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

ODFU T-Shirt

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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Triumph TR7 Cutaway Wallpaper

Triumph TR7 Wallpaper

The Triumph TR7 represented a paradigm shift in design for Triumph, construction began in late 1974 for early 1975 deliveries in the USA – where the car sold faster than the Brits could build them. The TR7 was initially powered by a 1998cc 4-cylinder engine with 8 valves and a crank horsepower rating of 105…

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Mazda Cosmo 110S

Mazda-Cosmo-Car

The Mazda Cosmo 110S was the first rotary-engined car to roll out of the Japanese marque’s factory, it was dressed in a jet-age inspired body and in its one race outing it landed a hard fought 4th place after belting around the Nurburgring for 84 hours. Each Cosmo was built by hand between 1967 and…

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JANE Riding Gloves

Leather Gloves

These new motorcycle gloves by JANE have been developed to offer as much comfort to the rider as possible, whilst also being highly effective should you ever find yourself heading toward the asphalt sans bike. Each pair is made using premium cowhide with nylon stitched external seams to prevent chaffing on longer rides, the fingers…

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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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