2009 Yamaha FZ6 Fazer: MUH FREEDOM MACHINE Review

In most people's minds, motorcycles fall into two general and broad categories: big heavy cruisers chewing up dry pavement over hundreds of miles at a time (or bikes that pretend to) and small, lithe sport bikes hitting hundreds of MPH in the blink of an eye (or bikes that pretend to). The bikes that fall somewhere or… » 10/13/14 2:04pm 10/13/14 2:04pm

My Day on a Gas-Powered Drift Trike: Like Being a Kid Again, But Better

No grown-up vehicle can match the thrill you felt as a kid on your Big Wheel. Cars and motorcycles are fun, but at day's end they're serious machines. Recapturing that unbridled euphoria requires a dedicated device. And the SFD Industries Drift Trike is the three-wheeled, gas-powered tool for the job. » 10/02/14 3:16pm 10/02/14 3:16pm

Oppo Review: 1996 Ford Fiesta: Cheap Thrill That Hates Passengers

The Ford Fiesta, Now in its 6th generation, is pretty much now known by enthusiasts for its snappy ST trim and blitzing performance in a small package worldwide, things weren't always so freakishly quick. The 4th generation model from 1995-98 was none of those things, and had no option for a "go fast" trim, you Bought… » 9/23/14 8:50pm 9/23/14 8:50pm

September 16th PHOTOGRAPHY review!! Many awesome shots!!

To start off this week's review I must say, WOW! It has been crazy busy on the blog with all the new theme days. TONS of great content and fantastic pictures have been posted from many commenters new and regular. Ferra-Fri-day seems to be a HUGE hit! Also, with the new LALD Instagram account we can share the… » 9/17/14 9:33am 9/17/14 9:33am

Off-Road Review: iOttie One Touch 2

Whether you use it to stream music, get directions, or find the nearest restaurant, the phone has managed to become an integral part of the vehicle. For an overlander, the most common use for portable electronic devices is GPS and topographical maps. Normally, for an application such as this, the words "suction cup"… » 9/12/14 11:16am 9/12/14 11:16am

August 3rd PHOTOGRAPHY review!

Hello LALDers and welcome to another installment of the weekly photography review! It has been a very busy week for me so I haven't been able to participate as much as I wanted to. The review is helping me catch up on all the great posts from the week so I hope that it does the same for you! Now, onto all that is… » 9/03/14 10:53am 9/03/14 10:53am

2014 BMW M235i: The Oppositelock Review

There's something special about finding the perfect recipe. A turbocharged straight-six engine, with rear-wheel-drive and a near-perfect weight distribution is definitely a good place to start. With that cliché done, I can tell you that the BMW M235i is a five-star meal. This is certainly an evolution of what you love. » 8/30/14 10:30pm 8/30/14 10:30pm

2011 Z4 sDrive30i M Sport: The Oppositelock Review

The N52-powered E89 with the M Sport package and manual transmission is an interesting combination of new and old in a rather often overlooked roadster: the second generation of BMW's sports car. It has electric steering, an electric parking brake, a ridiculous name, and drive-by-wire. It's also RWD, has defeatable… » 8/30/14 11:05am 8/30/14 11:05am

2014 Publix Shopping Cart: The Oppositelock Review

People say that hot dogs, apple pie, and cold beer are true American staples. But, how do you get these items from their respective spot in the grocery store to the checkout line and eventually your car? You need one of these. A true symbol of America (even if it is technically made from bits from China). Here is the… » 8/26/14 6:43am 8/26/14 6:43am