All posts tagged "Nov-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    A Muscular Return

    I hated to give it back. I borrowed an orange 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 version from Dodge for a test drive. It’s a retro-look, thoroughly modern version of the two-door “Pony Car” sensation first introduced in 1970....

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Iowa's Big Game

    The soft patter of rain on the roof of my pop-up blind might have lulled me into a slumber if it wasn’t for the deer 50 yards in front of me. I was guarding the edge of...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Color Me Safe

    With safety belt use mandatory in most states and a federal requirement for commercial vehicle drivers, it’s surprising that so many truckers still refuse to buckle up. Many companies are taking steps to encourage use. Take the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Sanction
    By Eric Van Lustbader
    Read by Jeremy Davidson
    15 CDs  18 hours$49.98
    It’s another twisty tale of identity confusion with the unflappable Jason Bourne, former intelligence agent, chasing down bad guys. And...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Terms of Use

    As 2010 draws closer, there is ever more discussion about the issues, technology and products coming into the marketplace to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s more stringent diesel emission standards. These new regulations will dramatically reduce...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Shop Talk

    In the Bag
    For Green Gals
    Made from recycled truck tires, these handbags are both durable and cruelty-free. And they’re hot in Hollywood, too: celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Daniel Day Lewis snatched them up at the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Keep It Clean

    If only all cleaning were this fun. Artist Paul “Moose” Curtis has been making waves in his native U.K. for years by using water and cleaning solution to paint designs on dirty city surfaces. His “reverse graffiti”...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    What a Year

    Two thousand and eight will be a year that will be hard to forget. Record fuel prices, an economic downturn in the U.S., a global banking crisis, two ongoing foreign wars and a difficult hurricane season that...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Real World

    It’s Saturday afternoon in Nashville, and in a few hours the Grand Ole Opry radio show will begin. Right now there are lights and sound to be tested, songs to be rehearsed. Flanked by members of his...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    C'mon Feel the Noise

    Tucked inside the cab of a truck, windows closed, stereo blasting, Bluetooth plugged in one ear, keeping an eye on the traffic ahead, it’s a cozy little self-contained world. Too often blaring sirens fail to break through...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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