A 1975 Cadillac Model 75 Superior Crown Sovereign Landaulette Three-Way Coach named “Valentine”

Valentine

SCARY!    BOO!    I’M  PETRIFIED!

Folks, that just might be the longest car title in the history here at “It Rolls.”  That’s probably fitting, since this may be the longest car ever featured here as well. Continue reading

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The Natchez Trace Parkway at Highway 96 West

NTP Bridge aerial

Just southwest of Nashville, Tennessee, lies the Northern Terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway.  And about 8.7 miles down the Trace, where it crosses Highway 96 West, sits this amazing structure.  This intersection also happens to be the first exit after you enter the 444-mile-long Parkway.

Here we are looking East toward Franklin, Tennessee; Google Maps shows a nice picture of it.  And as one indication of the magnificent scenery here, the view from the bridge won me a Car and Driver10 Best Straightaways Contest Winner” sweatshirt and some ink in the January, 2000 issue. Continue reading

2013-2014 Honda CBR600RR HRC

600RR frontWe just have a few weeks of nice riding weather left this year, so l thought l’d reflect on what l think is a motorcycle masterpiece.

To quote Honda, “And for 2013 the best just got a whole lot better.  We’ve given the CBR600RR some major updates, including new 12-spoke wheels, revised ECU settings, and a fine-tuned ram-air system to increase torque.  Best of all, the CBR600RR gets a new “Big Piston” fork and retuned rear shock. Continue reading