1954 Pegaso Z-102 Series II Saoutchik

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A Brief History of the Pegaso Z-102 The Pegaso Z-102 was a technologically advanced sports car built by the Spanish in a Hispano-Suiza truck factory between 1951 and 1958. It’s difficult to know exactly how the risky Z-102 project managed to get approved by the accounts department, but the fact that the chief technical manager of the company was…

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Deus Ex Machina MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR

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The MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR is a triple cylinder naked bike with 140hp and a kerb weight of 168 kilograms. As you can tell by those figures, it’s anything but a boring commuter. So when Woolie of the Deus Emporium of Postmodern Activities in Venice, California was commissioned by MV Agusta to build a…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Ashley Watson Eversholt Motorcycle Jacket

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The new Ashley Watson Eversholt motorcycle jacket has been designed from the ground up as a modern protective jacket, with thoroughly classic styling, that’d likely appeal to everyone from T.E. Lawrence to Freddie Frith. Each Eversholt is made in England with an outer shell constructed from 8oz waxed canvas, under that there’s a seam sealed…

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1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Sunray-DX Race Car

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The L88 Corvette is a vehicle spoken about among the Chevrolet cognoscenti with the kind of hushed reverence usually reserved for matters of state diplomacy or religion. With 560+hp on tap right off the showroom floor there weren’t many American cars that could realistically compete with the L88 – as is evidenced by the long…

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Suus Armoured 3066 Road Denim Jeans

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Suus 3066 Road Denim Motorcycle Jeans are made from 14oz ARMALITH UHMWPE (ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene) denim that’s both incredibly abrasion resistant, and breathable. The version of the 3066 jeans you see here also come with advanced D3O armor in the knees and hips – for added impact protection. UHMWPE materials are highly resistant to rubbing, tearing,…

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1959 AJS 7R

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Phil Walker designed the 7R with a single cylinder, single overhead camshaft engine – based on the lessons learned with the pre-WWII “cammy” engines. The chain driven overhead camshaft gives the 7Rs engine a distinctive look on the timing side, with an oftentimes gold-painted timing and cam cover sitting below the AJS fuel tank with its large knee indents on either side.

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Urban Shepards Country Boots

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Each pair of Urban Shepherds boots are handmade using traditional methods in a Portuguese workshop that began making boots for the working class in the 1950s. They still use many traditional methods, combined with some more modern materials to create footwear that lasts for years – and is more comfortable than the shoes worn by…

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Pacifico Optical Blair Sunglasses

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The Whiskey Havana Blair sunglasses by Pacifico Optical have handcrafted frames made from cellulose acetate sourced from Italy, with Italian-engineered 5-joint nickel silver rivet hinges. Each pair has Carl Zeiss lenses which are shatterproof, lightweight, provide UV6 400 protection, and have a multilayer anti-reflective coating on the inside, with a hard-coated exterior to prevent scratching….

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1956 Aston Martin DBR1

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The Aston Martin DBR1 is likely to become the single most expensive British car of all time when it rolls across the auction block with RM Sotheby’s next month in Monterey. Estimates are in the $20+ million USD range at the moment, and some say that might be a little on the conservative side, after…

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Bohemian Guitars

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Bohemian Guitars is a small Atlanta-based company with South African founders, they became enamored with the homemade guitars that were being created in the poorer communities of South Africa and decided to bring the concept to the rest of the world. Each of their metal bodied guitars is made by hand, the wooden fret board…

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Documentary: The Wonder Jet

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The Wonder Jet is a 1950 documentary about the development and early days of the jet engine. It includes both period footage and dramatic re-enactments, showing the early development of the first jet engines (and gas turbines) and the aircraft they were fitted too. Of course in the decades since this film left the editing…

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