Modern helmet construction hasn't changed significantly since the adoption of styrofoam impact absorption in the 1960s. But new materials and construction methods are improving safety, in some cases absorbing 30 percent more energy than their styrofoam equivalents. And you can buy helmets made from them today.
You may have spent your entire winter holed up on a project car and forgotten that there's other stuff to do out there. But don't worry. Where skiing is concerned, sometimes it pays to lag. Deals and more pleasant weather conditions can sweeten your better-late-than-never experience. Here are some of the best places…
Forget flying down a ski run, this Lamborghini Gallardo goes up an intermediate blue run, then back down — passing cross country skiers as it goes.
The last 2009 Audi S4 ad we saw was of a skier skiing down the streets of San Fransisco, all done in the tube and with a green screen of course. Our resident Audi-lover, Mr. Wojdyla, questioned Audi's usage of mystical special effects and we're wondering if they in fact listened to him.