2014 Ural MIR

Ural Sidecar Motorcycle

The 2014 Ural MIR is a limited edition model from the globally renowned Russian motorcycle manufacturer, it’s been named MIR after the joint Russian-American space mission that kicked off 20 years ago – opening up an unprecedented (and continuing) two decades of cooperation between the two superpowers. For the MIR special edition, Ural have added…

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Handmade Copper Flask

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This handmade copper flask is made in the United States by a copper manufacturer founded almost 200 years ago in 1819, each flask is lined with tin (a process called hot-tinning) to protect the copper from corrosion from acidic fluids. The outside of the flask is left unmolested as pure copper – it won’t corrode…

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The Hill Fighter by Rising Sun Workshop

48 Sportster Custom

The Hill Fighter is the first in-house custom built by the team at the Rising Sun Workshop in Sydney, Australia. It’s based on a Harley-Davidson Sportster but as you can see from the video above, it’s an exceedingly thorough rebuild that’s seen almost every element of the design rebuilt, redesigned or replaced. We’ve previously featured Rising Sun on…

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1902 Renault Voiturette

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Renault was established in 1899 by the talented young French engineer Louis Renault, Louis partnered with his brothers Marcel and Fernand – Two men who had years of business experience working for their father’s successful textile company in France. The first model produced by Renault was the Voiturette, it was offered in 3 major iterations…

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Suus Black Moto Gloves

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Suus is a boutique Australian company that makes a small collection of low production volume motorcycle gear, they also sell a hand-picked selection of other products and at the moment they even have a rather tempting stockpile of vintage motorcycle magazines for sale. These gloves by Suus have a leather outer, a double-layer palm and…

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Hare & Hound Desert Racing – 1967

Hare & Hound Desert Racing

Update: Thanks to Bryan W. we now know that the film is called “Hare & Hound Classic” and is the work of none other than Bruce Brown, of “On Any Sunday” fame. The full film is a 3 DVD box set and it can be bought here, alternatively it can be watched here on Netflix. This film contains some…

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Nürburgring Wallpaper

Nürburgring Wallpaper

The Nordschleife (northern loop) of the Nürburgring is a circuit that any true racing enthusiast needs to attempt at least once – Jackie Stewart famously referred to it as the Green Hell due to the fact that it’s 20.8 kilometres (12.9 miles) long, covers over 300 meters (984 feet) of elevation changes and has minimal…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles on eBay This Week

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  Vintage motorcycles have seen an unparalleled rise in popularity over the past decade or so, the fact that these bikes are often excellent investments combined with the vast amount of fun you can have riding them makes them a fantastic way to squirrel away a few thousand dollars. Of course, bikes that are 30+…

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Absinthe & Flamethrowers

Absinthe and Flamethrowers Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously

Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously is a book that’ll appeal to those of you who like spending their weekends doing a little more than barbecuing and raking the yard, the book includes instructions on how to make black powder, how to throw knives, how to crack a bull…

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