Full Documentary: Truth In 24

Truth In 24 Film Poster

Truth In 24 is a free-to-air documentary about the extraordinary efforts of the Audi Le Mans team in the lead up to the storied race at the French circuit in 2008, I know many of you have difficultly following racing series that largely take place away from American soil due to television coverage issues so…

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Dino 246 GT Wallpaper

Ferrari Dino

The Dino 246 GT was the first car built by Ferrari in significant quantities, it famously wore just the “Dino” badge as Enzo Ferrari didn’t want to dilute the brand by selling a “cheaper” car with his surname on the hood. Rumour has it that the driving force behind the development and release of the…

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Paris-Dakar Tee by Heritage Racing Apparel

1986 Paris-Dakar Tee

Heritage Racing Apparel is a small, family owned business run by the father and son team Jeffrey and Casey Maciejewski, they specialize in creating t-shirts with a disntinctly retro feel like the Paris-Dakar inspired one you see pictured above. As many of you will remember, the 1986 Paris-Dakar was the year dominated by the Porsche…

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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT

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In 1959 Porsche only built 3 right hand drive 356A 1600GTs, today it’s thought that only 2 of those still survive and this car is one of them. It was ordered by the South African Porsche factory-backed driver, Ian Fraser-Jones who is thought to have fitted it with the Type 547/3 Carrera 4-cam race engine,…

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Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet

Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet

The new Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet is a limited edition version of Bell’s new retro full face lid with custom graphics by the team at Roland Sands Design. We’ve covered the Bell Bullitt helmet before on Silodrome and I have one sitting in the garage next to my tool box, it’s quickly becoming the…

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DeLorean DMC-12 Barn Find

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Despite the low production numbers and somewhat tainted history of the DeLorean DMC-12, it’s unquestionably one of the most instantly recognisable motor cars of all time. One of the most famous and visually arresting features is the stainless steel body work, so when we came across this bright red DeLorean on eBay we were understandably…

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Waxed Canvas Beer Bag

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Although the team at JBird Collective decided to call this bag the Venture Thermal Tote, I think it should be called something a little more catchy – And there are few things more catchy than beer. Each cold beer bag / thermal tote is made from breathable and water-resistant Martexin waxed canvas with a dual…

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Ducati Supermono

Ducati Supermono

The Ducati Supermono is one of the most successful dedicated racing motorcycles ever built by the Italian motorcycle marque, it was originally released in 1993 but to look back at its design from 2014 the bike still seems strangely modern, despite the fact that it’s now 21 years old. One of the reasons for this…

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Atacama Motorcycle Expedition Tent

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The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent is now in its third iteration, each generation of the tent has been slightly improved and the new Series III version (named Atacama) is no exception. The standout feature of the Redverz Tent is the inclusion of a large motorcycle bay designed to accommodate a full-size expedition bike along the…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Honda CB500 Cafe Racer

I came across a beautiful Norton Commando this week while researching for this list, it’s one of those motorcycles I could very easily fling my wallet open for and it’s only the thought of my frowning bank manager that managed to rein me in. Elsewhere on eBay this week I found a lovely CB750 with…

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Apollo 13 Owners’ Workshop Manual

Apollo 13 Owners Workshop Manual

The Apollo 13 Owners’ Workshop Manual is one of the most detailed and reader-friendly books about the Apollo 13 mission currently in print. It’s the work of David Baker – a veteran of the Apollo Space Program and a man who was actually in the room working with the other engineers on the consumables calculations…

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