Hell for Leather dug in and got the details on the new helmet design that has been ping-ponging around the internet. The technical details of Del Rosario’s helmet are a lot more interesting than the space ranger looks. (Del Rosario home page.)
Another damned CB450 that I want. Dime City Cycles are evil. This is the one they built for the Discovery Channel special. They have others…
Photographs from the French factory of Patrick Godet — where the Egli-Vincent is produced.
More on Godet-Vincent. Is this awesome dedication to recreating an important piece of bike history? Or an attempt to milk a few more dollars out of someone else’s creation? I can’t say.
Oh heavens, how wonderful. An entire blog of cartoon cooking instructions. Easily leaping over the language barrier. Alya Mark is good.
And she’ll show you how to make a cake box out of tag board.
I am not always a fan of the reviews and interviews at Spike magazine. But with 600 pages worth to choose from you will probably find something you’d like to read in this collection of essays, interviews, and reviews.
Art, Images, and Design
Kinetic paper-works. MechaniCards are 3‑D build-it-yourself wonders. (Or you can buy one already made up — but where’s the fun in that?) The second printing of the rotary engine is sure to sell out quickly. So get on with it.
Excellent linear illustrations in primary colors. Andrew Pawley put new work up on Hire-an-Illustrator. Too many wonderful things to choose from. Try these. Bathtub, Cosmonaut, Oiseau.
Playing with Light. Short animation with a real story. A boy, his robot, and a little trip out to get supplies. Nice soundtrack as well. (Video 4:00)
get moving people, it’s Monday :)
Beginning with a bit of a mystery. Searching for information on this subtly wonderful BWM custom.
No mystery to this intentionally not perfect TX650. Keeping the original tank and headlight bucket as the design touchstones for a rat bike I’d give shop space.
For a giggle, 52 Rossi helmet graphics. In his next life he’s going to be an art director for DC Comics. Clearly.
Science (more or less)
“hydrodynamically silent feeding current” Or how the comb jelly, which as you know is my favorite marine oddity, eats well. Read the comments they are as enlightening as the article.
Dark Roast Blends brings you Man Eating Plants. Okay — insect eating plants. (Following the image credits will supply an afternoon of visual bliss.)
Art, Images, and Design
From the pier side. A little guy goes diving. Like the commenter says — possibly Os Gemeos, but I can’t find a solid attribution.
An unusual look for They Draw, They Cook. Tatiana Dorokhina’s recipe for a hot kicked-up cider. The continuation of the directions in the guy’s tribal tattoo is sweet.
Ms. Dorokhina’s illustration blog is worth a look as well. (Occassionally NSFW)
American made and so damned beautiful. The RGM Pennsylvania Tourbillon. Watch pr0n at it’s most beguiling. It’s the second video you want to spend time with.
Vacation is over and it’s time to get back to work. Happy Monday y’all