Turbo: Made To Measure

Beatrice Haas Lola Formula 1 Car

Turbo: Made To Measure is a film covering the development of the turbocharged Ford TEC V6 engine that was used in the mid-80s Haas Lola Formula 1 car. It’s an interesting look into the development of the engine that starts with the catastrophic failure of the originally intended 4-cylinder turbo and subsequent post-mortem. It’s hard…

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Monteluz Pisco

Pisco Drink

I came across Pisco last month for the first time and it seems like one of those things that everyone other than me already seems to know about. For those of you who also like to drink unusual things and haven’t come across Pisco previously I’ve included a brief history of the spirit below with…

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Porsche 959

Porsche 959

The Porsche 959 is the car remembered for integrating the still relatively new world of technology into the automotive drivetrain – making it an elegant alternative to the Lamborghini Countach and Ferrari F40 which both relied on traditional thundering engines and hairy-chested drivers to set competitive lap times. Porsche began the development of the 959…

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ODFU x Sideburn Magazine Tee

ODFU x Sideburn T-Shirt

This is the new ODFU x Sideburn Magazine T-shirt, a limited edition joint project between the two motorcycle-centric companies. If you’re a little tired of the offerings from GAP and Abercrombie this tee will likely come as a breath of fresh air, the design has a whiff of petrol and anarchy about it and at £25 a…

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Harley-Davidson RR350

Harley-Davidson RR350

The Harley-Davidson RR350 is the enlarged version of the RR250, a motorcycle built from the ground up by the Italians that was essentially a Harley-Davidson in name only (Harley took a majority stake in the Italian manufacturer in 1974). The men from Milwaukee were facing increased competition from light, fast Japanese bikes and the first investment into Aermacchi in…

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Silodrome x Huckberry Store

Silodrome Store

The new Silodrome x Huckberry Store went live earlier this week, it’s a broad collection of products from the Huckberry catalogue designed to make Christmas shopping a little easier for those of you with a penchant for gasoline, adventure and the great outdoors. I can only assume that many of you are in the same boat as…

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Motorcycle Owner’s Manual

Motorcycle Owner's Manual

The Motorcycle Owner’s Manual is exactly the kind of book I like to buy when the mercury drops and regular riding becomes almost impossible, the winter is a perfect time to dust off a bottle of bourbon and settle into an old chair with a book that’ll one day save you from being stuck by…

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Sunbeam Tiger

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The Sunbeam Tiger is a classic British roadster with a fascinating history, it was the brainchild of Formula 1 legend Jack Brabham and none other than Carroll Shelby was tasked with building the first prototype. There’s an obvious parallel between the Tiger and the Shelby Cobra – both were small British convertibles that Shelby took…

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Minimalist Formula 1 Posters

Formula 1 Race Posters

This stunning collection of minimalist Formula 1 posters is the work of Jason Walley, a talented artist based out of Cincinnati whose Etsy store has fast become a favourite with fans of international motorsport. Jason’s Etsy store is called Hors Categorie and it currently lists 29 Formula 1 and Indy 500 related posters for sale…

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Maple Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans

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Maple’s Kevlar motorcycle jeans occupy a place quite close to my heart, I own a pair that I’ve used on motorcycle treks through Vietnam, across Australia and cross-country through a rather wintery Europe – and over time I’ve become quite fond of them. The main reasons I chose Maple over the immediate competition is that…

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