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Paul Wellman

Wheels & Waves


Wheels Make the World Go ’Round

Building British Classics, Remembering Vintage Races, Falling for a Dirt Bike, and More


Thursday, May 17, 2012

Whether you’re into saving the world by pedaling around town on two wheels or tallying up a monstrous carbon footprint by putting that pedal to your hot rod’s metal, we can all agree that wheels do indeed make the world go ’round. Just in time for this weekend’s Wheels and Waves (which takes over State Street with a cruise and car show), as well as CycleMAYnia (an entire month dedicated to the stylish sustainability of the bicycle), we’ve decided to reflect on that reality with this week’s issue. So read on now, and roll on later.

• Fred Dannenfelzer’s Amazing Races: The Bonneville Salt Flats’ Oldest and Fastest Man

• The Triumphs (and MGs and Austin-Healeys) of Moss Motors: How an Old Town Goleta Company Makes Collecting Classic British Sports Cars Possible

• Dirt-Bike Hippie: One 40-Year-Old Man Finally Realizes His Childhood Fantasy

• Car Talk with a Collector: Santa Barbara’s Mike Senzamici Discusses His Hobby, His Greyhound Bus, and Wheels and Waves

• Behind the Wheel at SBMA Photography Show Examines SoCal Car Culture

• Sprockethead Sign-Ups: Upcoming Events with CycleMAYnia and Santa Barbara Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers

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