Each Wythe is made from a combination of soft Italian calf skin on the torso, American horsehide on the shoulders and elbows, and lambskin on the collars and wrist gussets. The main zipper is a solid YKK Excella unit, and the jacket has a Japanese selvedge camouflage denim body liner with slick poly sateen sleeve liners.
Each jacket is designed to accept a D3O Viper 2 back protector, paired with custom 6mm D3O XTi shoulder and elbow pads – with the elbow pads loading through an external zipper on the sleeve
Articles that Ben has written have been covered on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, Autoweek Magazine, Wired Magazine, Autoblog, Gear Patrol, Jalopnik, The Verge, and many more.
Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.