Dream Machines

Coastriders by Peter Adams.
Members of the unimotorcycle group Coastriders wait to race at Dream Machines in Half Moon Bay.

One of the things that makes Startup Land unique is its ability to continually create the latest new thing. In fact, you are bombarded with so many new things that it’s easy to forget about the old clunker that got you where you are today. That’s why this weekend I took in some mechanical history at the Dream Machines Festival in Half Moon Bay. The festival is filled with driving, flying and working machines dating back to the turn of the century. There was even a decommissioned Nike Missile from one of the many launch sites that surrounded most American cities up until the 1970’s.

After spending an hour or two at this festival you are guaranteed to feel the need… the need for speed.