Okay, I now have RC-helicopter envy. I just saw the new JR GSR260Z Sports RC-helicopter. What a beast! It makes my little rc-helicopters look like toys, which in reality, I guess they are toys. But, with a main rotor diameter of 5.86 ft (1.79m), this is one big helicopter. This is definitely … [Read more...]
Toy of the Week
Each week we review a lot of products. Here are the ones we like the best.
After about 8,000 miles on the BMW F800ST, I now fully understand its character and personality. And, I like it. It is exactly what I thought it was when I got it. It is an "old guys" sport bike. Hopefully BMW won't find this insulting, but of all the sport bikes I've ridden, this one is the best … [Read more...]
I'd heard a lot about the 2011 Ford Mustang GT, and thought that I needed to take one out for a drive. Back in high school, it was one of the hot muscle cars. A friend had one, and we were all envious. It looked good, sounded great, and went fast. Today, over 30 years since I was first in a Mustang, … [Read more...]
I know several people that drive a Porsche 911, and they are all equally passionate about their car. This in itself says a lot about the Porsche. It is clearly one of the more popular sports cars in the Bay Area where I live. The Porsche 911 seems as common on the roads as your typical sedan. In … [Read more...]
I almost bought a Jeep Wrangler a few years ago. My primary motivation was to put a motorcycle carrier on the back to haul around my dirt bike. I ended up selling my Yamaha WR250R before getting the Jeep. Regardless, the Jeep Wrangler is a lot of fun to drive off-road. If you like playing in the … [Read more...]