Overland 5000 Stout Bell Tent

The Overland 5000 Stout Bell Tent is a base camp solution for those who prefer camping as it was back in the old days, when things were made of leather, brass and canvas. Each tent is made from 10.10 oz marine boat shrunk, double weave, army duck canvas from the USA, and they use hefty…

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1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88

The Chevrolet Corvette L88 was a special version of the iconic American sports car that was available for just 3 years – between 1967 and 1969. Chevrolet kept the existence of the L88 option package very low key in order to try to avoid having regular customers buy them – they were really intended as…

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Biltwell Lane Splitter Helmet

The Biltwell Lane Splitter Helmet has been in limited release since it was introduced – demand has been so strong that no sooner is a new batch listed for sale than they sell out. The design of the full face Lane Splitter builds on the popularity of the Biltwell Gringo helmet – their original retro full…

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ICON 1000 Forestall Jacket

The ICON 1000 Forestall jacket is a 21st century take on the classic waxed cotton jacket worn by early cross-country motorcycle racers and riders – but with modern abrasion and impact protection. It’s equipped with a full set of D3O® impact protectors in the shoulders, elbows, and back, and it has a removable iInsulated SatinCore™ liner. The exterior…

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1932 Ford – Drag Racing Class AB Champion of 1954

In some respects, “Barn Finds” have become the sunken treasure of the 21st century. Whereas treasure hunters of old used to venture out into the Caribbean sea or further afield looking for the wrecks of Spanish galleons, their modern automobile-hunting equivalent go searching through old sheds, backyards, garages, and barns. And sometimes what they find is just…

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Escape One Tiny House

The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses known for their unique styling and light, airy interiors. Escape is based out of Rice Lake in Wisconsin, they have their own RVIA Certified plant, and all of their units are designed for extreme climates – including heavy snow,…

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1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

The Ford Mustang Boss 302 was largely the brainchild of two former GM employees – Larry Shinoda and Semon “Bunkie” Knudson. Knudson had been named President of Ford in 1968, he brought Shinoda over from GM to breathe life into the company’s model range – starting with the original pony car. The Story of the…

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Speed and Strength True Grit Armored Motorcycle Vest

The new True Grit Armored Motorcycle Vest by Speed and Strength is designed to be worn either under a jacket or on its own, and provide the wearer with significant additional accident protection. The vest has a removable Vault CE-Approved spine protector, high-density padding front and back, a Lockdown waist adjuster, a YKK zipper, reflective…

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1963 Shelby 289 Cobra “Dragonsnake”

The Shelby Cobra is one of those larger than life cars that we’ve all owned at one time or another, typically at 1:18th scale. The Dragonsnake is an extremely rare variant of the Cobra, it was a dominant force on the 1/4 mile strips of the USA in the mid-to-late 1960s, taking victories from coast…

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Planetary Gears: How They Work

Planetary Gears – Principles of Operation is a 1953 US Army Training Film, likely created to teach the mechanics who would be working on tanks and other vehicles that used planetary gear systems. Planetary gears are one of those things that many people think they understand already, but it’s a great help to see working…

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1968 Jeep Wagoneer

The Jeep Wagoneer is credited by many with being the first luxury SUV, long before the term SUV was created, and decades before the genre became one of the most popular in the automotive world. It stayed in production from 1962 till 1991 – an astonishing 28 years, and the third longest production run in…

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