Barn Find: Tucker 48

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The Tucker 48 is unquestionably one of the most beloved American cars of all time. The story of its development, production, and downfall are the thing of legend – and it’s a story known by many thanks to the Francis Ford Coppola film Tucker: The Man and His Dream starring Jeff Bridges. Preston Tucker named…

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Formula 1 Gearbox Table

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Racing memorabilia doesn’t get a whole lot more impressive than this, unless you buy an actual Formula 1 car of course. This F1 Gearbox Table is made from a race-used Renault R30 F1 transmission, it’s a 7-speed, semi-automatic, sequential box made from ultra-light titanium. It would have been raced by either Robert Kubica or Vitaly Petrov,…

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Ducati 900 Darmah Custom Racer

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The original Ducati 860 GT was released in 1974 with controversially “square” styling by renowned car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, the new model replaced the more rounded Ducati 750 GT, with a series of exterior and interior engine modification by engineer Fabio Taglioni. The Ducati 900 SD “Darmah” was introduced in 1977 to address some of…

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Land Rover HUE 166 Cuff Links

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HUE 166 was the license plate number of the world’s oldest Land Rover – the first one that was made and the ancestor of all the modern examples you see on the road everyday. It’s become affectionally known as “Huey” by the Land Rover faithful, and it’s even made an appearance in the trim of…

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Harley-Davidson Big Twins – The Evolution

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Thankfully 1984 was a great year for Harley-Davidson and not at all like the “1984” of British writer George Orwell’s novel. 1984 was the year Harley-Davidson introduced what many regard as their greatest engine, and for a true blue motorcycle enthusiast who wants to be able to strip his bike down to the last nut…

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Outlierman Heritage Driving Gloves

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The Heritage driving gloves by Outlierman are handmade in Italy from Nappa lambskin leather, chosen for its softness and thinness, allowing you to feel steering wheel feedback clearly and without a thick layer of more traditional cow or buffalo leather in the way. There are 3 colour combinations, black/crimson (above), sunshine/petrol (below), and cobalt blue/taupe…

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1972 Training Film: Motorcycle Driving Tactics

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Motorcycle Driving Tactics is a 1972 training film for motorcyclists designed to help save lives and reduce injury rates. There’s an interesting section covering motorcycle vs car crash testing that includes slow motion footage – an interesting insight, although it it painful to watch pristine motorcycles being wrecked beyond any reasonable repair. At just 15…

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The Triumph Street Scrambler

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The new Triumph Street Scrambler is a motorcycle that many have been waiting for with fingers crossed. After releasing the first of the modern scramblers in 2006, and kickstarting the genre for a new generation, the model was conspicuously absent from the range of new Triumphs released a few months ago. Since 2006 we’ve seen…

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Oil & Leather Scented Candle

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The Oil & Leather Scented Candle is the brainchild of Flying Tiger Motorcycles – the same folks who developed the Two Stroke Smoke Scented Candle that we featured late last year. The idea of creating scented candles people with gasoline in their veins is very clever,  and it’s exactly the sort of fun gift that people like…

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Top 5 Leather Motorcycle Boots on eBay

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A solid pair of leather boots is an essential piece of gear for any motorcyclist, and these are my picks of the best on eBay. Your personal choice will likely come down to what kind of riding you do, and what kind of bike you ride. If it’s vintage you might want to make sure you…

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Bandit 9 EDEN

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Bandit 9 is a custom motorcycle garage that can lay claim to building genuinely unique bikes – a rare thing in and of itself. The head of Bandit 9 is Daryl Villanueva, a designer and custom builder who started the company in Beijing, before moving it to Vietnam. The EDEN series of Honda Supersport-based bikes takes…

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Icon 1000 Axys Gloves

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The new Icon 1000 Axys Gloves have been designed for 3-4 season use (depending on your local climate) with a perforated back for breathability and high-quality French cowhide cowhide construction. The palms have quilted goatskin overlays for additional abrasion resistance, there are accordion flex zones on the sides, a hook and loop wrist closure, D3O…

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