The Historic Navajo Bridge – Across the Colorado River

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Another stop on my motorcycle trip, The historic Navajo Bridge.  It’s located on Highway 89A near Lee’s Ferry, between Bitter Springs and Jacob lake, AZ.  It was built in 1929 and was replaced by a new bridge in 1993 for safety reasons.  There’s a parking area next to the old bridge where Navajo people were selling jewelry and other items.  I walked out on the bridge and was able to see a few people on rafts drifting down the Colorado River.

http://www.nps.gov/glca/historyculture/navajobridge.htm

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Wazuma V8F Matte Edition | Batman Approved

Originally posted on CQSIG.COM | Tech, Design, Style, Stuff.:

I’m not exactly sure what the heck this thing is, but I’m sure that Batman would approve. And Jay Leno would buy one for sure.

It is a fully custom-built vehicle made in France that is part bike, part race car and part trike. It’s 100% rumble ready though. The Wazuma V8F is powered by a 3.0L Ferrari V8 mated to a sequential gear box BMW M3. It has dual rear wheels, and has been designed to be as simple and efficient as possible. Its massive wheels (two 285 millimeter slicks up front and two connected 315s around back) keep what is essentially an engine, a seat, and handlebars on the ground, while huge Brembo brakes and a highly-customized suspension system keep it from launching into orbit.

It might be the strangest combination of vehicle ever, and because it hasn’t been registered or tested anywhere, it’s probably not legal. It does…

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