I came across this great photograph whilst researching the recent piece on the Norton CS1, I couldn’t use it then but have since decided it deserves it’s own feature.
I love a good martini. It’s hard to order one in a bar without sounding like you’ve just watched Moonraker, so if you’re going to have a good martini, you’ll need the gear at home.
The 1973 MV Agusta Electronica Street Scrambler is an unusual model from MV, it was never sold outside Italy having been designed as a Street Scrambler for use in and around the tight, ancient lanes and alleyways of small towns across the country.
We received this photo in the email inbox yesterday from a Silodrome reader, he wanted some more information on the car but we’re all stumped. It’s a beautiful looking retro racer and now we’re curious as well, so if you know anything about it, or can offer some clues, let us know in the comments below.
The Drive Away Cancer movement centres around a retired racer, an Austin-Healy and the desire to never give up. The car has evolved into a sort of rolling memorial, with people writing the names of loved ones they’ve lost to the disease on the bodywork.
Many consider the 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I to be one of the most beautiful mid-century Rollers, although coachbuilders Freestone & Webb decided they could improve on it, they took delivery of a rolling chassis in March 1958 and just 3 months later the completed Drophead Coupé
Evel Knievel is a step beyond iconic.
I love Saabs, I was devastated when the company went under although I do secretly suspect that someday, we’ll see Saab rise again. Until then, here’s picture to cheer us all up.
This great little 1974 Honda CL360 Café Racer is another in the recent crop of outstanding motorcycles to pop up on eBay under the “vintage” tag, the current owner is also the builder and by the sounds of things, he’s gone all out and created an almost perfect around-town-belter.
In 1929 some of the first attempts at refuelling planes in flight were being undertaken. This famous photograph of Operation Question Mark shows a 10,000lb Fokker C-2A being refueled in flight by a modified Douglas C-1 transport aircraft.
The Dehen company history is a story of 2 brothers, the prohibition, illegal liquor runs from Canada, time in prison and finally, the founding of Dehen Garment Company. This Varsity V-Neck is the identical model sold in the 50’s and 60’s and can be seen in vintage photographs, usually on the sidelines of college football fields.
On Any Sunday is one of those films that you just have to have seen, and seen more than once, if you’re a motorcyclist. This is the 7:20 segment of the film that deals with AMA Flat-Track racers, some of the ballsiest humans this side of the NASA Gemini program…