1966 Shelby Cobra 427 ‘Semi-Competition’

When the Shelby 427 Cobra was first unleashed to the motoring press in 1965, it was by far the fastest street-legal car in the world. Its 7-litre V8 produced 485 bhp in competition trim, and it had a tested top speed of 165+ mph. All this in a small, lightweight roadster body weighing in at 2,355 lbs….

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A “Shadowized” 1954 Vincent Rapide Series-C

The Vincent V-Twin The Vincent Rapide was the first motorcycle from the Stevenage-based motorcycle manufacturer to be fitted with their new V-twin. This engine is considered by many motorcycle historians to be one of the most beautiful twins of all time, and funnily enough it only came to be because of a coincidence on the…

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Documentary: Operation Speed – 1956

In 1956 an unusual caravan of vehicle trailers arrived at the Bonneville Salt Flats. They carried a couple of land speed cars from England that must have looked like crash-landed alien spacecraft to the casual observer. The two cars on the trailers were one-off designs that had been built specifically for Bonneville a couple of…

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1951 Triumph 6T Thunderbird – Salt Flat Racer

The Triumph 6T Thunderbird was a British built motorcycle specifically intended for the Americans, who had been asking for more power both for racing, and for sidecar applications. The Brits were the muscle bike kings in the 1940s and 1950s, and the 6T Thunderbird was built to keep that crown firmly in British hands.

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1973 Range Rover Classic

The Range Rover was first introduced in 1970 to a worldwide audience who weren’t sure what to make of it. Up until then, 4x4s had mostly been utilitarian affairs that were only slightly softened versions of the WWII Willys Jeep. The Land Rover The original Land Rover had been one of the first post-WWII civilian…

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The Extra Mile – Delicious Alternatives To Motorway Services

The Extra Mile – Delicious Alternatives To Motorway Services is a new book that’ll revolutionize your road trips in the UK. It’s a guide to all the character-filled farm shops, independent cafes, cosy pubs, and quirky attractions 15 minutes or less off the main motorways – meaning you’ll never have to eat soggy KFC at…

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250 London 2018 MX Jerseys

250 London is a two-person company based out of the English capital city that specializes in creating unique motocross, mountain bike, and flat track gear. These jerseys are new for 2018, and each can be ordered with your own surname and racing number on the back – you just choose the option at checkout and…

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Doctor Who Dalek

Doctor Who is a seminal science fiction TV series from the UK, it first aired in 1963 (3 years before Star Trek began), and it’s continued in various iterations since. Over the decades there have been 12 Doctors in the lead role, playing variations of the same character: a humanoid alien from the planet Gallifrey,…

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1971 TVR Vixen 2500

TVR is a British low-volume car maker famous for two things – 1: It’s name is a contraction of “Trevor” because that’s the company founder’s name, and 2: Its cars are so raw and visceral they’re famous for showing up any shortcomings in a driver’s abilities. Often by flying sideways through a hedge.

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Ashley Watson Cardington Baselayer

The Cardington Baselayer by Ashley Watson is designed to go under your motorcycle jacket on those cold autumn and winter rides, it’s constructed from an extremely dense 400g/m² Star Supima Cotton interlock jersey to trap in heat and cut out wind chill. There’s grip-tape around the hem to stop the garment riding up when you’re…

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