I am developing a theory that green bikes are always challenging. Take for example this ‘83 R80ST bobber. It is fascinating; in a train wreck of a gas tank sort of way. Points for bravery though.
This Tiger 100 featured at Quail is the definition of collectible. A one-off produced in 1940 for Rody Rodenburg. Never restored and documented all ways to hell. This one should be parked in the living room.
Another bike seen at Quail. The Mule Motorcycles “Streetmaster” a Bonneville based street tracker. Build details and plans for a limited production run. 70+ hp in 300 pounds. Oh my,
Society and Culture
The LA Times provides a brief look inside Disneyland after hours. 600 busy people make the Magic Kingdom sparkling new every night.
All that eco-responsible toilet paper you buy? You might want to start hording. Too much recycled paper in the world means too little high quality paper for making that cushy bum stuff.
Art, Images, and Design
Designers are now social engineers and creators of solutions. At California College of Arts the design students were given a brief to design products that fall (roughly) into the category of health and fitness. Some are pragmatical, some are silly, and few are out right good. Like the smack down dolls of Sam Freeman and the easier to grip wine glass of Aaron McKenzie.
I love shoes. I have tons of friends who love chocolate. I think I’ve found the perfect gift for all occasions . Something that clearly reflects my passion and their craving. What could be better than chocolate shoes?
Hidden behind the easy, pastel japan-kitsch there is something painfully honest in Zain7’s depictions of adolescence.