Listen: Seattle, Bennie Abrahams, Igarashi discussed on The Smoking Tire
"Okay. On this episode of the podcast, my friend, Ben Abrams is a really interesting duties, the founder of Igarashi, which is a Seattle based automotive media storytelling house. He's owned a detail shop like I have and he has one of the most interesting car collections. He was like way ahead of the curve on a lot of the nineties European stuff. And he's a really interesting guy. He owns nightclubs and wedding venues, and he represents Seattle call cops for well. So I liked game studio whenever he's in town. He's a solid solid individual Ben Abrahams on the smoking tire podcast. Okay. Folks. It's a smoke entire podcast. This is going to be an interesting show. Not only because we have fucking Bennie Abrahams in the house sub. Bam co-founder of Igarashi has one of the more. Interesting car collections of people that I have anyone I know Seattle represent nightclub owner ish, we call that a nightclub owner club the both. And my my Seattle connect. It's my hook. What's happening, man? Welcome really, really happy to be here. I'm sure I'm glad I'm glad it worked out. I was having a lot of fun. Uber. Scooting around the city, though, I probably could have done that for the whole day to Seattle not have. So we have we have the bikes. Oh, you oh, you will sue and their complete plague on the city. I don't know. Do you think the scooters can go up the hills and Seattle? I don't know if they have that kind of horsepower helping I don't know they they GIO fence them here. Actually, I felt you ride one into Santa Monica high to ride on the beach and it started getting slower. Yeah. That's the lesson the power came back. Yeah. They they'll GIO fence you and they'll like there's like red zones like where you can't go on the bike path and Santa Monica. They've decided you have to ride on the street. I mean, I was already come in. Yeah. I was already cutting through intersections at reds like I'm from New York drawer to birding. This birding is all about having all the advantages of. Estrin while also having all the advantages of a car, and you get to choose whenever you want. Right. The fuck up until a car smashes you at forty months, which happened up civic two days ago, you Blake's in Manhattan. Can we talk about the bikes? Sure, I have not much experience. I haven't hung out in New York much recently. But by all means it's intense because they have their own lanes that they sh- kind of share or split with the bike lanes. But wait they have their own lane. That's not a bike lane a hall. There's so there's the lane and e bike lane they come weapon at write ups and below through Crosswalks.."