Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter

Swedish FireSteel

Swedish FireSteel was originally developed by the Swedish Department of Defense – due to the weather conditions in Sweden a fire starter was needed that was waterproof, snowproof, altitude immune and exceedingly reliable. Matches, lighters and other traditional methods of starting fires all have significant drawbacks, so there’s a huge benefit to a small, simple…

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Das Auto: The Germans, Their Cars and Us

Das Auto The Germans, Their Cars and Us

Das Auto: The Germans, Their Cars and Us is a fantastic and brilliantly scripted documentary by the BBC – it takes a long, honest look at the German automobile industry and the conclusions drawn are hard to deny. As a person with double-barrelled British heritage it’s sometimes difficult to admit just how much better the…

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Bishop by Bandit 9

Bishop by Bandit 9

Daryl from Bandit 9 has quickly earned himself some hefty respect throughout the custom motorcycle scene, he consistently turns out motorcycles that catch the eye so forcefully they’ll almost snap your neck. He’s recently shifted their primary focus to limited edition production runs, the first was EVE, a bike we featured here on Silodrome in its…

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REV’IT! Windsor Jacket

REV'IT! Windsor Jacket

The REV’IT! Windsor Jacket is a new design from the company that’s aimed squarely at the growing demographic of motorcyclists who refuse to dress themselves up in gear inspired by mid-80s sci fi. The Windsor has a waterproof cotton canvas shell with a detachable hood, an air vent system across the front, a stretch panel…

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Pikes Peak with Per Eklund

Saab Pikes Peak with Per Eklund

Per Eklund is a racing driver that has enjoyed an extraordinary career racing in both WRC Rally and European Rallycross, he’s still racing today after having started his professional career in 1971 – which I’m sure must be recorded somewhere as the longest professional career for a racing driver. This film covers Eklund’s record attempt…

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Evel Knievel Wallpaper

Evel Knievel

“Bones heal, pain is temporary and chicks dig scars” – Evel Knievel Although no one will ever accuse Evel Knievel of being on par with Shakespeare, you do have to admit that the man had a way with words. He still owns a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the man…

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EVE by Bandit 9 Motorcycles

Honda SS Custom Motorcycle

Some of you may remember EVE, it’s a custom motorcycle we featured a few months ago when the first renderings were released by the team at Bandit 9 motorcycles. It was planned that 9 EVEs would be built to customer specification, each would look remarkably similar but the engine size would vary from 90cc to…

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Leatherback Writer 2

Leather Notebook

The Leatherback Writer 2 is an American made notebook holder that also has a pocket for a smartphone, as well as credit cards, cash and a pen or pencil. This makes it an ideal daily carry item for those who need to jot down notes or sketch out ideas during the day – who don’t necessarily…

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Buying Guide – Motorcycle Gloves

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Introduction The importance of a good pair of motorcycle gloves cannot be overstated, the hands are often the first or second thing to hit the ground when you come off your bike, and the last thing you want is your unprotected pink palms hitting the asphalt at 70mph. When it comes to buying gloves you…

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Ride Till Death Tee by Scotch & Iron

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The Ride Till Death Tee by Scotch & Iron is reminiscent of the vintage designs worn by the people who created the original motorcycle-based alternative culture movement. Each tee is printed on a high quality 4.3oz 60/40 polycotton and come in sizes from S through to XXL, only 100 of this design will be made after…

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