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Go land speed racer, 2016 edition: Day 3

August 31, 2016
Hattori with fairings

Hattori is Partially Streamlined (Jaylin Billig photos)

Did Jaylin set another record? Find out after the jump.

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Go land speed racer, 2016 edition: Day 2

August 30, 2016

At Bonneville, the early bird gets the worm… (Jaylin Billig photos)

Jaylin set a new record Monday! She’ll tell you about it after the jump.

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Go land speed racer, 2016 edition: Day 1

August 28, 2016
Hattori in tech

Hattori in the tech area (Jaylin Billig photos)

The first day of racing in the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials was a very successful one for Jaylin Billig and her trusty steed Hattori Hanzo. More after the jump.

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Floating to a meltdown

August 8, 2016
Scooters and tent

Dawn Brightwell photos

The weekend saw scooter camping rallies on opposite sides of the continent: the Firkin SC’s T-Town Flotilla in Tacoma, and Three Mile Island SC’s Meltdown 2016 in Pennsylvania. Pics follow the jump.

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There’s a new kid in town

August 1, 2016
Blue Aprilia Mojito knockoff

Orin O’Neill photo

This turned up at the foothill villa a few weeks ago.

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Cannonballin’ 2016

July 19, 2016
Early arrivals

Early arrivals at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, Wash., the finish line for the 2016 Scooter Cannonball (Orin O’Neill photos)

The bi-annual Scooter Cannonball rolled into Mukilteo, Wash. Friday, having started 11 days earlier in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Sunshine and blue skies were the order of the day at Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park. Pix and words follow the jump.

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Gonna rock down to Electric Avenue

July 14, 2016
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 (Tesla Motors photo)

About four years ago, when gasoline was over four bucks a gallon in the U.S., people were happily paying upwards of $30,000 for plug-in electric and hybrid cars. The era of cheap petroleum was OVER, they said. Electric power was the future for personal transportation, they said.

Then the bottom fell out of crude oil prices.

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