1971 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

The Moto Guzzi V7 Sport was introduced in 1971 as a new and improved version of the standard V7. For their new superbike the engineers at Moto Guzzi installed the alternator on the crankshaft nose which allowed the engine to be installed lower in a new frame – improving centre of gravity. The new frame…

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Tonino Lamborghini on Ferruccio Lamborghini

Lamborghini

Ferruccio Lamborghini is a towering figure in the history of sports automobiles – and it almost never came to be. The story of how Ferruccio turned from making tractors to sports cars is the thing of automotive legend, and unlike many legends, this one is actually true. This short film by Quartamarcia features Tonino Lamborghini…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Harley-Davidson KHRM Scrambler

Harley Davidson KHRM 3

The Harley-Davidson KHRM was a model made between 1955 and 1956, it’s thought that just 77 were made in total and finding survivors all these years later can be quite challenging. Harley developed the model as an attempt at competing with the trials and scrambles motorcycles coming out of Britain, sadly the KHRM wasn’t a…

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The Smith Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Smith Leather Motorcycle Jacket

The Smith Leather Jacket is a collaborative effort between Suus and Richa, the design was completed in Collingwood by Suus then crafted by Richa in Belgium. Each jacket is made from high quality cowhide, with YKK brass zippers, a press button waist adjust, a pant connection zipper, zip close cuffs, 3 zip closure external pockets and…

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Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

Velomacchi’s Speedway Gloves have been designed to showcase the style of the classic flat track and road racing gloves from the 1970s – worn by the likes of Kenny Roberts, Eddie Lawson, and Ray Carroll. Each glove has a deerskin palm for dexterity and finer sensitivity, with a goatskin exterior for abrasion protection, the finger…

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1984 Honda CB1100R

Honda CB1100R

The Honda CB1100R was the first homologation special built by the Japanese marque, and it was only sold in markets where it was to be raced – Europe, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Honda based the 1100R on the popular CB900F, it’s total capacity was increased to 1062cc and it maintained the same DOHC,…

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Piloti Mille Driving Shoe

Piloti Mille Racing Shoes

The Piloti Mille is a driving shoe designed to double up as a discreet dress shoe – for when you need to race the DB5 into Monte Carlo and head directly to the casino. Each pair is made from premium tumbled Italian leather with tonal suede race-inspired red stitch detailing, a Roll Control™ heel, suede trim, and a…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Triumph Bobber

This week we went trawling through the Motorcycles section of eBay Motors to find a broad selection of vintage bikes – the final 5 include a road racer, an off-road racer, a Norton in parts ready for assembly, a rare Bimota DB1 and a beautiful bespoke bobber by The Factory Metalworks. Each week I choose…

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Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

The Autodromo Prototype Chronograph is a classically styled wristwatch designed as a successor to the iconic timepieces used by racing drivers in the 1960s and 1970s. Autodromo chose to use the exceedingly accurate Seiko hybrid mech-quartz movement due to the importance of accurate timekeeping and reliability in the rough and tumble world of motor racing….

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Burt Munro: Offerings To The God Of Speed

Burt Munro Photograph

Burt Munro: Offerings To The God Of Speed is a documentary that was made many years before Munro became an international icon thanks to the Anthony Hopkins film The World’s Fastest Indian. Burt was born in New Zealand in 1899, he’s most famous for his incredible exploits at Bonneville but in his earlier life he was a professional speedway rider,  a…

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Norton Classic Wankel Rotary

Norton Classic Rotary 3

The Norton Classic is an exceedingly rare motorcycle, just 100 were made in 1987 and today it’s considered one of the most collectible of the post-WWII models from the storied British marque. A twin-rotor Wankel engine was developed for use in the Norton Classic by David Garside who worked at BSA’s Umberslade Hall research facility….

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