BMW’s Vision Motorrad Next 100 motorcycle

 BMW’s Vision Motorrad Next 100 motorcycle Balances on Its Own   The key idea behind this BMW Motorrad Vision Vehicle is to create a pure, unbounded ride experience. In the future, the special sensation of freedom will be made possible by even greater connectivity between rider, bike and the outside world. The assistance systems in the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 will not only anticipate and advise when action is needed but also intervene, when required, to keep riders safe. Protective clothing such as helmets and padded suits will no…

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The Ultimate Small Town Texas Road Trip Map

  Common road trips are from Austin to San Antonio, Houston to Dallas, and pretty much anywhere to South Padre Island. But with so many fantastic big cities and fascinating destinations, the small towns can get overlooked.  The small towns of Texas should not be ignored. The small towns are where some of the most interesting Texas history took place see the ultimate small town Texas road trip !   Starting in Marfa, you’ll hit I-10 and head east, with very few detours. Outside Houston start heading North on 146 and take it…

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The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips (Atlas Obscura) The above map is the result of a painstaking and admittedly quixotic effort to catalog the country as it has been described in the American road-tripping literature. It includes every place-name reference in 12 books about cross-country travel, from Mark Twain’s Roughing It(1872) to Cheryl Strayed’s Wild (2012), and maps the authors’ routes on top of one another. You can track an individual writer’s descriptions of the landscape as they traveled across it, or you can zoom in…

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Great American Motorcycle Roads

 Great American Motorcycle Roads “On a cycle the frame is gone,” Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance says in his book. “You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore.” http://www.motorcycleroads.com/ Rank Name of Motorcycle Road State(s) Rating 1. The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters)- Ranch Roads 335, 336,337a Texas 4.53 2. Deal’s Gap (AKA “The Dragon” or “Tail of the Dragon”) North Carolina, Tennessee 4.35 3. Cherohala Skyway North Carolina, Tennessee 4.87 4. Blue Ridge Parkway North Carolina, Virginia 4.78 5. Beartooth Pass Montana, Wyoming…

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BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts

BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts Low-slung and as technically advanced as a Tron light cycle, the BMW Titan motorcycle concept is Turkish designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem‘s futuristic BMW-powered land speed record bike, suitable for runs on the Bonneville salt flats of Utah. At the rear, Erdem has innovated with the enclosure of the driveshaft inside the left side of the rear suspension swingarm, while the spring and shock absorber are buried inside the right side, keeping all of them out of the airstream for reduced drag Reminding of us a previous Concept: BMW…

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The Kawasaki Ninja H2R hypersport motorcycle

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R hypersport motorcycle… …is an engineering marvel, made possible only through the sourcing of technological expertise from multiple divisions of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI). The result of this unprecedented collaboration is a system of carefully crafted premium components that work in concert to create an unbelievably powerful machine—one that’s more than worthy of the legendary H2 name. On a closed highway, motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoğlu took a 300-horsepower Kawasaki H2R from zero to 249 mph in just 30 seconds. POWER Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke inline four  …

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Elevated transportation system proposed for Austin

Austin TRAFFIC… It really sucks… Local residents are asking for more creative solutions to fix Austin’s growing traffic problems. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea recently called on local leaders to look for answers. Shea says she wants to see an elevated transportation system in Austin.   Austin council endorses $720 million road plan and a homestead break 8 talks with big ideas for our roadways Other cities across the World also have their own ideas!  The proposed SkyCycle in London. (Courtesy of Foster + Partners) A proposed Los Angeles Strategy (above)…

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Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing

Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing The new invention ZR : Flyboard® Air FLYBOARD® AIR Zapata Racing has achieved the dream of all men and offers you the first video of Franky Zapata flying on the innovation Flyboard® Air. The Independent Propulsion Unit represents 4 years of hard work for a result exceeding all records: – Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet – Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph) – 10 min autonomy Although the UFO is still in prototype phase and won’t be on the market in 2016, it…

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Texas State Park Basics for RVs

The Seven C’s of Camping Care – We will care how we camp by being considerate of others. Caution – We will use caution in the use of camping equipment both on the road and at the campsite. We will handle fire and flammable fuels so as not to endanger others or ourselves. We will improve our camping skills, knowing the right way is the safest way. Courtesy – We will practice politeness because it enhances the camping experience. We will respect the privacy of others, control our children and leash our dogs.…

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SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz

SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz JOIN THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE DESIGNERS FROM SKETCH TO CREATION. From engineers to designers to part-time inventors, our desire to discover inspires us to build products the world didn’t even know it needed. This site honors the people who are born to design and the products they were destined to create. Michael Czysz had a dream – to build the world’s fastest electric motorcycle. And he used SOLIDWORKS to make it come true.

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Propulsion

pro·pul·sion prəˈpəlSHən/ noun   the action of driving or pushing forward. “they dive and use their wings for propulsion under water” synonyms: thrust, motive force, impetus, impulse, drive, driving force, actuation, push,pressure, power Did you know that your car will take in 20,000 cubic feet of air to burn 20 gallons of fuel? That’s the equivalent of a 2,500 sq. ft. house! If your only experience with a car engine’s inner workings is “How much is that going to cost to fix?” this graphic is for you. Car engines are…

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Handbuilt Motorcycle Show 2016

FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM VIMEO YOUTUBE TUMBLR FREE ADMISSION SUPPORTER PACKAGE $50 RIDE-IN ACCESS $20  1100 E 5TH ST., AUSTIN, TX 78702 Program      As the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show 2016 gains momentum, we are poised to outpace the success of our last two shows. The tremendous swell of support shown by the motorcycling community, both locally and abroad, has turned this event into a destination for riders, enthusiasts, and fans from all over the world. Hailed by the American Motordrome Wall of Death Riders as the best in the country,…

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Formula One 2016

The 2016 Formula One season is the 67th season of the FIA Formula One World Championship, a motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is recognised by the sport’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. Teams and drivers are scheduled to take part in twenty-one Grands Prix—making for the longest season in the sport’s history—starting in Australia on 20 March and finishing in Abu Dhabi on 27 November as they compete for theWorld Drivers’ and World Constructors’…

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ICON motorsports

Ride Icon www.rideicon.com     CAREERS FILMMAKER/PRODUCER Are you a filmmaker with a passion for motorcycles? Do you enjoy filming/editing professional athletes pushing the envelope of both human endurance and motorycles? If so, ICON may be the opportunity you seek. Icon Motosports is looking to hire an in house Cinematographer/Editor/Animator/Colorist to create both hype and product videos. This individual will be responsible for concepting (strategy/storyboarding), executing (filming/editing), producing (music rights/permitting/scouting) and completing (animation/color) films with help from our creative team. This is a full time position for an individual looking…

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Ar†stråda magazine Calendar 2011-2012

Ar†stråda magazine Calendar 2011-2012   or go to link: CALENDAR photography by David Gaiewski     Once a custom perfumer for the legendary Fred Segal boutique in Santa Monica, Kitty Korvette started her own collection of custom-blended oils in 2005

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RV LIVING & TINY HOMES

FALL 2016 NEW MODEL RV GUIDE Have you ever wondered if fulltime RV living could be for you? Follow our journey as we downsize from 1200 sq feet into less than 400 sq feet!   so, you want to purchase an RV? the 3 most common RV types for fulltiming: Travel Trailer – This is a bumper pulled camper and although some may disagree, you can easily fulltime in one. Things to consider are: Lower cost than a 5th wheel or motorhome Lightweight, some can be towed by a 1/2…

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