SP Rides: Shifting Into High Ghia

May 22, 2015

Growing up, Taylor Matsumoto remembers the excitement of being picked up and dropped off at school in her dad’s custom Dune Buggy that attracted the attention of all her classmates.

SP Rides: A VW Survivor

May 15, 2015

Leo and Brenda Bringas have a lot to be thankful for these days, despite the fact that they’re still coping with the loss of their Kalihi home, which was consumed by fire last month.

SP Rides: Beep! Beep! Here Comes The Road Runner

May 8, 2015

There are approximately 1.1 million roadrunners on the planet. That’s the bird more specifically known as “the Greater Roadrunner.” The Road Runner (two words) first appeared back in September 17, 1949 and is one of the longest running cartoons on TV today.

SP Rides: Trucking It On A Thriftmaster

May 1, 2015

Guzman reminisced about growing up in Guam and becoming a car enthusiast after detailing his uncle’s 1966 Crown Victoria. Seeing all kinds of automobiles brought in by military personnel stationed on the remote island helped shape the list of cars he would soon own.

SP Rides: The Last of the Bluebirds

April 24, 2015

The 1959 Datsun Bluebird 1000 originally came with a 988 cubic-centimeter, four-stroke, four-cylinder engine that cranked out a whopping 37 horses at 4,600 rpms.

SP Rides: Flight of the Falcon

April 17, 2015

The Classic Car Club of America defines a classic car as one that is between 30 and 50 years old, and an antique car that’s over a half-century. Some car enthusiasts who buy such models usually have a connection to them from their childhood.

SP Rides: The Datsun Z Effect

April 10, 2015

One such beneficiary of Katayama’s influence is Mike Tengasantos, co-founder and current president of the local car club VQ INC. Originally a Honda enthusiast up until his Civic was stolen right out of his garage, Tengasantos never imagined that he’d one day his own Z. Today, he rides around in this sick 2007 350Z.

SP Rides: A Psycle-delic Ride

April 3, 2015

Two years ago this 1972 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead was so rotten with rust that it would fall apart if it were ridden. Sitting outside behind the house for years because other bike building projects took priority, the elements eventually took its toll on the frame.

SP Rides: Spreading The Aloha

March 27, 2015

Street Pulse Rides is known for presenting some of the best modified vehicles on the island — a true variety of classics, hot rods, domestics, euros, imports, bikes and more.

SP Rides: Choos grab a Lambo by the horns

March 20, 2015

The family that builds together stays together. It’s as simple as that for the Choos, who are always looking to take a set of wheels to the next level.