Suzuki Katana by Icon 1000

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The Suzuki Katana is a bike that had a major impact on motorcycle design from its introduction in 1981 through to the modern day, many overlook the model due to its divisive design, but the older it gets the more popular it seems to become. Early in its life the Katana split opinions within the…

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Tiger Juice Tee by Moto 76

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Moto 76 is a relatively new clothing company run by avid motorcyclist and custom builder Jack Randleman. Each of his designs are handmade in the United States and only produced in very limited quantities, so you won’t see them on the shelves of the local Gap. Buy Here

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Triumph Tiger 900

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The original Triumph Tiger 900 was released in 1993 and remained in production for 5 years, it won a small but loyal band of followers who nicknamed it the “steamer” and rode the model to just about every region of the planet. Today, the triple-cylinder Tiger is a common first adventure bike for many in…

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So They All Hover Now

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So They All Hover Now is a film from the early years of the hovercraft, when the sky was the limit and many thought that much of the future of human and cargo transportation would take place a few inches above the ground, on a cushion of air. Recorded in 1962, the film has an…

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Feuerhand Hurricane Lantern

Hurricane Lantern

The Feuerhand Hurricane Lantern has been produced by the same factory in Hohenlockstedt, Germany for over 100 years. Before the advent of the electric handheld light, lanterns like this were broadly used – especially during storms and high winds. With a burning time of 20 hours, this hurricane lantern makes a great addition to the…

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Bond Bug

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The Bond Bug is a British microcar that would have necessitated the invention of the word “quirky”, if it hadn’t already existed. All of us have seen the Bond Bug before, even if we didn’t realise it at the time – in 1977 the designer of the Bug was working for a new sci-fi film…

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Motorized V-Twin Roller Skates

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We received these remarkable images last week along with the below article, it originally appeared in the General Automobile-Newspaper on the 25th of February 1912. I’d never seen a V-twin roller skate before and I’m willing to bet that many of you haven’t either, these are from the very earliest days of the automobile and…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Vintage Vincent Motorcycle

Click here to see the full list We found some fascinating vintage bikes on eBay this week including two Vincents – it’s unusual to find even one of these up for sale on eBay due to their rarity. Elsewhere we found a couple of interesting and historic Harley-Davidsons including a very early Sportster – which has…

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Barry Sheene’s Bell Helmet

Vintage Bell Helmet

Barry Sheene is a legendary British-born motorcycle racer with almost inhuman levels of talent and a larger-than-life personality that won him fans both on and off the track. He was close personal friends with Formula 1 world champion James Hunt, and the escapades of the two men would make for a Hollywood script only suitable…

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Osprey Tee by ODFU

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The Osprey tee is the latest creation from ODFU, a boutique English company know for their unique, motorcycle culture inspired t-shirt designs. Each piece of clothing they produce is hand-printed onto fine Jersey cotton and you’ll never see their wares being sold by the likes of Abercrombie or Gap. This tee design was created to…

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Victor Athletics

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Victor Athletics is a new Tennessee-based company that was founded with the goal of returning clothing manufacturing back to the United States – in 1980 America produced 80% of its own clothing but by 2014 that number had dropped to almost 2%. In order to reverse this trend we’ve seen a few companies pledge to only…

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