Harley-Davidson’s First Purpose-Built V-Twin Racer – The Harley-Davidson 11K

Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer

The Harley-Davidson 11K was the American company’s first purpose-built V-twin racer – it was developed by Bill Ottoway, an early engineering genius who had been poached from Harley-Davidson’s rivals over at Thor. Harley-Davidson 11K Board Track Racer Although Harley-Davidson motorcycles had been used in competition previously, including a first race win in 1904 at The Milwaukee Mile with the…

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The McCoy Motorcycle Jacket by Tobacco Motorwear Company

McCoy Motorcycle Jacket by Tobacco Motorwear Company 8

The McCoy Motorcycle Jacket is a new design from the Tobacco Motorwear Company, they developed it to meet the demand from riders who want safe protective gear that looks like regular streetwear. Many motorcycle gear manufacturers produce jackets, pants, boots, and gloves that are well-suited to the track, but ill-suited to daily commuting. Commuters and…

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The 425 HP Scarbo SVF1 Prototype Is For Sale

Scarbo SVF1 Front

The Scarbo SVF1 Although the Scarbo SVF1 Prototype looks like a ’60s Formula 1 car, it’s actually an entirely modern creation, fitted with a 425 hp GM Performance all-aluminum LS1 6.2 litre V8 and weighing in at a feather-light 1,280 pounds. The car is the work of Joe Scarbo, a California State Polytechnic University mechanical engineer and…

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A Pulse-Jet Powered Scooter – Dreams Of Flight by Randy Regier

Ram-Jet Powered Scooter - Dreams Of Flight by Randy Regier

Introduction This is almost certainly the most detailed project we’ve ever featured on Silodrome. It includes a functioning pulse-jet powered scooter, accompanied by synthetic historic images, multiple handmade period-correct toys and kits, hand-painted posters, magazine ads, and an insignia chart – all made bespoke by Randy Regier to create the illusion that a jet-powered scooter, officially…

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