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Logo Design in 15min

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]

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  • Published: Dec 16th, 2014
  • Category: graphics

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Wind Tunnel: Disc vs. Rim Brakes

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…

Virtual Racing by VEODRIVE

VEODRIVE RC cars + GoPros = racing simulation experience

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  • Published: Dec 13th, 2014
  • Category: cars, video

1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica

Crankandpiston.com gets up close and personal with meticulously constructed replica of a 1986 Audi S1 Quattro from Group B rallying fame.

Ride motorcycles in upcoming game

Full Moon by Akrapovic

Akrapovič Custom Show bike Full Moon

Gadson’s custom Ninja H2

Rickey Gadson’s Custom Ninja H2 Hybrid: The Only One Of Its Kind

Ship platform by Rolls Royce

Motorcycle on a Roller Coaster

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.

Wizards In Winter

Lights in neighborhood of Yucaipa, Calif synced to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Wizard of Winter.

The Bionic Runner

Pedal your bicycle by running on it.