Documentary: Gasoline For Everybody

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Gasoline For Everybody is a 1947 film that teaches the process of making gasoline, from searching for crude oil right through the refining process till pure gasoline comes out the other end. It goes into quite some detail, and uses clear graphics to explain everything, right down to what is happening at the molecular level….

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1920 Hudson Super Six Racing Car

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This 1920 Hudson Super Six is a two-man racing car likely built to compete in the iconic American “Junk Formula” races of the early 20th century. The interestingly named racing series was named for the cars that raced in it, oftentimes older two-person vehicles with modified passenger car engines fitted to modified road car chassis.

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Aether Moto Gloves

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Aether’s Moto Gloves have traditional 100% cow hide construction, with a double layer on the palm to provide additional abrasion resistance in the event of an accident – the hands are often the first thing to hit the asphalt after all. All of Aether’s motorcycle gear comes with an impressive lifetime warranty, and a 50%…

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Steve McQueen’s Race Suit From “Le Mans”

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This is the original Steve McQueen race suit and helmet from his now legendary 1971 film Le Mans. The last time it came up for sale it went for almost $1 million USD ($984,000 USD), and it’s likely to surpass that figure handsomely this time around. Le Mans is a movie that any self-respecting car…

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Documentary: The Meyers Manx Story

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The Meyers Manx Story is a look back at the man (and the car) that revolutionized beach buggies in the mid-1960s. Bruce F. Meyers developed a unique fiberglass body that could be fitted to a shortened VW Beetle floorpan, keeping the engine, transmission, suspension, brakes, and steering in place. In 1965 Bruce started selling kits…

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2007 Shelby Mustang GT Concept Car #1

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Meet Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby started out as a chicken farmer before getting the racing bug, and despite a serious heart condition he managed career racing against the best drivers in the world – and frequently beating them. After being forced by his doctors to hang up his driving gloves in 1959 (after winning at…

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Bell Bullitt Carbon RSD Range Helmet

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The new Bell Bullitt Carbon RSD Range Helmet has (as the name suggests) a full carbon composite shell. Underneath there’s a multi-density EPS liner, and a removable, washable and anti-bacterial brown micro suede interior. The Bell Bullitt was designed by Chad Hodge initially as a concept, but it proved so popular that Bell worked with…

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Gear Patrol Field Guide: American Craft Beer

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The Gear Patrol Field Guide: American Craft Beer is a look at 25 top crafter breweries in the United States. Each listing includes information about the brewery, their history, their notable beers, when they were founded and where they’re based. Those who like to try as many interesting beers as possible, preferably in immediate succession…

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Taylor Stitch + Golden Bear Whiskey Moto Jacket

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The Whiskey Steerhide Moto Jacket is a 40+ year old design by Golden Bear, not only is it made to the original specifications, but they use the same same hide house to ensure complete authenticity. Each jacket is handmade in San Francisco by the world-renowned team at Golden Bear using chrome-tanned, drum-dyed 3.5-oz. full-grain steerhide, with YKK…

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Kids’ Pedal-Powered Hot Rod

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Many of us had pedal cars as children, mine was bright red, plastic, and loosely based on the design of the Porsche 356. And I’m using the term “loosely” there very literally. As kids we realized we could get the speed up to over 18 mph (!!!) by pushing it to the top of a…

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