Deus Gripping Gloves

Deus Gripping Gloves

Each pair of Deus Gripping Gloves is handmade in Japan using 100% Napa cowhide, both the palms and knuckles are double-layered for improved abrasion resistance and the velcro wrist straps ensure that the gloves stay on if you fall off. In order to ensure there’s no chafing the Gripping Gloves have external seams, it gives…

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Top 14 Cars Of 2014

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2014 has been an extraordinary time for classic cars, a slew of new records were set for cars at auction and the market for iconic cars like the Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type show no signs of slowing down. This list of top 14 cars of 2014 is compiled using raw website traffic data as…

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B-3 Bomber Jacket

B-3 Bomber Jacket

The B-3 Bomber Jacket first entered service with the US military in the mid-1930s – as aircraft became more capable and were able to fly higher it became a necessity to provide pilots with warm weather gear for high-altitude flights, where temperatures could drop well below -22F (-30C). The military developed what would become known…

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Top 14 Motorcycles of 2014

Top 14 Motorcycles of 2014

Each year we put together a list of the most popular motorcycles to appear on Silodrome, we use raw traffic data to compile this list – so each person who clicked through to read more about a motorcycle was essentially casting a vote. It’s always interesting to see what becomes popular on the site, it’s…

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Minimalist Wallet by Portel

Minimaliat Wallet

We’ve featured gear by Portel a number of times previously and it’s always been very popular, the brand was one of the first to offer classically-styled leather iPhone wallets and they followed up this success with the line of minimalist wallets you see above. Each of these wallets can hold three cards and a few…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Cafe Racer Harley

This week has been an interesting one for cafe racers on eBay, the genre seems to be continuing to pick up steam and become more popular with the general public – resulting in an ever-increasing array of interesting (if not always well-advised) customs. The most immediately eye-catching bike this week has to be Chica’s Kamikaze…

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Cafe Racer Tee by MotorRad

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Each Cafe Racer Tee is individually screenprinted by hand in the USA by the guys over at MotorRad, the tees are 100% cotton and are cut to a modern slim fit with sizing offered from XS to XXL. MotorRad produce apparel, accessories, motorcycle parts and moto-related art out of their workshop and focus on developing personal…

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No Margin For Error

Pikes Peak Race

No Margin For Error is a 10 minute mini-documentary covering the 1957 Pikes Peak Race, it was produced by Socony Mobil as a promotional piece but it stands today as one of the best films about the 1957 Pikes Peak we’ve come across.

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Pistol Packin’ Mama and the WASPs

Women Pilot WASP

Pistol Packin’ Mama was a B-17 Flying Fortress that saw use during the Second World War as a training aircraft for female pilots known as WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots), over 1,000 female pilots had been accepted into the program by the end of the war and they had flown every type of American military…

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Ford Marmon-Herrington Woodie 4×4

Ford Marmon-Herrington Woodie 4x4

This Ford Marmon-Herrington Woodie 4×4 (or more correctly, Ford Marmon-Herrington Super Deluxe Station Wagon) is an exceedingly rare vehicle from the post-WWII era built by Ford and then converted to 4×4 by Marmon-Herrington. These conversions were rare due to the associated cost – it essentially doubled the price of the vehicle and the benefits of…

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Havana Polarised Sunglasses by Persol

Havana Polarised Sunglasses Persol

Persol is one of Italy’s longest surviving eye-wear manufacturers, it was founded in 1917 to make specialised sunglasses and eye-protection for some of the first aviators and race car drivers – interestingly Persol is derived from the Italian words per il sole meaning for the sun. The Havana line of sunglasses by Persol are handmade…

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