For our 200th episode, we wanted to send host Jonathon Buckley where no Translogic host had gone before. And while it isn't technically the final frontier, a Zero-G flight and astronaut training at the National Aerospace Training and Research center got us closer to the stars than ever before.
Racing enthusiasts know go karts are much more than a toy. Karting serves as the entry to open-wheel racing, and go karts have helped countless drivers get their start. But these aren't just any karts. Richard Hilleman and his Rattlesnake Electric Sports race team are helping to pioneering electric karting.
Translogic host Jonathon Buckley spent a few days getting to know the all-new 2016 Toyota Prius, filming his impressions along the way. Now in its fourth generation, the popular hybrid receives upgrades in efficiency, driving dynamics, and styling. But will it be enough to win over our host?
The Virtue Pedalist aims to combine the best of the bike and trike world to create the ultimate green commuter. With the e-assist of an electric bike, the stability of a tricycle, the storage of a cargo bike, and the aerodynamic enclosure of a velomobile, the Virtue Pedalist offers a little bit of everything.
Translogic heads to the Motor City for some head-to-head racing, only these vehicles have four motors and fly through the air. Detroit Drone hosts first-person view, or FPV, races for multicopter enthusiasts throughout the area. Watch as Translogic host Jonathon Buckley pops on a headset and takes the controls of his own drone for a high-speed race around Detroit's Russell Industrial Center.
Translogic heads to St. Cloud, MN to hit the dirt bike trails with X Games champion "Monster" Mike Schultz. In 2008, Schultz had a snowmobiling accident that required the amputation of his left leg. Now, as president of BioDapt he's developed the Moto Knee, a prosthetic leg specifically designed for extreme sports performance.
- Jonathon Buckley
- Creator/Executive Producer
- Adam Morath
- Matt Wood
- Director of Photography
- Tomi Skarica