Big Bear, Ca March 11, 2011 12:30 pm -  A Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey paid a visit to the Big Bear City Airport today.  It is an American multi-mission, military, tiltrotor aircraft with both a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability, as described by Wikipedia. it is designed to combine the functionality … [Read more...]


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Big Bear City, CA, August 20, 2010, 5:00 pm - Owner/Pilot Bob DeFord tells K-Bear that this Spitfire replica took 8 years to complete and that each part was made by hand consuming a great deal of time, energy and money, but he added it was a lot cheaper than buying the original WWII British fighter.  After his short visit to Big Bear he took … [Read more...]

The 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance


The 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will pay tribute to all that is Alfa Romeo, celebrating the centennial of the Italian auto manufacturer founded as Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili. The Sunday, August 15 gathering along Carmel Bay will showcase vehicles ranging from a 1910 A.L.F.A. 24 HP to the just-unveiled Alfa Romeo Pandion show … [Read more...]

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Long Beach Grand Prix overhead

    Long Beach in the spring and you can smell the race fuel and rubber in the air.  Tax time is behind us so shift gears to the streets of Long Beach just like Helio Castroneves did after beating tax evasion charges.  Open wheel cars are the main attraction during Grand Prix weekend April 16 17 and 18, with Indycar center stage … [Read more...]

Daredevils, Pyrotechnicians and FX TV at Big Bear Choppers This Week

You may have seen some motorcycles ripping it up in front of Big Bear Choppers this week. As it turns out, special segments for the FX Network’s “DVD on TV” are being film in Big Bear Choppers’ parking lot on Fox Farm Road in Big Bear Lake. The special segments, which also include “DVD on TV” hosts Dave Holmes and Jennifer Lothrop, were … [Read more...]

Sam Cabiglio of Big Bear City Recognized For His Porsche Expertise

Sam Cabiglio, Jerry Seinfield, Hurley Haywood at the 2009 Rolex Historic Races in Monterey

Sam Cabiglio of Big Bear City, California is an expert on many thing’s that are related to automobiles, but what makes him very special is his connection and knowledge of Porsche and Porsche racing history.  Check out the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Porsche Video with Sam Cabiglio. Besides being a collector of  sports cars and collector … [Read more...]

Wings Over Big Bear Air Fair 2009 Thrilling and Popular Aircraft and Car Show

Piper Arrow Show Stopper Gear Up Landing

The weather was perfect and the large crowds of over 7000 attendees were entertained with a great collection of vintage and modern aircraft at the Wings over Big Bear Air Fair.  The vintage lineup included the folding wing F4U Corsair, B-25 Mitchell, P 38 Lighting, P-40 Warhawk and a P-51 Mustang, all from the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino.  … [Read more...]

Car Enthusiasts Call Monterey and Laguna Seca Home Every August

Rolex Historic Races honor Porsche's 60th BirthdayCar enthusiasts descend on Monterey, California for the annual Auto week, August 10th to the 16th. this year.  Events include the Monterey Historic Races at Laguna Seca and the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach plus many other car events and car auctions.  For more information check … [Read more...]