Chapal Leather Driver’s Helmet – Race Like It’s 1939

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Chapal is a Paris-based company founded in 1832, Charles Lindbergh famously wore a Chapal jacket when he became the first person to fly across the Atlantic in 1927 from Long Island to Paris, taking 33 1⁄2-hours. The French company developed a line of jackets and leather helmets for early aviators, these were later repurposed by…

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TobyRich Moskito – Smartphone App Controlled Airplane

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The TobyRich Moskito is a $49.98 USD remote controlled airplane that you pilot using an iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone. It wasn’t that many years ago that R/C aircraft were an expensive hobby enjoyed by relatively few – with a significant barrier to entry thanks to the fact that it was commonplace for rookie pilots…

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The Maria Riding Company Arrow Miccosukee Surfboard

The Maria Riding Company Arrow Miccosukee Surfboard

The Maria Riding Company was founded by a group of friends to create custom motorcycles, surfboards, skateboards, motorcycle helmets, and a wide range of other gear – all of which celebrates counter-culture, adventure, and the great outdoors. Based out of Lisbon, Portugal, the team at Maria are avid surfers and motorcyclists, living a west coast…

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The Nexx XG200 Flat 6 Motorcycle Helmet

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The Nexx XG200 Flat 6 is a modern helmet – with retro styling cues that’ll look right at home on a vintage motocross bike, a scrambler, or well-worn R 80 GS. Nexx is a European company that still makes all of their helmets in the EU with a strong focus on high build quality and…

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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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Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves

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Professional and gentleman racing drivers have been wearing driving gloves since the early days of motorsport. The reason that gloves are so important is that being a racing driver is an altogether more vigorous activity than casually driving yourself to work in the morning, hands get blisters after an hour or two (or more) behind…

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MotorMemo – A Logbook For Classic Cars

MotorMemo - A Logbook For Classic Cars

MotorMemo is a logbook developed specifically for use with classic cars, to help owners keep track of servicing, maintenance, parts, expenses, and mileage – all in a book perfectly sized to fit in the glove compartment. Rather than using steel staples in the spine, the MotorMemo uses a traditional solid sewn binding, this avoids the…

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Blitz BMX Motorcycle Gloves

Blitz BMX Motorcycle Gloves

The new Blitz BMX Motorcycle Gloves have been designed to evoke the styling of the gloves worn by BMX racers in the 1980s – specifically the iconic JT Racing gloves. Many of us who were kids in the ’80s spent many hours after school and on weekends piloting our BMX bikes on various adventures around…

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Momo Heritage Prototipo Steering Wheel

Momo Heritage Prototipo Sports Steering Wheel

The Momo Heritage Prototipo is unquestionably one of the most highly-regarded and best-known steering wheels in the world, it was developed by the Italian company to be lightweight, and to have a thicker rim that’s favored by many racing drivers. Momo was founded in 1964 by race car driver Gianpiero Moretti almost by accident, he…

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The Hohner Marine Band Harmonica – King of the Harps

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The Hohner Marine Band Harmonica was first released in 1896, and it’s changed very little in the hundred+ years since. Although it was initially used in European folk music, it was quickly picked up by American blues and early rock n’ roll musicians, and it became the de facto harmonica for both these burgeoning music…

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