Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Number 15

Katarina Kyvalova Jaguar E-Type

In 2014 Jaguar shocked and delighted the motoring world by announcing that they were going to build 6 more Lightweight E-Types – the original production run in the mid-1960s was intended to produce 18 cars and so 18 chassis numbers were assigned, but just 12 were built. Once the decision to restart production for the…

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Danner x Iron & Resin Boots

Danner Boots

Danner and Iron & Resin are both companies we’ve featured numerous times here on Silodrome due to the fact that they both make great gear – and they make it by hand in the USA. This collaboration between the two brands includes a jacket, a hat, and this pair of leather boots. Each pair of…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Timberleaf Teardrop Camper Trailer

Timberleaf Teardrop Camper Trailer

The Timberleaf Teardrop Camper Trailer is an lightweight alternative to the traditional large camper trailer or Winnebago – with all the basic necessities you need while out off the beaten track. With a dry weight of 1200 pounds and a tongue weight of 120 pounds the Timblerleaf can be towed behind almost any SUV in existence,…

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South to Sian

Deus Ex Machina

South to Sian was a journey undertaken by a small group of friends across the islands of Indonesia, it was captured by photographer Arief Budiatna and the images are so stunning we decided to share them here on Silodrome. If you’d like to read the 10 part series of articles you can click here to…

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BMW K100 Scrambler

BMW K100 Scrambler 2

The BMW K100 is a motorcycle that BMW created to take the fight to the surge of inline-4 Japanese motorcycles that were pouring into Europe and every other developed region from the late ’60s onwards. Rather than just installing an inline-4 transversely in the frame as had been done before, the engineers at BMW lead…

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DMD Racer Helmet

DMD Rocket Helmet

DMD Helmets is an Italian company that makes retro-styled motorcycle helmets to modern safety standards. This is their Racer Helmet – it has ECE 22.05 and DOT approval, a removable liner, a shell made from carbon Kevlar, and a padded chin strap with double D-ring closure. The colour scheme on this helmet is painted on…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Top 5

We had some fun putting together the Top 5 this week, although there was no small amount of disagreement over what should be featured. There’s a huge amount of variety at the moment in the 25+ year old motorcycles listed on eBay and it’s challenging to nail it down to just 5.

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The Human Fly Challenges The Skies Of Mojave

The Human Fly On Plane

The Human Fly Challenges The Skies Of Mojave is a short documentary from 1975 showcasing the world’s first real life superhero – Rick Rojatt. Rojatt was a Canadian stuntman and sausage maker who became second only to Evel Knievel throughout the 1970s for worldwide fame and notoriety as a stuntman and daredevil. The first attempt…

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Aston Martin DB4

Aston Martin DB4

The Aston Martin DB4 was the car that would set the course for iconic British automaker over the decades that followed. It was the first Aston with the Carrozzeria Touring designed Superleggera bodywork – a lightweight aluminium body shell with a steel supporting substructure and chassis. Although Carrozzeria Touring is based in Milan, the body was…

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A Brief Guide To Honda Scramblers

a brief

Of all of the big four Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, it is perhaps Honda that is the most closely associated with the scrambler genre – they were building scramblers from the mid-to-late 1960s with much success in Japan, North America and Europe.

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Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint Supergioiello

Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint Supergioiello 5

The Alfa Romeo 1900C was introduced in 1951 as the coupe version of the four-door Alfa Romeo 1900, the addition of the C in the name wasn’t for coupe as many assume, but for corto – the Italian word for short. The 1900 model series was the first new Alfa Romeo to be built after…

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