This exceedingly old photograph shows a group of Russian Gendarmes in Moscow around 1890, the chap in the middle of the frame is sitting atop what is quite clearly a Penny-farthing designed for use on the railway lines. There is a counterweight on the shaft leading to the offset left wheel, I assume to keep him from falling off to his right, he also has a long handle in his right hand and I can’t for the life of me figure out what it’s for. Any ideas?
These twin Austin Healey dashboard wallpapers are perfect for those who want to give their computer monitor a little old world charm, they’re both 1920×1280 pixels in size meaning they should work for all but the largest of screens. You can download them one at a time by dragging and dropping the below images…
This combination of a 1964/5 Volkswagen Pick-Up and a Porsche Formula V track car is one of the more unique items we’ve come across in recent memory, and the pair of them together are quite possibly the coolest track day set up in the world.
The BMW R60/5 was part of a series of motorcycles release by BMW in 1970 that marked a huge turning point for the company. The R50/5 (500cc), the R60/5 (600cc) and the R75/5 (750cc) were all based on entirely new frames that did away with sidecar-mounts, meaning they could be much lighter.