The Original Bell Jar Table Lamp

Bell Jar Table Lamp Southern Electric

The Original Bell Jar Table Lamp by Southern Lights Electric is styled after the industrial desk lights of the early 20th century, each lamp has a wooden base, a vintage style socket, a cream cloth-covered cord with an inline switch and a glass dome to protect the light bulb. The filaments of Edison light bulbs…

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Frogman’s Rocket 3

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Frogman’s Rocket 3 is the latest creation from the workshop of prolific American custom builder Randy Grubb – a man whose work is characterised by its sweeping aluminium curves and healthy disregard for normality. The unusual name of this creation is a reference to its owner, Tim “The Frogman” Cotterill – an artist famous for…

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Bugatti Type 57SC Cutaway Wallpaper

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The Bugatti Type 57SC represented to the final evolution of the storied Type 57, a luxurious grand tourer fitted with a Bugatti Grand Prix engine capable of launching it to just a whisker under 100mph – an astonishing speed for 1934. As the model was developed by its creator Jean Bugatti (son of company founder…

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Oil & Ink

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Oil & Ink is a travelling pop-up gallery dedicated to motorcycle related art, each print is limited in both production volume and price, with $100 being the maximum charged for any one work. This year Oil & Ink will be travelling around the United States and across to France for the Cafe Racer Festival in…

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Barn Find: Messerschmitt BF 109

Messerschmitt Bf109

It isn’t everyday we stumble across a barn find quite as remarkable as this Messerschmitt BF 109, or more accurately, this Hispano Aviación HA-1112. It isn’t commonly known that the Spaniards built licensed copies of the Messerschmitt from 1942 onwards, although they weren’t produced in any significant numbers till after the war due to constraints…

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The Fast Times of Albert Champion

The Fast Times Of Albert Champion

The Fast Times of Albert Champion: From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal covers the largely untold story of one of the most iconic and important characters in the early history of both cycling and motor racing. His name still graces two of the companies he founded –…

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1975 Pontiac Le Mans

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The fourth generation Pontiac Le Mans was notably longer, wider and heavier than the previous iterations – this made the already tenuous connection to the French racing circuit even more vague than the Pontiac’s suspension. Despite the sporting pretence, I actually do like the Pontiac Le Mans. It’s a car that you imagine being chased…

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BMW R65 by Ellaspede

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The BMW R65 was introduced in 1978 to provide a mid-sized touring motorcycle for the BMW faithful, it utilised the bullet-proof airhead engine with a capacity of 649.6cc and it sent 45hp to the rear wheel via a maintenance free shaft-drive. As the middle bike in BMW’s R model line the R65 appealed to a…

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Now Available: Stories of Bike T-Shirts

Stories of Bike T-Shirt

Stories of Bike is a series of short films that you’ve probably heard of if you read Silodrome or other websites in our gasoline scented corner of the internet. Each episode is typically under 10 minutes and features a person and their motorcycle, the cinematography is spellbinding and the stories are well worth a few…

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