I once thought The Karate Kid was nonsense. Paint the fence. Sand the floor. Wax on, wax off. Daniel-san thinks his time is being wasted, only to learn that mastering chores is the key to earning a Black Belt. A good movie, but it’s pretty clear that in real life the only way Daniel-san was leaving the All-Valley Martial Arts Tournament alive was if he’d brought a gun.
Then, on a balmy evening in lower Manhattan, I was visited by the ghost of Mr. Miyagi’s long-dead and longer-lost English cousin. He came in the form of H.F.S. Morgan, founder of Morgan Motor Cars, and he came bearing instructions:
Bend the leg. Clutch in, clutch out.
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What could go wrong? Will my Morgan 3-Wheeler start? Will I hit a pothole and crack the chassis? Will we get run over by a truck? What about frostbite? Find out at 3PM EST today, March 4th, as I venture out in freezing temperatures to test my new all-season Avon sidecar tires and Verizon’s bandwidth on the wretched streets of my hometown, New York City.
Watch it live at 3PM EST today on The Drive’s Facebook page…
I must have the new Morgan EV3. I can’t afford another car. I need another car. What do I sell? The Citroen SM? The ’87 Targa? My S&S-engined 3-wheeler? Listen to the sound of the EV3 in motion. Incredible. Continue reading
The final video is up from the Morgan 3-Wheeler Cannonball Run Record, which shows our final stage, from breakdowns to multiple police traffic stops to our hair raising arrival in New York City. Did you miss Part 1? What about Part 2?
Oh, if you haven’t already, check out Zach Bowman’s side-splitting “It Was Terrible” and my hyperbolic justification, “You Are All Cowards.”
The first video is up from the Morgan 3-Wheeler Cannonball Run Record, which shows some behind the scenes prep as well as interviews with mechanics George Mayer of Spot 44 & Amber Blonigan of GI Automotive.
If you haven’t already, check out Zach Bowman’s side-splitting “It Was Terrible” and my hyperbolic justification, “You Are All Cowards.”
Much, much more video is coming…
It’s true. Zach Bowman and I just set a new 3-wheeler Cannonball Record, crossing the country in a 2013 Morgan 3-Wheeler in 41 hours, 49 minutes.
In the dead of winter. It was Stalingrad on Wheels. Continue reading