Hudson-Powered American Racer

Vintage Racing Car

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

Norton Commando Motorbike 6

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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1917 Henderson Factory Racer

Henderson Motorcycle 6

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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On Any Sunday T-Shirt by Iron & Resin

On Any Sunday T-Shirt by Iron & Resin

On Any Sunday is a film that cannot be recommended highly enough, in fact if you haven’t seen it yet I’m going to point you in the direction of its IMDB page here. Californian clothing and lifestyle company Iron & Resin recently partnered with Bruce Brown Films to produce a line of gear for the…

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Chevrolet CERV I

Chevrolet-CERV-I-Car-17

It’s difficult to adequately explain how important the CERV was to the development of the Corvette, and to the American automotive industry as a whole. The CERV acronym stands for Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle, and it was essentially a test bed for Zora Arkus-Duntov to experiment with new technologies that would eventually make their way…

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Skyline GT-R Hakosuka Tee

Skyline GT-R Hakosuka

Cars for a Cure is a clothing company that donates 20% of its revenue to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. It was founded by Mason Watson, a young car designer who tragically lost his mother to the disease in 2008. This t-shirt is the latest design from Cars for a Cure, it features the iconic…

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1964 Road America 500

Ferrari 250 LM

The Road America 500 was first held in 1950, and in 1951 it was added to the SCCA National Sports Car Championship. After the tragic spectator death at the 1952 Watkins Glen Grand Prix, racing on open roads became far less commonplace and the Road America race went into hiatus until 1955, when organisers opened…

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Roland Sands Design Bristol Jacket

Roland-Sands-Design-Bristol-Motorcycle-Jacket

The new Roland Sands Design Bristol Jacket is the latest addition to the 2015 collection from Roland Sands, the storied American motorcycle racer and motorcycle gear designer based in California. The Bristol Jacket is made from top grain cowhide with rotated, pre-curved sleeves, a dropped back and a relaxed collar opening. Each jacket has pockets…

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Military Watch Strap by Worn & Wound

Military Watch Strap by Worn & Wound 4

Military straps, otherwise known as NATO straps, were designed for use by pilots, special forces and other military personnel who’s life often depended on their watch remaining firmly attached to their wrist. The design is such that it’s almost impossible for the watch to fall off, even if one of the lug pins fail the…

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Burn Bag by Ural Motorcycles

Ural Bag

The Burn Bag by Ural Motorcycles has been developed to be the toughest and most weatherproof duffle bag you’re ever likely to encounter. Ural set about developing the bag to answer demand from their clients who wanted a rugged bag they could toss onto the luggage rack of their sidecar for a weekend in the…

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Escape Traveller

Escape Traveller Tiny House

The Escape Traveller is the answer to the daydreams many of us share, it’s a self contained home on wheels that can be towed from campsite to campsite on a country-wide tour, or it can be towed to a country property and parked more permanently – as a minimalist home away from the rat race….

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Biltwell LE Scallop Gringo Helmet

Biltwell LE Scallop Gringo Helmet

The Biltwell LE Scallop Gringo Helmet has all the looks, charm and appeal of a ’70s era motorcycle racing helmet – with the added benefit of modern crash protection. It’s currently the least expensive of the new generation of retro-modern helmets and as it’s a Biltwell design, it has a hefty dose of classic southern…

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