Carbon Fiber

Bugatti Creates One of the World's Lightest Bicycles...And It Costs $40K

The French car manufacturer, best known for million-dollar supercars, has just unveiled a beautifully crafted luxury bike<p>When a bicycle is designed with the breathtaking and record-setting Bugatti Chiron as its inspiration, it’s no surprise that it not only looks like a work of art, but costs as …

Bicycles

The 2017 Nissan GT-R Track Edition is coming to the US

American GT-R fans now have a new model to dream about, the $127,990 Track Edition. It's rocking Nismo-tuned Bilstein dampers and even more carbon fiber.<p>Currently, if you're in the lucky position to buy a Nissan GT-R in the US of A, you have just a few choices. The most attainable version is the …

Engineering

Half-Baked Idea: Put Your PLA in the Oven

[Thomas] wanted to try baking some carbon fiber 3D printing filament because the vendor had promised higher strength and rigidity after the parts …

3D Printing

McLaren Launches New Carbon Fiber Bits for Sports Series Supercars

Retrofit options and accessories for your 540C, 570S, and 570GT<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>The 720S may have stolen the spotlight lately, but McLaren wants owners of its older Sports Series models to know they …

Gasoline

Photo gallery: 2017 NAHBS new parts and accessories

The bespoke bicycle market has always comprised an intriguing dichotomy: while the frames (and sometimes, forks) are, by nature, custom made for each …

Mountain Biking

Carbon fibre: the wonder material with a dirty secret

Researchers are scrambling for ways to get the strong, light material out of landfill and make it ready for recycling and reuse<p>Carbon fibre is increasingly celebrated as a wonder material for the clean economy. Its unique combination of high strength and low weight has helped drive the wind power …

Construction

Pac52 Class Revealed >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A new sailing class is hitting the West coast of the U.S in 2017. The Pac52 is a 52-foot monohull sailboat which uses a carbon fiber hull built out …

Sailing

Best Road Bikes Under 500 Dollars 2017 – Reviews with Comparison

Do you remember the feeling you got when wind raised you hair as you cycled after your young friends in the neighborhood? Well, for me I do remember …

Bicycles

Taipei Cycle Show 2017 live tech coverage, day one

We’re not yet even three months into 2017, but yet the 2017 bicycle trade show is already kicking off today at the annual Taipei Cycle Show. Held at …

Mountain Biking

The Ultimate Guide to Knife Handle Materials

In this article we’re going to be evaluating the different types of knife handle materials. Knife newbies often fall into the trap of assuming that …

Home Improvement

Chaos leads to stronger carbon fiber

Carbon fiber is widely used in aircraft and performance cars thanks to its light-yet-strong nature, but it's still a fuzzy science. What's the ideal baking temperature, and the resulting degree of chaos in carbon atoms, that you need to make the sturdiest material? MIT might finally have an answer. …

Materials Science

Prototype carbon subframes cut complexity and weight in cars

As manufacturers look for ways to cut weight and complexity from their cars, a growing number of components are being made from carbon fiber. The …

Engineering

2017 Cadillac CTS-V Review

When Cadillac first introduced the CTS-V back in 2004, it was pegged as being a luxury performance bargain that would give the Germans a run for …

Engineering

Genovation to fit carbon fiber wheels to electric Corvette

Genovation will fit its upcoming electric sports car based on the Chevrolet Corvette with carbon fiber wheels sourced from Carbon Revolution, the …

Sports Cars

BMW M760Li Review: To Drive Or Be Driven?

Every once in a while, a car comes along that defies conventional categorization. Take, for example, the new pinnacle of BMW’s flagship 7 Series sedan line, the M760Li xDrive we recently drove over the course of a week through Chicago’s bucolic western suburbs.<p>A long-wheelbase 7 Series like this is …

BMW

Keypack Carbon Fiber Key Holder

A cool spin on Swiss Army style key organizers, this one is made from durable, lightweight carbon fiber. It provides quick and easy access, and …

Cool Stuff

McLaren 720S's carbon fiber options cost as much as a BMW M3

Premium car manufacturers, such as BMW and Mercedes, love their optional extras. While BMW is a great brand, sometimes its options list is full of …

Supercars

unchained

<i>We all look at our chainplates and usually think, “Yeah, those look good.” But what, exactly are you looking at? Stephens Waring is going to tell you…</i><p>…

Stainless Steel

In 2018 nine lucky people will get to dive underwater to see the Titanic up close

<b>From May next year, a small group of lucky people still intrigued by the historic Titanic tragedy will be able to see it for themselves by joining</b> …

Scuba Diving

Photo gallery: 2017 NAHBS custom bikes, part 2

NAHBS may be North America’s largest gathering of “hand built” bikes, but what exactly constitutes “hand built,” anyway?<p>Depending on your …

The Top 5 Design Details from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show, more so than any other car show, sees the world’s top-billed automotive manufacturers show off their latest and greatest. It’s …

Luxury Cars

Equipment | SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Team

The Centric PLUS was designed and developed for our world class road and mountain bike racers. We leveraged our extensive aerodynamic expertise to …

Mountain Biking

4 Brands that embraced Carbon Fiber Case

Watch cases crafted from carbon are here to stay, and for a good reason. Although not the easiest to craft, they are light and pleasant to wear. …

Watches

Carbon Fiber Spare Wheel Cover for G-class W463 – GwagenParts.com | Mercedes G-class Parts

Product Description<p>– 100% Carbon Fiber<br>– Fits all W463 G-class Models with Spare Tire<p><b>NOTES</b><p>1. This Carbon Fiber part is available in 5 patterns: <b>click</b> …

Gasoline

Photo gallery: 2017 NAHBS custom bikes, part 1

Now in its 13th consecutive year, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show has grown from humble beginnings in Houston, Texas, to one of the largest …

OceanGate plans an expedition to 3D scan the Titanic

Seattle-based OceanGate Inc. this week announced plans for a manned expedition to study the R.M.S. Titanic, the world’s most famous shipwreck. Fewer than 200 people have ever visited the Titanic since it sank in April 1912 according to historians’ estimates. To put that in perspective, more people …

Scuba Diving

The McLaren 720S Configurator is Here

Customize every detail of the 650S successor<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>Say goodbye to the next hour of your day because McLaren has released its configurator for the 720S.<p>The first order of business is choosing …

Supercars

Black and Contrast Cut Wheels We Love

Mag wheels for your Harley-Davidson bagger<p><b>Brock’s Performance</b> <b><br>BST Carbon Fiber Wheels</b><p><b>Fit:</b> Multiple Harley-Davidson Touring models and custom …

Motorcycles