This next car might be right for you, if you’ve ever thought that you needed a car in your life that needs a bike lock to be used as an anti-theft device. Or maybe you enjoy the thrill of 25 miles-per-hour with your foot to the floor as you are passed by kids on powered electric bikes (those things are a menace on the sidewalks of beach communities these days!). But if you are in the market for a micro-car — it don’t get much cheaper than this. Find this 1987 Cushman Vanster offered for $800 in San Francisco, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
I don’t mean to be morbid, but there is probably a good reason why someone who makes tombstones for a living would want to sell two vehicles that guarantee death in even the smallest of fender benders. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying you shouldn’t buy a King Midget or a Cushman Eagle…but just be aware that you might want to make a deposit on a tombstone…you know, beat the rush. Find this 1965 King Midget & 1958 Cushman Eagle offered for $13,900 in Arcanum, OH via eBay.
When I say motor scooter, you probably imagine a European (probably Italian) step through scooter, ideally with Audrey Hepburn driving it. The American scooter manufacturer Cushman had a distinctly American take on the scooter, which of course, looked like a miniaturized Harley. Find this 1963 Cushman Super Silver Eagle for sale on Vancouver Island, Canada for […]
Growing up, I remember hearing the phrase “Real rednecks don’t have hunting trucks, they have hunting Luminas”. Applying that logic, this Cushman went from killing peoples afternoons with parking tickets to killing critters in the woods of North Carolina via some redneck’s creative direction. Rest assured that if you’re hunting out of a 2WD Cushman, […]
Television creatives in the 21st century have lost their mojo, and the current trend is to create remakes or reboots of classic, successful shows — perhaps with a twist. Change ethnicity or gender of the lead characters (compared to the original whitewashed 50s/60s versions…) and you’ve got instant gold. Imagine if you rebooted the original […]
The US Postal Service has no official creed or motto, but inscribed on the James A. Farley Post Office Building in Midtown Manhattan is the following excerpt from Herodotus’ Histories in reference to the Persian mounted postal deliverymen: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion […]