1984 Honda ATC70

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The 3-wheeled ATC models by Honda started production in 1970, they founded the market for off-road trikes and a number of other manufacturers followed – though none saw the same success. The initial model was the ATC90, called the US90 until Honda secured the “ATC” trademark, and it stood for “all-terrain cycle”. In 1973 the ATC70…

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Northland Traditional Tri-Wood Skis

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The Northland Ski Manufacturing Company got its start in 1912 – making it the oldest ski company in the USA and a name recognised by many across the US and around the world. Everyone from first time skiers to Olympians have used skis with the Deer Head trademark, and today their workshop (at 6,732 feet)…

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

Gasoline Motor Co. Yamaha SR400 Scrambler

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The Yamaha SR400 (and its sibling the SR500) are amongst the most reliable, and generally bulletproof motorcycles in existence. This is largely because the engine started life in the Yamaha XT500, an enduro-adventure motorcycle built to compete in the world’s toughest adventure races. It succeeded in its mission, winning both the Paris-Abidjan-Nice and the Paris-Dakar…

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Helite Turtle Airbag Vest

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The Helite Turtle Airbag Vest is essentially an airbag for your torso, offering protection for your spine, back, chest, ribs, and kidneys. The Helite attaches to your motorcycle by way of a tether, and should you be thrown from your bike the vest inflates in 0.1 of a second. The back of the vest incorporates…

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Death Machines of London Triumph Thruxton

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The 21st century iteration of the Triumph Thruxton is the sportiest variant of the Modern Classic family of Triumph motorcycles – including the Bonneville, the America, the Scrambler, and the Speedmaster. Originally, the Thruxton was a homologation special built in 1965 for British endurance racing, so the name was perfect for the quickest member of…

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The RSD Carson Motorcycle Jacket

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The RSD Carson Motorcycle Jacket is a new design made entirely from hard-wearing 1.0 to 1.2mm thick buffalo leather. The team at Roland Sands have kept the design of the Carson clean and simple, taking influence from the early days of Motordrome racing in the United States. With rotated, pre-curved sleeves, a dropped back length,…

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Lab Motorcycle Yamaha XJR 1200

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The Yamaha XJR 1200 was released in 1995 as a large displacement muscle bike with a comfortable upright riding position, and an almost obscenely wide torque band. Yamaha spent significant time making sure that the XJR 1200, and the XJR 1300 that followed, had sport bike handling characteristics but were tame enough for people to…

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Spidi X-Nashville Boots

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The new Spidi X-Nashville Boots were designed to look like the footwear used by cafe racers, chopper riders, and desert racers in the ’60s and ’70s – with all the additional protection you’d want from a product coming out of a company like Spidi. The leather upper is water-repellent and 1.4mm thick, the rear leather…

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What’s Under Your Hood?

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What’s Under Your Hood? is a ’70s era instructional film that does a remarkably good job of explaining how an engine works, as well as explaining the internal workings of the gearbox, differential, and braking system. At just 10 minutes in length, it’s an excellent introduction to how it all works for those who might…

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Vanguard Roadster

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The Vanguard Roadster is a new low production volume motorcycle designed and built in New York, that’s due to go on sale in 2018 for $29,995 USD. At its heart, the Vanguard Roadster utilises a modified S&S X-Wedge Engine, which is used as a stressed member to both reduce kerb weight and improve rigidity. The…

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The Lance Reventlow Shelby Cobra

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Lance Reventlow is a name that will be immediately familiar to many of you, especially if you’re a fan of mid-20th Century racing. In short, Reventlow was the heir to the Woolworth fortune, as well as an entrepreneur, and an accomplished racing driver. He is probably most famous as the owner of Scarab, a company…

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Aluminium Spitfire

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This aluminium Spitfire model measures in at 60.5cm long x 75.5cm wide x 17cm high, and it’s been designed to either sit on its own retractable landing gear, or be mounted on a metal plinth (supplied). The model has a fully detailed cockpit with a sliding canopy, intricately detailed rivet stamps across the wings and fuselage,…

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