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DKW Hummel

DKW Hummel Motorcycle 2

This 1964 DKW Hummel is a masterclass in ’60s era, futuristic design. It’s powered by a 50cc 2-stroke engine, has drum brakes front and rear, an integrated fuel tank/head light, a very interesting front fork assembly and more style than Cary Grant holding a martini, standing on top of a moving train.

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1967 Mustang Fastback

1967 Mustang Fastback 9

I have a deep and abiding love for the 1967 Mustang Fastback, I don’t know exactly what it is about the car, but it’s been on my top 10 list since I was wearing short pants and if I’m honest, it’s the only car on my top 10 list that falls within my affordability bracket. At least at the moment.

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The Sidney Diesel Norton

Sidney Diesel Norton

The Sidney Diesel Norton is one of those rare engineering experiments from the middle of the last century for which very little information still exists. We know that the engine was built hand built by Alfred Smith and Arthur Sidney, then fitted to a stock Norton motorcycle, the engine has a large, external flywheel (visible in the above photograph) and a single cylinder, diesel fuelled motor.

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Vans Spicoli 4 Sunglasses

Vans Spicoli 4 Sunglasses 2

I belong to the school of thought that every man should have at least 2 pairs of sunglasses. Mostly because I break sunglasses with startling frequency and have learned the hard way not to take expensive eyewear camping, fishing, surfing, sailing or any place that might require some level of physical exertion.

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Pinguino 145 Kayak


John Lockwood founded Pygmy Boats in 1986 after having spent years designing 50,000 tonne container ships, his dream was always to design and build the most beautiful kayaks in the world and after looking through his catalogue, I think he’s done it.

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