VELDT Full Face Carbon Helmet

VELDT is a helmet company based in one of the motorcycling world’s most hallowed places – the Isle of Man. The helmets are made from carbon fibre sourced from Japan, and each helmet is baked in an autoclave for 6 hours to harden the shell. The current collection of VELDT helmets is built to both…

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Matchless Model X

The Matchless Model X was released in 1929 and sold until the Second World War got underway in 1939, with the final examples being built in 1940. It was characterised by its 990cc V-twin, a hefty side-valve engine perfectly suited to sidecar hauling. Riders without sidecars attached enjoyed an exceptionally fast motorcycle for the age,…

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The Malle Expedition Roll

The Malle Expedition Roll is a waterproof sleeping roll with an oiled canvas underside, and a topside of post-box red soft organic cotton twill. Each one is handmade by the team at Malle London – a boutique company that has a strong focus on motorcycles, bags, accessories, and gear. The Expedition Roll has been designed…

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The Official Triumph TR6 Buying Guide

Introduction James May describes the Triumph TR6 as “The blokiest bloke’s car ever built”. Translated into non-British English that means it’s a car that appeals to the sort of men (and women for that matter) who like to roll up their sleeves, open up their toolbox, and work on their own engines. Preferably with a…

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Caterham Seven 360

The Origins of the Seven The Caterham Seven is the official continuation of the iconic Lotus Seven, designed by Colin Chapman and built by Lotus from 1957 till 1974. On learning that Lotus intended to discontinue the Seven, their Surry-based distributor Caterham contacted Chapman and worked out a deal to buy all the tooling for…

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AJS 7R – The Boy Racer

The AJS 7R was introduced in 1948, and was almost immediately nicknamed the “Boy Racer”. It would go on to be become one of the most successful over-the-counter racing motorcycles for sale in England at the time, and even today almost 70 years later the AJS 7R is a dominant force in the world of vintage…

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Hedon Heroine Full Face Motorcycle Helmet

The new Hedon Heroine is a welcome addition to the growing number of classically-styled motorcycle helmets with full modern safety compliance. Hedon is a British company formed by designers Lindsay and Reginald in 2011 with the aim of creating well-built motorcycle gear with a strong focus on style. The Heroine helmet series is new for…

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Fallen Furniture Fuselage Wall Art

Fallen Furniture is a British company based in Bath that have become globally recognised for their aerospace-derived art and furniture. Each piece is made from genuine aircraft parts sourced from both military and civilian retired aircraft – so no two pieces are exactly identical. The piece you see here is titled Fuselage Wall Art, it’s…

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Original Ford Escort MKI Works Racer

Few of the original Ford Escort MKI works racing cars have survived – which isn’t all that surprising when you take a look back at their extensive and oftentimes rough competition history. Most of the cars that made it to the modern day now sit in museums or private collections, so when one pops up for…

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The Illustrations of Roy Scorer

Roy Scorer is one of the world’s leading technical illustrators, with his work regularly featured in Haynes Manuals, including the manuals on the Bismarck battleship, the Lotus 98T Formula One car, and the German U-Boat (various models). The British Ministry of Defence also employs Roy to create highly detailed technical drawings of various military vehicles…

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