Documentary: The Flying Wing – What Happened To It?

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing 2

This documentary film titled The Flying Wing – What Happened To It? features the last ever interview with John K. Northrop, it also features remarkable footage of the Northrop YB-49 flying wing manoeuvring through the sky to the original Star Wars theme music. The documentary was filmed in 1979, Star Wars Episode IV – A…

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An Original Dodge 426 Hemi V8 Display Engine

Dodge 426 Hemi V8 Engine

This Dodge 426 Hemi V8 was constructed by the factory back in the late 1960s as a cutaway display engine for the car show circuit. Display engines like this require an enormous amount of work to get right, carefully pre-planned sections need to be expertly cut, milled, and polished in order to expose the internal…

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The Bell Eliminator Helmet – Silodrome Hands-On Review

Bell Eliminator Helmet Features

The Bell Eliminator Helmet was designed in the style of the automobile racing helmets of the 1970s but with a wider eye port for motorcycle use, and of course – full modern materials and safety. Up until a few years ago there were almost no retro or classically-styled motorcycle helmets on the market that were…

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Catalina Grand Prix Strapback – Made In The USA

Catalina Grand Prix Strapback Cap

The Catalina Grand Prix was an iconic motorcycle race on the small island of Santa Catalina 29 miles off the coast of Long Beach, California. In the 1950s the Catalina Grand Prix attracted hundreds of amateur and professional motorcycle racers from across the United States, it was run over 10 laps of a 10 mile…

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