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  • November 19, 2013
    This is the $15,000 Sportsman WV850 H.O. from Polaris. That's a pretty poor name. I would have called it the Unstoppable Earthf***er or something with STYLE. The all-terrain military inspired vehicle includes unpoppable TerrainArmor™ non-pneumatic tires which can stand up to... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2011
    Similar but slightly different than the other versions of airless tires we've seen, Bridgestone is hard at work trying to bring an airless, puncture-proof tire to market. Aaaaaaaand this is what they've got so far. Puke green rims FTW! The idea is similar to Michelin's Tweel... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because that tire is just too damn big for the front page. Sure we've all heard of monster trucks, but have you ever heard of a monster bike? Oh you have, have you? Well aren't you special! And not the good kind either. Sorry I don't know why ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2010
    Because rollerbladez aren't cool anymore but some people still can't shake the feeling they need wheels strapped to their feet, inventor MICHAEEEEEL JEEEEEENKINS! invented Chariot Skates. What are Chariot Skates? F***ing ridiculous looking for one. Costing up to $11,000 for ... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2010
    I know, I should be a rap artist. Unfortunately, I've been ousted by the rap community for crushing them all in the annual 40-chugging competition. God, get a sippy cup, Jay-Z! Nas -- you're still cool. Anyway, retractable lights for your chrome-y rims. Each ($500) kit com... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2009
    Now I'm not saying this is the best way to explain to your daughter what happened to Mr. Fluffernutter, I'm just saying I can't think of a better one. Your parents: be thankful I'm not one of them. EXCEPT I TOTALLY AM. Your other father and I made you! Picture Thanks to Yo... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2009
    We've known about airless tires for a while now here on Geekologie, but now the US military is getting involved and testing them sums of beaches out on some of their vehicles. But not their tanks -- they don't have any air to begin with, silly! The advantages of airless tires... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2009
    Dunlop, in a move to prove that their tires won't explode even while upside-down, made a giant loopty-loop and had some tiny car ride through it. Not much more to say, except I could have done two consecutive loops. On fire. While banging a dinosaur. In the backseat. Loop-... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2009
    This isn't a new concept so you may have already seen it done. And if you have, congratulations, you just won a Geekologie t-shirt. Just leave an 'OLD!' message and your home address in the comments and I'll open a checking account in your name get that right out. For the r... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2009
    This is a motorcycle with hubless wheels. Unfortunately, due to my tiny, dinosaur(loving) brain, I'm incapable of understanding how such future technology works. So this is when I copy/paste some quotes and wait for the next meteor to hit. Hubless wheels work by fixing the r... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    And all along I thought was a little plastic danish. Shows you how much I know (read: everything). So yeah, ghost of Karl Sagan: I know you're reading this, feel free to chime in and back me up whenever you want. At first, this polished object looks like an ordinary ring. Bu... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2009
    Want to make your own LEGO valve stem caps for your full-scale LEGO car? No problem. Take a LEGO block, hollow it out, glue in a regular cap, and PRESTO, some jerk steals them within the first week. Which reminds me, remember when you used to steal the hood ornaments off lux... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2008
    The Samsonite OBAG is a rolling suitcase in which the two compartments remain level with the ground while the unit is pulled along. Because, let's face it, dizzy clothes are unhappy clothes. It can also easily be dragged up stairs or thrown down an elevator shaft. Unfortunat... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2008
    Evento's Buzzball is is a giant ball with a seat in it that's being hailed as a one-person roller coaster. At the heart of the Buzzball is a dual motor configuration, enabling the pilot to control the motion and direction of travel via left and right control triggers, which ... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2008
    So you got a flat tire, what do you do? Call AAA for help? Make out with your passenger? Cry and punch the steering wheel? Or do you get out there and change the damn thing? You know, changing a tire really wouldn't be that bad if the jacks that come with cars weren't the ... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2007
    'The Ride' is no ordinary bicycle. Nope, it's got a 'NuVinci' transmission that uses ball bearings and metal disks to create an infinite number of gears. Twist a dial on the handlebar, and ball bearings in the bike’s NuVinci transmission tilt between two rotating metal disc... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2007
    Michelin has developed a new airless tire that looks pretty freaking sweet - the Tweel. Tires without air you say? I didn't believe it myself (and still don't really), but allegedly they're real. Tweel you say? Yeah, about that. They look more like Bladez, or Razorz to me.... / Continue →