to make stars shine in their best light. Your lights.<p>Yes, it's stressful, so you can understand …

Motorcycles

Introducing our new test track: the Motown Mile

Our new home to test the best and the rest.<p>At some point, no matter how pretty a car is or how rich its leather smells, we all want to know what it'll do. So we perform a handful of well-known exercises—quarter-mile, braking, skidpad, and so on.<p>Now it's time for a new test.<p>A road-course lap time is …

Supercars

How to get more butts in seats at Circuit of the Americas

The inaugural International Sports Car Weekend at COTA had it all, except big crowds.<p>The inaugural International Sports Car Weekend at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas had everything that fans of tin-tops and prototypes could ask for.<p>The American Le Mans Series, our top domestic sports car …

Sports Cars

Track time with the Hertz Penske Mustang GT

We tagged along with DRIVE to sample the last special-edition S197 Mustang.<p>I recently spent a day out at Monticello Motor Club with Leo Parente, the host of Shakedown on DRIVE, to sample the 2014 Hertz Penske Mustang GT on the track. Also on hand for the fun were Jalopnik's Travis Okulski and our …

Sports Cars

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

"Fair and Balanced"

“Fair and Balanced”: Fox News and Fox Business Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / August 19, 2013<p>One downside to a world dominated by social media is …

Fumble...

Fumble…<p>Inside Flipboard / September 5, 2013<p>Time out! The NFL football season officially kicks off today, and the Flip Bowl was supposed to start …

Flipboard For Sports Fans

Inside Flipboard / September 12, 2013<p>Some of the best sports coverage in the world comes from you, the true fan. You are obsessive about your team; …

Surface Power Cover rumored to ship after the Surface 2, provide the whole family with extra juice

Despite Microsoft's claims that the Surface family of tablets was a representation of "no compromise," many road warriors have found the battery life to be... well, compromised. In order to address said concerns, it's looking as if Microsoft will be launching a line of Power Covers. In a nutshell, …

Virgin Galactic nears commercial spaceflight with second rocket-powered test run

Virgin Galactic is nearing in on commercial spaceflight with the completion of its latest test of SpaceShipTwo. The reusable ship, which will eventually be used to ferry around passengers, took its second rocket-powered flight this morning over Mojave, California. Virgin founder Richard Branson …

‘Grand Canyon of Greenland’ discovered under ice sheet

A 3-D view of the subglacial canyon, looking northwest from central Greenland.<p>The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science.<p>"You think that everything that could be …

Earth Science