1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio

A Short History of the Lamborghini Countach LP400 When the bright yellow prototype of the Lamborghini Countach LP400 was first shown to the public at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show many wondered if designer Marcello Gandini had lost his mind. How could this angular, trapezoid-based design have come from the same hand as the almost obscenely…

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Schuberth C4 Legacy Helmet

The new Schuberth C4 Legacy helmet is a fundamental redesign of the technologically advanced modular touring helmets that Schuberth is already famous for – as an added bonus the C4 Legacy comes with a hefty dose of minimalist retro styling, making it ideal for use on everything from vintage bikes to modern classics. The C4…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

1976 Porsche 934/5 Kremer Group 4

A Short History of the Porsche 934 The Porsche 934 was a development of the Turbo 911 (the 930) for Group 4 racing – hence the name 934. Porsche built approximately 400 examples of the 934 for two years between 1976 and 1977, with some variation in specifications over the two years of production. The…

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Suus 3066 Road Denim

Suus make each pair of their 3066 Road Denim in Australia to exceptionally high standards, unlike many motorcycle jeans they’re single layer, lightweight, and breathable – with a similar stretch to regular denim jeans. The secret to the 3066 is the single layer ARMALITH® 2.0 14oz 42% UHMWPE denim (ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene) it’s a highly-advanced abrasion…

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Skull Fire Logs

With summer fast approaching in the northern hemisphere, BBQ season is now upon us, and I can think of few ways to better terrify the mother-in-law than cooking her a steak over a cascade of flaming human skulls. The skulls themselves aren’t actually flammable, they’re made from steel reinforced ceramics which are heat resistant. The…

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1954 Documentary: Mercedes-Benz Races Again

This documentary from 1954 shows the victorious return to racing by Mercedes-Benz after 15 years of non-participation, it was an extraordinary achievement that went a long way towards changing Formula One forever. The revolutionary streamlined Mercedes cars were far more advanced that the vehicles being driven by their competitors, and the precision with which Mercedes…

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The World’s Fastest Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Royal Enfield Himalayan was released in 2015 by the Indian company (formerly British) as the company’s new flagship model. It was penned by iconic motorcycle designer Pierre Terblanche, and fitted with an all-new engine designed for simplicity and repairability. The upper end of the adventure touring genre is hotly contested by the likes of…

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The Five Brough Superiors of the Villa Erba Sale

Brough Superior (pronounced “bruff superior”) was famously dubbed the “Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles” – a moniker that was unofficially endorsed by the British carmaker after a senior executive visited the factory and came away deeply impressed. The two major model iterations built by Brough Superior were the SS80 and the SS100, the “SS” standing for “Super Sport”…

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Railroad Spike Throwing Axe

This Railroad Spike Throwing Axe is the work of John Carter, a blacksmith and police officer based in Livingston, Texas. John is an avid and talented blacksmith with his own coal-fired forge, each of his creations are made by hand using either traditional forging techniques or stock removal. The latter of which is a knife…

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1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Super Speedster

A Short History of the Porsche 356 Speedster The Porsche 356 Speedster is a car that Porsche was reticent to build. The regular 356 was selling well in the USA, but hugely influential importer Max Hoffman had been on the phone explaining to the chaps in Stuttgart that there would be a strong market for a…

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Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum

Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum is named for Captain Robert FitzRoy, the man who steered Charles Darwin on his voyage of discovery aboard the HMS Beagle. Where Fitzroy rum distinguishes itself from your standard bottle of firewater is in its packaging. The bottle and lid are both made from recycled materials found polluting the North Sea….

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