Here With Fanfare, Your Final Tribute To Evel Knievel

Though the kitchy and hilarious "Jump of Legends" didn't make your cut in the vote for Jalopnik's final Evel Knievel tribute, the handsome and impressively constructed "Creation of Evel" did, with a commanding 37.4% of the vote. This tasteful work was contributed by reader Thomas Reynolds, who hails from the beating… » 12/12/07 1:45pm 12/12/07 1:45pm

Evel Tribute Submissions In, Help Us Decide The Final Jump

A few Friday's ago, the hoon world lost the renegade of the ramp, the sultan of speed, the king of compound fractures, Evel Knievel. We asked you to work up your personal tribute to this monster of pop culture and you responded in spades. In the last days, we put together the Jalopnik Counsel of Awesomeness and… » 12/10/07 12:15pm 12/10/07 12:15pm

An Evel Knievel Tribute: Photoshop the Hoonfather's Final Jump

If you're anything like us, you're completely heartbroken over the passing of ubermensch and all around hero to hoons everywhere, Evel Kneivel. Rarely in the annals of history has a man come along with no purpose other than to capture the popular imagination. There are an untold number of errant youths who invested… » 12/01/07 10:45am 12/01/07 10:45am

Badge Un-engineering: Mazda Tribute Production Suspended

Word today is Mazda is suspending production of its version of the Ford Escape / Mercury Mariner SUVs, the Tribute. According to reports the company opted out of producing the Trib (at Ford's Claycomo truck plant) during the relatively short production span of the 2007 model year — May through December — because a… » 2/22/06 10:56am 2/22/06 10:56am