21-Window Deluxe Volkswagen Type 2

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The Volkswagen Type 2 is better known by the nicknames it received in the various countries where it was sold, the Americans usually call it the the Bus or Hippie Van, the Brits call it the Camper and every Australian I talked to knows the Type 2 only as the Kombi Van. Following on from…

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Ranger Gloves by Grifter USA

leather motorcycle gloves

The new Ranger Glove by Grifter USA is the sort of motorcycle glove you can wear riding around town, or in the garage as you lift a Norton Commando engine out of its Isolastic mounts before a rebuild. The lower part of the glove is thick Bison leather and the upper is 12oz American Cone…

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BMW Monolever by Flat Racer

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Flat Racer is a boutique London-based company that produces some eye-catching accessories for vintage BMW motorcycles, the bike you see above started life as a stock 1990 BMW Monolever before being kitted out in a new full-fairing – giving it an entirely new lease on life. When the team at Flat Racer set out to…

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Sulby Straight Blouson Jacket by Belstaff

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The lengthily named Sulby Straight Blouson Jacket by Belstaff is one of the newer offerings from the age-old British motorcycle gear manufacturer, following their recent move towards safer gear that offers riders real protection the Sulby Straight Blouson comes pre-fitted with D3O armour in the elbows and shoulders, and has a back pocket for an optional spine…

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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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Icon 1000 El Bajo Boot

Icon 1000 El Bajo Boots

The Icon 1000 El Bajo Boot is the lower cut version of the Icon 1000 Elsinore Boot, making it more suitable for use as a boot you use both on and off the bike. Much like the Elsinore, the El Bajo has a top grain leather upper, a Goodyear Welt sole, a steel heel plate…

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BMW R80RT Monolever Scrambler

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I have a rapidly growing soft spot for BMW Scramblers, there’s something about a vintage boxer engine paired with chunky tires that just seems right – even though I’m sure BMW purists would froth at the mouth if they heard me say that out loud. The scrambler you see here is the work of VDBMOTO, it…

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Bishop by Bandit 9

Bishop by Bandit 9

Daryl from Bandit 9 has quickly earned himself some hefty respect throughout the custom motorcycle scene, he consistently turns out motorcycles that catch the eye so forcefully they’ll almost snap your neck. He’s recently shifted their primary focus to limited edition production runs, the first was EVE, a bike we featured here on Silodrome in its…

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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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EVE by Bandit 9 Motorcycles

Honda SS Custom Motorcycle

Some of you may remember EVE, it’s a custom motorcycle we featured a few months ago when the first renderings were released by the team at Bandit 9 motorcycles. It was planned that 9 EVEs would be built to customer specification, each would look remarkably similar but the engine size would vary from 90cc to…

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