Rick Witte

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The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Tesla Motors probably shouldn't exist.<p>The last successful American car startup was founded 111 years ago. It's called Ford.<p>Barely a decade old, Tesla is already gigantic and adored. Its market capitalization hovers around $28 billion. Morgan Stanley calls it "the …

How To Ride A Big, Heavy Motorcycle Off-Road

There's no better way to see the world than from two wheels. But, the Adventure Motorcycles made to do just that are so big and heavy, riding them …

Road trip Tasmania: how to tackle the island state

Tasmania<p>doesn’t look very big on the map – an inverted leafy triangle just a few hundred kilometers tall and not much wider across the top. But appearances can be deceiving for those planning a road trip of Australia's most southern state.<p>Down amongst the greenery, straight roads are rare and most …

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On the Alcan Highway, Post #1

Posted on September 19, 2014<p>On the Alcan Highway, Post #1<p>My husband and I are traveling the Alcan, or Alaska Highway, for a couple reasons. First, we …

Alaskan Highway Road Trip: Cruising Along the ALCAN Highway

Image Credit: alaska-in-pictures.com<p>Alaska and Canada are winter wonderlands that people can easily drive through, thanks to the ALCAN Highway. …

#ThrowbackThursday - Sidecars were growing in popularity and BMW was leading the way when it unveiled two new models in 1929: the R 11 and R 16, built with frames made up of steel halves, braced and then riveted together with large button-head rivets. The design project, called the “star-frame concept,” was heavier than its steel tube equivalent but much stronger. To learn more about BMW Motorrad history, visit: http://bit.ly/15gig7e

The Road Less Traveled

Jérémy Saint-Peyre’s “The Withered Corpses: The Road” documents what was once the longest road in France: the Nationale 7, a 620-mile thoroughfare …