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Powder Monkees Yamaha Sr500

Our latest custom motorbike crush is one of our favorite builds up to date, a 1978 Yamaha SR500 converted into a masterpiece by Chicago-based Powder Monkees. The bike was built in collaboration with Federal Moto, it was stripped to its essentials, fitted with a smaller tank, a 1970s headlight, mono-shock rear suspension, a custom leather seat and finished with a fresh, light color palette, minimalist parts choices, and some wild tires. The end result is a highly maneuverable bike that is a perfect combination of downtown daily rider and weekend beach cruiser.



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ORU KAYAK | ORIGAMI FOLDING BOAT | Image

ORU KAYAK | ORIGAMI FOLDING BOAT

We have seen the ancient Japanese art of origami applied to sheets of paper for creating birds, plants and other shapes, but we never thought weŽd see it applied to a real size kayak! The Oru Kayak by designer Anton Willis is a compact and lightweight(25 lbs) boat which folds like an origami and fits into a small suitcase. It is quick to assemble(only 5 min) and is fast, stable and handles incredibly well. The ambitious project is on kickstarter, and judging by the ...
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MASERATI KUBANG

Maserati Kubang, the first SUV from the brand, has just been revealed. The Italian brand will enter the SUV market in 2013 to rival directly with the Porsche Cayenne. The model is the result of a partnership between Fiat Group, owner of Maserati, and Chrysler. It uses the same architecture with the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7, it features an impressive V8 engine and has that generates 450 hp. It will be manufactured in Detroit, United States, by Chrysler....
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EARTHROAMER XV-LT

Earthroamer are global leaders in Xpedition Vehicles, their spectacular XV-LT model line is currently the best-selling Xpedition Vehicle model in the world, and we can see why, they are in a class of their own. The company take a Ford F550 diesel and then completely overhaul it and transform it into a completely self sufficient expedition vehicle. It features solar panels to generate electricity, hard wood cabinetry, leather seating, granite counters, convection mic...
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