Now You Can Cycle ‘Big Sur Island’ on a Car-Free Stretch of California’s Iconic Pacific Coast Highway

There is a new island off the Central Coast of California—but it won’t be around forever. A series of landslides have left a breathtaking stretch of the state’s iconic Pacific Coast Highway almost completely cut off from mainland California, forming what locals are calling “Big Sur Island.” Not one to be deterred by natural disasters, local outfitter Big Sur Adventures is making the best of the unfortunate situation with a new experience that gives travelers the rare opportunity to explore the temporary archipelago via …  More

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It’s been a long-discussed idea; could an F1 car really drive upside down – and we’re not talking about a loop-the-loop – we mean driving upside down for an extended period of time, thanks to the high levels of downforce created from its wings, underside and other aerodynamics?

In fact, the statement is even boasted about on the official F1 website, where they say:

“A modern Formula One car is capable of developing 3.5g – which is three and a half times its own weight – thanks to aerodynamic downforce. That means that, theoretically, at high speeds, they could drive upside down.”

This statement from a few year ago and so is an underestimation, as the 2017 rule changes have increase aerodynamic forces substantially.

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After a disappointing race in Rotorua, New Zealand, Curtis Keene and Jared Graves arrive in Tasmania, Australia to spend a week preparing. But despite their best efforts, unforeseen developments leave them adjusting strategies at the last minute.

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Skiing through summer

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