Yellow Colour Concept Golf GTi- The car that launched a website

Yellowwheels.com automotive webzine and how it came about We’ve been asked many times why we started a website called Yellowwheels.com. The answer lies parked on our office drive. Resplendent in a shade of yellow easy to spot in large car parks, our Colour Concept Golf GTi inspired the USP of the site. But before you […]

Yellowwheels Colour Concept Golf GTi MK3

Yellowwheels.com automotive webzine and how it came about

We’ve been asked many times why we started a website called Yellowwheels.com. The answer lies parked on our office drive. Resplendent in a shade of yellow easy to spot in large car parks, our Colour Concept Golf GTi inspired the USP of the site. But before you point out the wheels are not yellow, a domain name search revealed that our first choice Yellowcar had been bagged by a spanish hire car company. No matter, Yellowwheels allows us to aim wider than the narrow confines of automotive yellowdom! Last autumn we featured a JCB loader, and we are not averse to dipping into cycling, trucking or motoring accessories: it’s whatever is special or appeals and if it’s yellow that’s a bonus ;-). Just like our favourite, ultra-popular biking site www.pinkbike.com which is hardly littered with pink bikes, we named it yellowwheels to make it distinct and memorable rather than crazily specialised. Having said that, a yellow Lambo Gallardo is all that’s needed to make us salivate uncontrollably !


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YW chauffeurs Trafalgar “plinther” – episode 3

Episode 3 of 3 of our bizarre Trafalgar Square saga. See Episode 1 , Episode 2 Intro and recap: What do you get if you mix a JCB, a monk, and a vampire? Answer: an hour’s worth of 4th Plinth material. We think an explanation is in order… Location: Trafalgar Square London, UK Date: 21st […]

Glorious weather ruined only by strange going-ons on 4th Plinth

Glorious weather ruined only by strange going-ons on 4th Plinth


Episode 3 of 3 of our bizarre Trafalgar Square saga.

See Episode 1 , Episode 2
Intro and recap:
What do you get if you mix a JCB, a monk, and a vampire? Answer: an hour’s worth of 4th Plinth material. We think an explanation is in order…

Location: Trafalgar Square London, UK
Date: 21st August 2009, 9am
Problem: Three of four plinths in Trafalgar Square have large statues devoted to the great and good of Britain’s past. The fourth has always been empty.
Solution: Artist Anthony Gormely dreams up the idea of letting anyone fill the vacant spot for an hour. One hundred days long, this experiment in free expression, means 2400 people get to expose their talents (and some exposed more than the organisers bargained for!), and they can do almost anything.

Click on thumbnails to get the full glorious story!
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YW chauffeurs Trafalgar “plinther” – episode 2

Episode 2 of 3 of our bizarre Trafalgar Square saga. See: Episode 1 , Episode 3 Intro and recap What do you get if you mix a JCB, a monk, and a vampire? Answer: an hour’s worth of 4th Plinth material. We think an explanation is in order… Location: Trafalgar Square London, UK Date: 21st […]

4th plinther Adam Lyal (deceased) aka Robin Mitchell + JCB

4th plinther Adam Lyal (deceased) aka Robin Mitchell + JCB


Episode 2 of 3 of our bizarre Trafalgar Square saga.
See: Episode 1 , Episode 3
Intro and recap
What do you get if you mix a JCB, a monk, and a vampire? Answer: an hour’s worth of 4th Plinth material. We think an explanation is in order…

Location: Trafalgar Square London, UK
Date: 21st August 2009, 9am
Problem: Three of four plinths in Trafalgar Square have large statues devoted to the great and good of Britain’s past. The fourth has always been empty.
Solution: Artist Anthony Gormely dreams up the idea of letting anyone fill the vacant spot for an hour. One hundred days long, this experiment in free expression, means 2400 people get to expose their talents (and some exposed more than the organisers bargained for!), and they can do almost anything.

Click on thumbnails to get the full glorious story!
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