Posts Tagged ‘moustache’

Legacy Mustache, for the Elite of Lyft Only

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

This is how things started, back in aught-twelve – I thought it was just another hipster thing, but no, it was Lyft.

But after a little rain or a little urine from a taxi driver got on those things, well, this plan wasn’t sustainable.

This glowstache worked out much better:

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It too is gone now, replace by the Latest Thing.

Ah memories:

The Glowstache
Designed by the brand creatives behind Virgin America, the Glowstache is the first Lyft icon to light up streets nationwide. Each one helps increase awareness of Lyft in your city, meaning more demand for your rides, and no chance of getting lost in a crowd. The status symbol was produced solely for top Lyft drivers. Like its three-foot ancestor, the Carstache, it’s now retired while we design the next big thing — but if you’re lucky, you might just spot one on the road.”

Heh: “Laws Don’t Exist Merely to Frustrate the Business Ambitions of Coastal Hipsters” – Writer Paul Carr vs. Uber Taxi

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Via Monika Bauerlein comes this take-down of Uber Cab, and Lyft and Side Car and the like as well, I suppose.

A quote of a quote:

Matt Kochman… served as Uber’s founding general manager in New York before he left last year. Kochman left Uber to do consulting for transportation brands and startups, fed up with Uber’s irreverent attitude toward regulators. “Discounting the rules and regulations as a whole, just because you want to launch a product and you have a certain vision for things, that’s just irresponsible,” Kochman said.

Yep, pretty much.

Area Toyota Prius Driver Incorrectly Installs “So Hot Pink” “Carstache” – Also No Front License Plate

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

[UPDATE: Hey look, Carstache fans! You made the list.]

But other than that, s/he seemed to drive better than the average Prius driver, so that’s, you know, a mitigating factor:

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Oh well.

Carstache

Carstache PR Department

The Gun-Toting, Minivan-Driving Robbers of the Western Addition – Four Separate Robberies Last Night

Friday, September 24th, 2010

[UPDATE: Perhaps some of the perps have been arrested. Joe Eskenazi has the deets]

You ever just drive around the Western Addition with your buds in a white minivan and then rob people all night long?

Well, you’re not alone, per Captain Ann Mannix, the Resident Tweeter of Northern Station.  

Check it:

LBCOT