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How to Deal with Traffic (or How I Do it)

I started a new job two weeks ago and now have to drive through the city to get to and from the office. This is a new concept for me as my commute for the past 4 years has been 15 minutes, tops, so a 30+ mile jaunt on Boston’s packed highways was more than a slight deviation. The good news is that I have not gone… » 7/17/15 12:44pm 7/17/15 12:44pm

Painting Your Exhaust: Why, How, And What It Looks Like After

The exhaust on my sportbike was starting to look like crusty lines of crap left by a camel in the Simpson Desert. But I can’t afford new pipes, so I started looking for “preservation” solutions. That brought me to silica-ceramic coating header paint, so here’s everything you need to know about it. » 7/15/15 2:24pm 7/15/15 2:24pm

How To Watch Motorsports In Person And Enjoy It, As You Should

Do you like watching racing? One of the most awesome things you could do—ever—is go to a race in person. Meet your heroes, watch the cars and marvel in awe. Here’s how to avoid coming back an exhausted, sunburnt-to-a-crisp sad shell of your former being and actually have a good time, as you absolutely should.… » 7/01/15 3:40pm 7/01/15 3:40pm

Hot Wheels Key: LaLD Workshop.

I’ve been wanting to post a good how to of this for a while but never seem to have the time. I hope a quick guide will do here. I started making these keys just as a goof but people seem to really get a kick out of them. If done right they will roll around and help spark conversation or just kill boredom on tabletops. » 6/07/15 1:16pm 6/07/15 1:16pm

It's Time To Get Your Motorcycle Back From The Mice And Onto The Road

The sun’s shining here in northeastern USA, and more importantly the last winter salt has finally been rained off the road. Motorcycle season hath begun. Time to blow the dust off your bike, or if you ride a temperamental jalopy like I do; execute the complex ritual of revival. » 5/28/15 4:44pm 5/28/15 4:44pm

How A LeMons Team Got A $200,000 RV For One Percent Of Its Original MSRP

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My team loves crap can racing, but doesn’t love partying in a dirty crap can paddock or sleeping in a dirty crap can tent. Then the solution appeared. Thanks to a little website called Copart and people with a lot of time on their hands, we got a $200,000 RV for $4,000. Here’s how it’s done. » 5/25/15 2:00pm 5/25/15 2:00pm

How To Lease A Car Without Being A Douchenozzle 

So you finally landed that office job where you have to put on a suit and use pointless buzzwords. Here's the problem: All your coworkers drive fancy cars. You want to "look the part" and not show up with your rusted-out beater, but you can't make the payments on, say, a Bimmer or a Lexus. Or can you? Welcome to… » 3/09/15 2:22pm 3/09/15 2:22pm

How To Change A Tire Without Getting Killed Like A Big Dummy

There's really only a very few basic things that are required to be thought of as some manner of "man": Really, it's just genitals of some sort (testes, ovipositor, whatever) and the ability to change a car's tire. Hell, most people don't even care about the genitals thing. It's all changing tires. You should know… » 2/06/15 12:15pm 2/06/15 12:15pm

How To Survive At The Poker Table

Poker used to be cool. From Wild Bill Hickok getting shot up over aces and eights to Paul Newman and Robert Shaw eyefucking each other in The Sting, it has always held a place in American culture as the game you'd find grown-ass men playing in the smoke-filled back rooms of grown-ass places. Blame Norm Chad and the… » 1/21/15 4:54pm 1/21/15 4:54pm