The Biltwell Gringo

In 2013 Biltwell turned the vintage and classic motorcycle world on its head by releasing a retro-styled helmet built using modern materials to modern DOT-safety standards. People had been wanting a helmet like this for years, and some had gone so far as to buy vintage helmets and have them refurbished – although obviously this…

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1989 Nissan Skyline GT-R

The Nissan Skyline GT-R first appeared in 1969, however the GT-R as we currently know it made its first appearance 20 years later in 1989. This was the first Skyline with the magic combination of 6 cylinders, two turbos, and all-wheel drive. Known as the R32, the 3rd generation Skyline was a dominant force wherever…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Dainese Street Darker Gore-Tex Motorcycle Shoes

The new Dainese Street Darker Gore-Tex Motorcycle Shoes have been developed by the Italian company to look just like regular streetwear, cleverly hiding both a Gore-Tex breathable waterproof membrane and enough protection to earn it CE – Cat. II – 89/686/EEC certification. Each Dainese Street Darker boot has rigid inserts on ankles as well as…

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1986 BMW E30 Alpina B6

The BMW E30 is a car that’s still considered one of the major achievements of the Bavarian automaker, even now well over 20 years since it left production. There were coupes, sedans, station wagons, and convertibles offered on the E30 platform – and their handling, balance, and drivability still see them often used as a comparison…

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Malvaux Number 1 Knife

The Malvaux Number 1 Knife was designed to solve a number of issues with some of the more famous Swiss pocket knives. It has a curved handle for improved ergonomics, and a stainless steel blade made by the talented folks in Solingen. Malvaux was established in the Jura region near the city of Biel Bienne,…

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XTR Pepo BMW R100R

The BMW R100R is a motorcycle that looks older than it really is, BMW released it as a retro-modern bike in 1991 and sold them until 1996. BMW rolled in a combination of classic airhead looks with then-modern sport cruiser styling. It was designed to appeal to people who like the look of the classic…

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Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch”

The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch is a modern re-issue of the Omega 1861 calibre manual-winding chronograph movement that was worn on the Moon by each of the Apollo astronauts from the 11th mission onwards. Omega ships the Moonwatch in a presentation box which contains a “NATO” strap, a strap for astronauts (you never know when…

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1949 Indian-Vincent Prototype

In 1948, one of the more unusual two-wheeled collaborative efforts of the 20th century was underway in a factory in Hertfordshire, England. The boss of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent, Philip Vincent, had agreed to develop an Indian motorcycle with a Vincent Rapide V-twin. The idea being that Americans would love…

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Moto Adonis BMW R1100GS

The BMW R1100GS is a boxer twin adventure motorcycle built between 1994 and 1999, after which it was replaced by the slightly larger R1150GS. The R1100GS is an important model for BMW for a number of reasons – it was the first time oil-cooling had been paired with the more traditional air-cooling on the BMW boxer…

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Unit P2 Skateboard Table

The Unit P2 Skateboard Table has a top made from a 49″ bamboo longboard deck, and hardwood legs with floor-safe pivoting feet. It’s designed to fit in hallways or rooms where space is at a premium, and standard office or dining chairs fit under it easily – making it an ideal micro office. Unit P2 is…

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1936 Hemi Head Crocker Motorcycle

The story of the Crocker Motorcycle Company is one of remarkable survival and tenacity. The company was founded in 1932 in the midst of The Great Depression, they initially focussed on building motorcycles for speedway racing, then switched to bikes for private road use. The only two major American motorcycle manufacturers that survived the difficult period…

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