Essential Read: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a book we’ve featured before on Silodrome, it’s one of those must-read paperbacks that tends to quickly find a permanent place on the bookshelf of anyone who’s read it. The book was written by author and motorcycle enthusiast Robert M. Pirsig, a highly educated man with degrees…

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The Automotive Art of Joel Clark

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Joel Clark is a British artist who specializes in an intricately layered vinyl technique, often using automotive parts like car doors and hoods to capture a glimpse of a passing, momentary reflection and freeze-frame it. The series started when Joel bought a car door on eBay, cleaned it up, and set about painstakingly cutting vinyl…

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The Automotive Art of Arthur Schening

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Arthur Schening is a talented artist with a passion for everything automotive, we’ve featured his remarkable art before on Silodrome, and it always proves to be highly popular. As an artist, graphic designer, illustrator, and dyed-in-the-wool car guy, Arthur is uniquely positioned to create art centered around his four-wheeled interests. Arthur creates and sells the…

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Paris-Dakar Rally Porsche 959 Plain Body Prints

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The Porsche 959 The Porsche 959 was the first of the modern supercars. It was originally conceived for the borderline insane world of Group B racing, but the class was cancelled by the FIA before the twin-turbocharged 959 could be homologated. That said, it’s likely that Group B had evolved beyond the scope of the…

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The Art of Jean-Yves Tabourot

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Jean-Yves Tabourot isn’t a classically trained artist – he’s an engineer who spent decades working in Formula 1, rally, Le Mans, and more recently for Jaguar on their CX75 concept car, with Singer on their reimagined 911, and with the development of the James Bond Spectre movie cars. Tabourot started out his life with cars…

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Ferrari 250 GTO Left Fender

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$10,000 to $15,000 USD may sound like a lot of money to pay for a fender, but this isn’t just any fender. It’s an original new-old stock unit from a Ferrari 250 GTO – the most expensive and sought after classic car in the world – now fetching somewhere in the region of $50 million…

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Rotary Life Shirt

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The Rotary Life Shirt is a design by DNBK – Dirty Nails Bloody Knuckles. It’s a one-man operation that produces 100% unique automotive artwork, and offers them to similarly inclined petrolheads as either t-shirts or prints. Rotary engines are the automotive equivalent of a cult, albeit a cult with red-line bashing Wankel engines, and a…

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Twenty / 20 Helmet Art Exhibition

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A few months ago the team behind Sabotage Motorcycles, Giles and Andy, began developing a project to get 20 of the best artists in Australia to each take a motorcycle fuel tank and give it their own signature look. It quickly became apparent that finding 20 vintage fuel tanks in close to identical condition is…

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Van Dam Catnip

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Van Dam Boats Van Dam was founded in 1977 with a singular purpose – to build the best wooden power and sail boats in the world. The company is based in Boyne City, Michigan where two generations of the same family build classically-styled launches with craftsmanship at a level we more commonly associate with Lake…

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Rêve de Gosse by Raoul.W

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Rêve de Gosse is a sculpture by Raoul.W, a French artist with a far better understanding of automobile mechanics and design than most, as he spent decades restoring vintage cars before creating a name for himself as an artist. This piece is titled Rêve de Gosse (Dream Kid), he created it in 2015 by painstakingly…

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