Bell Aurens Longnose

It isn’t often that I discover a Land Rover variant I’ve never seen before, so when I stumbled across a picture of this, the Bell Aurens Longnose I thought I was looking at a long forgotten Land Rover concept car, or perhaps an old Defender modified by a wealthy oil sheik.

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Ewan McGregor On An Ossa

Ewan McGregor is quite possibly the biggest proponent of motorcycling we have at the moment, perhaps most famous for his trips around the globe siting atop the venerable BMW 12000GS alongside his childhood friend Charlie Boorman. He’s a huge fan of Moto Guzzi’s and has one at his place in the UK, he’s also a fan of vintage trials bikes, like this old Ossa 2-stroke.

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Fallout 3 Bike

Most guys spend their high school years chasing tail, unsuccessfully trying to buy beer and making every effort to look like Kurt Cobain. Lord knows I did. But that isn’t the path Chris Riffel chose for himself, this inspirational high schooler got a group of friends together, talked some teachers into helping and then set about building a fully functioning Fallout 3 bike, right down to the little radiation emblems on the front and rear.

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Mophie Outdoor

Having a handheld device with GPS, communications, a compass, maps, a camera, a video camera and the ability to look at pictures of boobs anytime you like is perhaps final proof that the future has arrived.

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Hodaka Combat Wombat

The Hodaka company was a joint American/Japanese company founded in the 1960’s, they were largely credited with creating the┬átrail bike niche and kicking off the craze for the light, off-road bikes that swept much of the western world. Whoever was in charge of the motorcycle naming committee at Hodaka was quite clearly a genius, some…

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BSA Spitfire Scrambler

Old bikes like this BSA Spitfire Scramber always hold great appeal for me, given the choice of a modern, plastic-fairing covered dirt bike or this, I’d go BSA everytime. Sure, they might be heavier, less reliable, harder to start and harder to stop but bikes like this have a tangible personality. Some days they’ll be bastards and some days they’ll be saints, as far as I’m concerned, that’s half the fun.

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