1967 Toyota 2000GT

Toyota 2000GT

The Toyota 2000GT is a car with a fascinating history. It was developed by Yamaha for Nissan, Nissan passed on it so Yamaha tentatively approached Toyota – a company famous at the time for its staid designs that were targeted at the budget conscious buyer. Much to the surprise of the Yamaha executives, Toyota jumped…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

1966 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350

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There are few cars I can think of that are more American than the Ford Mustang – and the Shelby GT 350 version of the model is the automotive equivalent of an apple pie in the shape of Abraham Lincoln draped in the stars and stripes. We’re all familiar with the story of the Mustang, a car…

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Royal North Company Camp Knife

Royal North Company Camp Knife

The Camp Knife by Royal North Company has been designed in Canada to be an ideal camping, hunting, or utility knife – specifically developed to suit the climate of the Canadian wilderness. The blade is 4″ and is made from high carbon 01 steel, the overall length is 9″, the handle can be made from either…

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

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In 1965 Autodelta, the motorsport division of Alfa Romeo, developed a high-performance version of the regular road-going Alfa Romeo Giulia GT. They called it the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA – with that additional “A” standing for “Alleggerita”, the Italian world for light weight. Rather than just bolting on better brakes and some new springs, they…

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Roland Sands Kevlar Stoddard Shirt

Roland Sands Kevlar Stoddard Shirt

The new Roland Sands Stoddard Shirt is a DuPont™ Kevlar® lined flannel with a YKK zip-up front as well as pockets for the full Roland Sands Armor Kit. Roland Sands is based in California so it makes a lot of sense that they would want to develop a shirt that offers near jacket-levels of protection….

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1984 Ferrari 288 GTO

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The Ferrari 288 GTO was destined to compete in the borderline-insane world of Group B rallying. The FIA introduced the regulations that would define Group B in 1982, and it triggered an arms race amongst automakers that is often referred to today as the golden age of rally. The only downside was the number of…

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REV’IT! Stealth Motorcycle Hoodie

REV'IT! Stealth Motorcycle Hoodie

Over the past couple of years we’ve begun to see a a notable shift by many of the larger motorcycle gear manufacturers towards gear that looks far more like urban streetwear than out-and-out MotoGP equipment. The new REV’IT! Stealth Motorcycle Hoodie is a new addition to this fast growing genre, it incorporates an outer shell…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Yamaha SR500

This week we found a few bikes that I’d love to add to my own garage including a beautiful custom by Powder Monkees and Federal Moto, and a rare Harley-Davidson Model 18-J Electric. Picking out a personal favourite this week would probably come down to a practical choice between the Yamaha and the Triumph. It’s…

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Motorcycle Bivouac

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Motorcycles and adventure have gone hand in hand ever since the first man bolted an engine to a bicycle. In the years since, the cross country motorcycle trip has become a rite of passage for many – and some do it on an annual basis. Of course, when you’re going to take your motorcycle across…

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The Story Of Gasoline

The Story Of Gasoline

The Story Of Gasoline is a ’50s era educational film about gasoline, it covers the process of refining and includes a surprisingly useful explanation of the difference between gasoline, lubricating oil, kerosene and other oil derivates by way of a series of cartoon characters. The film runs a total of 23 minutes and unless you’re…

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1948 Packard Eight Station Sedan

Packard 8 Station Sedan

The Packard 8 Station Sedan was introduced in 1948 and discontinued in 1950, but despite its relatively short production life it’s remembered as an aerodynamically advanced car for the time that in some respects foreshadowed the popularity of the modern sports station wagon. Packard called their new model the Station Sedan rather than the more…

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