H2o is the show of shows if you’re into the European modified car scene. When I made the final decision to take a long weekend off of work and make the trip from Milwaukee to Ocean City, MD for H2oi, I couldn’t have been more excited. (more…)
A constant light peering through the tiny rectangular entry door window accompanied by the muffled sound of 90s hip hop tracks can only mean one thing…..show season is right around the corner and there’s work to be done. The magic of Lower Standards all takes place at a shop in the suburbs of Milwaukee, which has been dubbed “LSHQ”.
Lower Standards started in 2007 as a group of friends who all shared the common interest in lowered Volkswagens and Audis. The group began its humble roots on VWVortex’s midwest forum as the Lower Standards thread, which still exists today. The thread became a place to share ideas and pictures. As the thread and its following grew, friendships began to form through get togethers and car shows. Guys became good friends over this common love of near non-functionally low cars. It didn’t matter whether we were hanging out in a parking lot or a garage. It was always a good time. (more…)