Aaron Draplin from Portland and an advocate of “blue collar” design takes the logo design challenge, creating a dozen iterations of a logo for a fictional construction company. Along the way he is providing tips for freelancing, finding inspiration, and providing clients context for logos. [start@ 1:30min]
BPG is brand new image format developed by French programmer Fabrice Bellar.
BPG (Better Portable Graphics) produces compelling quality improvement over JPG when images are heavily compressed. Its images demonstrate a lot less color banding and aliasing along the edges, plus unlike JPEG – BPG can handle transparency.
The Win Tunnel: Disc vs Rim Brakes
In this episode of “In the win tunnel” Chris and Cameron of Specialized answer the question of what the aerodynamic differences are between rim and disc brakes. It’s not as much as you might have thought…
VEODRIVE RC cars + GoPros = racing simulation experience
Crankandpiston.com gets up close and personal with meticulously constructed replica of a 1986 Audi S1 Quattro from Group B rallying fame.
“Ride” Video Game to Feature 100 Real-World Motorcycles
The makers of the officially-licensed MotoGP and MXGP video games is producing an all-new racing game featuring more than 100 real motorcycles from various manufacturers. Developed by Milestone and published by Bandai Namco, Ride will be released in Spring 2015 for Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows PCs.
Ride offer motorcycles in four different categories: Superbikes, Supersports, Naked and Historical. The virtual motorcycles will offer their real-life specifications , with several options for customizing their engines, transmissions, brakes, suspension, wheels and paint scheme.
The developers are slowly revealing some of the motorcycles to be featured in the game on its official YouTube page. As of this writing, Milestone has announced the Ducati 1199 Superleggera, KTM 1190 RC8R, Kawasaki Z1000, Yamaha FZ-09…
Akrapovič Custom Show bike Full Moon
Rickey Gadson’s Custom Ninja H2 Hybrid: The Only One Of Its Kind
French trial freestyle moto rider, Julien Dupont, rode the entire track of the Montana Rusa roller-coaster at La Feria de Chapultepec amusement park in Mexico City on his motorbike.
Lights in neighborhood of Yucaipa, Calif synced to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Wizard of Winter.