Ducati 750SS by XTR Pepo

Ducati 750 SS

The third generation Ducati 750SS was never quite as popular with the Ducatista as it’s larger sibling – the 900SS. That said, Ducati did sell a significant number of them due to their affordable pricing, and their capabilities versus their immediate Japanese competition. When Ducati released the model in 1991 they priced it directly inline…

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Swain Boots

Swain Boots

Swain Boots are made by Rodrigo Luis Brito Mendes, a third generation bootmaker based in Lisbon, Portugal. Rodrigo spent most of his adulthood working in IT and didn’t return to the roots laid down by his paternal grandfather in 1918 until recently, when he visited the old workshop that had been left untouched since his grandfather’s…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Original Honda CB750 Press Bike

Honda CB750

The Honda CB750 was released in 1968 by the Japanese marque to fill a request from their distributors in the USA who had been asking for a larger capacity and much higher performance motorcycle with high levels of reliability, an electric start and the ability to compete directly with the larger capacity motorcycles from Britain,…

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Cure Collection: Curing Cancer With Cars

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The Cure Collection is a new release by Mason Watson, he’s been a strong proponent of breast cancer research after losing his mother to the disease a number of years ago. With this new collection Mason will be donating 20% of all funds raised to research for the disease by selling a series of designs…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Honda Street Tracker

We tried to incorporate as much variety as possible this week, so we’ve included both original bikes and their customised counterparts. The bikes come from the late 1960s through to the early 1980s, and I think it’s safe to say that there’s something here for every taste – unless you’re a die hard cruiser fan…

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Icon 1000 Retrograde Jacket

Icon 1000 Retrograde Jacket

The new Icon 1000 Retrograde Jacket is a solid addition to the growing number of jackets that use a full set of D3O impact protectors in the back, shoulders and elbows. D3O is the most advanced armour currently available to motorcyclists, it’s soft to the touch but locks on molecular level into a firm plate…

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The First Baja 1000 – 27 Hours to La Paz

The First Baja 1000 - 27 Hours to La Paz

27 Hours to La Paz is the story of the the First Baja 1000, a desert race that seems almost as though it was specifically designed to destroy man and machine. It started in Tijuana, Baja California, on October 31, 1967, the course length that year was 849 miles (1,366kms) and it ended in La…

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1940 Plymouth PT105 Pickup

Plymouth Pickup Truck

The Plymouth PT105 Pickup was developed in 1936 as an alternative to the trucks being built by Chrysler – purely because every Plymouth dealer in the United States and Canada paired each model from Plymouth with another product from Chrysler. In order to save time and developments costs, Plymouth built their new truck on a…

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1970 Egli-Vincent

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The Egli-Vincent has become a brand unto itself, it was all started by Fritz Egli in Switzerland in the 1960s – he was a motorcycle racer with a Vincent who he felt could handle better given the 10+ years of engineering development that had taken place since his bike was originally built. Fritz stripped the…

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Malle Navigator Case

Malle Navigator Case

The Malle Navigator Case has been developed as a modern version of the classic tank-mounted navigation systems used in years gone by, in races like the Baja 1000 and the Paris-Dakar. Whereas the original systems were often just maps that had been duct-taped to fuel tanks, the Malle guys have taken it a few steps…

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A Century In The Sky: A Timeline Of American Flight

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A Century In The Sky is a timeline of the history of Boeing, the American aerospace giant that’s turning 100 years old this year. The 20th century saw the invention of powered flight in 1903, and the next 97 years were characterised by the lightning fast development of aircraft – often further accelerated in times of war…

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Montesa MX Jersey

Montesa MX Jersey

Montesa was started in 1944 by two Spanish friends – Pedro Permanyer and Francisco Xavier “Paco” Bultó. Although they initially began using engines from other manufacturers they quickly began to develop their own power units, and their bikes were developed into some of the most competitive MX bikes in Europe. This motocross jersey by Reign VMX is…

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