Noble M600

The Noble M600 is a slightly unusual super car in that it was designed, developed and built using a minimalist approach to technological wizardry. It won’t beat the McLaren MP4-12C around the Nordschleife, and the Ferrari 458 Italia will probably pip it to the finish at Brands Hatch – so you might be wondering why it costs…

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Gringo Blast Shields

For those of you who’ve already snapped up a Biltwell Gringo full-face helmet these new Blastshields have just come into stock in both a clear and tinted finish. Each one costs $19.95 and snaps into place using the 5 studs around the viewport, they’re made from impact-resistant, die-cut flex polycarbonate and have a slightly less…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Harley-Davidson 883 by TJ Moto

It isn’t everyday we get an email from a new custom motorcycle builder based in India, despite the fact that the country has a billion-plus residents and an enormous motorcycle culture – most of the more creative Indian customs don’t make it beyond the country’s borders. That said, I think this bike is destined to…

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Chippewa 6” Homestead Boot

The Chippewa 6″ Homestead Boot is a classically American boot that’s been in production, in one or or another, since 1901. The boots today are still made in the USA from full-grain American leather, the sole is of Goodyear Welt construction and it’s been tweaked by the boffins at Vibram to be more comfortable that…

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Salt Dreams – A Documentary by JT Nesbitt

Salt Dreams is a documentary by J.T. Nesbitt, a former engineer from Confederate Motorcycles and long time resident of New Orleans. Nesbitt lost everything in Hurricane Katrina and this film is the story of his mission to modify an old 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII into an all-out Bonneville salt lake racer capable of over 200mph….

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Saturn V Cutaway

This fascinating Saturn V cutaway drawing is by far the most detailed I’ve ever come across. It’s an original, official Boeing engineering breakdown by Don Sprague and includes everything you ever wanted to know about the Saturn V’s internal workings – right down to millimetre accurate measurements for all major components. Click the image below…

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Triumph Tiger 800XC by Icon 1000

This Triumph Tiger 800XC custom was built by Icon 1000 as a joint, collaborative project between the two companies last year that was conceived as a concept design of what an ideal, post-apocalyptic motorcycle would look like. The team at Icon started with a stock 2011 Triumph Tiger 800XC, already an excellent off-road tourer, and…

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1936 Delahaye Type 135

The somewhat lengthily named 1936 Delahaye Type 135 Competition Court Teardrop Coupé by Carrosserie Figoni et Falaschi is one of my favourite examples of automotive design from Giuseppe Figoni (also known as Joseph Figoni), a man who’s prowess as a coach builder flourished once it was joined with the business acumen of fellow Italian and…

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Red Stitchless Wallet by Clean Everything

For those who love minimalism, this stitchless wallet by Clean Everything might just be a dream come true. Rather cleverly, each wallet is made from a single piece of Italian vegetable-tanned calf leather that is folded into the shape you see here and then closed with your choice of either a gold or silver stud. The stitchless…

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