BMW 2002 Tii Racer

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The BMW 2002 is a car that only came into existence thanks to a happy coincidence and some pressure from Max Hoffman – the pre-eminent automobile importer in the USA at the time. At some point in the mid 1960s, Helmut Werner Bönsch (BMW’s director of product planning) and Alex von Falkenhausen (the designer of…

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OMP Carrera Driving Low Boots

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The OMP Carrera Low Boots are driving shoes for those who need full Nomex-lined, FIA homologated (FIA 8856-2000) boots suitable for both modern and vintage motorsport applications. The classic design of the boots also makes them perfectly suited to those who want a driving shoe for their weekend blast up Mulholland Drive or down a…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Top 5 This Week

We decided to go with a Top 5 made up entirely of cafe racers this week, after we spent a few hours going through the vintage motorcycles for sale on eBay and realised there were some fantastic cafes listed. Each week I pick out my own personal favourite from the Top 5 – this week…

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Saint Tough Jeans

Saint Tough Jeans

The new-for-2016 Saint Tough Jeans have been specifically developed for motorcyclists using Saint’s unique blend of denim woven with 18% content of Dyneema’s Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, otherwise known as the strongest fibers in the world. This makes the material 7-times stronger than standard denim, as well as affording it 360º impact, burst and abrasion…

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Documentary: The Lockheed YF-12

Lockheed YF-12

The Lockheed YF-12 Interceptor was the aircraft that would go on to become the SR-71 Blackbird – one of the most famous of all the Skunk Works projects. The YF-12 was capable of Mach 3 and above, it set 9 world records for speed and altitude in a single afternoon (later surpassed by the SR-71),…

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Ural Sahara

Ural Sidecar Motorcycles

Ural Motorcycles are the world’s pre-eminent builders of off-road sidecar motorcycles, their two-wheel drive bikes have earned a reputation for being able to go anywhere – even places that traditionally capable 4x4s struggle. The Ural Sahara is one of the most capable rigs the company has yet produced, it’s a limited edition model that was so…

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1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

The Ford Courier Sedan Delivery was built between 1952 and 1960 as a solution for those who needed cargo space but didn’t want or didn’t need a truck. Ford developed the the Sedan Delivery on the 1956 sedan platform – which itself was an updated version of the iconic 1955 Ford. Ford built just 6,178…

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Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet

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The Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet is a new release for 2016 from the Portuguese company that adds to their hugely popular XG100 product line. The retro shell design of the XG100 combined with modern safety compliance has made it a winner with those who want a classic helmet that’s ECE 22-05 (Europe), DOT (USA), and…

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Packard Royal Streamliner Roadster

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The Packard Royal Streamliner Roadster is a one-off custom car fitted with a supercharged 1600 hp Packard V12 capable of putting down 3,000 ft lbs of torque at the rear wheels, and measuring in at 31 feet, 6 inches in length, and 13,200 lbs on the scales. Chip Foose worked closely with Rodney Rucker on…

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Ride & Sons Empire Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Ride & Sons Empire Leather Jacket

The Empire Leather Jacket by Ride & Sons was designed to evoke the styling of the classic jackets worn in the 1950s and ’60s – with the added benefit of CE-certified shoulder, elbow and back protectors. Ride & Sons specialises in creating motorcycle gear in small volumes with a strong focus on both design and quality….

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Fuel Motorcycles BMW R100 RS Tracker

BMW R100 RS

The BMW R100 RS was released into the maelstrom of the motorcycle world in the late 1970s – the Japanese takeover was all but complete by this time and more traditional European and American marques had been struggling for close to a decade. The team at BMW Motorrad hired Hans Muth to come in and…

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Rear View Prints

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Rear View Prints is the work of Patrick Redmond, a VFX Artist from Ireland who’s worked on a huge array of films including Disney’s The Jungle Book and the upcoming Star Trek film. When not creating cinematic magic Patrick is a car guy just like the rest of us, and he likes to create art…

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