A Cushman-Powered Car with a Cushman Husky Model 53A Scooter

Cushman-Powered Car with a Cushman Husky Model 53A Scooter

This Cushman combination is likely one of a kind – the car originally started life as part of a fairground carousel ride before possibly being repurposed as a Shriner car at some point. Shriners have entertained the public on Memorial Day parades for decades, they often wear a fez and drive miniature motorized cars in…

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Icon 1000 Slingbag Backpack

Icon 1000 Slingbag Backpack

The Icon 1000 Slingbag Backpack was developed for people who need to carry gear on their motorcycle, but who don’t like typical twin strap backpacks. The single main strap design allows the bag to be quickly put on or taken off, and it has a wide, padded top half to ensure it remains comfortable even…

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Steve McQueen’s Own Personal Husqvarna 250 Cross

Husqvarna 250 Cross Fender

The Husqvarna 250 Cross is a motorcycle that sits high on any list of genuinely influential 20th century bikes – it wasn’t the first offroad racing two-stroke motorcycle, but it quickly became the most successful of its age, and the basic formula that went into it would shape almost all motocross motorcycles going forwards. The…

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The Original Petromax Lantern HK500

Petromax Lantern HK500

The original Petromax lantern was designed in 1910 in Germany by Max Graetz, the name of the lantern is a combination of “petrol” and “Max” a reference to its fuel source and its creator. Graetz developed the lantern based on principles that were already well-understood at the time, he differentiated his lantern from its competitors by…

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Ayrton Senna’s Helmet – Worn During His 1990 Formula 1 World Championship Winning Season

Ayrton-Senna-McLaren-Helmet

This is Ayrton Senna’s helmet from his successful 1990 Formula 1 World Championship season, by the season’s end it would be Senna’s second championship win and the third consecutive Constructors’ Championship win for McLaren-Honda. Senna’s helmet livery is one of the most famous in motorsport history, if not the most famous outright. It includes the…

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The Ducati 916 SPS That Lived Down The Road

Ducati 916 SPS 9

This article was written by Paul Brace, a life-long bike enthusiast with a background in professional engineering and restoration, including the design and construction of the Eagle E-Type Speedster. I was looking for a lovely 916 for years but ‘the one’ never turned up. I would have been very happy with an exceptional standard 916…

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