ACP Customs Suzuki Katana


When the Suzuki Katana was introduced in late 1980, it was billed as the fastest production motorcycle in the world thanks to its 1100cc inline-4 – an engine borrowed from the mighty Suzuki GS1100. Interestingly, the Katana started life in Germany, Suzuki Deutschland requested a motorcycle that would appeal directly to their local market –…

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2017 Bike EXIF Calendar


Each year at about this time the iconic motorcycle site Bike EXIF releases their annual calendar. This is a calendar you’ll see on the walls of some of the greatest custom motorcycle garages in the world, as well as the shed walls of regular folks from Illinois to Invercargill. The 2017 calendar measures in at…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

1976 Suzuki RG500 XR14


The Suzuki RG500 has been hailed by many as the Norton Manx of the 2-stroke era. Its unusual square-4 engine launched the Japanese 2-strokes to the forefront of global motorcycle racing competition – and kept it there for the better part of 20 years. The water-cooled, square-4, 2-stroke powerplant used in the RG500 was a significant gamble for…

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1951 Willys M38 Jeep


The Willys M38 Jeep was the revised and updated version of the civilian-specification CJ-3A, which itself was an update of the venerable WWII era Willys Jeep MB. Willys developed the M38 to supply the US military for the Korean War, although by the end of the conflict most of the Jeeps that had been used…

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Lockeland Leatherworks Stratton+ Wallet


Lockeland Leatherworks is a small goods maker based in Lockeland Springs, in Nashville Tennessee, that uses traditional leather working techniques to produce goods that’ll last for decades. Each piece is created by hand in the workshop when you place your order, so it won’t ship immediately but you’ll know it was made specifically for you…

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Ventus Garage Moto Guzzi V65


The Moto Guzzi V65 was released in 1982 and sold in various forms until 1994, it was fitted with a 643cc twin (with a bore of 80mm and a stroke of 64mm), and either 2 or 4 valve heads. As with most Guzzi, the V65 had a longitudinally-mounted V-twin with a 90 degree V-angle and a…

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Bell Moto-3 Helmet


The new Bell Moto-3 Helmet has been hotly anticipated since it was announced earlier this year, it’s essentially a re-release of the original helmet from the 1970s, however Bell have incorporated all of the modern safety elements you’d expect in a motorcycle helmet in 2016. The outer shell of the new Bell Moto-3 is almost…

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Tamarit Motorcycles Triumph Scrambler #216


The Triumph Scrambler was introduced in 2006 as a modified version of the already-popular Triumph Bonneville. The design closely followed that of the Bonneville, however chief designer John Mockett drew additional inspiration from the iconic TR6C Trophy Special, favoured by the likes of Steve McQueen and Bud Ekins. The drivetrain engineers at Triumph took the…

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Worn & Wound x AVI-8 Watch


At $399 USD, the Worn & Wound x AVI-8 is one of the best value propositions in the world of low volume automatic watches. Most timepieces in this price range have far less desirable quartz movements, meaning they’re little more than electrical appliances in the view of serious horologists. The Worn & Wound x AVI-8…

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Croft-Cameron Super Eight


The Croft-Cameron Super Eight was the top-of-the-line model from the little-known British motorcycle manufacturer during their relatively short 1923 to 1926 lifespan. Croft-Cameron was a competitor with the likes of Brough Superior and Coventry-Eagle, and their motorcycles all look relatively similar from 20 paces – though this has more to do with the engineering best-practices…

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Silver Foil Veldt Motorcycle Helmet


Veldt is a new venture from the team that developed Ruby Helmets, this new series of helmets are designed to be modular – offering wearers the option of a 3/4 face helmet, or a full face with the addition of a chin bar. Each Veldt helmet has a carbon fiber shell, with gunmetal fixings, a…

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