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Audi RS 6 Avant to make US debut at Malibu Cars & Coffee

Audi RS 6 Avant to make US debut at Malibu Cars & Coffee

Audi of America gives fans and customers first opportunity to see long-awaited RS 6 Avant Power and performance meet practical design; RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality RS 6 Avant will arrive in the U.S. in 2020; will be available for customer orders next year HERNDON, VA., November 7, 2019 – The all-new Audi RS 6 Avant will make its U.S. debut on Sunday, November 10th in Malibu, California at the bi-weekly Cars & Coffee event. Representing the iconic enthusiast’s car, delivering maximum performance, quattro® all-wheel drive and stunning design, the unobtainable RS 6 Avant has...

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All-new Audi RS Q8 makes global debut at Los Angeles International Auto Show

All-new Audi RS Q8 makes global debut at Los Angeles International Auto Show

All-new RS Q8 is the first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe Audi RS Q8 is fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 – The all-new Audi RS Q8 will make its global debut today at the 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The Audi RS Q8 combines the genes of a high-performance RS model with the practicality of an SUV and the dynamic design of an Audi...

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Mike Hone
Getting Dusty and Dirty at Rebecca's Private Idaho

Getting Dusty and Dirty at Rebecca's Private Idaho

As the road season was coming to a close, a group of riders from Seattle decided to go and ride the Rebecca's Private Idaho (RPI) in Ketchum, Idaho. I love this place so much. I actually lived in Ketchum back in 1997 where I learnt to bike race. So it was great to go back to my old stomping grounds we a great group of friends to ride some gravel. I definitely wasn't in form as I had come off my bike 6 weeks earlier at 35 mph and broke 6 ribs. So my preparation was not very good to...

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Time for the Beast... The Maratona Gran Fondo

Time for the Beast... The Maratona Gran Fondo

The day was upon us that we all have been waiting for. To summit 7 passes and do nearly 15,000ft of climbing. We had pre ridden the course on a few of the climbs so we knew a little of what to expect. With 9,000 riders it was a slow start for those back at end of the start. A few guys were lucky to stage up front as they paid a little more to get a better place :) The day was amazing and also very challenging but all the guys finished with respectable times and no one crashed...

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