Shoei Hornet DS Helmet

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The Shoei Hornet DS is one of the industry’s leading dual sport helmets, it’s designed to be used both on and off-road so its visor and shield are removable and it has ample ventilation ports for the warmer months of the year. Those of you who prefer the Snell 2010 certification will be pleased to…

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The First Baja 1000: 27 Hours to La Paz

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27 Hours to La Paz is a documentary about the first Baja 1000 (at the time called the NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally). It’s an event that was challenged by the best drivers in the world, many Europeans flew in for the race and the best off-road drivers in the USA competed with them. The race…

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Ford Marmon-Herrington Woodie 4×4

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This Ford Marmon-Herrington Woodie 4×4 (or more correctly, Ford Marmon-Herrington Super Deluxe Station Wagon) is an exceedingly rare vehicle from the post-WWII era built by Ford and then converted to 4×4 by Marmon-Herrington. These conversions were rare due to the associated cost – it essentially doubled the price of the vehicle and the benefits of…

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1989 Lamborghini LM002

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I’ve always suspected that the Lamborghini LM002 was created in the ’80s by a design team headed by Schwarzenegger and Stallone with additional input on aesthetic direction from Chuck Norris. The fact that it was fitted with the 5.2L V12 from a Lamborghini Countach adds further certainty to this suspicion. Talk to anyone about Lamborghini’s…

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Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 is a famously tough 4×4 that bears close resemblance to its sibling, the petrol-powered FJ40. These two off-roaders are uncompromising, spartan vehicles designed for use in the harshest environments on Earth, in fact many of them are still in use today across North Africa, Australia and South America. The two countries that…

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2014 Ural MIR

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The 2014 Ural MIR is a limited edition model from the globally renowned Russian motorcycle manufacturer, it’s been named MIR after the joint Russian-American space mission that kicked off 20 years ago – opening up an unprecedented (and continuing) two decades of cooperation between the two superpowers. For the MIR special edition, Ural have added…

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The Evolution Of Rallying: 50 Years Sideways

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The Evolution Of Rallying: 50 Years Sideways is a wonderful 1.5 hour film covering some of the most iconic rallies in the history of off-road motorsport. Even if you only have a passing interest rally racing this film is an absolute must-watch, the collection of footage alone essential viewing. If you don’t have a 90…

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1985 Land Rover Defender 90 TDi

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1985 was just the second year of production for the Land Rover Defender 90 model, it was closely related to the short wheelbase Land Rover Series III but it included a number of small improvements that together would have a major impact on both on and off-road performance. The now antiquated leaf springs had finally…

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BMW R100GS Scrambler by La Manufacture

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The BMW R100GS was first produced in 1987, along with the other GS (Gelände/Straße) BMWs it was one of the original dual-sport motorcycles and was largely responsible for establishing the market niche that now makes up a significant portion of motorcycles sales worldwide. Fitted with a 980cc twin-valve horizontally opposed twin, the R100GS could produce 60hp…

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