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DiRT Rally April update adds new series, cars, gravel Pikes Peak, more

DiRT Rally will get even bigger to celebrate its release on consoles. A free DiRT Rally update has been scheduled for April 5, to coincide with the racer’s PS4 and Xbox One launch. The new content will be available on all platforms, making it a nice bonus for those who bought in on Steam. The […]

The Guy Who Pushed a Peanut Up Pikes Peak—With His Nose

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

He had already pushed a peanut 11 miles in nine days in his hometown of Rio Hondo, Texas, and figured that a similar feat up Pikes Peak wouldn’t be that much different.

Pikes Peak's sportbike ban cripples motorcycle competition

Sportbikes have officially been banned from running in the Pikes Peak International Hill climb after two riders have been killed over the last two years. Continue reading Pikes Peak's sportbike ban cripples motorcycle competition Pikes...Show More Summary

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Just Banned Sportbikes

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) is easily the most batshit insane motorcycle race in the United States. The 12.42-mile long course is where the fastest and craziest among us go to compete against both fellow man and mountain as they ride to the top of the 14,110 foot summit. But this year, many of them won’t be allowed to compete. Read more...

Jeff Zwart's Pikes Peak Run Is The Most Beautiful, Nerve-Wracking Video Of The Year

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Once again, Jeff Zwart’s flame-spitting turbocharged Porsche 911 GT3 Cup tackled one of the most beautiful places on earth: Pikes Peak. This year, Zwart aimed for a feat only 12 drivers had ever done in the 99 years of the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: a sub-10-minute time up the mountain. Read more...

Third strike for Victory’s new engine platform with the Combustion Concept

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

First there was the Project 156 naked 1,200 cc V-twin that Victory raced at Pikes Peak in June. Then a pre-production version of this engine debuted at EICMA in the Ignition power cruiser concept. Now Victory has unveiled the Combustion – the third and last concept model built around its new engine platform. Show More Summary

Victory Ignition Concept powered by new 1200cc pre-production engine

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

When Victory ran what was a concept bike in the Pike's Peak Hill Climb earlier this year, a lot of rumors started floating around that its Project 156 bike was more than a one-off race entry. The company has put those rumors to restShow More Summary

Medical Refugees Leave Texas For Marijuana Treatments

Those with medical needs who can’t get what they need in Texas are headed for Colorado. She’s a 5-year-old girl living in a rented house in an eastern subdivision of Colorado Springs in the shadow of Pikes Peak. And she’s in Colorado because her parents fear that if they were living instead back home in [...]

Medical Refugees Leave Texas for Marijuana Treatments

She's a 5-year-old girl living in a rented house in an eastern subdivision of Colorado Springs in the shadow of Pikes Peak. And she's in Colorado because her parents fear that if they were living instead back home in Crosby, Texas, the kindergartner might be considered a felon. Show More Summary

Why I Wrote a Gay History Book for Kids

Growing up in Colorado, I frequently heard the story of Katharine Lee Bates being inspired to write the poem “America,” which later became the song “America, the Beautiful,” from the summit of Pikes Peak. It was often relayed with aShow More Summary

Honda Planning EV Sports Car Based On Pikes Peak Racer - Report

Honda is reportedly planning a new all-electric sports hatch, which would forge something of a new category for EVs. Journalists this week viewed Honda’s 4-Motor EV hatch prototype at the Tokyo Motor Show, which is inspired by the racing version (pictured below) that tackled the Pikes Peak hill-climb earlier this year. Show More Summary

CO: PPCC Students Can Ride the City Bus For Free All Next Week

Oct. 17--photo -- Pikes Peak Community College students can ride Mountain Metropolitan Transit fixed-route buses for free Monday through Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock) Pikes Peak Community College students can ride Mountain Me

Hemmings Sunday Cinema – Pendine, Pikes Peak, tire test

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Remember how I said yesterday that hot rodding is one of the commonalities that binds gearheads from all over the world? As proof, let’s travel to Wales, where Influx shot this short video of the VHRA Pendine Sands hot rod beach races. (via) As mentioned by our commenters in the recent Toronado 50th […]

Oishi Yoshio: Ronin’s stunning Pikes Peak racer

4 months agoLifestyle / Vehicles : Bike EXIF

When we featured the Magpul Ronin a year ago, it quickly became one of the most popular bikes ever to appear on the site. So we’ve given it a starring role in the new book The Ride: 2nd Gear. Most builders would be happy to sit on their laurels after such a successful launch, but not Magpul. Show More Summary

Sebastien Loeb heading to Dakar with Peugeot

Peugeot announces that its new 2008 DKR16 will be driven at the Dakar Rally next year by none other than Sébastien Loeb, who'll be seeking to add to his nine World Rally Championships and his Pikes Peak record. Continue reading Sebastien...Show More Summary

Peugeot Enlists Rally Legend And Pikes Peak Record Holder Sébastien Loeb For 2016 Dakar

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

He’s already been named champion nine times in the World Rally Championship, and in 2013 he obliterated the previous record for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb with his seemingly impossible time of 8:13.878, but soon Sébastien Loeb may be able to add yet another title to his growing list of accolades: the overall winner title in the Dakar...

Andrew Comrie-Picard Q&A: ‘If It’s Good for the Road, It’s Probably Good for Rally’

Andrew Comrie-Picard, also known simply as ACP, is a rally champion and team owner, stunt driver, TV host, former Pikes Peak International Hillclimb record holder and BFGoodrich tire spokesman. We asked him about his experience in rally, how he sets up cars and how it pertains to road cars. Show More Summary

Racing and Wrenching the Old School Way: An Interview With Pike's Peak Racer Wil Kitchens

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

These days, it seems that F1 is raced exclusively by genetically engineered, corporately sponsored, superhumans. Look at Lewis Hamilton and tell me he wasn’t designed in a lab in some sub-basement of McLaren. All of the top tier boys got a Nomex onesie before they could walk, and their stroller had a HANS device. Show More Summary

Looks Like Maserati Is Bastardizing Cars To Make SUV Test Mules

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A lifted, high-roof’ed Maserati four-door was spotted at Pikes Peak in prototype camouflage, but it doesn’t quite look like the Levante SUV we’ve been expecting. Actually it looks exactly like a Maserati Ghibli saddled with extra weight and a lift kit. Read more...

Check Out an Exclusive Mix and Interview From Disclosure in Ibiza’s Legendary Pikes Hotel

6 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : Vice: Thump

Upon the release of their feverishly anticipated follow-up album 'Caracal,' the Brothers Lawrence give us a peak into what to expect.

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