James Garner’s Husqvarna 400 Cross

James Garner was an A-list actor from the golden age of Hollywood who shared the motorsport addiction that also afflicted the likes of Steve McQueen and Paul Newman. Garner was the co-owner of the AIR (American International Racers) team, which ran endurance road-racing Corvettes in the late 1960s, and he was also contracted to American…

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1970 Rickman Triumph Métisse

The Rickman Triumph Métisse is a quintessentially British motorcycle, and it showcases some of the best individual components the UK had to offer during the time of its construction, all under one fuel tank. The name Métisse was chosen because it’s a fancy French way of saying “mongrel”, which the Rickman brothers felt was an ideal…

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Moto Adonis BMW R1100GS

The BMW R1100GS is a boxer twin adventure motorcycle built between 1994 and 1999, after which it was replaced by the slightly larger R1150GS. The R1100GS is an important model for BMW for a number of reasons – it was the first time oil-cooling had been paired with the more traditional air-cooling on the BMW boxer…

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Desert Fox 5000 Fuel Bag

The Desert Fox 5000 is a fuel bag that can hold 5 litres (1.32 gallons) of fuel, and be strapped to your bike for use by either off road riders, or those who have fuel-tank-reserve-stretching gaps between gas stations. Each Desert Fox has an industrial strength plastic bladder, with a thick canvas outer shell. There…

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1984 Honda ATC70

The 3-wheeled ATC models by Honda started production in 1970, they founded the market for off-road trikes and a number of other manufacturers followed – though none saw the same success. The initial model was the ATC90, called the US90 until Honda secured the “ATC” trademark, and it stood for “all-terrain cycle”. In 1973 the ATC70…

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1955 Dodge Power Wagon

The Dodge Power Wagon was introduced in 1945 as a civilian version of the mighty Dodge WC military truck that had been used extensively throughout WWII. The re-modelled civilian version became immediately popular with farmers, outdoorsmen, and others who needed a truck that could carry cargo and go anywhere. The Power Wagon also had a…

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The MoBed – A Motorcycle Mounted Tent

The MoBed is a motorcycle mounted tent designed to get you up off the ground away from the bugs and snakes, and its makers say it doubles as a good way to ensure your bike isn’t stolen at night while you sleep. Obviously you’d need to ask yourself how much you trust your motorcycle’s centre…

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Taurus 2×2 Adventure Motorcycle

The Taurus is a 2×2 adventure motorcycle that can be disassembled and loaded into a trunk or truck tray in 5 minutes, the reassembled and used to cross just about any terrain you can think of. At its heart the Taurus is powered by a reliable-as-gravity Honda GX-210 four-stroke engine with a 210cc capacity and…

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Ural Sahara

Ural Motorcycles are the world’s pre-eminent builders of off-road sidecar motorcycles, their two-wheel drive bikes have earned a reputation for being able to go anywhere – even places that traditionally capable 4x4s struggle. The Ural Sahara is one of the most capable rigs the company has yet produced, it’s a limited edition model that was so…

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Timberleaf Teardrop Camper Trailer

The Timberleaf Teardrop Camper Trailer is an lightweight alternative to the traditional large camper trailer or Winnebago – with all the basic necessities you need while out off the beaten track. With a dry weight of 1200 pounds and a tongue weight of 120 pounds the Timblerleaf can be towed behind almost any SUV in existence,…

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1969 HAZ Buggy

The Meyers Manx beach buggy is one of those vehicles that came along at the right time in the right place, Bruce Meyers famously developed the basic design in 1964 on a shortened VW Beetle chassis and then launched it into the cultural maelstrom of 1960s America. Within a few short years the Meyers Manx…

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Motorcycle Bivouac

Motorcycles and adventure have gone hand in hand ever since the first man bolted an engine to a bicycle. In the years since, the cross country motorcycle trip has become a rite of passage for many – and some do it on an annual basis. Of course, when you’re going to take your motorcycle across…

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