Just How Quick Are Roller Coasters

> WE LUG OUR VBOX TEST GEAR TO OHIO'S CEDAR POINT AMUSEMENT PARK TO FIND OUT. Ever take a ride on a roller coaster and ask yourself, mid-scream, I wonder how many g's I'm pulling Us, too. Which is why we set about scoring solo time on two heart-stopping roller coasters at Cedar Point, the outrageous-rides park in Sandusky, Ohio, to record their performance with our Racelogic VBOX test equipment. With the unit's GPS antenna expertly duct-taped to a car of the Millennium Force, and us clutching...

The Nerdchic Ford Transit Connect Ferries A Vintage Motorbike 1000 Miles Back To New York

ByANDREW WENDLER photography by DANIEL BYRNE AND ___ ' ESTHER MONTORO www.journal-plaza.net & www.freedowns.net Xt's 6 45 a.m., and I'm lying semiconscious atop a slowly deflating air mattress in the rear of a Ford Transit Con-nectXLT. Randomly dispersed chemical solventsbegin to fill the air, my bedding's nightly metamorphosis from cozy, Bibendum-like berth to flaccid, sub-institutional-grade trundle almost complete. I may be living in a van, but where the oft-quoted punch line finds a...