Pagnol M1 Motorcycle Jacket

Pagnol M1 Motorcycle Jacket

The Pagnol M1 is a motorcycle jacket that you may not have encountered before as the company behind it isn’t quite as well known as the heavy hitters in the motorcycle gear spectrum – however that might not be a bad thing. Pagnol prides itself on creating nothing but high-quality motorcycle jackets, at the moment…

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Evel Knievel Wide World Of Sport Special

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The Evel Knievel Wide World Of Sport Special is a documentary style film covering the life and times of one of America’s greatest stuntmen. Evel is still listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the survivor of “most bones broken in a lifetime” – he suffered 433 documented fractures over the course of…

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Tamarit Backpack

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Tamarit Spanish Motorcycles is a custom garage run by three good friends on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the company started life 8 years ago after a conversation in a bar over a few beers with a few sketches on napkins. After having made a name for themselves with their custom motorcycles, the team…

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Dainese Cafe Motorcycle Boots

Dainese Cafe Boots

It wasn’t that many years ago that motorcyclists had to choose between good-looking gear, and gear that actually offered proper CE-certified protection. This gap in the market has slowly been filled by companies like Dainese, an Italian motorcycle gear manufacturer well-known for their hardcore MotoGP products. The boots you see here are the relatively new…

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Moto Watercolours by Claudia Liebenberg

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Claudia Liebenberg is an exceptionally talented South African artist with a deeply held love of motorcycles and the culture that surrounds them. She’s been painting since she could hold a brush, and she settled on watercolours as the equipment needed is relatively minimal which allows her to take it all with her wherever she goes….

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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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