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2024 Infiniti QX60

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Three years ago, a luxury-brand crossover like the Infiniti QX60 wasn't all that remarkable because there were lots of others a lot like it...

2024 Volvo S60

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It's hard to sell what not enough people are aware is for sale - and that may be part of the reason why Volvo's...

2024 Cadillac CT4

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Most of GM has stopped making cars - soon to include Chevrolet, which plans to stop making the Camaro after the end of this...

2024 Land Rover Defender

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The Land Rover Defender is - and has - a number of things almost nothing else is (or has). First, it's not just one thing....

2024 Nissan Ariya

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While new car prices have been going up, the asking prices of electric vehicles are going down - because EV sales are going down. For...

2024 Ford Mustang

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Sixty years ago - the Ford Mustang's first year - the Mustang had no competitors to worry about. That changed quickly, due to the...

2025 Ram 1500

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Can 3.0 liters - and six cylinders - take the place of 5.7 liters and eight cylinders? That's the question asked by the just-updated...

2024 Subaru BRZ

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The Mazda Miata roadster is very popular - and has been so since Mazda first began selling Miatas back in the late 1980s. But not...

Classic Cars

Missing Two Strokes

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There's only one kind of gas-burning engine we're allowed to have, which is a shame for reasons that go beyond the obnoxious effrontery of...

A Mustang Story

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Not all the news is bad news. Ford has not cancelled the Mustang, for instance. Nor are there plans to ruin it by turning it...

Goodbye, Camaro

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Sixty years ago, Ford unveiled the Mustang - and it changed everything. Prior to 1964 - the year of the first Mustang's debut -...

Make the Conversion?

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The manual transmission is being pushed off the market by the pushing of electric vehicles, which don't generally have transmissions at all (the motors...

When More Power’s Not Enough

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It's interesting that - on the one hand - car manufacturers are making vehicles more powerful than any that have preceded them. GM, for...

OJ’s Bronco vs. Today’s

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Now that OJ's in the news again, hopefully for the last time, it might be worth going back in time again - to remember...

Why Manuals Matter

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The manual transmission has become something of a rarity, even in vehicles that used to commonly come standard - play on words intended -...

How Times Have Changed

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Not only did cars used to have ashtrays - they often had several. My '76 Pontiac Trans-Am has three. One up front for the...

Motorcycles

Missing Two Strokes

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There's only one kind of gas-burning engine we're allowed to have, which is a shame for reasons that go beyond the obnoxious effrontery of...

When There’s no Room Left in the Garage

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Getting another bike is never a problem; it's all-too-easy to get another bike. They sometimes seem to just show up, like a stray cat...

Have Bike Will Travel

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If you were to distill mechanized transportation down to its core essentials, you'd end up with something like the dirt bike - or its...

Insurance Incongruity

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Having to buy car insurance - motorcycle insurance, in the case at hand - is bad enough. No one ought to be forced to...

Anecdotal but Interesting

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To use - or not to use - synthetic oil in engines made decades before synthetic oils were in common use . . ....

Helmet Laws

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If you ride a motorcycle, "the law" - that is to say, busybody people who write themĀ  - probably requires that you wear a...

Motorcycle Clovers

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Regular readers of this column already know what a Clover is. It is someone who - among other things - refuses to move over...

My Bike is Like an EV

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I was out riding my motorcycle the other day and it occurred to me - as I glanced at the odometer, which you do...

Latest Radio: Bill Meyer Show/KMED FM 07/18/2024

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Here's the audio of this week's Wheels up! segment with Bill Meyer over at KMED FM in Medford, OR! We talked about Orange Man...

The Circa 1995-2010 Catch 22

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There's an interesting irony about the state of the car industry that's also a pickle of its own creation. Or - more finely -...

Missing the 1 Million Mark . . .

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GM's CEO, Mary Barra, predicted it would be producing (and presumably, selling) one meeeeeellionĀ - cue Dr. Evil voice - battery powered devices by the...

Latest Radio Show: BryanHyde Show 07/17/2024

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Here's the audio of this week's talk withBryan Hyde, host of The Bryan Hyde Show in Utah. We talked about Orange Man Down and...

The Paradox of Government

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There is one bottom-line truth about government that is impossible to deny. It is that good people don't need government. More finely, they do...

Why Helmet Laws are Silly and Tyrannical

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I wanted to remember what it was like to live in a free country - remember when people used to say that? - so...

Diaper Report: 07/15/2024

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It may be that time, again. The cases! The CASES! are on the rise, again. Seven of them! "Three poultry workers in northeast Colorado are presumed...

Speed Limiters Will Kill Driving

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You've probably heard about what is being marketed as "speed limit assistance technology." The italics to make a point of the fact about what...

Cycles

Why Helmet Laws are Silly and Tyrannical

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I wanted to remember what it was like to live in a free country - remember when people used to say that? - so...

When There’s no Room Left in the Garage

6
Getting another bike is never a problem; it's all-too-easy to get another bike. They sometimes seem to just show up, like a stray cat...

Have Bike Will Travel

38
If you were to distill mechanized transportation down to its core essentials, you'd end up with something like the dirt bike - or its...

Insurance Incongruity

80
Having to buy car insurance - motorcycle insurance, in the case at hand - is bad enough. No one ought to be forced to...

Mad Max on Two Wheels

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I am often asked what I think is the best kind of car to own if things get really bad. I think the best...

Anecdotal but Interesting

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To use - or not to use - synthetic oil in engines made decades before synthetic oils were in common use . . ....

They’re Coming for Bikes Next . . .

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Most people who ride motorcycles do it because they want to. A motorcycle is - usually - not the primary instrument of transportation. It...

A Casualty of Revenue Collecting

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They say "speed kills." Here is a case-in-point. A cop driving at very high speed struck and killed a motorcycle rider who had the bad...

New Car Reviews

2024 Infiniti QX60

3
Three years ago, a luxury-brand crossover like the Infiniti QX60 wasn't all that remarkable because there were lots of others a lot like it...

2024 Volvo S60

8
It's hard to sell what not enough people are aware is for sale - and that may be part of the reason why Volvo's...

2024 Cadillac CT4

22
Most of GM has stopped making cars - soon to include Chevrolet, which plans to stop making the Camaro after the end of this...

2024 Land Rover Defender

22
The Land Rover Defender is - and has - a number of things almost nothing else is (or has). First, it's not just one thing....

2024 Nissan Ariya

10
While new car prices have been going up, the asking prices of electric vehicles are going down - because EV sales are going down. For...

2024 Ford Mustang

31
Sixty years ago - the Ford Mustang's first year - the Mustang had no competitors to worry about. That changed quickly, due to the...

2025 Ram 1500

40
Can 3.0 liters - and six cylinders - take the place of 5.7 liters and eight cylinders? That's the question asked by the just-updated...

2024 Subaru BRZ

63
The Mazda Miata roadster is very popular - and has been so since Mazda first began selling Miatas back in the late 1980s. But not...

Latest Radio: Bill Meyer Show/KMED FM 07/18/2024

7
Here's the audio of this week's Wheels up! segment with Bill Meyer over at KMED FM in Medford, OR! We talked about Orange Man...

The Circa 1995-2010 Catch 22

37
There's an interesting irony about the state of the car industry that's also a pickle of its own creation. Or - more finely -...

Missing the 1 Million Mark . . .

42
GM's CEO, Mary Barra, predicted it would be producing (and presumably, selling) one meeeeeellionĀ - cue Dr. Evil voice - battery powered devices by the...
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