Mark Higgins, who stood in for Daniel Craig during some of his most elaborate James Bond driving scenes, sped down the 113-year-old track in St Moritz, Switzerland last weekend.
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New Top Gear is on so i’ve been given the task of building The Stig a new ride, so what better than a old battered 1960’s bumper car crossed with a sports bike………sounds like a ride Stig would enjoy – Colin Furze
Meet a rare breed of devoted racer: Stacy Kohut, the world’s fastest mountain biker on four wheels. Brought up in a drag racing family, as a grom Kohut rode full throttle into everything — BMX, skateboarding, motocross, ski racing. An accident on a swingset in 1992 nearly ended all that.
“I have a responsibility as a person in a wheelchair, with a ‘disability,'” says Crankworx Air Downhill race entrant and four-wheel category athlete Stacy Kohut, “to go out and lay down the hardest run I can.”
Today, Kohut credits those experiences for the athletic prowess needed to master the custom four-wheeled mountain bike of his own design. And as unique as his machine, Kohut is one of the most devout athletes to his sport. As Kohut prepared to compete in the 2016 Crankworx Air Downhill race — epically contested on the planet’s most-trafficked, expert-level jump trail, Whistler Bike Park’s crown jeweled A-Line — we tagged along for the ride.
To understand why no production car has ever hit 300 mph, we need to understand aerodynamic drag, rolling resistance, cooling systems, parasitic losses, and tires. This video does not make you a master on any of these subject, but hey, it is interesting.