The Fast Times of Albert Champion

The Fast Times Of Albert Champion

The Fast Times of Albert Champion: From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal covers the largely untold story of one of the most iconic and important characters in the early history of both cycling and motor racing. His name still graces two of the companies he founded –…

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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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Sandqvist + Wrenchmonkees Backpack/Pannier

Sandqvist + Wrenchmonkees Backpack Pannier

Being on a motorcycle and carrying gear isn’t easy as many people imagine, messenger bags can be slightly worse than useless due to their tendency to swing around to the side or front under braking. Backpacks are good but they can cause fatigue on longer rides and although panniers are perfect, many of us don’t…

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Icon 1000 Prep Glove

Icon 1000 Prep Glove

The new Icon 100 Prep Glove has been designed to evoke styling cues from the driving gloves our grandfathers wore when hammering across country with the top down. In fact, the Prep Glove would probably make quite a good driving glove due to it being made from 100% kangaroo hide – a leather known for…

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Centennial 1000 Mile Boot by Wolverine

Centennial 1000 Mile Boot Wolverine

The Centennial 1000 Mile Boot by Wolverine is a limited edition boot built using the same patterns as the original 1000 Miler, back in 1914. Like the original, it’s also made by hand in Wolverine’s Big Rapids (in Michigan) factory using many of the same methods that were used 100 years ago. A few upgrades…

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Janus Tool Roll

Motorcycle Tool Roll

Regular readers of Silodrome have all become accustomed to my love of the classic tool roll, they were invented out of necessity shortly after the first motorcycle was invented – these bikes were unsurprisingly unreliable and so it became essential to have a decent tool kit on you at all times. Modern motorcycles are now…

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Tracker Jacket by Roland Sands Design

Tracker Jackets Roland Sands Design

The Tracker Jacket by Roland Sands Design is a modern take on the classic waxed canvas motorcycle jacket, although the idea of wearing waxed cotton might sound like something only a fan of WWI re-enactments might seriously consider – it actually makes a lot of sense. The material is an excellent choice for those who…

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Chivote CamCarry

Leather Camera Case

The CamCarry by Chivote is modelled on the classic camera cases of yesteryear, the hard leather outer and soft inner is designed to protect your SLR or DSLR from bangs and drops, and the overlapping lid protects it from unexpected weather.  Chivote has a long track record of producing top notch gear, the company uses Kickstarter to…

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Utility Shirt by Taylor Stitch

Utility Shirt

The Utility Shirt by Taylor Stitch is a triple stitched, 10 ounce cotton shirt for those who work with their hands (even just on weekends), all of the gear produced by the company is made in the USA by a family business that’s been in operation for just over 85 years. The business model used…

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Tsovet SVT-AX87

Tsovet Watch

Tsovet is one of the leading lights of the modern American watchmaking renaissance, the company was founded by renowned timepiece designer David Bonaventura in California in 2006 and lists industrial tools, vintage automobile gauges, and avionics instruments as its primary influences. The SVT-AX87 (shown above and below) is powered by a Swiss made Ronda 513.1…

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DMD Racer Helmet

dmd-racer-white-1 copy

The DMD Racer Helmet is a remake of an iconic ’70s era motocross helmet that’s been built to modern (ECE 22.05) safety standards, it has a shell made from a carbon/Kevlar blend, a removable/washable liner and a padded chin strap with a double-D ring closure. We’re seeing more and more helmets made with classic styling…

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