Guy Martin’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

Guy Martin is a down to earth motorcycle racer and truck mechanic who shot to worldwide fame in 2011 when the documentary Closer to the Edge was released – a film that followed the men and machines of the 2010 Isle of Man TT races – specifically Ian Hutchinson and Guy Martin. Martin has 15 podium…

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Dovo Inox Full Hollow Straight Razor

Dovo Inox Full Hollow Straight Razor

The Dovo Inox full hollow straight razor is a fantastic alternative to whatever the latest and greatest multi-blade safety razor from Gilette happens to be – and the straight razor will never need absurdly priced refills (just the occasional sharpening). With an olive wood handle and a blade made from high carbon steel with 24k…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Blitz BMW R75/5 Bobber

BMW Bobber Motorcycle

Blitz Motorcycles is a Paris-based workshop that have developed a reputation for building genuinely unique and oftentimes unusual custom motorcycles. It’s run by Fred Jourden and Hugo Jezebel, both avid riders and self-taught mechanics who have developed a style all their own. When Blitz first started building bikes in 2010 they split public opinion, with…

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Pointer Brand Hickory Chore Coat

Pointer Brand Chore Coat

The Pointer Brand Hickory Chore Coat is a modern version of the workwear worn by our great-grandparents, gear that was designed to be tough and long-lasting – even after years of daily use in some of the hardest work environments in the world. Each Chore Coat is made from 100% hickory stripe denim cotton, with…

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Ringbrothers Carbon Fiber Mustang

carbon-fiber-ford-mustang-15

The Ford Mustang was first released in 1964. What happened next took Ford and the entire American automotive industry by surprise. The bean-counters at Ford had estimated that 100,000 Mustangs would be built in the first year, but the model proved so popular that this number flew by in just 3 months. By the end…

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Barry Sheene’s 1974 Bell Helmet

Barry Sheene's 1974 Bell racing helmet

Barry Sheene is remembered as one of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time, and almost certainly the greatest British rider of the 20th century. Sheene had a famously likeable personality and he had a hugely successful second career as a motorsport TV personality and commentator in Australia – where he had moved after retiring…

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Cagiva Moke

Mini Moke

The Cagiva Moke was final iteration of the original Mini Moke, which had been in production non-stop since 1964 with over 50,000 produced in Britain, Australia, and Portugal. The British Motor Corporation had commissioned Sir Alec Issigonis and John Sheppard as an ultra-lightweight vehicle suitable for military deployment by helicopter. They used the engine, transmission,…

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Tag Heuer Autavia Mark 3 “Rindt”

TAG Heuer Autavia

Earlier this year Tag Heuer announced that they were going to re-release their iconic Autavia, and that they were going to turn to the public to choose which of the original designs would be brought back into production. Thousands of people took part in the voting and the eventual winner is the 1966 Mark 3 “Rindt”…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Triumph Motocross

This week we seem to have inadvertently focussed on racing motorcycles, both on and off road varieties. It seems like there are more sporting bikes on eBay at the moment but this might be due to the fact that the weather is slowly warming up and people’s minds are turning to summer days in the…

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The Levitat Tree Tent

Levitat Tree Tent

The Levitat Tree Tent is a recent addition to the growing number of companies offering non-traditional tents – with tree tents being by far the most popular. There are a number of benefits to being in the air – in inclement weather you won’t end up in a puddle, you can set up the tent…

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Shinya Kimura – Chabott Engineering

Shinya Kimura Face

This short film by Henrik Hansen about Shinya Kimura first came out just over 6 years ago, and it had a huge impact on both the custom motorcycle scene and the burgeoning world of motorcycle-centric short films. I’ve met a number of people recently who’ve never seen Shinya Kimura – Chabott Engineering and so despite the…

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Norton Manx Model 30

Norton Manx

The Norton Manx Model 30 is a motorcycle that lives on half a century after its production ceased thanks to its legendary status as an Isle of Man TT machine that had few, if any, rivals in its day. Norton built the Manx between 1946 and 1962, although the examples from the beginning and end…

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