1972 Training Film: Motorcycle Driving Tactics

Motorcycle Driving Tactics is a 1972 training film for motorcyclists designed to help save lives and reduce injury rates. There’s an interesting section covering motorcycle vs car crash testing that includes slow motion footage – an interesting insight, although it it painful to watch pristine motorcycles being wrecked beyond any reasonable repair. At just 15…

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Oil & Leather Scented Candle

The Oil & Leather Scented Candle is the brainchild of Flying Tiger Motorcycles – the same folks who developed the Two Stroke Smoke Scented Candle that we featured late last year. The idea of creating scented candles people with gasoline in their veins is very clever,  and it’s exactly the sort of fun gift that people like…

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Icon 1000 Axys Gloves

The new Icon 1000 Axys Gloves have been designed for 3-4 season use (depending on your local climate) with a perforated back for breathability and high-quality French cowhide cowhide construction. The palms have quilted goatskin overlays for additional abrasion resistance, there are accordion flex zones on the sides, a hook and loop wrist closure, D3O…

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MotoStuka + Biltwell Exfil-0 Tool Roll

The Exfil-0 Tool Roll is a collaborative project between MotoStuka and Biltwell, they made just 200 of them and once they sell out, they won’t be making any more. Each tool roll is made from waxed canvas and leather, and has space for 5 combination wrenches and 6 sockets, plus a zippered “junk drawer” pocket for…

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Harley-Davidson Big Twins – The Panhead

The Harley-Davidson Panhead-powered bikes (along with the Knuckleheads) are the motorcycles of the ’60s custom culture phenomenon. The 1969 movie “Easy Rider” was arguably the film that brought the Chopper motorcycle from being an obscure cult bike to being a popular custom bike and both the “Captain America” and the “Billy Bike” of the movie were…

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Documentary: This Is Nigel Mansell

This Is Nigel Mansell is a 40 minute documentary covering the Formula One World Champion’s foray into the American CART series in 1993. It was almost unheard of for a reigning F1 champ to move to another series so Mansell’s shift caused a media firestorm, and the fact that he took victory in his maiden…

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro thundered onto American roads in late 1966, as 1967-badged models sitting on the new GM F-body platform. The Camaro was a direct response to the Ford Mustang, and like the Mustang it was offered with both mild-mannered inline-6s and thundering V8s. The most budget-friendly of the new Camaros was the 230 cubic inch…

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1928 Harley-Davidson Peashooter

The Harley-Davidson Peashooter is a single-cylinder motorcycle originally released in 1926 to compete in the hotly contested AMA 21 cubic inch class. Indian and Excelsior were the established forces to be reckoned with in the smaller, single-cylinder racing world but Harley decided to dive in and compete – and also sell a line of smaller-engined…

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1968 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air II

The Pontiac Firebird Ram Air II was the highest-performing Firebird you could buy in 1968, its thunderous L67 400 cubic inch V8 was capable of 340 bhp, and it could cheerfully wipe the floor with almost any other pony car being mass-produced in the USA. John DeLorean had initially planned for the Banshee I to…

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Icon Variant Ghost Carbon Helmet

Icon Variant Ghost Carbon Helmet one of the safest and most popular lids in the booming dual sport segment, it’s also proven to be popular with urban riders who want the benefits of a sun visor with a healthy dose styling reminiscent of Halo’s Master Chief. Icon submit all of their helmets to all major…

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Dodge 330 Lightweight Max Wedge

The Dodge 330 Lightweight was developed by the iconic American automaker with a view to increasing their “competitive visibility”. The performance program was the brainchild of new company president Lynn Townsend, a man who had been working accounting books since early childhood in his father’s auto garage. He had become concerned by the lack of Dodge…

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