A Bullshit-Free Guide to the Gear You Need to Commute By Bike

So you're thinking about commuting to work by bike this summer? Congratulations, your life is about to get a zillion times more fun. But where to begin? The insular world of cycling can seem a little, uh, confusing to those unfamiliar with it—it's hard to know what you really need to get started riding. » 3/28/14 10:21am 3/28/14 10:21am

Top Gear Season 10 Available In iTunes

For all the grief we give Clarkson and his two interns, we’re actually huge fans of Top Gear » 10/21/08 4:40pm 10/21/08 4:40pm. It’s the show that made our carmosexuality OK with our moms. Amongst TopGearphiles, Season 10 is held up as the all-time greatest, featuring the Motorhome Grand Prix, the Channel crossing and, yes, the Kalihari special —…

Top Gear USA El Toro Track Revealed By Google Earth?

The rumors of the demise of Top Gear USA may be exaggerated, but according to those rumors, parts of the pilot for the Top Gear USA project were filmed out in sunny SoCal on the runways of the decommissioned El Toro Marine Corps Air Station. Although we've received no confirmation from BBC Worldwide or NBC on whether… » 5/19/08 9:40am 5/19/08 9:40am

Up-Front Page Up, Top Gear USA Not Cancelled?

So despite the fact NBC "cancelled" their up-fronts this year, they still managed to put together some kind of lame event (we hear it was like a carnival or something) to drum up support for their prime-time lineup across the NBC Universal network-o-sphere. As part of that "alternative up-front", they've got a page up on… » 5/16/08 8:40am 5/16/08 8:40am

NBC Kills U.S. Top Gear?


With NBC announcing its upcoming program schedule, there's one omission that we found particularly interesting. Yes, it seems that the rainbow-peacock's version of the beloved BBC hit show Top Gear is nowhere to be found. While that's not to say that the show may not somehow show up at a later date, right now it looks … » 5/15/08 10:20am 5/15/08 10:20am