1970 Ducati Desmo 350

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The company we now know as Ducati was founded in 1926 by Antonio Ducati and his three sons, Adriano, Marcello, and Bruno, and it was originally named “Societa Scientifica Radio Brevetti Ducati”. Ducati originally made condensers, vacuum tubes, and other intricate radio parts – and by the outbreak of WWII the company had become important…

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The-Marvel-Ous by Ludwig

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Meet Riccardo Casarini The-Marvel-Ous is the work of Riccardo Casarini, an Italian motorcycle builder who grew up in a family of classic car restorers in the town of Voghera in Northern Italy. He grew up having adventures on bicycles as many of us did, developing a love of two wheeled machines in the process. After high…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Dunlop Vintage Racing Tires

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Tire technology has come an extraordinarily long way over the past few decades, hundreds of millions have been spent developing better tire compounds and improving tire structure, resulting in much improved safety and significantly increased speeds. While this new technology is excellent, there is still a huge market for vintage-styled rubber to fit classic and…

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1964 Shelby AC Cobra 289

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With 306 bhp and a kerb weight just a smidge over 1000 kilograms, the 1964 Shelby Cobra with its 289 cubic inch Ford V8 had performance figures that set the world alight in the mid-1960s. The impact the Cobra had on the automotive world was so significant that it’s now (surely) the most copied and…

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Bell Moto-3 Chemical Candy Helmet

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The Bell Moto-3 Helmet is 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 2017. The outer shell of the Moto-3 is almost indistinguishable from the old model, which will be a welcome feature to the throngs…

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27 Liter V12 Brown & Bassett Gentleman’s Racer

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I don’t think there’ll be any significant protest when I say that speedboat design peaked in the mid-20th century. Of course, the materials, engines, and hydrodynamics, have all improved considerably in the decades since. However, when it comes to style and design, you just can’t beat a svelte mahogany speedboat with brass fittings, analog gauges,…

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Biltwell Overland Goggles

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Biltwell’s Overland Goggles offer industrial grade anti-fog optics with two sets of lenses per set of goggles – one clear and one tinted. They’re available in a variety of colors, we’ve shown you the black/red combination here, and they all feature slightly oversized foam padding around the eye ports to improve fit and reduce wind…

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The Only Iso Grifo 90 Ever Made

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A Brief History of the Iso Grifo 90 The Iso Grifo 90 was built as a life-size wooden model designed by Marcello Gandini in the early 1990s, it was commissioned by Piero Rivolta, who believed the time was right to bring the Iso marque back from the grave. Rivolta commissioned Dallara to develop the chassis and…

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Ligne 24H Le Mans Driving Shoe

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The Ligne 24H Le Mans driving shoe is a new design by Piloti, an Italian company known for making some of the best driving footwear on the planet. Each pair is handcrafted in Italy from subtly distressed Italian leather, with stitching details reminiscent of classic race boots, on their popular Campione sole. The sole of…

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Dickie Stoop’s 1939 Frazer Nash-BMW 328

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The 1939 Frazer Nash-BMW 328 you see here wasn’t actually completed until 1946 – it had been ordered as a rolling chassis by the British Frazer Nash company in 1939 but the outbreak of WWII had seen all 4 chassis impounded by British Customs and Excise until a year after the war ended. A Brief…

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Typewriter Guns

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This series of Typewriter Guns by Canadian artist Éric Nado immediately bring the phrase “The pen is mightier than the sword” to mind, particularly as they were the preferred writing method of the 20th century. Each of these (obviously non-functional) weapons is made from a single vintage typewriter that has been disassembled and rebuilt into…

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Documentary: Chrysler Turbine Car World Tour

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This film documents the Chrysler Turbine Car World Tour of the early 1960s, it was a time when the American automaker was experimenting in no small way with turbine powered cars, and by the end of the project they had built 55, 5 prototypes and 50 pre-production cars. The benefits to turbine use are plentiful,…

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