Ha ha — do y’all remember when people used to lament the corporatization of hip-hop? Like, when it first started to go mainstream and everyone was up in arms because N.W.A. and Body Count were being banned from record stores (Google “Tower Records” kids), and Public Enemy had middle America experiencing Tea Party-like fainting spells […]

14 Nov
600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body

Honda will unveil several new concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, including this electric powered RC-E motorcycle. Because of the powertrain, the bike achieves 600cc-level performance in a 250cc-level body. The electric concept is outfitted with  Brembo brakes, Ohlins fork and shock and is shown in a Mike Hailwood colorway — plus it comes […]

NOTE: Albert Lord is the CEO of Sallie Mae. Sallie Mae is a privately owned American student loan company. If that company were a person, it wouldn’t be like Sally Struthers or even like the mamma of Forrest Gump, Sally Field. It would be more like Kim Jong-il or Dick Cheney. Dear Mr. Lord (or […]

23 Sep
Scooter E concept to be unveiled at the Paris Auto Show

It makes sense that MINI, makers of the beloved Cooper mini-rocket, are jumping into the scooter pool — and making them electric. Electric scooters are set to become a huge worldwide market, and MINI has the pedigree, BMW quality engineering and brand clout to be taken seriously. Set to debut three versions of its new […]