Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

Fire on the Mountain

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

It’s a Hot Time at Diesels on the Mountain 2011

If there is such a thing as the Olympics of diesel performance, then the “Diesels on the Mountain” weekend seems to come closest to it. There are three separate events (sled pull, dyno and drags) held at three separate venues that encompass three different disciplines. All have a winner and a bunch of also-rans.

While not all competitors attended each event, they could have, and many did. There were guys flogging their diesel-powered trucks at the sled pulls and tripping the lights at the drags. In between, they were strapping them to the ATS dyno and wringing out every last bit of horsepower they could. (more…)

ATS Diesels On The Mountain 2010

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Marine One-For Love of Country, Family and Diesel

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Marine One

For Love of Country, Family and Diesel

By Kevin Wilson

Photography: Kevin Wilson

The Few. The Proud. The Marines. We’ve all heard the recruiting slogans and have seen the commercials, but how many of us actually know a marine? They come from all across the country and in civilian life, they were just the kid who grew up next door. Chances are you’ve run into a marine in your travels. Tack-sharp uniform; spit-shined shoes; waiting at the airport to get on a plane to who knows where. Makes you wonder, “Are they flying home to loved ones or heading into harm’s way?” Many of us make it a point to shake that soldier’s hand and thank him for his service, or buy him a cup of coffee or breakfast anonymously.