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The House That Jon Stewart Built

The comedian's style of left-wing humor ran low on targets, but his legacy will endure.<p>For most of his 15-year tenure helming <i>The Daily Show</i>, Jon Stewart had a rogues’ gallery worthy of the name: A buffoonish, chuckling George W. Bush, a sinister Dick Cheney whose hunting mishap Stewart never …

Comedy

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Podcasting

Facebook is the new AOL

The '90s are back.<p>They’re back in fashion, they’re back in music, and they are most certainly back in technology.<p>In a way this makes sense; the top end of the Millennial generation was just entering high school in the '90s, and now they’re in the workplace and armed with spending power, so it’s …

History of Motorcycle Frames

Each week RideApart looks back at key milestones in motorcycle history from technical innovations to significant model introductions to racing …

Watson On: The Highway To Hell

There appears to be a constant debate amongst the U.S. motorcycle community as to which are the best riding roads here and in the rest of the world. …

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This book <b>is no longer published.</b><p>For other books by Al Culler, view Al Culler's Smashwords author profile page. It's possible you may find an newer …

Five Things to Remember When Riding a New Bike for the First Time

Whether it’s a dirty, 20 year old dual sport you found on Craigslist or a shiny new cruiser on the showroom floor, taking a bike that’s new to you …

Ask Kevin: Why No Modern Two-Stroke Streetbikes?

<b>Question:</b> I theorize that one of the main reasons we don't have modern two-stroke streetbikes is that consumers prefer the sound and feel of a …

Is Harley-Davidson the Worst Motorcycle Money Can Buy?

No. But Consumer Reports says it's darn close to it.<p>Is <b>Harley-Davidson</b> (NYSE:HOG) the worst motorcycle money can buy? Let's get this out of the way …

MD Double-Take: 2014 Kawasaki Versys (With Dirck’s Rebuttal) « MotorcycleDaily.com – Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews

<b>Gabe Ets-Hokin: Age: 44, Inseam: 29″, Favorite Superbowl Snack: Fried Chicken Strips</b><p>I’m looking at purchasing a brand-new motorcycle in the next …

motorcycle top 10s

…And the 10 where you’re most likely to fail.<p>25 March 2018 at 13:21<p>Time’s running out for Euro3-spec machines…<p>13 March 2018 at 12:13<p>Which countries …

Observations from the Road - Breaking it Down

The sun beat down and the road stretched out before me, an unbroken ribbon of blacktop wending its way into the distance. It was the kind of day that …

Tobias Guckel's Kawasaki cafe racer

Tobias Guckel is one of Germany’s top custom builders, and a name you’ve probably never heard of. Based in the tiny Bavarian town of Rappenhof, he’s been building bikes for 25 years, and seems to be able to turn his hand to anything — from immaculate classic restorations to over-the-top Harley show …

CCTV captures eight classic ‘Vettes being swallowed by 40-foot sink hole at the National Corvette Museum http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/corvettes-disappear-into-massive-hole-2014-02-13

TG mag meets the 2000 bhp road-legal dragsters: 200mph on the strip, then down the local petrol station to fill up on unleaded http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/meet-the-2000bhp-road-legal-drag-racers-2014-02-27

Tuning a Golf GTI is sacrilegious, right? Wrong. Meet the wonderful Milltek GTI… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/first-drive-milltek-golf-gti-2014-02-17

Why not to strip off after a crash, and the magical eight-door Mini: it’s been another weird week in motoring… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/10-things-we-learned-this-week-2014-02-28