The Bienville Legacy

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– This article is a conversational interview of motorcycle and car designer JT Nesbitt by Jason Cormier – “So tell me what you think, man.” JT is wearing a shit-eating grin and holding a tallboy of Coors. He’s beaming because today is the first time his incredible creation has been rolled out of his New…

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Otto Lamp by Urban Light Factory

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This is the Otto Lamp by Urban Light Factory, a small German company that specialises in rescuing vintage car and motorcycle parts and turning them into elegant desk and floor lamps. The company is owned and run by a friendly Berliner by the name of Ulf, when he isn’t building lamps he’s restoring vintage German…

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Porsche 959

Porsche 959

The Porsche 959 is the car remembered for integrating the still relatively new world of technology into the automotive drivetrain – making it an elegant alternative to the Lamborghini Countach and Ferrari F40 which both relied on traditional thundering engines and hairy-chested drivers to set competitive lap times. Porsche began the development of the 959…

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Minimalist Formula 1 Posters

Formula 1 Race Posters

This stunning collection of minimalist Formula 1 posters is the work of Jason Walley, a talented artist based out of Cincinnati whose Etsy store has fast become a favourite with fans of international motorsport. Jason’s Etsy store is called Hors Categorie and it currently lists 29 Formula 1 and Indy 500 related posters for sale…

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Maple Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans

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Maple’s Kevlar motorcycle jeans occupy a place quite close to my heart, I own a pair that I’ve used on motorcycle treks through Vietnam, across Australia and cross-country through a rather wintery Europe – and over time I’ve become quite fond of them. The main reasons I chose Maple over the immediate competition is that…

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Lamborghini Countach LP400S

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The Lamborghini Countach LP400S represented the first notable tweak of the Countach since its initial introduction in 1971, the LP400S introduced a number of new styling queues that would remain with the model for the rest of its life and become some of the most memorable elements of the Countach. The paradigm changing appearance of the…

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Ace Watch by Martenero

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Martenero is a small New York-based watchmaking company that specialises in creating very clean timepieces designed for legibility and versatility, each of their watches ships with two bands included – a waterproof nylon NATO strap and a handmade leather strap designed for more formal occasions. Each watch is powered by a Miyota 821A automatic movement…

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Red Wing Heritage Blacksmith Boots

Red Wing Blacksmith Boots

The Blacksmith Boots by Red Wing have been in production in one way or another for 108 years, they’re constructed to be as resilient as possible with a triple stitched, oil-tanned Copper Yuma Leather from the S.B. Foot Tanning Company used for the upper and a Goodyear Welt Sole made from Nitrile cork. The boot was originally developed to work in farm…

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1963 Leica M3

Leica M3

The Leica M3 is considered by many to be the single greatest non-SLR camera ever made, and many more consider it the greatest camera of all time outright. Although I suspect that the Leica-love is sometimes a little more based in emotion than cold hard reality, I have to admit that the M3 is a…

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