Fly Racing Trekker Helmet

Fly Racing Trekker Helmet

The Fly Racing Trekker Helmet is one of the new generation of dual sport helmets designed to offer a hybrid between road and off-road lids, combining benefits from each style. The sun visor is detachable to make highway and other high-speed riding more comfortable, and the front opening is designed to allow the rider to…

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So They All Hover Now

Hovercraft

So They All Hover Now is a film from the early years of the hovercraft, when the sky was the limit and many thought that much of the future of human and cargo transportation would take place a few inches above the ground, on a cushion of air. Recorded in 1962, the film has an…

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Beltway Jacket Icon 1000

BMW R100/7 by Dream Wheels Heritage

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The BMW R100/7 was released in 1976 as one of the largest-engined bikes in the company’s model line, the 980cc boxer twin produces 60hp and 54 ft lbs of torque, with its twin Bing carburettors and relatively simple pushrod valve actuation. Over the 4 year life of the R100/7, BMW shipped over 12,000 of them…

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Pimp My Bell Collection

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Pimp My Bell is a new custom motorcycle helmet show dedicated to raising money for the IRME Association, an institute dedicated to researching spinal cord related injuries. Each of the helmets is a one-off design by some of the biggest names in the custom motorcycle space and they’re each being auctioned off to the highest bidder….

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Ducati Flat Tracker

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Benjie’s Cafe Racers is an Italian custom motorcycle workshop run by Benjie Flipprboi, he’s a man who has gained no small amount of respect in recent years by building wildly imaginative custom motorcycles with a strong function-before-form aesthetic. That said, the form side of things is hardly wanting. The custom Ducati you’re looking at here…

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Cars From Coffee

Cars and Coffee

This series of paintings was created by Adrian Mitu, an artist and aspiring automotive designer who began painting cars with watercolours, before beginning to experiment with his morning coffee. The series of cars painted with coffee has gone on to become a bit of a sensation, and Adrian’s work has been displayed in galleries and…

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Honda CB750

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There are many (including myself) who consider the Honda CB750 to be the single most important Japanese motorcycle ever designed. Although this is obviously a controversial thing to say, I do think it’s warranted in this instance due to the staggering influence the CB750 had not only on the Japanese motorcycle industry, but on the…

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Feuerhand Hurricane Lantern

Hurricane Lantern

The Feuerhand Hurricane Lantern has been produced by the same factory in Hohenlockstedt, Germany for over 100 years. Before the advent of the electric handheld light, lanterns like this were broadly used – especially during storms and high winds. With a burning time of 20 hours, this hurricane lantern makes a great addition to the…

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Bond Bug

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The Bond Bug is a British microcar that would have necessitated the invention of the word “quirky”, if it hadn’t already existed. All of us have seen the Bond Bug before, even if we didn’t realise it at the time – in 1977 the designer of the Bug was working for a new sci-fi film…

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Motorized V-Twin Roller Skates

motorized roller skates

We received these remarkable images last week along with the below article, it originally appeared in the General Automobile-Newspaper on the 25th of February 1912. I’d never seen a V-twin roller skate before and I’m willing to bet that many of you haven’t either, these are from the very earliest days of the automobile and…

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Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

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The Ferrari 365 GTB/4, was released in 1968 at the Paris Salon and quickly had its name unofficially changed by the press to “Ferrari Daytona“, due to the dominant 1/2/3 position finish of the Ferrari branded cars at the 1967 24 Hours of Daytona. The name stuck and although Ferrari never officially adopted it, it’s…

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MicroShiner – Spring 2015

MicroShiner Magazine

MicroShiner Magazine is a quarterly periodical dedicated to the renaissance of boutique distilleries in the United States and around the world. They’ve just released their Spring 2015 edition, which is a special look into the burgeoning world of female distillers, it’s available to read for free online here via Issuu.

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