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BikeBoat That Catches Fire, Sinks Is Not A Compelling Crowdfunding Pitch

We can all get behind the spirit of adventure. But fashioning a bike to a boat and attempting to cross the English Channel, then having said “BikeBoat” burst into flames and sink isn’t the best way to make your case on a crowdfunded expedition across the Bering Straight.
» 7/06/15 8:45pm 7/06/15 8:45pm

​The KTM Duke 390 Is Going To Be A Customizer's Dream

We've been waiting far too long for KTM to finally bless the U.S. with the Duke 390. It's small, it's light, it's got the right amount of power, and should be perfectly priced. It also has the potential to be a great new base for customizers, and this KTM 200 Duke-T is further proof. » 12/05/14 9:35pm 12/05/14 9:35pm

Happy birthday, Hunter S. Thompson

Had he chosen to stick around, Hunter S. Thompson would have been 77 years old today. We're just going to share this photo of the man on his ranch, annotated to point out the incredible awesomeness included therein, and we'll also say this: If you haven't read him, read him. His legacy is disquieting to this day. » 7/18/14 1:49pm 7/18/14 1:49pm

Monorail KTM X-Bow Is Inefficient Means of Public Transportation

The KTM X-Bow » 9/29/08 5:00pm 9/29/08 5:00pm is just beginning to reach customers in Europe and, predictably, one of the first has already gone and crashed it. According to , the driver “skidded on two wheels” before mounting a crash barrier at the Nurburgring. Well, if you’re going to total your $70,000, 237 HP Austrian trackday special, we can…

Jetstream SC250 Guaranteed To Drive Better Than It Looks

The Jetstream SC250 may look like a bad Chinese knock-off of a KTM X-Bow, but it actually sounds quite promising. Weighing in at just 1540 pounds, the little Brit gets plenty of grunt thanks to a 2.0-liter turbocharged General Motors four-banger channeled through a six-speed gearbox. The 250 HP and 236 lb-ft push the… » 8/22/08 12:30pm 8/22/08 12:30pm