7’6″ Channel Bottom by Deus

Channel Bottom Surfboard

The 7’6″ Channel Bottom by Deus is a design by Rich Pavel, it measures in at 7’6 x 3″ x 19½” and has a single, removable fin. These boards are each shaped by hand in Bali and are finished to an exceedingly high level, Deus ship them to all four corners of the globe and…

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Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford’s influence on industry in American and around the world has been colossal, he’s most famous for his Model T but his work popularising the concept of the production line was probably more important in the grand scheme of things. One of his other great innovations (that sadly didn’t catch on) was “Fordism”, defined as the mass…

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Vintage Motorcycle Helmet Buying Guide

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Click here to view the full Vintage Motorcycle Helmet Collection. Legal Disclaimer: Silodrome doesn’t recommend wearing vintage helmets on the road, years of shell degradation can lead to them being relatively weak, even in mint condition they’re still antiquated from a modern safety perspective. History The concept of the motorcycle helmet has been around almost as…

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Porsche 911: 50 Years

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Porsche 911: 50 Years is a hardcover volume that I suppose would be officially classified as a coffee table book, although this description does it a significant disservice – This is a book that contains a huge array of early prototype photographs, stories from the pre-911 years at Porsche and the story of how the…

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The Trusco Toolbox

Trusco Toolbox

The Trusco Toolbox is an unusual thing to find outside of a Japanese garage, the company is legendary in its native country but almost unheard of internationally – something the team at Hand-Eye Supply have decided to rectify. The solid steel construction coated in a thick blue enamel should ensure that this is a toolbox…

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The Original Driving Shoe

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The Original Driving Shoe was created in 1963, when the Italian government awarded the designer Gianni Mostile a patent for an an entirely new type of shoe – a slip on leather moccasin with rubber studs in the sole and continuing up the back of the heel. Almost every major shoe maker in the world now has their own…

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Lamborghini Countach LP400S Series I

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It isn’t commonly known that the first production Lamborghini Countach ever made was shipped to a customer all the way over in Australia, this slightly unusual bit of trivia would be the first in a long line of extraordinary facts surrounding what is commonly referred to as the first “modern” supercar. The LP400S Series I…

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Lancia Rally Tee by Cars for a Cure

Lancia Rally T-Shirt

Cars for a Cure is a relatively new apparel brand by Mason Watson, he established the company shortly after losing his mother to breast cancer in 2008 – Cars for a Cure donates 20% of their revenue to cancer research and announces quarterly how much has been given away. This new design is the result of…

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1966 Shelby 427 Cobra

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This 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 is a great example of the magic that typically happens when the Brits and the Americans stop arguing about warm beer and what constitutes ‘football’ for long enough to work on a joint project. At its core, the Shelby Cobra is a lightweight British roadster with an absurdly large American…

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