Crankshaft Culture Gear Garage: AeroPress Coffee Maker Comparison

AeroPress Comparison

Coffee is a daily ritual for me both at home and while traveling. Most mornings, whether at my house or on the road, I use an AeroPress coffee maker, the oldest I got in 2015. They make damn good coffee, are a cinch to clean, and are easy to travel with. Mine have been with me to Canada, Mexico, and Iceland (twice) not to mention multiple states. My only complaint? they don’t make enough coffee. Apparently, I wasn’t the only person who felt this way as AeroPress recently released the AeroPress XL which makes significantly more coffee than before. So what’s the difference between the AeroPress XL, the classic AeroPress, and the travel-ready AeroPress Go? Well, I made an AeroPress comparison video.

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Opinion: ’80s and ’90s Style Is In, But What’s Ugly Then Is Still Ugly Now

Mitsubishi L400 Delica action

Style and trends are a funny thing. There’s always this desire for retro, whether we’re talking clothes, music, or automotive styling. Currently, ’80s and ’90s style is in, and the nostalgia can hit hard. Heck, we own three 1990s Mitsubishis. But some people are making caricatures of these retro rides, going way overboard—even more overboard…

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2023 NW Overland Rally: Trophy Challenge

Each year, a host of attendees at the NW Overland Rally in Plain, Washington participate in the Trophy Challenge. This is a lighthearted competition that mixes semi-precision driving and Nerf gun shooting! Go too fast, get disqualified. But if you complete the course above the set time and shoot some cups with the Nerf gun, you could be crowned the winner! I put together this video from the 2023 NW Overland Rally Trophy Challenge for you, so enjoy!

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Adding a Light Bar, Lights, and Armor to our 2022 Subaru Crosstrek

Our goal with our Crosstrek was to add just a bit more capability to it. We want to hop in it and go pretty much anywhere we want (within reason). So after we added the 15×7 Reika Seeker wheels and 215/75/15 BFGoodrich KO2 tires, we added a light bar, lights, and armor to our 2022 Subaru Crosstrek. You can see how we did this in our Subaru Crosstrek video above.

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