A Brief History of the Model T Ford

Ford Model T

Background: The Beginnings of Ford Motor Company Henry Ford’s Model T was the visionary breakthrough that brought motor vehicle ownership to millions of ordinary middle class people and opened up a new era of mobility for people and goods. In an era when the horse and the railroad reigned supreme as the means of land…

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Unseen Footage: 1982 Barry Sheene Interview

Barry Sheene

This 1982 Barry Sheene interview has been largely unseen for the past 36 years, it includes some fantastic quotes from Barry including him remembering a time he had to steal diesel in from a construction site in Munich to get to a Grand Prix in Austria in 1971. It was originally filmed as part of a…

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1998 Reynard Indycar Wind Tunnel Model

Indycar Wind Tunnel Car Model Rear Suspension 2

This 40% scale Reynard Indycar model was designed for wind tunnel testing, as such it’s built to exacting specifications to exactly match the full scale race cars. Just two of these models were made in 1998, it took a team of over two dozen people three months to complete the project. Each of the models…

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78 Motor Co Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

78 Motor Co Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

The new Sirocco motorcycle gloves by 78 Motor Co are designed for three-season use during the cooler months, they have a soft micro-fleece insulating liner to keep your hands warm and comfortable and each pair is made from high-quality, pre-waxed 1.3mm aniline cowhide leather. 78 Motor Co is run by a talented Irishman named Anthony…

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Resurrecting The Mighty AJS V4 From 1936

AJS V4 Engine

The AJS V4 was an advanced engineering effort undertaken by the British motorcycle company in the mid-1930s, the first prototype was intended as a road-going motorcycle and it was shown at the Olympia Show in 1935. Building The AJS V4 Racer The road-going version of the V4 didn’t get a green light for production, it’s…

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Burly Voyager Back Pack – A Classic Motorcycle Weekender Bag

Burly Voyager Back Pack 1

The Burly Voyager Back Pack was designed by the team at Burly specifically for motorcycle use, it has a main chassis of heavy duty black Cordura, with leather exterior support panels, thick padded straps with flannel inner sections, and a padded interior with a 15″ laptop compartment. Burly Brand has been in business for over…

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The Bimota SB2 – The First Road-Legal Bimota

Bimota SB2 Motorcycle

The Bimota SB2 was a significant evolutionary step forward for motorcycles when it was released in 1977. Massimo Tamburini had designed not just a superbike, but the future of superbikes. His new creation featured an ultra-lightweight chromium molybdenum trellis perimeter frame, a bulletproof Suzuki GS750 DOHC engine that doubled as a stressed member, and handling…

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Fitzke Wood Boards – The Speakeasy

Fitzke Wood Boards - The Speakeasy

The Speakeasy is the latest offering from Fitzke Wood Boards, a small Minnesota based company run by Kevin Fitzke. Kevin was born and raised in Minnesota, known as the land of 10,000 lakes (which he spent countless days exploring), and he spent much of his life admiring the sleek mahogany speedboats of the 1930s. In…

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