Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet – A Retro Modular Helmet

Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet

The Simpson Mod Bandit Helmet is the first modular helmet with a retro design – it’s based on the legendary full-face Simpson Ghost Bandit helmet but it features a flip-up front allowing wearers to leave the front up when riding at lower speeds in urban areas. Modular helmets have become a popular choice with many…

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Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica – The Mighty MHR

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The Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica was the best-selling Ducati of its time, both because of its sporting abilities and its close association with Mike “The Bike” Hailwood who had ridden a Ducati 900SS to a hugely popular comeback win at the 1978 Isle of Man TT in the Formula I class. Mike Hailwood –…

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Town Moto Motorcycle Knit Beanie

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Up until today I thought the term “beanie” was universal, only to discover that the Canadians called them toques or tuques and the Americans often refer to them as knit caps. That said, I think beanie is the best word for it so that’s what I’m sticking to. Town Moto is a small local motorcycle…

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Documentary: The Racing Scene – Featuring James Garner

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The Racing Scene is a 1969 film presented by James Garner, interestingly it’s a personal favorite of Quentin Tarantino who showcased it at the New Beverly Theater in Los Angeles alongside the Steve McQueen classic Le Mans. The film covers a wide array of different racing series and formats including sports car racing at the…

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A Complete Toolkit For A Ferrari 275 GTB – $9,000 USD

Ferrari 275 GTB Tool Kit

This is a complete, original toolkit for a Ferrari 275 GTB and as you can tell, the Ferrari factory didn’t skimp on the essentials when putting it together. The kit contains a set of wrenches and screwdrivers, and a special wrench for adjusting the carburetors. Toolkits like this are highly desirable as they’re an absolute essential…

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Mystery Solved*: Rediscovering The Lost Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk1

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*Editor’s Note: The authenticity of this car has been challenged since this article was published, any prospective buyers need to do comprehensive due diligence before bidding. We recommend contacting Alan Mann Racing as a starting point, it appears that some of the body panels and possibly the whole shell has been replaced. Introduction Let’s imagine that the year is…

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The Art of Moto Wellbeing T-Shirt by Full Tank

The Art of Moto Wellbeing T-Shirt by Full Tank

The Art of Moto Wellbeing T-Shirt is a new design by Full Tank, a motorcycle apparel company founded to raise money for the Movember Foundation to help men by funding programs to research, fight, and cure prostate cancer and testicular cancer as well as raise money for men’s mental health programs and suicide prevention. Full…

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BSMC x Ethen Cafe Racer Goggles

BSMA x Ethen Cafe Racer Goggles

The BSMC x Ethen Cafe Racer Goggles are a collaborative effort between The Bike Shed and the Italian goggle specialists at Ethen. Eye-protection is an exceedingly important thing for motorcyclists, when riding we’re essentially throwing our faces at 70 to 80+ mph down a highway, so even just colliding with a stationary housefly will cause…

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Alpinestars Distance Fleece – A New Retro Mid-Layer

Alpinestars Distance Fleece

The Alpinestars Distance Fleece is a retro sweater from the Italian motorcycle gear manufacturer designed to reference the styling of the ’60s and ’70s – the era when the company was first established and making a name for itself. Alpinestars was founded by Sante Mazzarolo in the early 1960s in the Northern Italian town of…

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