One Lap of the Web: Ugly cars, ugly accidents, and a Motocompo for saleMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0800
-- Do you like ugly cars? Of course you do, that's why you come here to read about Ladas and the Sir Vival. Mystery Blogspotter AutoFug tears down ugly cars from concepts to Ferraris to mostly Hondas, as of recent -- even Pininfarina and its supposed plagiarism doesn't go without notice. Ok, sure, they're all Italian, and they all look like bars of soap that have been run through a diagonal grater. But at least they're all so good-looking that it's really not a problem, right? At least it's not the Buick Rendezvous and…well, you know.
-- How do you do a stoppie? First, you get a sweet bike. Done. Then, you get some gear -- safety first. Ok. Then, you do everything outlined in this quick Cycle World article. Then you get the money. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women. Then when you get the women, you get to do a stoppie on a Ducati Hypermotard. So money.
-- Ben Langley drove his Vauxhall Insignia (our Buick Regal, if you're the type that still blames the Brits for the burning of the White House) into a shop to have a bulb replaced. A few minutes later, a mechanic had driven the car with the hood open into a ramp, knocking another car off and crushing the Insignia. "It was like something you see in a demolition derby," said Langley, who, we imagine, is not chuffed. The shop offered to repair it or offer a paltry
By Blake Z. Rong