Tsovet SVT-AX87

Tsovet Watch

Tsovet is one of the leading lights of the modern American watchmaking renaissance, the company was founded by renowned timepiece designer David Bonaventura in California in 2006 and lists industrial tools, vintage automobile gauges, and avionics instruments as its primary influences. The SVT-AX87 (shown above and below) is powered by a Swiss made Ronda 513.1…

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Porsche 356C 1600 SC

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There’s little doubt that Porsche’s 356 is one of the more important sports cars of the mid-20th century, it was the first production car made by Porsche and only their second model after the 1939 Porsche 64. The recipe that made the 356 great was a simple one – it had a rear mounted flat-4,…

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Beltway Jacket Icon 1000

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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Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

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I was on my way to a car show last weekend when a bright red Ferrari 250 GT Lusso went past travelling in the opposite direction, I very nearly ploughed into the central divider whilst shouting something incoherent to my Mrs in the passenger seat that must have sounded something a little like 250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso250gtlusso. Her…

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The Bomb Bar

Bomb Bar

The Bomb Bar is a creation from Oliver Apt – a Canadian company that specialises in slightly unusual homewares. Each of these bars is made from a military surplus ammunition crate with mounting point added to the back and internal walnut shelves fitted, each one measures 46.5 inches long, by 9.5 inches wide, by 14…

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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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Remove Before Flight Key Chain

Remove Before Flight

This Remove Before Flight Key Chain is something I’ve had for years, it’s an almost perfect tag for your car or motorcycle keys due to the fact that it’s bright red and very difficult to misplace. It also seems to draw more comments than any other single object I own, everyone always wants to know…

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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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Bell Schott Moto Jacket

Bell Schott Moto Jacket

The new limited edition Bell Schott Moto Jacket is a collaboration between the two storied American motorcycle gear manufacturers to celebrate Bell’s 60th anniversary this year. Each jacket is made from thick horsehide for additional abrasion protection and has a zip-out pile liner for all-weather versatility. The zip sleeve cuffs make it easy to get…

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The Norton Project

The Norton Project

The Norton Project is a short documentary about two sons who stole their father’s 1969 Norton Commando to get it professionally restored, and then give it back to him as a Christmas Day surprise. The film first came to light about 4 years ago but recently I discovered that a lot of people still haven’t…

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Ariel Square Four Wallpaper

Ariel Square Four

The Ariel Square Four was a sensation when it was released at the Olympia Motorcycle Show in 1930, the concept of putting four cylinders in a square and then counter-rotating the two crankshafts was a eureka moment and it allowed the engine to be exceptionally well-balanced with none of the gyroscopic forces encountered with a…

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