Seven by LC Fabrications

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LC Fabrications is run by a quietly talented man by the name of Jeremy Cupp. Jeremy sends me an email every now and then with news of his latest build, and it always takes me a minute or two to figure out what I’m looking at because so much of the bike is fabricated from…

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Autodromo Driving Gloves

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The glove compartment in most modern cars contains little more than a smattering of loose change, some dog-eared insurance documents and a half-eaten, long forgotten pack of Mentos – but it wasn’t always this way. The glove compartment was devised during the heyday of the automobile revolution – when no driver would be caught dead…

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Ferrari F40 LM

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The Ferrari F40 LM is almost certainly the most red-blooded example of what many consider to be the most red-blooded supercar ever made. Ferrari introduced the F40 in 1987, it was to be the last car ever personally approved and overseen by Enzo Ferrari. Just 19 Ferrari F40 LMs were created by Michelotto, and each had full…

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Simpson Model 50 Helmet

Simpson Model 50 Helmet

The Simpson Model 50 Helmet is a re-issue of the iconic Simpson lid that graced the dirt ovals, drag strips and race tracks of the United States throughout the 1970s and ’80s. This new version keeps the look of the original but adds significantly in the safety department, with construction being brought up to date…

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Live And Drive The Indy 500

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Live And Drive The Indy 500 is a delightfully retro look back at the Indy 500 through the lens of the late-1980s. I have to warn you now, the introduction is uber cheesy, but stick with it and you’ll see some of the major highlights from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1965 to the then…

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Hudson-Powered American Racer

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Pre-WWII motor racing is a passion of mine, and it’s a passion shared by many. There’s something approachable about the engineering that went into the cars of the pre-1939 era – many of them can be repaired with little more than a large hammer and an empty Brylcreem tin. This particular car is a custom racer…

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Norton Commando by NYC Norton

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The Norton Commando is a motorcycle that probably shouldn’t have been as successful as it was. It was released in 1968 using a parallel twin that was originally introduced in 1949, this engine was called the Atlas and it was remarkable for a few reasons – perhaps none more so than for the fact that…

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Survival Grenade

Survival Grenade

The Survival Grenade by The Friendly Swede is designed to be a compact survival kit that’ll help you light a fire, catch food, signal for help and set up a shelter. Each kit contains a needle, wire, aluminium foil, tinder, a fire starter, fishing lines, fishing hooks, weights, and swivels – and it’s all wrapped…

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1917 Henderson Factory Racer

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The Henderson Motorcycle Company was founded in 1911 by American brothers William G. Henderson and Tom W. Henderson, over the course of their careers the two men would have a hand in the development of all the American 4-cylinder motorcycle engines of the period, and many consider their designs to be significantly ahead of their…

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Porsche 912

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The Porsche 912 was developed and produced as almost an afterthought by the Stuttgart-based automobile manufacturer, the out-going Porsche 356 had been priced about $2000 lower than the new Porsche 911 – and the bean-counters were worried that this price difference would shrink the market for Porsche by a considerable margin. Released in 1965, the…

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1:12 Scale Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder

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Amalgam is a British model maker renowned for their work creating everything from realistic Formula 1 cars to models of super yachts and exceptionally rare cars that take pride of place on the desks of many of the world’s millionaires and billionaires. The model you see here is a 1-of-1 1:12 Scale Ferrari 250 GT…

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