1977 Bathurst 1000

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The 1977 running of Australia’s most famous motor race was held on October 2nd at the Mount Panorama circuit just outside of Bathurst, in New South Wales. The 1977 race was officially called the Hardie-Ferodo 1000, and it had one of the most iconic grids ever seen in the event, drivers included multiple Formula One…

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Brabham Repco BT23A-1

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This interview has been provided by Luke Ray as part of a new collaborative alliance between Fuel Magazine and Silodrome. Peter Simms, like most of the people we talk to for Fuel Magazine stories, is a car nut and always has been. His first project was an 850 Mini back when he was seventeen years old…

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Suus x Richa Kevlar Armoured Moto Jeans

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The new Mason Kevlar Armoured Moto Jeans are a recent collaboration from Suus and Richa – directed at the under-served female sector of the motorcycle world. Each pair is made from classic denim with 6% spandex for stretch, for abrasion protection they have Dupont™ Kevlar® Aranium® reinforcements in the hips, seat, the side of legs,…

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Saint Tough Jeans

Saint Tough Jeans

The new-for-2016 Saint Tough Jeans have been specifically developed for motorcyclists using Saint’s unique blend of denim woven with 18% content of Dyneema’s Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, otherwise known as the strongest fibers in the world. This makes the material 7-times stronger than standard denim, as well as affording it 360º impact, burst and abrasion…

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Ain’t No Sissy Leather Jacket by Black Arrow

Ain't No Sissy Leather Jacket by Black Arrow

Black Arrow is an Australian motorcycle gear company that was founded to provide a equipment specifically for female motorcyclists. Each of their jackets and other products have been developed to fit the female form, rather than as a female version of a pre-existing men’s product. The Ain’t No Sissy Leather Jacket you see here has a…

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Saint Bromley Armoured Flight Jacket

Saint Bromley Armoured Flight Jacket

The Bromley Armoured Flight Jacket is a new release from Australian company Saint – and it’s aimed directly at motorcyclists who need gear they can wear both on and off their bike. Saint modelled the jacket on an original 1947 US military flight deck jacket, with some changes made to the cut to suit more…

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Saint Base Layer Kevlar Merino

Saint Base Layer Kevlar Merino

The Saint Base Layer Kevlar Merino is a long sleeve crew designed to be the perfect middle-layer for motorcyclists who need to contend with cooler weather. Merino wool is famous for its heat insulating properties, and Saint have woven it together with DuPont™ Kevlar® para-aramid double spun fibres to provide significant abrasion resistance. Saint offer…

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The Ladies of the Australian Underworld

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The Forensic Photography Archive is a collection of over 130,000 images taken in the 1910s through to the 1960s in jails and police stations in Sydney, Australia. The images from early in the collection are all scans of wet plate photographs, and the amount of detail and character captured is quite remarkable – arguably better…

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