Sibley Canvas Tents

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The Sibley series of canvas bell tents has been featured here on Silodrome a couple of times over the past few years and they’ve always been hugely popular. Sibley use heavy-duty cotton canvas (320 g/m²) in the construction of their tents, and before the tent is made the canvas is impregnated to proof it against…

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Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

The Simpson Street Bandit Helmet is one of those instantly recognisable designs that’s been worn by drivers in almost every form of motor racing you can think of, from professional drag racing to amateur rallycross and everything in between. The version of the Street Bandit Helmet you see here has been developed for motorcyclists and it…

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Easy Rider Wallpapers

Easy Rider Wallpapers

There are few films that capture the independent spirit of the Americans better than Easy Rider, a 1969 cult classic starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson – with Phil Spector getting a look in too. I’ve had these images on file for a while and the 4th of July – American Independence Day…

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70s Singlefin by Kun_tiqi Surfboards

70s Singlefin by Kuntiqi Surfboards

The 70s Singlefin by Kun_tiqi Surfboards is a great example of what modern surfboards would look like if materials like expanded polystyrene had never been invented. It uses a core of balsa wood with a hardwood stringer, and a hardwood tip and tail, the board is then layered with fibreglass for strength and longevity. Kun_tiqi…

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BMW R80 RT by Ton Up Garage

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The BMW R80 RT was built between 1982 and 1995, with the Monolever version that you see here running from 1984 onwards. The “Monolever” designation referenced the model’s single-sided swing arm – a relative rarity in the mid-80s that helped reduce unsprung weight. Both the R80 RT and the R100 RT shared pretty much everything…

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American Deluxe Fender Telecaster

American Deluxe Fender Telecaster

The American Deluxe Fender Telecaster is a modern version of one of the most famous guitars in history, the ash-bodied electric guitar was first released in 1950 and it was the world’s first commercial solid-body, single-cutaway electric guitar. The sound created by the Telecaster was unlike anything else, it’s widely credited with helping to shape…

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Fratelli Orsini Driving Gloves

Fratelli Orsini Driving Gloves

The gentleman’s driving glove is something that used to be absolutely essential for any chap with a penchant for motor racing. It wasn’t until quite recently that they began to come back into popular usage, with events like the Mille Miglia, Goodwood and others contributing to a renaissance in classic driving attire. This pair of…

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Porsche 944 Turbo

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The Porsche 944 Turbo was the pinnacle of 944 development, which itself had started with an ill-fated agreement between Porsche, VW and Audi to co-develop a car that would share a common platform. VW eventually pulled out of the arrangement so Porsche bought the rights to the project and carried on – eventually releasing the…

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Dainese Harrison Leather Jacket

Dainese Harrison Leather Jacket

The Dainese Harrison Leather Jacket is a classically styled motorcycle jacket with all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a much more modern-looking design. The Harrison has soft Pro-Shape protectors in the shoulders and elbows and reflective inserts that illuminate at night when hit with headlights. It also has a pocket for a G1…

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Stylmartin Indian Boots

Stylmartin Indian Boots

The Stylmartin Indian Boot is designed for motorcyclists who use their bike to commute – and don’t want to have to swap their boots when they get to work. Each pair has a waterproof and breathable Antex membrane lining, with a full grain leather upper, an anti-slip Vibram sole, internal PU malleolus protection of both…

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REV’IT! Hillcrest Jacket

REV'IT! Hillcrest Jacket

The REV’IT! Hillcrest Jacket is designed for spring, summer and autumn use by motorcyclists who want a classic look with modern impact protection in the elbows, shoulders and back. The jacket has a 3D mesh liner that encourages air circulation, with an outer shell of cotton canvas, stainless steel fastenings and a belted waist. It’s…

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