3 Sep
Last year's sold-out bike gets a (still secretive) update

The first Icon E-flyer all-electric bike was clearly a hit, because it has long since sold out (although there were only 50 made). So what does that indicate to its manufacturers? It’s time to make a new one. Like its predecessor last year, the Icon E-flyer II is a retro-styled all-electric bike with various boasting points at bad-asserie. [...]


7 Aug
Cross-terrain motorcycle functionality at its finest

The Icon Ghost Carbon Fiber Helmet is the next level in cross-terrain functionality, highly usable in dirt, sand and asphalt. Most notable is the Ghost’s lightweight shell made from the blended materials of fiberglass, dyneema and carbon fiber that meet and exceed helmet standards worldwide. Other purchase-worthy fun facts include the anti-lift Optics yellow visor which [...]


Steve McQueen, real life hot rod and Hollywood icon, left a trail of nostalgia that went beyond the silver screen to include his legendary automotive obsession. A veteran of such real world races as the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Baja 1000 and the Mint 400 (as well as innumerable motorcycle races), McQueen was no Hollywood [...]


What better way to rub elbows with the art world than having Basquiat on your booze? 1800 Tequila Essential Artists series has certainly got that figured out, the newest edition to their bottled booze-eums being an entire 6-bottle series dedicated to Jean-Michel Basquiat. The Basquiat x 1800 union makes sense when considering that dozens of contemporary artists [...]


On the heels of the success of the LEGO feature-film, LEGO has created this set of fashion-powerhouse figurines exclusively for Harper’s Bazaar. The toy fashion panel specifically includes the one, the only, Donatella Versace, as well as a trio of other industry icons: Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz, Marc Jacobs and Karl Lagerfeld. Attracting a decidedly different market than the [...]


This past month two automotive legends ceased production, their spirits rising into the Great Pantheon of Iconic Cars in the sky. Two vehicles that defined terminally opposite points of the spectrum, different in pricepoint, performance, utility, powertrain, spirit… well, just about everything. Even the reasons for ending their lifecycle could not be more different, but [...]


10 Dec
Gareth Edwards' 2014 update of the Kaiju icon

You know it can’t go too long between Western reboots of Godzilla, so 2014 is just about time for the latest effort. Unlike Roland Emmerich’s craptacular 1998 version, filmmaker Gareth Edwards’ adaptation looks quite promising — thanks to spectacular special effects and a cast that includes the likes of Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn [...]


Swiss artist Fabian Oefner causes worldwide panic in the gearhead community by exploding a series of priceless vintage exotic cars in his Disintegrating series. Only there’s no need to panic — these are not real  Ferrari 250 GTOs, Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings or Jaguar E-Types, but rather models of said cars. But it’s not a digital [...]

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