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Volvo's Tesla killer to arrive in 2019 with a 250-mile range

Volvo is building an electric vehicle, and, somewhat surprisingly, it's not going to cost a ton of money.<p>According to <i>Automotive News</i>, Lex …

4 reasons data scientists are falling in love with bots

Companies have invested over $4 billion to create bots and analyze the resulting data, which is now being generated by millions of users around the globe. Far from being a specialized subset, bot data contains all of the hallmarks of user behavior data that’s been collected since the dawn of the …

Chatbots

Super Ten: Onehandmade’s Perfect Thruxton 900

Triumph’s new Thruxton is about to hit the showrooms, but the outgoing model has still got plenty left in the tank. Especially when it’s been reworked by a master metalworker—like Onehandmade of Taiwan.<p>Meet ‘Super Ten,’ a 2014 Thruxton 900 wheeled into the Taipei workshop with a vague brief from …

Triumph Thruxton by Down & Out Cafe Racers

Barnsley is a town in the north of England famous for three things: brass bands, the semi-mythical Barnsley Chop*, and a name-check in the 1990s techno hit ‘It’s Grim Up North.’<p>For our purposes, however, the small Yorkshire town is notable for one thing only: it’s home to Down & Out Cafe Racers, …

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Michael, aka <i>Moerkey</i>, is an artist from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. The talented craftsman creates unique handmade balls, bowls and sculptures from …

Kustom Kommune Harley Sportster 48

What could be more fun than having your own well-stocked workshop, with all the tools and space you need to wrench on your bike? In the company of like-minded folks, who also enjoy throwing the occasional party?<p>That’s the thinking behind The Kustom Kommune, Australia’s first communal motorcycle …

Fabrication

Roland Sands x Indian: "Track Chief"

The Indian Chieftain is a big motorcycle, designed to soak up the miles on the smooth highways of ‘Murica. The star of the show is the new Thunder Stroke engine, a mighty 111 cubic inch (1811cc) monster pumping out 119 ft-lbs of torque.<p>It’s a remarkably good-looking motor, and it caught the eye of …

Vintage

This dive watch sold in a bag of water is marketing genius

Would you leave your TAG Heuer inside?<p>You know what they say about first impressions. Most watches get theirs laid out on a cloth inside a display case. Then there's Festina—a Swiss watch company based in Spain, whose name recognition in the US is negligible except by the most hardcore watch …

BMW R100/7 by Boyle Custom Moto

Kim Boyle has lived a life on two wheels. He started out in BMX, working for GT Bicycles, Airwalk, Vans and DC Shoes—and then got hooked on motorcycles. Over the past six years he’s made a name for himself with a series of super-clean builds, ranging from an SR500 wheelie machine to vintage Harleys …

Motorcycles

Sideburn Royal Enfield Bullet

After 50 years of production in India, Royal Enfield had worked hard to update their range, first with a unit construction engine, then fuel injection and after all that the only thing on Sideburn magazine’s mind was making the 2009 Bullet Classic look like a mid-‘60s flat track racer.<p>Only half the …

Motorcycles

How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

Motorcycles

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 …

Motorcycles

These vintage-style license plate hats are incredibly cool

Car culture for your cranium.<p>Quoth our site director, Alex Nunez, a man of refined taste in both cars and couture, "$40 for a mesh-back Motorcraft hat? I need to grow a mullet and mustache, and go full 1980s."<p>We laughed, but we also agree. These hats by Gasoline Caps are too cool not to gush over, …

Why the Lotus C-01 motorcycle looks straight outta TRON

Daniel Simon creates a gorgeous monster of a motorcycle.<p>We've known about Lotus's maiden two-wheel endeavor since last summer, but details have been scarce and wild speculation abundant since the project was announced. Now, the rumormill can finally rest: Lotus has unveiled its C-01 superbike. And …

Ducati 999S by Venier Customs

This is one of the fastest motorcycles we’ve ever featured—and I’d say it’s one of the best-looking too. It’s a Ducati 999S ‘Testastretta’ converted from race to road use by Stefano Venier, a New York-based builder with an immaculate eye for understated aesthetics.<p>Venier is best known for his …

Motorcycles

Top 5 Yamaha SR500s

Everyone loves a thumper—and few thumpers are as loved as Yamaha’s popular SR500. Manufactured for just over 20 years, from 1978 to 1999, it shared the same single-cylinder, air-cooled 499cc engine as the XT500 and TT500.<p>Looks-wise it was styled to resemble its big brother, the XS650. While the …

Motorcycles

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

Carbohydrates

Revival Cycles' killer Moto Guzzi Le Mans

With too much bodywork and an awkward looking 16” front wheel, the Le Mans IV wasn’t exactly the prettiest Moto Guzzi to roll out of Mandello del Lario. So it’s not surprising that the owner of this 1986 model turned to Texas’ Revival Cycles to transform it from factory stock into the bike you see …

Le Mans

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

Top 5 BMW R-Series customs

The BMW R-series has a rich heritage spanning 90 years—all the way back to the launch of BMW’s first motorcycle, the R32, in 1923. Since then the air-cooled, horizontally opposed flat-twin (or ‘boxer’) engine has continually evolved, and its reliability and availability make it a great platform for …

Motorcycles

These Amazing Bike Paintings Were Made With Chopsticks and Ink

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.17.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Related …

Artwork Incredibly Revealed When Viewed as a Negative

Malaysian artist Brian Lai takes photorealist drawing to a whole other level by creating sketches with inverted colors. Seeming like a film negative, each of Lai's illustrations are like abstract works of art until a filter is applied to invert the colors, allowing one to admire the photorealistic …

Digital Art

50 Kick Ass Funny T-Shirts Every Geek Should Have

Tis but a Scratch by Naolito<p>Who says that geeks don't have great fashion sense? They'd look totally cool with these funny and geeky T-shirts from the …

Harley Sportster by Headcase Kustom

Right now, the Harley Sportster is challenging for position on the café racer scene. (Before purists complain, I’m using the term ‘café racer’ very loosely—meaning the opposite of cruiser custom style.)<p>This sleek and agressive build comes from Casey Johnson, who runs Headcase Kustom Art in Southern …

Motorcycles

Lit Motors' Kubo Scooter Is the Ultimate Urban Delivery Vehicle

If you've lived on two wheels for any amount of time, you understand there are compromises to riding instead of driving. Topping the list of …

Architect of GM's bankruptcy plan reveals how company was saved

Some things are never as they seem. That's especially true when talking about the bankruptcy of General Motors. From afar, it's easy to look at GM's issue being one of decades of mismanagement, poorly built cars, and a certain, too-big-to-fail mindset. But closer to the situation, as the …

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>He told me a bit about …

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …