Category Archives: Fast & Furious
A Hill in Spain chronicles Chris Akrigg’s recent trip to Malaga and the surrounding hills where he found this gem of a trail with help from top photographer Victor Lucas.
Unsure of what Chris would find out there, he took his “anything” bike the Mongoose Nugget. What he found was an incredible, rocky hill side with some fantastic trails, Chris takes lines that no other could consider. Off the trails, Chris found plenty of other challenges in the town built into the hill.
Red Bull Stratos is a mission to the edge of space that will try to surpass human limits that have existed for more than 50 years. Supported by a team of experts, Felix Baumgartner will undertake a stratospheric balloon flight to more than 120,000 feet / 36,576 meters and make a record-breaking freefall jump in the attempt to become the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles / 1,110 kilometers per hour), while delivering valuable data for medical and scientific advancement.
Strapped to a jet-powered wing, Yves Rossy is the Jetman — flying free, his body as the rudder, above the Swiss Alps and the Grand Canyon. After a powerful short film shows how it works, Rossy takes the TEDGlobal stage to share the experience and thrill of flying.
Twenty-three bizarre looking vehicles line up at the starting gate of the DARPA Grand Challenge with one thing in common: there s nobody behind the wheel.
Sponsored by the Pentagon s research agency this race for robotic driverless vehicles has a $2 million prize. Its ultimate goal is to gather new ideas for the future of unmanned warfare.
With names like Terramax Highlander Ghostrider and Stanley these vehicles are armed with cutting-edge technology including artificial intelligence laser-guided vision GPS navigation and 3-D mapping systems.
But can some of the world s most advanced robots overcome a grueling 130-mile stretch of Nevada’s scorching desert terrain? NOVA follows the competing engineering teams as they deal with the glitches system crashes and tight deadlines that threaten to derail them at every turn.
NOVA’s cameras capture the race s technical challenges hilarious pitfalls and a final twist as a surprise contender comes up from behind to steal the race.
Isle of Man TT 2012 – Dave Molyneux/Patrick Farrance, Jurby Test Day
Would like all the serious Petrolheads that I know, you know, we all know to watch, share and enjoy this great Isle of Man TT clip.
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