Monthly Archives: October 2007

Oregon Scientific ATC 2K Action Cam — Inexpensive Helmet Camcorder

Some members of the BMW-GS mailing list recently spoke highly of the Oregon Scientific ATC 2K Action Cam Flash Memory Camcorder. I may try one of these myself, since it seems an inexpensive alternative to the well-armored cameras from … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Hall of Famer Bud Ekins Dies

Last Saturday the man responsible for the most famous motorcycle stunt in movie history died. Bud Ekins was an off-road racer turned Hollywood stuntman who doubled for Steve McQueen in the climactic motorcycle jump in “The Great Escape.” Ekins was … Continue reading

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Leonhardt 350 Horsepower Custom Motorcycle

What do you get when you hack together pieces of an old airplane engine, giant (really giant!) custom tires and a seat? The answer is obvious — a 6,278 cc motorcycle that looks like it might have been built for … Continue reading

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How They Make the Triumph Rocket III

I mentioned this a month and a half ago on the podcast. Now Boing Boing Gadgets has posted about it and it made me want to mention it all over again. Triumph has a brilliant, hilarious company video on how … Continue reading

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