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Jordan Almond

a Subaru Baja utility truck driving along the coast
Trucks & SUVs

Why Was the Subaru Baja Laid to Rest?

The Subaru Baja pickup truck. A historic desert running, mountain climbing flash of genius brought to us by Subaru. Fans weren’t abundant, though, and it didn’t last long. In fact, there were many who thought it was downright ugly. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough interest in this embodiment of automotive adventure. The Subaru produced the Baja …

Sedans & Coupes

Toyota Camry TRD vs. Dodge Charger SXT

The Toyota Camry and Dodge Charger both appeal as a roomy family car. These two family sedans are both affordable and practical in their own right. The Camry has long been known to offer safety and impressive gas mileage. Plus, its reliability can’t be touched. The Charger holds a reputation as a performance sedan offering …

Red Level 2, orange Level 3, and blue Level 1 Ford Performance-modified Rangers in front of a mountain range
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Ford Going Out of Business?

According to publications like Detroit News and CNBC, the Ford Motor Company profits have seen a slimming trend. Even before adding predicted loss projections due to the COVID-19(coronavirus) outbreak, Ford had projected one of its lowest revenue years in a very long time. Now, with the release of a 2021 F-150 and the new Ford …

Motorcycle race showing a motorcycle handling a tight turn.
2 Wheels

Why Are Ducati Motorcycles so Expensive?

In an article about Ducati motorcycles on The Things, the difference between other bike prices and Ducati prices is posed as being the same as the difference between “I like it” and “I love it.” If you are willing to pay more for an Italian machine, you’ll end up with something fast built for long …

a red, white, and blue CBR1000RR-R sport bike racing down the street
2 Wheels

The New Honda Fireblade Is Actually Coming to America

The all-new Honda CBR1000RR…-R Fireblade SP is coming to American motorcycle showrooms as a hulked up 2021 model of the familiar Honda CBR1000RR sport bike. There were apparently not enough Rs for this speedster––so Honda added more. Honda Powersports advertises this designated factory racer as “everything but the factory contract.” Named the Fireblade––presumably alluding to …

KTM rider Cooper Webb rides to victory
2 Wheels

Cooper Webb’s KTM 450SXF Dirt Racer

Cooper Webb finished 2019 strong, earning the season title for Monster Energy Supercross. He’s still on the rise in the 2020 racing season––poised as the only rider with a fighting chance against current points leader Eli Tomac. Today we see if he rides his KTM 450SXF factory race build to victory. Webb could take the …

Roczen riding his CRF450R
2 Wheels

Ken Roczen and his Honda CRF450R Dirt Bike

German-born Honda Racing Corporation team hero Ken Roczen is a Supercross warrior. After a daunting broken arm sustained in a dirt bike crash at the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross Championship at Anaheim, Roczen was sidelined due to his brutal injury. About a year later, the former Red Bull KTM rider was injured again while riding …

A black Ford transit passenger van in the snow
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Ford Transit: Is it Better?

For 2020, the Ford Transit cargo and passenger vans have seen some welcome updates. Though it isn’t a complete redesign, the popular full-size van gets a mid-cycle refresh. Some changes are cosmetic, while some of them go deeper. But is the new 2020 Ford Transit better than its previous models? Apart from the all-new grille …

2019 Honda Ridgeline driving down country road
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Honda Ridgeline a Pickup Truck?

Whether you are comfortable calling the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck or not, this utility vehicle has seen some awesome model years. Calling this unibody creature a truck has sparked some controversy over the years. So, is the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck? Reviews and awards the Ridgeline earned in its youth As far back …

a red BMW leaning deep into a chicane
2 Wheels

2020 Motorcycles: The Leading Liter Bike

When it comes to 2020 motorcycles, liter bikes are the most exciting. Each of these superbikes boasts a powerful 1 liter-displacing engine and trickle-down race technology. But we already know all of these sportbikes are fast. Which ones are the fastest and baddest of all? Here are the leading liter bikes of 2020. Everyone has …