Bizzarrini P538

Bizzarrini P538

The Bizzarrini P538 is an exceptionally rare Italian motor car that deserves a spot amongst the most beautiful designs to come out of Europe in the mid-1960s. It isn’t known exactly how many were built, it is known with some level of certainty that there were at least two 327 cubic inch Chevrolet Corvette V8…

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Edwin & Blitz Custom Motorcycle Boots

Grenson x Edwin & Blitz Custom Motorcycles

These motorcycle boots are the result of a collaboration between Edwin and Blitz Custom Motorcycles, they’ve been developed to evoke the styling of boots worn by men like T. E. Lawrence in the early days of the motorcycle, so there’s a shifter guard on both feet on the off chance you ride a vintage bike…

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Sibley Canvas Tents

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The Sibley series of canvas bell tents has been featured here on Silodrome a couple of times over the past few years and they’ve always been hugely popular. Sibley use heavy-duty cotton canvas (320 g/m²) in the construction of their tents, and before the tent is made the canvas is impregnated to proof it against…

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Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider


The Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider was the first car that the storied Italian company ever produced specifically for the American market, at its heart it was essentially a drop-top version of the 250 GT Berlinetta – with an aluminium hood, doors and boot lid to save weight. Enzo Ferrari had been convinced by…

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Medieval Viking Sword – Circa 1000 AD

Medieval Viking Sword

It isn’t every day you get a chance to take home an original Viking sword, or an entire collection of them, but the upcoming Bonhams Antique Arms and Armor Auction is offering bidders a vast collection of swords, flintlocks, battle axes and knives. The Medieval Viking sword you see pictured above and below is one…

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Duesenberg Model SJ


The Duesenberg Model SJ was to be one of the finest and fastest cars ever produced by the storied American luxury automobile manufacturer. Each of the J and SJ models were fitted with the straight-8 engine that had been designed by the Duesenberg brothers in the 1920s for motor racing. This engine was decades ahead…

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The BMW M1 is a car that’s remarkable for a few reasons, it was to be BMW’s first mid-engined car and quickly became one of the most iconic supercars of the late 1970s. Originally co-developed as a joint BMW-Lamborghini automobile, BMW quickly took over the project and applied strict German precision to all elements of…

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Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

Rolls-Royce Phantom Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

The iconic Spirit of Ecstasy mascot has been fitted to Rolls-Royce motor cars since 1911, prior to this the cars had no mascot fitted and so many owners took to installing their own. This frustrated Claude Johnson, then managing director of Rolls-Royce, who felt that many of these customer fitted mascots were inappropriate and unsuitable…

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Ferrari 250 LM


The Ferrari 250 LM was one of Enzo Ferrari’s first dalliances with mid-engine configured cars – he had stubbornly persisted with front mounted V12 for years despite the staggering successes of men like John Cooper and their lightweight, mid-engined, race winning Grand Prix cars. The new 250 LM would be fitted with a rear-mid mounted…

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Bremont Jaguar


Bremont and Jaguar are both quintessentially British companies with a history of working together, when Jaguar recently restarted the E-Type production line to produce six “continuation” lightweights they partnered with Bremont to create a matching line of watches. This new line of Bremont Jaguar chronographs were hugely popular and so the two decided to create…

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Aether Explorer Sunglasses

Aether Explorer Sunglasses 4

Sunglasses for motorcyclists seem to only come in two basic types: cool or hideous. This pair by Aether + Salt are decidedly in the former camp, with lenses that combine a polarized filter and a photochromic filter, that automatically darkens to suit the light conditions. This is a very useful feature for those whose hands…

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