Deus Ex Machina is a custom motorcycle and lifestyle brand launched by Australian surfers. Seen here is their "Red Pill" bike, built by Jeremy Tagand. The bike is based on a Kawasaki W650 that's been re-engineered from the re-jetted carbs all the way to the quick-release surfboard racks. I wish I knew how to surf. And ride a motorcyle.
Deux Ex Machina: The Red Pill (via Uncrate)
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On Saturday, Elinor Dempsey, 54, was surfing Morro Strand State Beach near San Luis Obispo, California when she noticed a great white shark approaching her. Read the rest
Street artist Hula paddles out to a secluded surface with supplies perched on his board, then paints an evocative mural in this lovely video
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Xeni speaks with the stars of Love & Mercy about the music and magic inside Brian Wilson's mind. Directed by Bill Pohlad with a score by Atticus Ross, the film opens Friday, June 5, 2015.
Paige Alms may have caught the greatest big wave barrel ever by a female surfer, thanks to unusual wave angle and nearly nonexistent breeze.
Pitted. So pitted. (Directed by Chris Bryan.) Read the rest
This mesmerizing drone footage by Paul "The Bird" Borrud is like a 5-minute vacation. Perfect waves. Perfect locale. Perfect song (Mapusa). Below, some stills. Read the rest
My 17yo niece Katie Graef
cruised the halls of the 2013 Surf Expo
in Florida this week, and spotted two particularly Boing-y items: Above and below, boards shaped by Ricky Carroll and airbrushed by Josh DelRocco, of rickycarrollsurfboards.com
. R2D2 and The Walking Dead.
Oh, and Katie also spotted a bulldog on a skateboard.
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Karl Urban, who plays Leonard McCoy in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movies, promised Comic Con attendees that he'd show them new footage from the set of the wrapped sequel. But first: surfing. And a Judge Dredd teaser poster. Sorry, Cumberbitches. No Urban-spoilers today. (via Geeks of Doom) Read the rest