Motor Trend puts the rock-ready concept Mighty FC up against the Moab terrain alongside its military forebearer, a 1964 Jeep Forward Control. This militaristic Wrangler-based beast handles the rough of terrain on its huge wheels while placing the driver above the front tires for a cockpit-like view.
In 1967 a plumber working on a building renovation outside Chicago discovered a one-of-a-kind motorcycle that had sat behind a brick wall for almost 50 years. With an unknown origin and engineering and machining well ahead of its time, the Traub represents one of the greatest mysteries in American motorcycle history.
Spend the day getting to know Dimitri Coste who is actually a pretty hard person to nail down – truly a master jack of all trades – photographer, filmmaker, motorcycle and BMX rider and largest known collector of Vans to name a few… His skills on the 1964 Triumph Tiger Cub and behind the camera speak for themselves.
Both Yamaha and KTM have dominated the legendary Dakar races for decades. Wes Siler and Grant Ray do their best not to fly off a ridge while taking the KTM 990 Adventure and Yamaha Super Ténéré deep into the Angeles National Forest’s system of fire roads, trails and creeks, while covering many other aspects of off-road touring from camping and riding gear to repairs.
Competitors at the Red Bull City Scramble in New Zealand had to jump, splash, bounce, and wind their way through a course that included water features, boulders, and high speed turns. Through all the crashing carnage, the UK’s Graham Jarvis managed to push to glory in a tightly contested final.
Mats Öhman, paralyzed below his mid/lower back, races rally cross in a 550 hp supercar without the aid of his feet, controlling the gas, brakes and transmission with his right hand while his left hand steers. Add in the fact that in the event of a crash Mats is at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to escaping the wreck, and his accomplishments become that much more awe-inspiring.