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Category Archive: HISTORIC, RACING & ACTION, ROAD TRIPS

Video: Chad And The Route2Media Gang Cruise Through Utah With Roy Brizio And Friends.

Day one of the Rodfather Goodguys Cruise was super bitchin. Some of the coolest hot rods around are cruising cross country from Bonneville to Indy and we are covering all the action. Wix Filters was...

Road Trip! Photos and Video: The Rodfather Tour Has Officially Started!

We’ve spent the last two days cruising from Pleasanton, California to Wendover, Utah for the start of the Goodguys Rodfather Tour, but today was the official start. And where better to start a...

Video: Hot Rodding Is About Friends, Driving, and Fun… More From The Rodfather Tour

The Rodfather Tour left Pleasanton California on Wednesday morning and ended up in Reno, Nevada for the night. We hooked up with a bunch of the gang, including Andy Brizio himself, in the bar where...

Video: We’re On The Goodguys Rodfather Tour With Andy Brizio And Friends

Andy “The Rodfather” Brizio is one of the icons of all that is hot rodding. And his mantra has always been that trailering them sucks, but driving them is bitchin. This year he told Gary...

Drag Week Update: Nuclear Drag War in Oklahoma – Larson, Lutz, Barry All Crest 200mph!

Let it be known, Monday was the quickest and fastest Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week competition day in the history of the event, which is now in its eighth running. Three cars crested the two hundred...

Roadside Find Gallery: Moyock Muscle Cars – Moyock, North Carolina – Lots of Neat Projects For Sale!

While on a recent road trip through the Carolinas, my mother and father in law happened upon a pretty neat place in the town of Moyock, North Carolina. At first blush it looks to be a classic car...

Father and Son Power Tour Adventures: Ridetech Style…With Photos!

For Hot Rod Power Tour 2012, Ridetech Grand Poobah, Bret Voelkel is enjoying the sites and sounds of Hot Rods cruising across America with his 12 year old son Andy. We’ll be bringing you...

Power Tour Adventure Blog Update: The Valiant is Retired But the Edsel Wagon Keeps on Keeping On! Plus Free Stuff For BS Power Tourers!

(Words and photos by Matt Graves) –  Well our 5-speed install on the Edsel worked out flawlessly. We drove up to Detroit with about 3 hours of sleep. Other than a crappy suspension and back...

BangShifter Road Trip Coverage: The Car Craft Anti-Tour Experience of Randal Burns (w/Galleries!)

(Words and Photos by Randal Burns) – Some of you may have been following my Thunderbird drama in prep for the Car Craft Anti-Tour on the forums earlier this month. I was getting the car cleaned...

Traditional Hot Rod Gallery: The 2012 Austin Speed Shop Bonnie and Clyde Reliability Run

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When our man Charles Wickam told us that he was going to catch a ride up to Austin and check out a killer event at Jesse James’s Austin Speed Shop we were...

Grunt Force Trauma: The Recovery of Project Brutus – Our 1968 Chevy C50 Wrecker!

Well, I can check the bucket list box that reads, “buy an old heap sight unseen, show up and drive it home 500 miles,” now. The mission to go out and get Brutus, the newest addition to...

UPDATE: We Made It! A Quick Update on the Successful Completion of Our 500-mile, 6-MPG Road Trip!

By the time you see this, my wife and I should be an hour or two into a seven hour trek to Salmanca, NY to pick up BangShift’s newest piece of project iron, a 1968 C50 Chevy tow truck...

Barnstormin’: A Banzai Road Trip to Maine for Food, Fun, and Cars!

Back in early July, Chad went on a quick and fun road trip with the guys from Route 2 Media. They saw a bunch of neat stuff, scarfed down some great road food, and generally laughed themselves silly....

RoadTrip! Follow BangShiftChad’s adventure to Goodguys Columbus!

Here at BangShift.com we never miss a chance for a good roadtrip, and hate cruising blindly down the interstate missing all that middle America has to offer. So in the spirit of fun and adventure we...