500 miles from home, in an arid valley on the outskirts of Death Valley, with only the Joshua Trees and insects to keep me company, I found myself in a different state of mind. It was one of those rare moments of zen. Enlightened, I quickly grabbed the notebook from my backpack and began frantically scribbling the words you’re about to read.
Archives for May 2012
Can you respect someone you don’t trust? Can you trust someone you don’t respect? Maybe these two go hand-in-hand. How important are they to you, gearhead? [Read more…]
Here at Gearbox Magazine, we believe the things we have in common as gearheads are what empowers us to make the most from our differences. We tend to stick to our own kind – platforms, we’re all specialists, after all – but I wanted to see how our perspectives looked when taken to task. Since I cut my teeth in the DSM community, I decided to see how three DSMers in three different communities would answer the same question. [Read more…]
At least, that’s what my good friend “Moose” tells me. By that token, a dirty garage is a sign of automotive righteousness. Which would make Moose one of the most pious gearheads I know, as I’ve never seen an actual vehicle in his garage. This mantra ran through my head over the weekend as I set about finally cleaning up my garage. [Read more…]
We believe it’s so important to meet our fellow gearheads around the world, we’re blowing our race car build fund on ten days in northern Europe! And, because we’ve done this before and had such a great time doing it, we wanted to give you a look at what we’ve got planned so far, in the hopes that it might help YOU plan a trip to another part of the world to party with your international gearhead friends. [Read more…]