Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin

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It isn’t every day that a bike like this, Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin, comes up for auction. The Triumph was restored for McQueen by his best friend and and racing buddy Bud Ekins at Ekin’s garage in North Hollywood, California and Bud’s shop sticker is still displayed on the motorcycle (picture below). McQueen was a long…

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Steve McQueen’s Cleveland Fowler

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Cleveland started manufacturing motorcycles in 1915 with fairly rudimentary 2-stroke singles, by 1925 demand for a larger and more powerful 4-stroke finally won over the company management and engine designer F.E. Fowler set about building an all-new 4 cylinder 4-stroke with a 600cc displacement and a 3 speed transmission.

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Bullitt In One Photograph

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Easily one of the greatest car films of all time, Bullitt featuring Steve McQueen has become one of the standout celluloid icons of the late 60s. This picture was taken during filming and, I think, it sums up the film rather well. Hell, it sums up McQueens entire career rather well.

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Steve McQueen and the 450hp Dune Buggy

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This is the “Baja Boot”, a 450hp, 4×4 dune buggy built by Vic Hickey – one of GM’s top automotive engineers in the late 1960s. GM had a “no-racing” policy in place at the time so Hickey and Drino Miller built the Baja Boot in just 26 days under cover of darkness in Hurst, Michigan. They constructed the…

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