The Unusual Ner-a-Car Motorcycle – “Near A Car” In More Ways Than One

Ner-a-Car Steering

The Ner-a-Car, known as the Neracar in the United States, was a revolutionary motorcycle design from 1918 that could very well have forever changed the trajectory of motorcycle design and engineering. As it stands today the Ner-a-Car was the most prolifically manufactured motorcycle with hub-center steering right up to the modern day, with over 15,000…

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Bowlus Road Chief – The Endless Highways Luxury Travel Trailer

Bowlus Road Chief - The Endless Highways

The Bowlus Road Chief was the original riveted aluminum travel trailer, it was developed by Hawley Bowlus in 1934 and then famously emulated by Airstream two years later in 1936. Hawley Bowlus And The Bowlus Road Chief Bowlus was the Superintendent of Construction on Charles Lindbergh’s aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis. He was also…

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The Montague Paratrooper Bike – Developed For US Special Forces With A Grant From DARPA

Montague-Paratrooper-Folding-Mountain-Bikes

The Montague Paratrooper Bike was developed with a grand from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Unites States Military to provide paratroopers and other special forces soldiers with a strong, fast, and almost entirely silent form of transportation upon landing. Militaries around the world have faced the same problem when it comes…

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The 50 Watt BoomCase – A Vintage Suitcase Converted Into A Self-Contained Sound System

50 Watt BoomCase

For over 10 years the team at BoomCase have been building self-contained stereo systems in vintage suitcases, they contain battery packs, amplifiers, speakers, an aux input, and optional BlueTooth connectivity. The 50 Watt BoomCase shown here has had the outer layer of material removed to show the wooden chassis which has been stained and finished….

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