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Lowrider Magazine, which started in 1977 to represent the lowriding lifestyle, is the best-selling automotive publication on the newsstand, surpassing such automotive icons as Car and Driver, Sport Truck and Hot Rod, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Since then, lowriders began installing hydraulics so that a car that seems to be only two or three inches of the ground can be raised to eight or 10 inches to go over curbs, railroad tracks or past a police car.
Lowriders that are lifted with hydraulics usually have separate systems for the front and the back, each running off two or three batteries kept in the trunk of the car.
www.journalism.sfsu.edu /www/pubs/prism/nov97/P2.lowrider.html   (1254 words)

 Lowrider Bicycle History - Lowrider Bicycle Magazine
Although California was the hub of lowriding and the source for all of the early covers, eventually the lowrider bike craze spread to other States and everybody began wondering what would be the first out of state cover bike.
This was the beginning for more usage of lowrider bikes in commercials, as the industry loved the lifestyle involved with the bikes and wanted to capitalize on the hot youth trend.
Lowrider bike history goes back years before LRB, but we wanted to show you a few images courtesy of Armando Avila, who took the time to scan some images from his own collection.
www.lowriderbike.com /bike_features/03lrbsum_lowrider_bicycle_history   (1499 words)

 Lowrider Summary
Lowriders are very often classic cars from the 1950s which rode low to begin with, although large numbers of 1940s and 1960s cars are also so modified, and to a lesser degree newer vehicles.
Lowriders traditionally feature small (to be able to tuck beneath the wheelwell and allow the lowest ride height), gold or chrome spoke wheels with or without knockoffs and whitewall tires.
Lowriders were originally unique to Chicano culture, but have since become common to urban youth culture in general.
www.bookrags.com /Lowrider   (1557 words)

 GameStats: Lowrider Cheats, Reviews, News
Lowrider simulates the American phenomenon of lowriding by putting into the gamers' hands the ability to purchase and upgrade cars, install major hydraulics and choose or create detailed artistry to compete against other vehicles in hops, dances and cruise shows.
Lowrider enables single and multi-players to compete in tournament and street events in five U.S. cities.
Lowrider offers an exciting lowriding experience with more than 20 customizable vehicles, 18 categories of car upgrades, and a custom paint tool for personalized hood ornamentation.
www.gamestats.com /objects/499/499719   (380 words)

 Smiley's lowrider
According to lowrider folklore, the pachucos—second-generation Mexican Americans in California who were into zoot suits and jazz—bought used cars and lowered them by adding weight to the trunks.
With Lowrider Magazine, “they validated the language and style of the barrios, and made it possible for lowriders to talk with each other on a national scale,” says Chappell.
Lowrider style continues to develop: more money is spent on the interiors, including installing the latest audio and video technology.
barstow.xaper.com /lowrider.html   (555 words)

 eBay - Lowrider
A lowrider is a vehicle with a modified suspension system that lets it ride as low to the ground as possible.
Lowriders are mostly classic cars from the 1950’s which already rode low.
Lowriders are often custom vehicles designed to look flashy with expensive custom paintjobs.
popular.ebay.com /ns/Other_Vehicles/Lowrider.html   (303 words)

Today, Lowrider magazine continues to be the driving force behind the Lowrider industry growth as well as the leading authority in the industry trends.
Lowrider magazine's dedication to the Lowrider industry has earned itself the dominant position it holds among its industry and non-industry competitors.
Being the only ABC audited Lowrider industry titles, Lowrider magazine has increased 34.1% in total circulation since June 1994.
www.primedia.com /divisions/enthusiastmedia/lowridermagazine   (143 words)

 IGN: Lowrider Review
Sure, you may not have the urge to buy an old car and trick it out with hundreds of thousands of dollars in upgrades so you can then enter it in a competition and bash the bejeezus out of it, but now there's a rough simulation of it.
A pretty minimal excuse for a game, but it is still the only lowrider game out there and for that it deserves at least some attention.
Lowrider is a funky minigame that somehow became a game in and of itself.
ps2.ign.com /articles/442/442196p1.html   (948 words)

 Lowrider Reviews for the Playstation 2 (GameTab)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The first video game of its kind, Lowrider simulates the American phenomenon of lowriding - sprucing up cars, lowering the floor to the legal limit, and outfitting them with major hydraulics, booming sound systems, and detailed artistry to compete against other vehicles in hops, dances and cruise shows.
Lowrider offers an authentic experience with 18 different vehicles, 18 categories of car upgrades, and a custom paint tool for personalized hood ornamentation.
"Lowrider is one of those unique ideas that never should've been made into a game.
www.gametab.com /ps2/lowrider/2176   (227 words)

