A 1950s-Era Porsche You Might Be Able To Afford – A Porsche-Diesel Standard 208 Tractor

Porsche-Diesel Tractor Engine

Between 1956 and 1963 over 125,000 Porsche-Diesel tractors were built in the former Zeppelin factory near Friedrichshafen on the shores of Lake Konstanz in southern Germany, near the borders of both Switzerland and Austria. The first designs of a Porsche tractor were penned in the 1930s by Ferdinand Porsche. It was initially called the Volks-Schlepper and…

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Oil In The Blood – The Official Trailer

Oil In The Blood

This is the official trailer for Oil In The Blood, a film about the people who make up modern custom motorcycle culture. Production for the film was underway for years, Gareth Maxwell Roberts travelled the globe to interview many of the leading lights of the custom motorcycle world and the resulting film is fantastic. Roberts…

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Short Film: (Legal) Beach Racing In Malaysia

Legal Beach Racing In Malaysia

In September 2019, three days of beach racing took place in Desaru, Malaysia. There were no entrance restrictions – anyone could enter riding any motorcycle so long as it had two wheels and a working engine. The course was a straight-ish and mostly flat 1/8th of a mile run down Tiara Beach in front of…

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Bugbite – A 1935 Mahogany Speedboat Design Re-Enters Production

Bugbite Mahogany Speedboat

Bugbite is a 17 ft traditional was built in 2019 by Kevin Fitzke to the original and much-loved 1935 design by A.A. Apel. The plans for Apel’s design were first published in the 1935 February issue of Motor Boating Magazine, then again in the 1936 Motor Boating Ideal Series Vol. 17 book. It’s not known…

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