The SR-71 Blackbird was so incredibly quick, that when it detected a surface to air missile launch, the pilot simply hit the throttle and accelerated to out run the missile, using raw speed as it’s primary defence mechanism.
Every time I end up on Etsy I find things I never knew I needed. These goggles by Wilson are almost 100 years old, they’re in fantastic condition and feature amber lenses surrounded by an ultra-thin wire mesh.
The Blonde Comet is a 1941 film starring Virginia Vale and William Halligan, it follows the story of Beverly Blake (Virginia Vale), the daughter of a wealthy tire manufacturer.
I stumbled across these beautiful retro motorcycle boots by Caterpillar earlier this week, the upper is a unique blend of heavy duty canvas and leather with a sole made of oil and waterproof hardened-rubber.
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.
On close inspection, it looks as though it’s raining in the picture above, making the airborne nature of the bike all the more impressive.
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.
There’s something about a woman on a cafe racer that just makes me happy.
Designed to fit on either a bicycle or motorcycle, the Black Smith Tool Case can hold tools, a 16oz beverage, a small handgun, a Barbie doll, or whatever else you may need while out on the road. It’s handmade in the USA from 100% top grade cowhide leather and
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.
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.
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.