 The Lowrider History - Hispanic Culture
When these cast off cars came into the hands of the Chicanos, many of whom were closely tied to their Mexican roots, they began, as all Hispanics are apt to do, to define themselves and make an unintentional statement to the world.
The Lowrider may have been born from a humble beginning but it is of no doubt gained a position of royalty as the King of Cars and master of the road.
The Lowrider history is fascinating and inspiring, but that is only because of the people who it is really about.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art39902.asp   (1390 words)

 Lowrider.com - Home to the Lowrider Community
"Lowriding is not just a sport, it is an art form, a way for individuals to express their views, beliefs, and religions.
You can find Lowriders all around the world, from the streets of New York to the Islands of Japan.
Lowriders can be found anywhere that someone young or old has the will and the way to create something from one's imagination." - By Randy Mingo
www.lowrider.com   (151 words)

Y en eventos como la presentacin de tarab, dnde Lowrider hace su primera aparicin formal.
Lowrider es bsicamente un proyecto de experimentacin y produccin musical sin perder la base de la tornamesa, es decir de la pista de baile.
Avocado a sonidos ms deep electro y minimales, Lowrider es la necesidad de mostrar lo que el house tiene que dar ms all de prejuicios y fronteras, al final siempre alrededor del house.
www.myspace.com /lowriderspace   (879 words)

 Lowrider Bikes: A Way of Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Attention to detail and exquisite workmanship bring out the finest in the Lowriding community and demonstrate their commitment to the art form.
"A Lowrider bike is a bike modified to enhance a low profile," explains Bobby Herrera, one of the owners of Ajo Bikes on South 12th.
"My dream Lowrider bike would be an all gold three wheeler with a mural of a joker on the back and graphics everywhere," says Andres West, an 8th grade student at Wakefield and a member of Raza Unida.
www.azstarnet.com /public/packages/Wakefield/wake12.htm   (529 words)

 Amazon.com: Lowrider: Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
For the few of you not familiar, lowriders are modified classic cars equipped with hydraulic suspension systems that allow drivers to make their vehicle hop with switches (for further information, see any number of early ‘90s gangsta rap videos).
Lowrider does allow you to bling up your ride to the point where Funkmaster Flex would drive it, but he'd have to do so outside this title – because you don't drive.
Lowrider is a game I have been waiting a long time for.
www.amazon.com /Jaleco-Lowrider/dp/B000092W8U   (1321 words)

 Lowrider for PS2 - Lowrider Playstation 2 - Lowrider PS2 Game
Despite its lack of polish or depth in just about every facet of its execution, Lowrider has a lot of heart and is notable for at least trying something new.
Lowrider is a very odd game that could have used some extra polish.
Posted Feb 18, 2006 3:44 am PT Tell the world what you think of Lowrider.
www.gamespot.com /ps2/puzzle/lowrider/index.html   (208 words)

 Lowrider Lingo
Now we’ve got www.lowriderjunction.com as a place where lowriders go to create works of art, to share ideas, to gain the knowledge to make the best lowrider bike you can make.
In case of a tie, Robert (lrj3810@aol.com) has the final say because he is the big man of campus.
Put your lowrider bike on permanent display in your living room and start a new lowrider bike.
www.lowriderjunction.com /html/lowrider_lingo.html   (477 words)

 Lowrider brings you lovelylowriders
Lowrider bicycles have been around since the early 1970's beginning with kids who took their Schwinn krate bikes and modified them.
Before lowrider bicycle companies such as bicycledesigner.com offered bent springer forks, Schinn forks were hand made by bending the fork legs with a pipe bender.
fascinating thing about lowrider bikes is that they are a fashion bicycles, and like fashion, lowriders are alway being modified.
www.lovelylowrider.com /lowrider   (257 words)

 Amazon.com: Lowrider: Books: Paige Penland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Pride, artistry, culture, and unity are just a few words that describe the lowrider lifestyle and movement.This book chronicles the entire lowrider movement focusing on the cars, the culture, and the people who have created one of the hottest growing multicutural movements in the automotive industry.
A lowrider vehicle has a low stance, a flashy paint job, and many adornments to the interior.
Lowriding's roots reach back to the 1930s, when two very different cultures came together in southern California.
www.amazon.com /Lowrider-Paige-Penland/dp/076031599X   (1031 words)

