Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta

The Ferrari 166 MM was to be the first Ferrari that would ever win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – taking outright victory in 1949. It was a busy year for Ferrari, and before it drew to a close the 166 MM had also taken victories at both the Mille Miglia and the…

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Bremont MBII

The Bremont MBII and its forebear the MBI were designed at the request of Martin-Baker – a British aviation company that supplies 70% of the world’s fighter aircraft ejection seats. The new watch needed to be able to withstand the same testing program as the ejector seats before being approved for use – a process…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

SdKfz 2 Kettenkrad

Designated “SdKfz 2” by the German military but more commonly known as the “Kettenkrad”, the tracked motorcycle was used extensively on both the Eastern Front and the North African desert, and it retains the historical distinction of being the fastest tracked vehicle of the Second World War. The Story of the SdKfz 2 Kettenkrad The top speed…

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Wolfman Beta Plus Motorcycle Rear Bag

The new Wolfman Beta Plus Rear Bag is designed for motorcyclists who want to travel, but don’t have built in panniers on their bike. It offers a huge amount of storage without needing any bolt-on support structures, it can also be unclipped easily and taken into your hotel room or tent if you’re concerned about…

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The Revival 140 Confederate Hellcat

The Confederate Hellcat is a thoroughly American motorcycle with more technology and engineering built into it than its air-cooled V-twin would lead you to believe. Confederate Motors is a small company that produces far fewer motorcycles than any major manufacturer, however they punch well above their weight – and they count men like Brad Pitt…

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Pagnol M1A Auto Jacket

Pagnol have a well-earned reputation for making highly functional motorcycle gear with an understated style that not only looks good, but is also assured to never go out of style. The company was founded by the friendly Paulo Rosas, and it quickly made inroads into the notoriously difficult world of high-end motorcycle gear. Now counting…

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Devin D Porsche Special

The Devin D Porsche Special was a creation of Bill Devin, an American racing driver and engineer with a life story so fascinating you’ll wonder why he isn’t significantly more well-known. The Story of Bill Devin Bill was born in Oklahoma in 1915 to a father who was an automobile mechanic and would later become a Chevrolet dealer. The…

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Saint Unbreakable 6 Motorcycle Jeans

The new Saint Unbreakable 6 Motorcycle Jeans are now officially the world’s first single-layer jeans that meet the CE EN 13595-1 : 2002 professional European motorcycle test standards for abrasion, impact, and burst resistance. Saint managed this by weaving the world’s strongest fibre, UHMWPE, with traditional cotton in a 66/34 proprietary blend. UHMWPE fibres are…

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Lister Costin Chevrolet Streamliner

The Lister Costin Chevrolet represented a new direction for the small British car maker, its slippery body was designed by aerodynamicist Frank Costin, a former engineer at the de Havilland Aircraft Company. Costin was one of the leading minds at adapting aircraft aerodynamics to racing cars, and in 1954 he was contracted by his brother Mike…

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A Brief History of the Harley-Davidson XR-750

Prior to 1969 the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) rules for the AMA Grand National Championship were deliberately structured to favor side-valve engines rather than overhead-valve engines. The result of this was to favor American made bikes such as those from Harley-Davidson with their side-valve engines, and to disadvantage the overseas competition which was mainly from…

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Documentary: The Diesel Story

The Diesel Story is a short documentary that gives a surprisingly detailed look back at the development of the internal combustion engine – with a particular focus on the diesel engine pioneered by Rudolph Diesel in the late 1800s. The film includes reenactments of the early development phases of the first diesel engines, as well…

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Ton-Up Garage BMW R1200GS

The BMW R1200GS has been the best selling motorcycle from German marque for years now, over 100,000 have been made since its introduction and many credit it with being the godfather of the modern adventure touring motorcycle genre. Perhaps most famously it was the bike chosen by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman for their Long Way…

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