Wheels & Waves

Wheels and Waves Book

Wheels & Waves is a new book by photographer Jo Fischer, it’s a compilation of her images from the 2013 and 2014 Wheels & Waves event, held in France each year. The book is 140 pages in length and measures in at 30cm by 21.5cm, it’s printed on 170/QM Lumisilk, it has stitch binding and…

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Car Race At Brooklands – 1928

Race At Brooklands 3

Brooklands was the first purpose-built race track in the world, it was characterised by its broad 30 metre width and 9 metre high banked corners. Many of the world’s speed records were set at the circuit until it was shut down in 1939 – as the gloom of World War II descended over Europe. This…

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The Adventures of Zaya

Woman Doing A Burnout

In Venus Veritas is a new website dedicated to showcasing women in the typically male-dominated worlds of cars, motorcycles, boats, planes and anything else with an internal combustion engine. We’ll be showcasing their content every now and then as a hat tip to the 18% of our readers with XX chromosomes. Zaya is one of…

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Pistol Packin’ Mama and the WASPs

Women Pilot WASP

Pistol Packin’ Mama was a B-17 Flying Fortress that saw use during the Second World War as a training aircraft for female pilots known as WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots), over 1,000 female pilots had been accepted into the program by the end of the war and they had flown every type of American military…

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2015 Ladies Who Ride Calendar by MotoLady

motolady-calendar

Most of you who spend a significant amount of time perusing the corner of the internet dedicated to motorcycles will already be familiar with Alicia Elfving (AKA MotoLady), over the past 5 years she’s risen to a position of significant influence within the motorcycle community and is now one of the pre-eminent voices for women…

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Nürburgring Wallpaper

Nürburgring Wallpaper

The Nordschleife (northern loop) of the Nürburgring is a circuit that any true racing enthusiast needs to attempt at least once – Jackie Stewart famously referred to it as the Green Hell due to the fact that it’s 20.8 kilometres (12.9 miles) long, covers over 300 meters (984 feet) of elevation changes and has minimal…

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Sophia Loren – Sunflower

Sophia Loren - Sunflower

The Italian film Sunflower is best remembered for being the first western movie to be made behind the Iron Curtain, it was partially shot in Russia in 1970 – quite remarkable given the tensions in the area during the era. The film itself is a tale of unrequited love starring Sophia Loren and Germano Longo,…

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Evel Knievel Wallpaper

Evel Knievel

“Bones heal, pain is temporary and chicks dig scars” – Evel Knievel Although no one will ever accuse Evel Knievel of being on par with Shakespeare, you do have to admit that the man had a way with words. He still owns a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the man…

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