An Early High-Speed Police Pursuit Motorcycle – The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8

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The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 was a high-performance motorcycle designed to compete directly with the offerings from Brough-Superior – a company that was building the fastest and most expensive production motorcycles in the world at the time. The similarity in looks between the Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 and the Brough-Superior SS80 and SS100 was no mistake, George Brough and…

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The Art of Adam Ambro

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Adam Ambro is an architect based in Golden, Colorado, with a passion for both art and cars. His day job keeps him busy, and in 2013 he won the AIA Denver Young Architect of the Year Award, followed in 2014 with him being named an Engineering News Record Mountain States Top 20 Under 40 Professional….

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Chapal Leather Driver’s Helmet – Race Like It’s 1939

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Chapal is a Paris-based company founded in 1832, Charles Lindbergh famously wore a Chapal jacket when he became the first person to fly across the Atlantic in 1927 from Long Island to Paris, taking 33 1⁄2-hours. The French company developed a line of jackets and leather helmets for early aviators, these were later repurposed by…

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Racing Documentary: The Seven Second Love Affair

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The Seven Second Love Affair is a documentary that follows the trials and tribulations of one of the most likable (and successful) men from the golden era of American drag racing – Rick “The Iceman” Stewart. If you’ve seen the iconic Bruce Brown documentary On Any Sunday you’ll probably see a parallel between the two…

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Whitcraft Services BMW R1150 Custom Adventure Bike

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Davey Whitcraft of Whitcraft Services. When possible we like to give custom builders the chance to tell the story of their work in their own words – cutting out the middle man and offering a unique insight into their thought process and methodology. Whitcraft Services 001 The modern…

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