This 1971 feature film tells the story of infamous motorcycle daredevil, Evel Knievel. It’s equal parts comedy and biography with plenty of stunts thrown in for good measure, it’s 1:28:00 long and it’s well worth watching if you’re the kind of person who used to jump bicycles over rickety wooden ramps as a child.
This photograph shows the Titanic departing Southampton on the 10th of April 1912, you can see a steam tug boat on the Titanic’s right hand side and the sailors on the prow throwing off the bowline.
The Douglas 348cc EW was originally shown to the public at the 1925 Olympia Show, it was specifically designed to benefit from tax concessions available to lightweight motorcycles and so it weighed in (dry) at under 200lbs.
Ed Kretz was the top motorcycle racer in the 1930s and 1940s, he bought his first motorcycle when he was 20 years old out of sheer necessity, it was the Great Depression and an Indian Motorcycle was all Ed could afford as a mode of transportation.
The Type 13 Brescia Bugatti is one of the most Bugatti looking cars produced by the marque in the early days of the brand, it originally designed in 1914 for auto racing but the outbreak of WWI led to production being shut down until 1920.
This pull over hoody by Under 2 Flags is just about the perfect additional layer for Autumn weather, it’s made from 100% cotton and comes in 2 colours (this is the charcoal grey version).
I love it when we get emails from regular readers with photographs and other interesting bits and pieces, we got this photo in the mailbox last week and it’s been kind of mesmerising me ever since.
The Moriwaki Kawasaki is a motorcycle that set the world of competitive motorcycle racing on its head in the late 1970s, piloted by New Zealander Graeme Crosby the remarkable…
This classic, handmade leather key holder is a missing link of sorts, in this modern age where we all have glass screened smartphones rolling around in our pockets…
Hood ornaments are (sadly) mostly 2 dimensional in the modern age. Some enterprising chap set about fixing his and you can see the results above. If there was such a thing as the Silodrome Stamp of Approval, this would get it right in the face.
If you’ve been a regular reader of Silodrome for more than a few weeks you’ll know of our fondness for the Spaniards over at Radical Ducati, today we’re featuring a rather unusual build from the team at RD, it’s a classic Ducati 350 single and it’s a far cry from their more modern regular fare.
The Belstaff Mojave Brooklands Jacket was made famous in the ’60s when it was worn by Steve McQueen when he competed in the Mojave Desert Race in Southern California.