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Bring up the revs. Select 1st gear. Let out the clutch. Be free.
"Crossing the Alps on any number of routes. If anything clarifies why bikes are so much better than cars, it’s this. You experience the journey through the fall in temperature, feeling the chill of the air, the closeness of the edge of the road on perilous corners. You’re always aware of the road surface, you get damp as you ride through the clouds, cold at the peak of the pass, maybe stopping to add warm clothing, then as you descend you feel the warmth returning, the increasing humidity, the smell of the vegetation changing from fresh pine to heavy scented pollen, insects start to hit your visor again. You’ve been involved in a journey and the environment you’re in, not merely observed a trip through a screen in a climate-controlled comfortable box to the smell of your petrol station sandwiches.

(Motorcycling journalist Kevin Ash brilliantly puts in words what I’ve experienced so many times on motorcycle trips)
"Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading,"
-Thomas Jefferson

Why coudn’t I figure this out by myself?

(Source: sophiebeehler, via gazzon)

creeep-itreal:

Fact.

creeep-itreal:

Fact.

(Source: brooklynchalktalk, via gazzon)

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Magnificent. I’m pretty sure the resident Health & Safety officer would object to those high heels.
(reblogged from motormavens)

Magnificent. I’m pretty sure the resident Health & Safety officer would object to those high heels.

(reblogged from motormavens)

(via gazzon)

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So You Think You Can Drive?

(on-board footage of very fast lap at night in a 911 GT3 - Nurburgring 24H)

"[All religions] make the same mistake. They all take the only real faculty we have that distinguishes us from other primates, and from other animals—the faculty of reason, and the willingness to take any risk that reason demands of us—and they replace that with the idea that faith is a virtue.  If I could change just one thing, it would be to dissociate the idea of faith from virtue—now and for good—and to expose it for what it is: a servile weakness, a refuge in cowardice, and a willingness to follow, with credulity, people who are in the highest degree unscrupulous."

Christopher Hitchens

(Source: youtube.com)

Slidedief krijgt om de oren.

Slidedief krijgt om de oren.

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Want VIII.

Want VIII.

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Best. Toy. Ever.

Best. Toy. Ever.

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What to wear if you expect a “death by Powerpoint” meeting…

What to wear if you expect a “death by Powerpoint” meeting…

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For @Duchka.

For @Duchka.

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"And don’t forget to buy some bread!"
(via fastbikesandtoomuchcoffee)

"And don’t forget to buy some bread!"

(via fastbikesandtoomuchcoffee)

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Cutaway art. 

Cutaway art. 

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"When I grow up, I want to be a gendarme."
(via Auto Clasico)

"When I grow up, I want to be a gendarme."

(via Auto Clasico)

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