Ridge soaring with a Paraglider on Gas Works Park

There’s not a lot of upward winds on the tiny mound that is Gas Works Park. But it’s windy enough that this guy might be on the something. He is able to inflate the glider, get stable, but every time he tries to lift off it finally drops back down. Ridge soaring on Gas Works Park. Can it be done? …

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The autosock, an easier, reliable, better replacement for tire chains

It’s always nice to use a product that manages to reimagine a product category and surpasses it. WA state finally made Autosocks legal in 2012 and my wife and I were the first in line to get these. You can put them on in seconds with no effort, tightening, retightening etc needed. They work just as well as chains. You …