From the Archives: Sometimes you sprint at the end of a cyclocross race. But you always sprint at the beginning. As I straddle my top tube on the starting grid waiting for the whistle to send off my category at the Coyote Point Bay Area Super Prestige, I know this sprint start will hurt more than most.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: Aritson’s smallest subwoofer, Ashton Kutcher models Lenovo’s Yoga 3 Pro Hinge, Google Express is the real deal, a portable battery for smartphones and laptops, an app to find empty work space and more.
Millionaire Cottages and Adirondack Chairs
Muskoka is considered the “Hamptons of Toronto”. Here’s a guide to making the most of the cottage-dotted vacation spot.
More than a maker
Clint WIlkinson founded Bell & Oak’s line of leather goods by following in his grandfather’s footsteps, revitalizing his leatherwork business and capturing the spirit of Denton, Texas.
The father of 0s and 1s
A video essay on American mathematician, cryptographer and engineer Claude Shannon and his discoveries, which paved the road for the Information Age.
This Week's News on Wheels
This Week in Motoring: Tesla gets the boot in Michigan, the world’s first working hoverboard, a vintage Maser up for auction, Chinese drones causing panic, a more potent i8 and more.
Since 1990, Southern California has been home to the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Center, where around 20 designers have been planning, sketching and living the company’s future.
Polishing the star
From the Archives: Vintage has gained traction in recent years, arguably as a reaction to our digital, disposable age. This rediscovered appreciation for beautiful, meaningful objects from our past is exactly why the Mercedes-Benz Classics Center in Irvine, CA exists…that, and to bring back to life those cars which cause us to lust from the deepest parts of our soft, chewy automotive centers.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: a leather-detailed speaker, REVO performance glasses trend lifestyle, Kleen Kanteen announces matte water bottles and more.
The Week's Best Writing
Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: remembering an adventurer, frozen foods, Brooklyn pizza, Canadian burgers, the McLaren 650S and more.
The Gear You Missed
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear.
Not Your Grandpappy's Old Fashioned
James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock shares a recipe for the Julian, a variation on the Old Fashioned.
Alcohol remains an enduring motif in the great American narrative. That’s probably because those that wrote it drank, and drank well — epitomized by the enduring symbol of the most sophisticated of drinking cultures: the bar cart.
What follows is just one interpretation of how the home bar should look and taste. Like with all things great, a great bar cart is a long term investment and requires time to develop. It’s not necessary to stock everything; ours is listed simply to help guide those starting from scratch in the finer points of home drinking. Click, learn and imbibe well.
Get Your Glass In Order
From the Archives: There are serious benefits to matching your glass to your beer. Here’s our guide to the different types of glasses and the brews you should sip out of them.