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#takethewheel with Mr. Robert Winkelmann

#takethewheel with Mr. Robert Winkelmann /

In the newest installment of #takethewheel, we chat with Mr. Robert Winkelmann, fellow gear head and owner of Fox & Harrison, the Chicago-based event and media company. When he's not producing video & photo shoots for some of the country's largest brands, you can find him cruising downtown Chicago in his new euro-spec...


#takethewheel with Mr. Patrick Bruner

#takethewheel with Mr. Patrick Bruner /

In the sixth installment of #takethewheel, we chat with Mr. Patrick Bruner, rivay customer, fellow Porsche & Land Rover enthusiast and production manager to the beauty industry. When he's not at the day job, you can find him cruising the PCH in his beautiful 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster. A thing of beauty,...


#takethewheel with Mr. Daniel Marcello

#takethewheel with Mr. Daniel Marcello /

In the fifth installment of #takethewheel, we chat with Mr. Daniel Marcello, friend, fellow Land Rover enthusiast, creative director and the man behind North America's newest independent Land Rover Magazine, Alloy+Grit. When he's not at the day job, you can find him cruising Manhattan in his 1955 Land Rover Series One 86". Quite a sight...


#takethewheel with Mr. Sinuhe Xavier

#takethewheel with Mr. Sinuhe Xavier /

In the fourth installment of #takethewheel, we talk with Mr. Sinuhe Xavier (pronounced, sin-way) - friend, customer, award-winning director and creative director for Overland Journal. When he's not traveling the globe directing films for some of the biggest names in the automotive industry, you can find him cruising Mulholland Drive in his...


#takethewheel with Mr. Todd DeSimone

#takethewheel with Mr. Todd DeSimone /

In our third installment of #takethewheel, we pass the torch to Mr. Todd DeSimone, a longtime friend and customer of Rivay and growing Porsche enthusiast.  When he's not helping to shape the New York City skyline in his role as general counsel to a construction management firm, you can find him on...