The Original Bell Jar Table Lamp

Bell Jar Table Lamp Southern Electric

The Original Bell Jar Table Lamp by Southern Lights Electric is styled after the industrial desk lights of the early 20th century, each lamp has a wooden base, a vintage style socket, a cream cloth-covered cord with an inline switch and a glass dome to protect the light bulb. The filaments of Edison light bulbs…

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1975 Pontiac Le Mans

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The fourth generation Pontiac Le Mans was notably longer, wider and heavier than the previous iterations – this made the already tenuous connection to the French racing circuit even more vague than the Pontiac’s suspension. Despite the sporting pretence, I actually do like the Pontiac Le Mans. It’s a car that you imagine being chased…

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Icon 1000 Prep Glove

Icon 1000 Prep Glove

The new Icon 100 Prep Glove has been designed to evoke styling cues from the driving gloves our grandfathers wore when hammering across country with the top down. In fact, the Prep Glove would probably make quite a good driving glove due to it being made from 100% kangaroo hide – a leather known for…

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Janus Tool Roll

Motorcycle Tool Roll

Regular readers of Silodrome have all become accustomed to my love of the classic tool roll, they were invented out of necessity shortly after the first motorcycle was invented – these bikes were unsurprisingly unreliable and so it became essential to have a decent tool kit on you at all times. Modern motorcycles are now…

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DMD Racer Helmet

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The DMD Racer Helmet is a remake of an iconic ’70s era motocross helmet that’s been built to modern (ECE 22.05) safety standards, it has a shell made from a carbon/Kevlar blend, a removable/washable liner and a padded chin strap with a double-D ring closure. We’re seeing more and more helmets made with classic styling…

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Husqvarna 400 Cross

Husqvarna 400 Cross Front

The Husqvarna 400 Cross is a motorcycle made famous by both its endeavours in off-road racing throughout the late ’60s and ’70s as well as its headline appearance in the now legendary 1971 film On Any Sunday – starring Steve McQueen and Malcolm Smith riding Husqvarnas across a range of Californian terrains. The 400 Cross…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers On eBay This Week

New Norton Commando

This week has been a little more quiet for cafe racers on eBay Motors, that said, we did find a few gems including a beautifully presented CB750 and that Norton Commando 961 – not to mention the two-stroke 500cc Suzuki that’ll go like an absolute rocket ship. The new Norton Commando 961 is a bike…

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3 Pocket Wallet by Larsen & Ross

Minimalist Leather Wallet

The 3 Pocket Wallet by Larsen & Ross is a minimalist way of carrying cards and cash – without that huge bulge in your pocket that can make sitting down a lopsided affair. Each product from Larsen & Ross is hand-cut and hand-sewn in the US from American full grain vegetable tanned leather, then burnished with beeswax…

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Top 10 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay

Norton Commando

It’s always interesting to scroll through the broad spectrum of vintage motorcycles for sale on eBay in any given week, there are always some surprises to be had along with more than a few major temptations. This week we focussed on vintage European motorcycles with a close eye on both England and Italy, these are…

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