BMW R45 by Cytech

BMW R45 Front

The BMW R45 has never really enjoyed the icon status of its larger stablemates, the smaller engine (473cc) and lower power output (35hp) does have one significant advantage over the larger bikes from BMW – fuel economy. I’ve heard R45 owners wax lyrical about this subject for years have I’ve encountered claims of 55mpg right…

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Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

The Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier is one of the more recent additions to the Gerber line of multitools, it’s designed to be the sort of thing you’d want in the trunk, pannier or pocket if you found yourself out in the woods for the night unprepared. The multitool is headed by a pair of needle-nose…

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Beltway Jacket Icon 1000

End of an Era – Bathurst 1979

Peter Brock

End of an Era is a film presented by Australian racing legend Peter Brock, it covers a little of the history of the infamous Bathurst race held at Mount Panorama but its main focus is on the extraordinary performance of Brock and co-driver Jim Richards at the 1979 race – the two men won the…

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Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club

Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club

This fantastic photograph shows the Winnipeg Roughriders Motorcycle Club at a hill climb near Miami (Manitoba, Canada) in 1945. Most (if not all) of these men would have fought during WWII, many returning veterans found solace in the company of like-minded former soldiers and relatively cheap ex-Army motorcycles were easy to come by. This resulted…

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Clash Jacket by Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Design Jacket

The Clash Jacket is one of the newer offerings from Roland Sands Design, it’s characterised by its offset front zipper and diamond stitched shoulders which give the jacket a clean, understated and appealingly retro feel. It’s made from hand-finished, washed and oiled & waxed top grain cowhide (+/- 1.1mm thickness) and has a performance riding fit…

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1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

Ford_Courier_1

This pristine 1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery is a far cry from what we consider a delivery vehicle in the modern age – We’re more used to seeing wheezing diesels puttering into our driveways with deliveries, but it wasn’t always like this. In 1957 when gasoline was cheap and global warming was just something that…

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Mustang by Luis Pérez

Ford Mustang Steering Wheel

The beautiful image you see above is a photo-realistic painting by Luis Pérez, a talented Spanish artist whose work has been displayed in London, Hamburg and Zurich. He specialises in creating images that look like well-taken photographs at first glance – only becoming noticeable as a painting after closer examination. The Mustang steering wheel above…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Honda Motorcycle

There’s a broad assortment of unusual cafe racers on eBay this week, in fact it’s probably the most interesting one yet – For the aficionados of American iron there’s a Panhead-based bike that took 1st place at the Scandinavian Championships of Custom Motorcycle Building in 2012, for the lovers of Italian styling there’s a beautiful little Ducati…

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Rossling & Co. Automatic Wristwatch

Wristwatch

Rossling & Co. is a relatively new watch company founded to meet the demand for a slim, automatic wristwatch at an affordable price point. The first watch developed by Rossling was funded on Kickstarter in November last year and the company has just launched their second round of fundraising for their second model – somewhat…

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