BMW R65 by Ellaspede

BMW-R65

The BMW R65 was introduced in 1978 to provide a mid-sized touring motorcycle for the BMW faithful, it utilised the bullet-proof airhead engine with a capacity of 649.6cc and it sent 45hp to the rear wheel via a maintenance free shaft-drive. As the middle bike in BMW’s R model line the R65 appealed to a…

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Now Available: Stories of Bike T-Shirts

Stories of Bike T-Shirt

Stories of Bike is a series of short films that you’ve probably heard of if you read Silodrome or other websites in our gasoline scented corner of the internet. Each episode is typically under 10 minutes and features a person and their motorcycle, the cinematography is spellbinding and the stories are well worth a few…

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Maria’s Yamaha SRV250

Yamaha SRV250 Motorcycle

The Yamaha SRV250 was a hat tip to the classic cafe racer long before the modern resurgence of the genre, they essentially took the V-twin out of a 250 Virago and retuned it from 21hp to 27hp and then bolted it into a frame that bears more than a passing resemblance to the iconic Norton Featherbed. The…

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Motorcycle Jacket by Deus x Barbour

Quilted Motorcycle Jacket

The Euripides Quilted Motorcycle Jacket is the result of a new collaboration between Deus Ex Machina and Barbour, aimed at bringing the 120 year old heritage of the British company to a new generation of motorcyclists. Ideally designed for use in climates with proper winter weather, the Euripides features Barbour’s signature quilted front and back…

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Stories of Bike – Sister

Girls Riding Motorcycles 2

Sister is the latest episode in the popular Stories of Bike film series by director Cam Elkins, this episode features best-friends Maria and Nina – both Swedish women who currently live in Sydney and spend their weekends throwing their swags onto the back of their motorcycles and setting off into the countryside to see what they can see….

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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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Suus Black Moto Gloves

Suus Gloves 1

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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End of an Era – Bathurst 1979

Peter Brock

End of an Era is a film presented by Australian racing legend Peter Brock, it covers a little of the history of the infamous Bathurst race held at Mount Panorama but its main focus is on the extraordinary performance of Brock and co-driver Jim Richards at the 1979 race – the two men won the…

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