When you're a kid, family trips in the car could go from hours to what seemed like days. Riding with your head against the window, watching the scenery roll by, trying to ignore whatever your parents were listening to on the radio — the only outlet a kid had was to daydream. Ace skier Tom Wallisch makes car ride daydreaming a reality, cutting a line down a snowy street, over driveway snow mounds, and grinding over rails.
Every year, the beaches of Wildwood, New Jersey go back to the 1930s. The town plays host to The Race of Gentlemen where everything from your hotrod to your attire must be period correct. In this documentary, Daniel Soares captures the spirit of the event with footage of the vintage bikes and roadsters racing across the sand and the people behind the wheel.
The Honda Civic is the small car. Honda kicked off the economy car revolution in 1972, making the now-familiar front-wheel-drive hatchback configuration an industry standard. While the Civic was successful, Honda didn't rest on their laurels, continuing to refine the platform, pushing it into the realms of performance once reserved for larger cars with twice as much motor.
Over the weekend, the most insane mountain bike riders in the world were invited to Utah to take on the Red Bull Rampage. The course isn't for the faint of heart, with contestants barreling down a sandstone mountain. Although he didn't take home the grand prize, Antoine Bizet did walk away with the People's Choice award. The French freestyler captured this POV footage of his downhill run, which included an impressive double backflip.
Have you ever wondered what rusty barbed wire would sound like if it was a sound? Captain Beefheart's 1969 classic Trout Mask Replica is as close as you can get. The bizarre record was the brainchild of Don Glen Vliet, a classmate of Frank Zappa, and released on Zappa's Straight Records label. While some people would hardly call it music, Trout Mask Replica went on to become one of the most well-regarded modern works of music.
If you haven't heard, Stranger Things season two is available on Netflix right now. If you're not pumped then you've either never seen it or you're lying. To celebrate the return of the show, BMXer Bruno Hoffmann breaks out the red fluorescence lights and shreds Berlin to his own synth beat.