An Early High-Speed Police Pursuit Motorcycle – The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8

Coventry Eagle Flying 8 Motorcycle Fuel Tank 450x330 - An Early High-Speed Police Pursuit Motorcycle - The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8

The Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 was a high-performance motorcycle designed to compete directly with the offerings from Brough-Superior – a company that was building the fastest and most expensive production motorcycles in the world at the time. The similarity in looks between the Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 and the Brough-Superior SS80 and SS100 was no mistake, George Brough and…

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The Bamford Mayfair Watch – A Daily Wearable Bamford

Bamford Mayfair Watch

The Bamford Mayfair is a new watch from George Bamford and his talented team, unlike the other creations from the Bamford Watch Department, the Mayfair is affordable to almost everyone with an MSRP of $560 USD – well over 90% less than most of their creations. The Bamford Watch Department The Bamford Watch Department was…

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Matchless G50 Racing Motorcycle

Matchless G50 Motorcycle

The Matchless G50 is a competition motorcycle first introduced in 1958, to compete with the Norton Manx and the other top notch racing single-cylinder motorcycles of the day. The Matchless G50 Matchless, then owned by Associated Motorcycles (AMC), developed the G50 from the AJS 7R – a 350cc single-cylinder racing motorcycle commonly referred to as…

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Belstaff Endurance Boots – Made From Water-Repellent Buffalo Leather

Belstaff Endurance Boots

The Belstaff Endurance boots are made in the traditional motorcycle-style from thick water-repellent, full-grain waxed buffalo leather – chosen for its hardiness and excellent abrasion resistance. Belstaff was originally founded in 1924 based near Stoke-on-Trent in England, they made a name for themselves producing “practical waterproof garments” with a strong focus on motorcyclists – who…

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Documentary: Building An Engine From Scratch – Casting – Machining – Assembly – Test Riding

Building An Engine From Scratch - Casting - Machining - Assembly - Test Riding

This 10 minute films shows the process of building an engine from scratch, including the casting process, machining, final assembly, and the completed motorcycle’s first test ride. It’s an interesting look into how motorcycle (and car) engines were painstakingly built back in the early days of motoring, every step of the process involved highly-skilled machinists,…

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Creek Cutler Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife

Creek Cutler Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife

Each Damascus steel folding pocket knife from Creek Cutler is handmade to order, oftentimes integrating a personalised fabric Micarta handle with monogramed inserts. For the uninitiated, Micarta is a name for composites of linen, canvas, paper, or other materials, using phenolic resins. It was developed by George Westinghouse in 1910, and it’s been used widely…

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