Saturday, September 29, 2012

"Panoramic videographer and iPhone hacker Gabriel Paez is currently half-way across the country on his coast-to-coast trip from Seaside, OR to Portland, ME. As of this writing he’s in Dubuque, IA with his 2005 Vespa PX150 named Pucho. Riding atop his scooter, Paez is outfitted with a unique panoramic camera of his own design. Consisting of eight iPhones mounted to a harness and positioned directly over his helmet, the entire rig is controlled by a ninth wrist-mounted iPhone running custom software written by Paez."
         Via: Make 
Chains of love: Artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga constructs impressive chandeliers using bicycle chains, wheels and other parts from old bicycles as part of a series she calls CONNECT. Via: Colossal
The two entrepreneurs at The Travelling Gin Co. will bring the party to you under the power of the pedal, park up their bike and dish out the classic thirst-quencher, as well as some other gin-based concoctions, to all-comers. Via: DYT

Moto mask 3 by Bob Bassett
Itarized: "The word Itasha [痛車] describes a car that has been plastered with huge sheet stickers of anime or game characters/mascots. Itasha literally means "pain[痛] car[車]" - the reason is that its supposedly embarrassing painful to drive around in one."
           Via: Danny Choo

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Lars Tuchel's "Ghostrider" iPhone skin. Via: Society6

Via: DYT

Via: Error888

A Japanese Police bike (also known as "Shiro-bai" (White bike) Pict Via:

Them bones. Via:

Some Observations on Roman Chariot-Racing. A fascinating study by Peter Donnelly

"The Mecanum wheel is one design for a wheel which can move in any direction. It is sometimes called the Ilon wheel after its Swedish inventor, Bengt Ilon, who came up with the idea in 1973 when he was an engineer with the Swedish company Mecanum AB."   
Via: Everything in the sky

Monday, September 24, 2012

Barney's Fab Shoe/Sotcar window. Via: Tomorrow Started

Welcome to the future. Via:
The Peoria Model 1920 was A test vehicle built to assist soldiers with heavy loads. The unit required a bit of "manhandling" to keep it going in the right direction and thus caused fatigue quickly. Powered by a 2 cylinder Indian motorcycle engine. Weighed 600 pounds and could carry 400 pounds of material. Via:

"Egyptian Moto Polo is Basically, polo only with all players on the backs of motorcycles instead of horses, using croquet sticks and a ball made of banana tree bark wrapped in duct tape, played on a dirt football field, with not very many rules. " 
          Via: Tales of a southern Girl in the Middle east