The Pulse Autocycle Is Like An Airplane For The Open Road

As an aviation and motorcycle enthusiast, I’ve long wanted to combine my passions into one. Riding a motorcycle is fun, but riding a motorcycle that looks and feels like a plane? That sounds amazing. There have been a few of these concepts over the years, but the Pulse autocycle is probably the coolest to date.

What exactly is this thing? Initially called the Litestar, the Pulse was designed by an aircraft engineer, James Bede. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Bede designed a bunch of sleek kit airplanes in the ’60s and ’70s, some of which were known for killing pilots. Remember that tiny jet from Goldfinger? That’s the BD-5J, one of the more successful BD models.

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Bede didn’t stop at airplanes. In the late 1970s he launched a sort of plane for the road, the BD-200. The

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What Do You Need to Know Before Buying New Tires

Do you know when you need new tires? When you take your car into the inspection station, how do they check your tires for the minimum amount of tread required? Did you know that when your vehicle pulls to the right or left, it could be that your front end is out of alignment?

Replacing tires

Many people do not know about tires and why they should get them or replace them. Some do not see the difference in tires when they go to buy new ones. Maybe when the car was new, the handling was better when it was new. Driving through water-soaked streets is not as fine-tuned as it once was. The tread on your tires has probably worn down enough so that now there is not enough traction.

Look for new tires in New Orleans. You will find the answers to these questions and more when you … Read More

30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking

30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking (AFP via Getty Images)
30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking (AFP via Getty Images)

Dozens of Pagans Motorcycle Club members and associates were arrested and charged with drug trafficking.

Federal officials say that a total of 30 members of the violent motorcycle gang were arrested in western Pennsylvania following a two year-long investigation.

US attorney Scott Brady said that the gang used violence to control cocaine, heroin and meth trafficking in that part of the state.

Raids involving 300 federal agents resulted in the seizure of 12 guns, $28,000 in cash, jewellery and “significant quantities” of drugs.

Mr Brady said that the Pagans are one of the most violent motorcycle gangs in the US and the FBI estimates they have more than 1,500 members across 41 chapters.

All 30 Pagans are now in federal custody.

“This takedown is the most recent victory in our fight to disrupt and dismantle

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How Long Does It Take To Wrap A Vehicle?

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That is a long time for your vehicle to look fresh, even paint tends to fade before this. Commercial car wraps can be a great way to help you advertise on a limited budget. The average cost-per-mile (CPM) for a vehicle wrap is $0.77, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America. It’s hard to say if the paint will be damaged or not during the removal. If you used a high quality vinyl such as Avery Dennison or 3M you should be fine.

Why Should You Wrap Your Car?

If you get into an accident etc. we can replace any panels, but you or your insurance company will have to pay for it. We cannot warranty wraps on small curved channels, wraps on plastic, silicon, rubber areas or on chrome as the material is not meant for these surfaces. We stand behind all of our work so if … Read More