Ex-Honda Britain 1989 Honda VFR750R Type RC30 Racer

Honda VFR750R Type RC30 Racing Motorcycle

The Honda VFR750R Type RC30 was a homologation special developed for the then-new World Superbike Championship by the Honda Racing Corporation. By late-1980s standards the RC30 was staggeringly advanced, the engineers at Honda had thrown everything they had at their new superbike in order to win the World Superbike Championship and establish dominance over their…

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Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves

Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves 3

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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Documentary: Building An Engine From Scratch – Casting – Machining – Assembly – Test Riding

Building An Engine From Scratch - Casting - Machining - Assembly - Test Riding

This 10 minute films shows the process of building an engine from scratch, including the casting process, machining, final assembly, and the completed motorcycle’s first test ride. It’s an interesting look into how motorcycle (and car) engines were painstakingly built back in the early days of motoring, every step of the process involved highly-skilled machinists,…

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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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Ex-Mika Häkkinen 1982 Finnkart SF A1 – Championship Winner

Mika Häkkinen 1982 Finnkart 85cc SF A1

Mika Häkkinen, known colloquially as the “Flying “Finn”, is consistently rated as one of the quickest Formula 1 drivers of all time. He’s the only driver that Michael Schumacher was reported to be afraid of, possibly because Häkkinen had soundly beat him to the 1998 and 1999 Formula 1 World Championship, but possibly also because…

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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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