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The Real Cannonball Run

By • Oct 16th, 2007 • Category: Film / Teevee, Transport

Most people think of Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise when they think of the Cannonball Run. Not a lot of people know that the Cannonball …

The Segway x2 Golf: Making Golf Even Less Strenous

By • Nov 9th, 2006 • Category: Transport

It was just a matter of time. The x2 Golf is soon to be appearing on golf courses everywhere. I don’t golf near as …

A Sneak Peek At The Latest Model From Hummer

By • Apr 18th, 2006 • Category: Transport

The only logical next step
Behold! The next step in the Hummer evolution. Despite the trend of making smaller models in recent years, the new Hummer …

GPS Trackers on University of Michigan Buses Plugged Into Google Maps

By • Apr 14th, 2006 • Category: Notable Web Stuff, Transport

Students at the U of Michigan can see where their bus is before they trudge out to the bus stop. Their buses have been outfitted …

Homebrew Rocket Bike – 0 to 60 miles an hour in five seconds

By • Jan 6th, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie, Transport

Homebrew Rocket Bike

I have yet to get motivated enough to go bomb down a hill on a homemade ski bike …

Knight Rider was completely misleading

By • Jan 4th, 2006 • Category: Tech Weenie, Transport

Where the hell is my talking car, Michael?

I watched Knight Rider. Religiously. Not because Hasselhoff was cool…he certainly wasn’t. I watched it because …

Build Your Very Own Backyard Monorail

By • Oct 10th, 2005 • Category: DIY, Transport

Taking the term “enthusiast” to disturbing lengths, Kim Pedersen designed and built a 300 foot long monorail that snakes around their backyard. It was built …

Where All the StreetCars Went

By • Oct 3rd, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

One of my fellow Metrobloggers was talking about how we could use a better metro subway or rail transit system here in the Twin Cities. …

Midtown Greenway Streetcar?

By • Sep 22nd, 2005 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

The Midtown Greenway itself is simply a repurposed train corridor that was decommissioned a number of years ago. It’s essentially a big trench that runs …

10th Annual Minnesota Art Car Parade

By • Jul 24th, 2004 • Category: Minneapolis, Transport

Grand Marshalls, Viva & Jerry

Photo of Tiny Tim’s Tulip Car courtesy of Chris Gregerson,
Phototour of Minneapolis

More photos of Shawn Allison’s Karma Kameleon are …