27 Liter V12 Brown & Bassett Gentleman’s Racer

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I don’t think there’ll be any significant protest when I say that speedboat design peaked in the mid-20th century. Of course, the materials, engines, and hydrodynamics, have all improved considerably in the decades since. However, when it comes to style and design, you just can’t beat a svelte mahogany speedboat with brass fittings, analog gauges,…

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Biltwell Overland Goggles

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Biltwell’s Overland Goggles offer industrial grade anti-fog optics with two sets of lenses per set of goggles – one clear and one tinted. They’re available in a variety of colors, we’ve shown you the black/red combination here, and they all feature slightly oversized foam padding around the eye ports to improve fit and reduce wind…

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Documentary: Chrysler Turbine Car World Tour

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This film documents the Chrysler Turbine Car World Tour of the early 1960s, it was a time when the American automaker was experimenting in no small way with turbine powered cars, and by the end of the project they had built 55, 5 prototypes and 50 pre-production cars. The benefits to turbine use are plentiful,…

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1949 Harley-Davidson FL Panhead

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A Brief History of the Harley-Davidson FL Panhead The Harley-Davidson FL series was introduced in 1941, originally fitted with the Knucklehead V-twin and leading-link front suspension, with a hard tail rear. The first major update was in 1948 when the improved Panhead V-twin made its first appearance in the FL, and a year later in 1949…

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1964 Lotus Type 34

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The Lotus Type 34 would go on to become the winningest Lotus Indy car ever built, an impressive feat given that it was only the second Lotus model built to compete at the Indy 500. The early 1960s were a transitional time for the iconic American race, which was still overwhelmingly contested by somewhat antiquated…

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Lithium Cycles Super 73 Scout

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The Super 73 Scout by Lithium Cycles is an electric bicycle designed for people who hate electric bicycles. It’s been developed to look nothing like other electric bikes on the market, whilst incorporating a 500 Watt hub motor (peak power output is 1050 Watts) and a 48 Volt 14.5 amp-hour lithium ion battery offering approximately…

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Icon Variant Double Stack Helmet

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The Icon Variant Double Stack Helmet is offered in a series of bold colours with minimal graphics, for those who prefer simpler styling when compared to the other offerings in the Icon Variant series. Safety is a paramount concern when buying something designed specifically to protect your brain, so Icon develop all of their helmets…

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Jane Motorcycles Driggs Jacket

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The Driggs Jacket by Jane Motorcycles is a new waxed cotton motorcycle jacket designed to be worn both on and off your bike. It incorporates elbow, shoulder, and a back pocket for D30 armor that meets the requirements of European directive 89/686/CEE and of CE technical standards EN 1621-1:2012. The outer shell is 8.5 oz…

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Lionel Sunglasses

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Warby Parker was founded to offer high-end eyewear at less than high-end prices, thanks to the fact that the company bypasses the current monopoly within the luxury eyewear market. The Lionel Sunglasses have a brushed Japanese titanium frame with Akulon-coated screws for durability. The CR-39 lenses have an Antiscratch coating, and they offer 100% UV…

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1910 Thor Single

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Although many people have never heard of Thor, the company played a huge role in the early days of the American motorcycle industry – employing Oscar Hedstrom, Al Crocker, and Bill Ottoway early in their careers, these men would later become famous for their work at Indian Motocycles, Crocker Motorcycles, and Harley-Davidson respectively. A Brief…

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1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I

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Though the Chevrolet Corvette is a thoroughly American car, it was always intended as an answer to the sports cars being built on the other side of the Atlantic. Although they were never sold in Europe in large numbers, they were influenced by European sports car design, and as the years progressed that influenced moved…

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1965 Pontiac GTO

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The Pontiac GTO is considered by many to be the godfather of the American muscle car, and although automotive historians will point to any number of thunderous V8 American performance cars that came before it, the GTO is by far the best remembered. The American love of the V8 engine already had a long history…

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