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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Hooded Zip Sweat by Buzz Rickson’s

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The Hooded Zip Sweat by Buzz Rickson’s is a pre-Depression era design that’s made using traditional 1920’s shuttle looms, each is made from 13-ounce 100% cotton, and they’re styled and cut to the exact specifications as the original vintage sweatshirts. Buzz Rickson’s is a clothing company the specialises in reverse engineering vintage clothing, then producing…

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Ford Cortina GT

Ford Cortina GT 10

The Ford Cortina GT was designed to be the in-house performance version of the popular Cortina – a car that had been developed to compete with the Morris Oxford and Vauxhall Victor by Roy Brown Jr., the designer of the Ford Edsel – one of the most famous failures in the history of automotive design….

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Boss 429 Wallpaper

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The Boss 429 Mustang was produced in 1969 and 1970 due to the homologation requirements of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. Ford needed something extraordinary to challenge the 426 Hemi from Chrysler – so the 429 was shoehorned into the Mustang by the engineers at Kar Kraft, using existing 428 Cobra Jet and Super Cobra Jet…

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Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

The Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier is one of the more recent additions to the Gerber line of multitools, it’s designed to be the sort of thing you’d want in the trunk, pannier or pocket if you found yourself out in the woods for the night unprepared. The multitool is headed by a pair of needle-nose…

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Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club

Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club

This fantastic photograph shows the Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club at a hill climb near Miami (Manitoba, Canada) in 1945. Most (if not all) of these men would have fought during WWII, many returning veterans found solace in the company of like-minded former soldiers and relatively cheap ex-Army motorcycles were easy to come by. This resulted…

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Clash Jacket by Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Design Jacket

The Clash Jacket is one of the newer offerings from Roland Sands Design, it’s characterised by its offset front zipper and diamond stitched shoulders which give the jacket a clean, understated and appealingly retro feel. It’s made from hand-finished, washed and oiled & waxed top grain cowhide (+/- 1.1mm thickness) and has a performance riding fit…

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1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

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This pristine 1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery is a far cry from what we consider a delivery vehicle in the modern age – We’re more used to seeing wheezing diesels puttering into our driveways with deliveries, but it wasn’t always like this. In 1957 when gasoline was cheap and global warming was just something that…

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American Felling Axe

American Felling Axe

The American Felling Axe by Best Made Co. is a wood chopper for those who are slightly more serious about cutting logs than your average weekend camper. Each of these axes has a drop forged, American-made 5160 alloy steel head that is hardened to a Rockwell hardness rating of 54-56 HRC – which sounds impressive…

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Mainline Coffee Cup

Perfect Coffee Cup Design

The coffee cup is a thing that delivers one of the most important fluids ever created to my face, as a result of this I consider them to be very important. There’s a lot more that goes into coffee cup design than many people realise – if the base is narrower than the top the cup…

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Roundhouse Snowboard

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The Roundhouse Snowboard by The Arbor Collective is one of the increasing number of snowboards (and skis) that use a bamboo core for strength and flexibility. The bamboo is layered with both triax & biax fibreglass, eldorado wood and ply to create an all-terrain snowboard suitable for people with a larger boot-size. The Arbor Collective…

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