1:5th Scale Model: US Navy Boeing PT-17 Stearman

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The Boeing PT-17 Stearman started production in 1934, over 10,000 were made in the lead up to WWII and the majority of American and Canadian pilots did some or all of their early flight training in one. The large radial engine was uncowled on most PT-17s but some owners choose to add a cowling after…

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Vista Tiny House

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The Vista and Vista GO are tiny homes designed as full-featured caravans, with all the standard power, water, and sewage connectors – as well as options for solar cells and onboard water tanks for off-grid holidays. Tiny homes have become more and more popular in recent years, as many people find normal home ownership prohibitively…

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Icon 1000 Axys Jacket

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The Axys Jacket by Icon 1000 is a new release for late-2016, it’s designed as a 3-season jacket that can potentially do 4-season work depending on your local climate. It has perforations along the inside of each arm and on both sides of the jacket to allow airflow, and a zip-out quilted liner for the…

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Davida Gov Visor

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The Davida Gov Visor is a solution for those who need something halfway between a bubble visor and a pair of traditional aviator goggles. Perhaps the most significant benefit to the Gov Visor is the fact that it can be worn with glasses or sunglasses – a feature missing from most motorcycle goggles. Available in…

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1930s-Era Dashboard Instruments

Racing Dashboard Instruments

This matching pair of 1930s-era dashboard instruments were mounted to the dash of a long forgotten race car, as a way of tracking temperature and altitude – both measurements that would potentially require modifications to fuelling and spark timing. Engine tweaks like this were mostly manual at the time of course, and some of the…

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Top 10 Dual Sport Helmets of 2016

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Dual sport helmets are designed to be used both on and off road, incorporating the best design features of both helmet styles. Dual sport motorcycles have been enjoying a surge in popularity in recent years, and it shows no sign of abating any time soon. In recent years we’ve seen classically styled scramblers coming back…

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Speed and Strength Overhaul Boots

Speed and Strength Overhaul Boots

Speed and Strength’s new Overhaul Boots have been developed for urban motorcyclists who need protective footwear that they can wear all day long. They’re styled subtly so its unlikely that anyone would even be able to tell they’re not just regular street wear, and they’re offered in both black and tan. Each pair has a…

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Original Ferrari Servizio Esperienze Enamel Sign

Ferrari Servizio Esperienze Enamel Sign

This is an original 1950s “Ferrari Servizio Esperienze” enamel sign, it would have been located outside a garage with experience or special training to work on the iconic cars from Modena. Ferrari only produced their first road car in 1947 so when this sign was produced in the 1950s it would have been an unusual…

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Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet

Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet

The new-for-2016 Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet is a new take on the now well-established Bullitt line of retro-modern helmets from the iconic American manufacturer. The exterior shell art on the Scratch LE is influenced by 1950s-era motorsport liveries, with a red hemisphere on the left and a black pinstriped hemisphere on the right. All…

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BMW E30 Wood Print by Always Garagista

BMW E30 Wood Print by Always Garagista

The BMW E30 M3 is a car so iconic we still use it as a point of reference when looking at modern BMWs, it’s still the most successful racing car of all time – with more major race victories than anything else on four wheels. This unusual print by Always Garagista uses birch plywood as…

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Top 5 Base Layers For Motorcyclists

Top 5 Base Layers For Motorcyclists

Depending on the season and your geographical location, a good base layer can prove invaluable – and extend your riding season by a good couple of months thanks to their ability to keep your core temperature balanced better than a regular cotton t-shirt. Each of these base layers is designed to fit reasonably snugly around…

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Roland Sands Mojave Boot

Roland Sands Mojave Boot

The Roland Sands Mojave Boot is one of the better new additions to the retro motorcycle boot genre. For rider protection the Mojave has a moulded and reinforced protective heel cup, a molded ankle protector insert, a molded protective toe box insert, a side mid-foot protective insert, and a reinforced shank. The upper is 100%…

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