Death Machines of London Tee

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Death Machines of London is a British custom motorcycle workshop based (not surprisingly) in London. The name comes from a quote from the company founder’s father, when as a child he mentioned he’d been for a motorcycle ride with his fun uncle. This tee by DMOL is 100% brushed cotton (175g/m² jersey), it’s black with…

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Documentary: Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon

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Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon is a fascinating hour-long documentary about one of the hardest Camel Trophy events of them all – the 1989 Amazon expedition. The Amazonian rainforest is one of the most challenging environments on earth to travel through, made all the more difficult by illegal loggers, cagey gold miners, and the native…

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Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946

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Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946 is a book by Philippe Guyony covering the extraordinary history of one of Britain’s most influential motorcycle marques from the year of its demise to the current day. Most companies would see their name slowly slip into obscurity after going out of business, but Vincent stayed surprisingly relevant, thanks…

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Rowan Atkinson’s Land Rover Defender

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Rowan Atkinson is well-known as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter, but he’s also an avid driver, car collector, and motorsport fan. He famously drove his multi-million dollar McLaren F1 with much gusto, covering over 41,000 miles and twice crashing it – but ensuring it was fastidiously restored both times. Though he’s most closely associated with…

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1964 AC Cobra 289

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Despite the fact that it was only built from 1962 to 1967, the AC Cobra had a profound impact on the motoring world. The surviving examples are worth a king’s ransom and are hotly pursued by collectors and enthusiasts, many of whom enter them in vintage motor racing events. A Brief History of Carroll Shelby’s…

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Corvette-Engined Land Rover Defender 90

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Carroll Shelby might not have been the first person to drop an American V8 into a British vehicle, but he’s by far the most famous. Over the years there have been countless examples of Brits and Americans getting their heads together and turning out some genuinely remarkable automobiles – and this Land Rover by East Coast…

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James Hunt Poster Series

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This series of four James Hunt posters were created by the team at Automobilist to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the British driver’s World Championship victory, piloting the McLaren M23. The 1976 season was exceedingly volatile and the battles between Niki Lauda and James Hunt became legendary, eventually inspiring the 2013 blockbuster film “Rush” starring…

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Malle London Expedition Jacket

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The Malle London Expedition Jacket has been in continuous development for over 2 years now, including a 10,000 mile attrition test riding across the USA using early prototypes of the jacket. The team at Malle London wanted to develop a new jacket that had all thew classic looks of a British waxed cotton design, with…

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BAAK Motorcycles Triumph Bonneville T120

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BAAK Motorcycles started out in founder Rémi Réguin’s basement workshop back in 2012 and has since grown into a 5 person company with a dedicated 3200 square foot workshop in Lyon, France. BAAK build custom motorcycles, but they also make a range of parts for Triumphs, Moto Guzzis, and Royal Enfields, and interestingly they also…

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Belstaff Imperial Jacket

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The Belstaff Imperial Jacket is a new release from the storied British gear manufacturer that was originally founded in 1924. It features a premium cotton canvas outer shell treated with a handmade resin, paired with a seam-sealed Miporex membrane for weather-proofing and metal grommets for underarm ventilation. The Imperial has cuff gussets and neck snap…

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1966 Lola T70 MkII Spyder

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The first Lola T70 was built in 1965 based directly on the lessons learnt at Lola during the development of the Ford GT40 for the Americans. In turn, the GT40 had been largely based on the Lola Mk6, with which it shares more than a passing resemblance. A Brief History of the Lola T70 The 1960s…

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Documentary: The Grid

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The Grid is a Horizon documentary showing the inner workings of the Williams Formula One team during the controversial 1981 season. Much of the film is spent discussing and explaining the ground effect systems being developed by the teams to optimize under-car aerodynamics. Some of the systems are startlingly clever and some are a little…

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