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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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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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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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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The Flint and Tinder 10-Year Hoodie – Made In The USA

Flint and Tinder 10-Year Hoodie

The Flint and Tinder 10-Year Hoodie was designed to be the single most American piece of clothing in your closet – it’s made from cotton from the Mississippi Delta, 23 oz extra soft fleece from South Carolina, twill-reinforced seams made in Philadelphia, with heavy-duty zippers machined in Georgia, it’s then cut, sewn, and finished by…

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Documentary: The Max Balchowsky Story

Old Yeller II Max Balchowsky

Max Balchowsky Max Balchowsky, alongside his wife Ina, was a self-taught race car builder and racing car driver who raced his own junkyard creations in the 1950s and 1960s. Originally from West Virginia, Max and Ina set up shop at Hollywood Motors in California to work on sports cars and enthusiast cars. Max spent his…

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Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet – A Retro Modular Helmet

Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet

The Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet is the first modular helmet with a retro design – it’s based on the legendary full-face Simpson Ghost Bandit helmet but it features a flip-up front allowing wearers to leave the front up when riding at lower speeds in urban areas. Modular helmets have become a popular choice with many…

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Documentary: The Racing Scene – Featuring James Garner

The Racing Scene - Featuring James Garner Poster

The Racing Scene is a 1969 film presented by James Garner, interestingly it’s a personal favorite of Quentin Tarantino who showcased it at the New Beverly Theater in Los Angeles alongside the Steve McQueen classic Le Mans. The film covers a wide array of different racing series and formats including sports car racing at the…

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