Jalopnik is a site about cars and the people that love them. The fucking President of the United States addresses a tweet to people who “like automobiles.” Those are cars. The tweet, again from the President, states things that cannot be proven as true regarding cars and car ownership by Americans. It’s hard to see… Read more
Happy to be of overly anal-retentive service 😁
Oddly enough their facebook post uses the wording “2.2 kg per centre”(emphasis mine) which makes it sound like they’re not including the rim - the barrel of the wheel - in that figure. I really have a hard time believing they got the whole wheel, rim and all, down to 2.2 kg. Most street-rated carbon fibre motorcycle…
Desert systems are very intricate, delicately balanced. Tracks like these can throw off such a system very easily (see the top soil in Joshua Tree and its impact on the fauna and flora if walked on/driven on for example), damaging a natural wonder for years to come.
And for what? “Cause I can?” It’s not like there’s… Read more
Desert sand formations tend to grow very slowly and in areas with very little rain like Death Valley, can be preserved intact for centuries or longer. Though not as spectacular as other natural formations they contain valuable information relevant to fields like geology and climatology because they function as time… Read more
I had a couple of 73 hp Subarus. I was usually being held up by people with multiples of power more.
WRT the Trump emissions rollback thing: hasn’t his only argument (outside of “I’m the boss, so you have to do what I say”) been “new cars are unsafe because they have crumple zones?” It’s amazing to me the mental gymnastics Trump supporters go through to rationalize the bats--t ideas coming out of the Oval Office.