XTR Pepo Yamaha SR250 Tracker

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The Yamaha SR250 is the little brother to the considerably more famous SR500 and SR400. Each of the SR bikes share a similar fundamental design – a single cylinder engine runs a single overhead camshaft which powers one valve in and one valve out, each of the SRs have a single exhaust pipe typically swept back…

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Premier Trophy Helmet

Premier Trophy Helmet

The Trophy Helmet model range by Premier offers classically styled shells with entirely modern, and ECE 22.05 certified protection. Many of us ride motorcycles that are either vintage, or designed with the lines and visual simplicity of vintage motorcycles – so having a helmet that matches the style of the bike but offers modern noggin…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Ford Model T/A Dirt Track Roadster

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Dirt track racing is an American institution, the simple set up of the race track means that it’s a style of racing that could be enjoyed in both country towns and larger cities – and as a spectator you can get close to the action, often separated by just a flimsy wire fence. The cars…

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Biltwell Gremmie Tee

Biltwell Gremmie Tee

The Biltwell Gremmie Tee is a throwback to the fun and oftentimes irreverent t-shirts of the ’70s and ’80s. It features Gremmie on his trusty steed wearing a helmet, boots and not a lot else. The tee comes in sizes from S through to XXL, and it’s made from 100% pre-shrunk 4.3oz cotton, with a…

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1935 Avions Voisin C28 Aérosport

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Gabriel Voisin was undoubtably one of the most daring automobile designers the world has ever seen. There can be little question that he stands tall amongst his contemporaries of the twenties and thirties. Gabriel and his brother Charles most likely learned their creative “go getter” attitude to life under the tutelage of their maternal grandfather…

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Boeing 314 Clipper Desktop Wallpapers

Boeing 314 Clipper

The Boeing 314 Clipper was developed as a long-range flying boat capable of crossing the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean with a capacity of 77 daytime passengers and 36 nighttime passengers, with the seats being convertible into bunk beds. The first flight of the prototype 314 Clipper took place on the 7th of June 1938, piloted…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

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This week we stumbled across a rare bike from one of my favourite, albeit unusual, motorcycle marques. Hodaka was a joint American/Japanese motorcycle manufacturer that has their headquarters and design department based in Oregon, and their manufacturing based in Japan. Some motorcycle historians credit Hodaka with being the company that lead the way for the…

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Spidi Thunderbird Jacket

Spidi Thunderbird Jacket

The Spidi Thunderbird Jacket is a new cowhide leather jacket by the Italian firm with understated styling that’ll appeal to those who want solid motorcycle gear that’ll also save their bacon if they ever have a close encounter of the bitumen kind. Each Thunderbird has Flex Tenax joints at the sides and arms, ForceTech EN1621-1 protectors…

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Documentary: Spitfire!

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Spitfire! is a wonderful documentary that actually talks to some of the men and women directly involved with the iconic fighter aircraft’s design and construction – including a lady who accidentally ended up clinging to the tail of a Spitfire as it took off and had to circle back around to the airdrome. The film was…

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Brough Superior SS100

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The Brough Superior SS100 was the finest, and fastest, production motorcycle of its day. The company probably couldn’t have survived at any other point in history – it enjoyed a brief and extraordinary existence between the two World Wars, selling motorcycles that each cost as much as a house in a decent neighbourhood. Known as…

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Daimler SP250

Daimler SP250 Roadster

The Daimler SP250 is a car that can’t be written about without first addressing the elephant in the room – its appearance. Although some do love the way it looks, it seems that most really don’t – some even question exactly what the designers were thinking, and how it got approved for production. Under the…

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How British Motorsport Was Born

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How British Motorsport Was Born is a short film (under 8 minutes) that takes a look at the modern day Brighton Speed Trials, whilst taking a look back at the history of British motorsport. While the team at MotorPunk were at it, they tried their hand at breaking a 90 year old speed record in a proper…

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