 Lowrider - We are all about lowrider cars, tuner cars, trucks and all things cars.
Lowrider - We are all about lowrider cars, tuner cars, trucks and all things cars.
We currently have available for your enjoyment a large photo Gallery with pictures of lowrider cars, tuner cars, trucks and concept cars from various auto shows.
Our forum is a great place for members to share information, show off their rides or simply hang and chat with others, all registered members have a photo gallery where they can upload pictures of their rides click here.
www.lowridersite.com   (252 words)

 Lowrider Art and Drawings - Lowrider Arte Pictures - Lowrider Arte Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Check out some of the paintings by readers of Lowrider Arte in this month's issue of Lowrider Magazine.
This is the work that our readers submitted that did not fit into any specific category in Lowrider Arte.
The beautiful thing about art is that it has no limitations when it comes to style, look, feel and location.
www.lowriderarte.com   (394 words)

 Lowrider 1UP - Find Articles
You hear about games being "hilariously bad," but Lowrider is the real deal: after two or three hopping matches, I had to set down the controller, clutch my stomach, and wait until I'd stopped heaving to continue.
In Lowrider, though, pretty much all you do is press one button over and over again.
The sort of nonsense that goes on in Lowrider, though -- that, I judge to be the silliest hobby I've ever laid eyes on, and if I saw you doing it, I would laugh at you.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zd1up/is_200311/ai_ziff113330   (534 words)

 Lowrider Cars, Lowrider Girls and Models, Lowrider Pictures and Car Shows - Lowrider Magazine
Mariessa definitely has a good head on her shoulders, and alot more going on besides that.
Read about the future of lowriding by the young generation by Lowrider Magazine.
Check out this month's issue of Lowrider Magazine and get an in depth view on how to put a M small block into your custom Lowrider.
www.lowridermagazine.com   (283 words)

 Lowrider Arte
PRIMEDIA's Lowrider Arte is a unique quarterly magazine that celebrates America's foremost amateur and underground artists.
Features highlight creative talent; submissions are received from readers and artists around the world.
Lowrider Arte is available online and on newsstands only.
www.primedia.com /divisions/enthusiastmedia/lowriderarte   (83 words)

 Lowrider Bikes, Bicycles: At Extreme Wheels
Lowrider bikes from Extreme Wheels, we are one of the bike shop offerred lowrider bicycle and parts from the beginning of the Lowrider in Southern California.
Our Lowrider specialists are standing by to satisfy your order in the way you wanted it.
Lowrider bikes have been around for years, please check out our Lowrider Bike History page.
www.lowrider-bike-shop.com   (501 words)

 About Us -- Lowrider Edge
Lowrider Euro targets the fastes-growing segment of lowriding-short-wheel-based "Imports" that are built for high performance as well as good looks.
Lowrider Euro features departments, vehicle showcases and technical how-to's for this new breed of Lowrider - all with the same proven formula of exciting graphics, quality photography and cutting-edge editorial that has made Lowrider Magazine the best selling automotive publication on the nation's newsstands.
In the coming months, we'll be providing you with several new online magazine titles - making the Primedia Automotive Group the most comprehensive automotive destination on the net.
www.lowrideredge.com /aboutus   (222 words)

 Engadget Mobile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Lucky for us, it looks to be that oft-rumored Lowrider phone -- at least according to the rumors currently being mongered -- with the same form-factor as the 750v, but a VGA camera and no 3G data.
Either some dude was up super late last night breaking his back to get these faked "Lowrider" shots out the door, or what we may have here is the third in a series of shots being slowly leaked out of the speculated new Treo.
We've heard of the supposed "Hollywood" and "Lowrider" Treos that handset ODM Inventec is supposedly building for Palm, but now we're hearing of a seemingly unrelated Inventec "Mercury" phone that crams in all sorts of smartphone good times.
www.engadgetmobile.com /search/?q=lowrider   (1842 words)

 Amazon.ca: lowrider: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Lowrider Jams by Various Artists (Audio CD - 1999)
Lowrider Super Show 02 (Audio CD - 2002)
Lowrider Bass by Various Artists (Audio CD - 2001)
www.amazon.ca /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=lowrider&tag=54003-20&index=music&link_code=qs&page=1   (147 words)

 Lowrider Magazine - Volume 8 - World Tour - Rotten Tomatoes
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Lowrider Magazine - Volume 8 - World Tour to receive a rating.
The masterminds behind Lowrider Magazine have cultivated this simple yet, to legions of men (and women?), irresistible formula to huge success.
Volume 8 of their video series captures the madness and mayhem of their "World Tour," a series of stops in Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, Houston, and other American cities that showcased the glory of the lowrider car and the beauty of the bikini clad woman.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/lowrider_magazine_volume_8_world_tour   (410 words)

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