I’ll never forget my first dream car. It wasn’t up on my high school bedroom wall. That was reserved for the Vector W8 and the Porsche 959, which were beyond dreams. They were fantasies, and a fantasy is just that. But dreams? Dreams can come true. I vowed that if I could ever afford that car, I would keep it forever. Safe. In one piece. I know I’m not alone, because I constantly meet people who also drive their dream car, and feel exactly as I do.
This makes us very different from the people who crash supercars.
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LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2016) An associate of Alex Roy from Santa Clarita, California broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record from Los Angeles to New York City in 38 hours, 49 minutes. The associate of Alex Roy completed the 2,829-mile feat on a 2015 BMW K1600 GT six-cylinder motorcycle, breaking George Egloff’s previous record of 42 hours set in 1983. Continue reading
There’s a good reason I’m not using my own baby. And it’s not that I don’t have one.
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It’s been ten years. The statute of limitations has expired. I can now begin telling stories that could not previously be made public. To wit, I give you one of my very best stories of the 2004 Bullrun USA, guaranteed to shock and offend. Enjoy. Continue reading
The majority of articles about speeding are worthless. The basic advice is to get a radar detector. The rest is about what to do after you’re caught. That’s like asking your not-quite-as-dumb-as-you-are cousin for help after your off-brand condom broke and your girlfriend got knocked up.
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The true story of the Cannonball Run is mostly limited to its wiki page and Brock Yates‘ book. Luckily, Andrew Fails of RightFootDown has assembled this great article from interviews with myself and Ed Bolian. The only good article on the topic in years.
My series on the Rules of Professional Speeding continues over at The Drive, with Part 4 coming in the next day or two. In case you aren’t up to speed, here are the prior stories in the series:
The Harsh Truth Behind Speeding
The Rules of Professional Speeding, Part 2
The Rules of Professional Speeding, Part 3: Why Seventies Porn is Better
Here’s to you, dumb guy on a motorcycle who didn’t do his homework. Someone didn’t read my recent articles on professional speeding, specifically, “The Harsh Truth Behind Speeding” or “The Rules of Professional Speeding, Part 1.”
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