Brough Superior SS100

Brough Superior SS100 2

The Brough Superior SS100 was the finest, and fastest, production motorcycle of its day. The company probably couldn’t have survived at any other point in history – it enjoyed a brief and extraordinary existence between the two World Wars, selling motorcycles that each cost as much as a house in a decent neighbourhood. Known as…

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Daimler SP250

Daimler SP250 Roadster

The Daimler SP250 is a car that can’t be written about without first addressing the elephant in the room – its appearance. Although some do love the way it looks, it seems that most really don’t – some even question exactly what the designers were thinking, and how it got approved for production. Under the…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

How British Motorsport Was Born

Morgan Three-Wheeler

How British Motorsport Was Born is a short film (under 8 minutes) that takes a look at the modern day Brighton Speed Trials, whilst taking a look back at the history of British motorsport. While the team at MotorPunk were at it, they tried their hand at breaking a 90 year old speed record in a proper…

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Morgan Plus 8

Morgan Plus 8 1

The Morgan Plus 8 is the V8-powered version of the classic roadster that very likely saved the company from a dire fate – a dire fate that many British companies succumbed to throughout the 1970s. The secret to the success of the Plus 8 was its then-new aluminium V8 engine, supplied by Rover after they…

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Rolex Daytona Red by Bamford

Rolex Daytona Red by Bamford

Bamford is to watches what AMG is to Mercedes-Benz, or what M is to BMW. They’re a division of chronograph performance enthusiasts who take an original item, and modify it – some might even go so far as to say they make it better. Each Bamford-modified watch comes with its own 5 year warranty, not…

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Honda CB550F Super Sport

Honda CB550

Honda introduced its CB550 series in 1974 as mid-sized alternative to the Honda CB750 – the bike for which the moniker “superbike” was invented. Being the little brother to one of the most famous bikes of its generation has never been easy for the CB550, or the CB500 before it – and even today the…

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Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet

Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet

The shell design of the Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet is the result of significant testing and refinement in Schuberth’s aeroacoustic lab – resulting in a helmet optimized for both aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performance. In layman’s terms, that means the lid has won’t buffet around at high speeds, and the wind noise will be minimal. Internally,…

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Bocar XP-5

Bocar-XP-5-3

The Bocar XP-5 was the fifth experimental prototype design developed by aeronautical engineer Bob Carnes of Denver, Colorado. Bob was an engineer first and foremost, and as is the case with most engineers he was a decidedly logical man. The name of his new racing car company was derived directly from his own name for…

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Small Batch Supply Co. 2 Pocket Wallet

Small Batch Supply Co. 2 Pocket Wallet 8

The 2 Pocket Wallet by Small Batch Supply Co. is designed as a minimalist wallet that’s just a little bit larger than the average wallet in the genre. The card pocket can hold up to 5 full-sized bank cards and the billfold pocket can hold more than enough cash to get you into trouble on…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

eBay Facebook Done

This week we stumbled across the sister bike of the usual one we featured last week, regular readers will remember the slightly unusual red, yellow, and blue BMW R60 Custom which is clearly built by the same man as the Indian/Kawasaki you see here. Some might take offence at me listing this unusual creation in…

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Sherlock Holmes Hollow Security Book

Hollow Security Book Safe

Hollow books can be a great way to hide things in plain sight, and they work anywhere you store books – be it in the livingroom, shed, garage or bedroom. The most common use for hollow books is using them as a stash for emergency cash, but they also find use hiding hip flasks from…

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Documentary: The Hot Rod Story

The Hot Rod Story

The Hot Rod Story is a film from the late 1950s that was produced as an introduction to the world of hot rod racing including drag racing, land speed racing, and other forms of motorsport that were transitioning from illegal or unregulated, to a standardized format. At just under 48 minutes in length, the documentary…

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