2018 Honda Odyssey Elite: Minivan Swag for Minivan Dads

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Trust me when I say I didn’t mind the title of “minivan dad” over the holidays when we journeyed from Silver Spring, MD to Atco, NJ to spend the festive occasion with family and close friends back home. It’s a yearly tradition that convenes over 30 family members so you know the gift giving was a bit generous. Thankfully our testing of the 2018 Honda Odyssey Elite came at an opportune time for ultimate road trip convenience and comfort. Specifically, we needed special transport to secure four occupants and the 40+ gifts wrapped for family, friends, and a group of kids in need. No problem in the storage department! [Read more…]

All-new smart fortwo electric drive cabrio: pump-less, top-less and size-less!

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Vehicle sustainability is the most talked about subject matter in the transportation industry right now as it relates to preserving precious resources and stabilizing the health of Mother Earth. And it’s no small wonder that electric current is atop every automaker’s mind. With the smart fortwo electric drive cabrio consumers will receive the best of three worlds including a micro vehicle that can park virtually anywhere, a minuscule ride that lets you rejuvenate with the sun, and a miniature car empowered with plug-in energy. [Read more…]

Jeep Lifestyles with the all-new 2018 Wrangler

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

When all hell hits the fan it would be in your best interest to posses the keys to a Jeep, preferably the 2018 Wrangler. The goal is to get away swiftly and discretely in a 4×4 with the versatility to triumph any terrain that leads to salvation. That’s probably what the armed forces thought 75 years ago. As the story goes Willys-Overland’s beat out Bantam and Ford in 1941 as the principle supplier of the U.S. Army’s 1,500 go-anywhere and structurally rigid reconnaissance vehicles. Later the world would come to know this quintessential 4×4 as the Jeep. [Read more…]

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Experienced by Sekou Writes

My chauffeur scared me half to death during the pickup from LAX for the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross test drive. After I asked him how long it would take to drive to the hotel he volunteered some additional information. “You heard about the fires, right?” He was talking about the Skirball fires that had been raging across Ventura County and into Bel Air. “Well,” he continued, “all the hotel employees are wearing gas masks.” [Read more…]

2018 Washington, DC Auto Show Sizzle Video

The 2018 Washington, DC Auto Show is returning January 26 to February 4 and will feature more than 700 vehicles from 35 automakers including custom Kia Stingers, Nissan’s Star Wars Cars, the 3rd annual ART-of-Motion exhibit, a massive Jaguar Land Rover indoor driving course and much more. Stay tuned for the excitement! #AutomotiveRhythms #WAS18 #MyDCcool #ThrottleLife

3rd Annual South Jersey Holiday Football Classic and Toy Drive

It was an amazing day of unity at the 3rd Annual South Jersey Holiday Football Classic and Toy Drive with friends, family and Fit Fathers. We collected a cadre of toys for the kids and Toys For Tots and gave away $25 gift cards from Modell’s Sporting Goods for each donation. Thank you to those that participated and volunteered.  Our team is truly thankful!

    

2018 Hyundai Accent Sedan: Welcome to the Valley of Fire

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Using the electrifying atmosphere of the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada as a backdrop, Hyundai showcased a cadre of accessorized rides to entice showgoers with their diverse vehicle platforms. The fire and fury from the collection of impressive customs included a 271-horsepower i30 N performance car and the indomitable Santa Fe Sport Moab Edition with 100 additional horses under the hood. After the noise died down round two of the SEMA excursion kicked off to incorporate a daylong test drive in the Valley of Fire with the 2018 Hyundai Accent which is now in its 5th generation. [Read more…]

Vegan Pro: Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard Goes Plant-Based

More and more professional athletes are shattering the myth that only animal proteins can fuel performance. Even if you’re a weekend warrior many pros have gone vegan or vegetarian and witnessed great results on Game Day! WatchNBA point guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers break down his reasonings.

Disney Cruise Line Returns to Popular Tropical Ports

In early 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations on a variety of itineraries, including an expanded two-month season from San Diego to the sun-drenched Baja and Mexican Riviera. A host of options to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida ports, plus cruises to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan, Puerto Rico, take Disney Cruise Line guests to visit timeless tropical locales and experience endless amounts of Disney magic.

From January to May, all cruises departing from Florida feature a stop at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island paradise reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests. The award-winning island is a pristine Bahamian oasis boasting clear turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, world-class recreation and signature Disney hospitality.

Bookings open to the public on Nov. 2, 2017. More details on 2019 itineraries can be found on the Ports and Itineraries for 2019 page of disneycruise.com. [Read more…]

6 Things Every Mountain Biker Should Know About Their Bike, GMBN

Although Mountain Bike maintenance can be simple at times, there are a few simple tricks that everyone should know about their bike. Some of these even experienced mechanics can forget sometimes… Subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe [Read more…]