Several outlets are reporting the death is a probable suicide. Miura was famous as an X Games competitor, very talented BMX rider, and for a time a Subaru rally driver.
Hot Wheels has chosen the Hyundai Veloster as the chariot of choice for the company's most recent stunt video. Team Blue is tasked with pulling off a tricky wall ride with mixed success, leading the head of Team Hot Wheels to turn to BMX guru Aaron Ross to show them how it's done. Ross executes the move without so much as breaking a sweat, and with the help of some special tires (and a little computer-generated animation) Team Blue quickly follows suit.
Toyota tucked its Yaris B-Spec Club Racer amongst a flotilla of pickups at SEMA 2011. The slammed hatch is set to compete in the SCCA B-Spec class with BMX guru Jamie Bestwick behind the wheel. The race-ready Yaris was built by SportsCar Magazine and features a stripped-out interior and an Autopower Industries eight-point SCCA roll cage for less weight and greater driver safety. OMP supplied the complete fire suppression system as well as a six-point racing harness and a WRC-style steering wheel
The Segway is often derided for being an over-complex method of transportation. We can see the argument, considering that a bike or an e-bike would provide nearly all of the same capabilities for much less money... but the Segway is still cool and appeals to our geeky sides. That said, the video pasted after the break shows that there's plenty of fun to be had on a Segway, and it also proves the point that people are intrinsically interested in the self-balancing machine. The BMX rider in the sc