16 Sep
"A simple board with the whole world as an available surface."

Rick Owens, a high-fashion magnate prone to street wear inspiration, has taken his sights to the skateboard world with the RICKBOARD deck. Hence comes the title of “RICKBOARD” with the letters deliberately capped, because this board is too big time for the lower cases. Its worn appearance is probably due to the deck being made […]


2 Nov
Already lightweight supercar gets a trim & bright new dress

While the original McLaren MP4-12C is already a masterpiece novel of carbon fiber — including a full monocoque carbon fiber chassis — HAMANN Motorsport take the exorbitant material investment to an entirely new level. The German modifiers have developed a full body kit to not only improve the aerodynamics of the hypercar, but also lower its […]


29 Oct
GM turns its 400 horsepower legend into a fullsize play thing

Today at the SEMA auto show in Las Vegas Chevrolet unveiled its Camaro “Hot Wheels” Edition — the first time any manufacturer has offered a full-size, production Hot Wheels car. Although no performance upgrades were announced, the Chevrolet Camaro “Hot Wheels” Edition will feature an exclusive graphics-accented metallic Kinetic Blue paint scheme and red-lined wheels — […]


17 Oct
Sherpa lined collar + denim washed with recycled skate wheels

Burton’s outerwear sub-brand Analog has recently pioneered their “Wheel Wash” program in the introduction of their AW12 collection. The west coast company is the first and only clothing brand to use skateboard wheels instead of washing stones to soften and fade their denim. Unlike washing stones which break down the denim, the wheels are engineered […]


10 Apr
Stuttgart's high performance SUV gets an upgrade

Although a hit right out of the gate, and accumulating sales greater than anything else in its fleet, Porsche’s Cayenne was much maligned by purists of the brand — among the most critical and vocal in the automotive world. Well it’s clear Porsche’s high performance SUV is here to stay, and it’s growing stable now […]


10 Apr
Two minimally designed decks in either silver or black

Saturdays Surf NYC has been on a hot streak, opening up a new Tokyo flagship store and scoring a place in GQ‘s Best New Menswear Designers in America 2012 list. Now they’ve teamed up with seminal New York skate shop SHUT, who’ve been making boards in NYC since 1986, to produce 2 skateboard decks. This blend […]


20 Mar
Aluminum frame, full suspension & Shimano disc brakes

BMW upgrades its Enduro Mountain Bike for 2012 with a series of technological and design elements, including its aluminum frame with full suspension, Shimano XT hydraulic brakes, FOX forks and Crank Bros. wheels. It also gets a brand new colorway for 2012 — a gorgeous matte black with neon green. And it all comes in […]


10 Oct
FIAT's diminutive Italian imp gets 300 horsepower boost

The FIAT 500 is presently the best designed ultra compact car on the market, and it’s finally available in America. But the version we’re getting imported has just a measly 101 hps, with an Abarth 133 hp tuned version coming in early 2012. But besting that output by a significant amount is Italian tuner Romeo […]

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