Retro Racer: KTM 400 EXC-R

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When people set out to build their first custom motorcycle, it very rarely goes as well as it did with this KTM. It’s the work of former British Top 10 Motocross racer Dan Ridge, who’s now retired from active competition and spends his time embroiled in the far more challenging and fast-paced world of fatherhood…

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Kids’ Pedal-Powered Hot Rod

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Many of us had pedal cars as children, mine was bright red, plastic, and loosely based on the design of the Porsche 356. And I’m using the term “loosely” there very literally. As kids we realized we could get the speed up to over 18 mph (!!!) by pushing it to the top of a…

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Classic Car Go Karts

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There are few forms of motor racing quite as fun go-karting. Karts usually aren’t that quick, but they’re typically cheap to run and maintain, accidents are unlikely to kill or maim you, and if you break down the walk back to the pits is usually only 100 yards or so. Many top notch racing drivers…

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Hedon Heroine Dirt Quake Trailblazer Helmet

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The Hedon Heroine is the newest addition to the relatively short list of modern full face motorcycle helmets with classically styled design. This version of the Heroine is the Dirt Quake Trailblazer Helmet, with shell art reminiscent of the 1970s to celebrate the retro Dirt Quake events in the UK and USA held each year….

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Garage de Félix Fusqvarna

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Meet the Fusqvarna The Fusqvarna is a custom build designed to showcase what the iconic Husqvarnas of the ’60s and ’70s might have looked, if they’d been designed in the modern day. The team at Garage de Félix take great pride in doing things differently, oftentimes very differently, and the Fusqvarna is instantly recognisable as one of…

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Overland 5000 Stout Bell Tent

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The Overland 5000 Stout Bell Tent is a base camp solution for those who prefer camping as it was back in the old days, when things were made of leather, brass and canvas. Each tent is made from 10.10 oz marine boat shrunk, double weave, army duck canvas from the USA, and they use hefty…

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Cure Collection GT Veloce Tee

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The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the man named Car Designer of the Century in 1999 after an official vote by 132 top tier automotive journalists from 33 countries. The Sprint GT Veloce was introduced in 1965 as a replacement for the Sprint GT, it had a more powerful…

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Honda CR500 Flat Tracker

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The Honda CR500 The Honda CR500 first appeared in 1984, it was the most powerful model in the legendary CR series of two-stroke motocross bikes, and its 55 hp engine only had to move a (dry) weight of 102 kilograms (225 lbs). Honda’s first CR-badged bikes were the CR125 and CR250 released in 1973, both…

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1969 Magnum Mini Racer

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There’s something immediately approachable about mini bikes. In fact they might be the only motorcycle genre that almost all motorcyclists like. The mini racing bike you see here started life as a bare 1969 Z50A Magnum frame, it was sourced from a local legend in Denton, Texas nicknamed “Minibike George”. The build is the work…

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The Lotus Belle Tent

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The Lotus Belle Tent is made from a highly waterproof and breathable 380 grade canvas with a waterproof 340 gsm PVC groundsheet, depending on the model it can also have roll down window blinds, insect-proof flyscreens, and sizes range from 16 feet across to just 8.2 feet. The “bell” shape of the tent is possible…

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