Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Honda CL350

This week’s Top 5 includes another Rickman – the frequency with which we’ve been discovering them on eBay makes it seem like they aren’t actually as rare as they actually are. It’s also interesting to note that although other classic motorcycles from the ’70s (and before) are all shooting up in value, the Rickmans are…

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette

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1962 was to be the last year for the C1 Chevrolet Corvette before the introduction of its replacement – Chevrolet chose to send it off with a bang by including a 327 cubic inch V8 in the options list, with a further option to add Rochester Ramjet fuel-injection that boosted output from 250hp to an…

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Automobile Shippers Special Indy Roadster

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The Automobile Shippers Special was built in 1948 on a Russ Snowberger chassis with a V16 engine that had been built from components acquired from Harry Miller – the complexities of the V16 proved too unreliable so the new racing team switched it out for an advanced 270 cubic inch DOHC inline 4-cylinder Offenhauser engine…

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Ferrari 275 GTB

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the much anticipated replacement to the iconic Ferrari’s 250 series, it was akin to being the singer who had to go on immediately after Aretha Franklin, but the 275 GTB managed it with aplomb. As Ferrari’s new Grand Turismo, much effort was expended improving and modernising the car’s underpinnings, it…

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Bell x Barn Fresh Bullitt Helmet

Bell Bullitt Barn Fresh Helmet

The Bell x Barn Fresh Bullitt Helmet is the work of the Lennard Schuurmans, the man behind the famous Bubble Visor blog and founder of Barn Fresh – an apparel company inspired by vintage motorcycles and the lifestyle that surrounds them. We’ve featured the retro-looking, but thoroughly modern, Bullitt helmet from Bell a few times…

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The Unrideables

The Unrideables

The Unrideables is a documentary I’ve been meaning to feature for quite a while, it’s a look back at the glory days of late-80s 500cc two-stroke motorcycle racing from the men who made it great – Eddie Lawson, Wayne Gardner, Kevin Schwantz, Wayne Rainey, Randy Mamola and, of course, Kenny Roberts. Some of us were…

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Waxwear iPad Case by Jack Spade

iPad Case

The Waxwear iPad Case by Jack Spade is made from a thick, durable cotton canvas with a wax-waterproofing treatment originally designed for sailcloth. It has a padded black suede lining and twin stainless steel snaps, the design is understated – potentially useful for those who don’t necessarily want to advertise the fact that they’re carrying an iPad….

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Stelvio Sunglasses by Autodromo

Stelvio Sunglasses Autodromo

Autodromo is a boutique company producing some of the best looking motoring gear in the world, they started out with watches and have since branched out into driving gloves, driving sunglasses and classically styled watch straps. This series of driving sunglasses are named after the Stelio Pass – a renowned road in Europe made up…

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