Harley-Davidson’s First Purpose-Built V-Twin Racer – The Harley-Davidson 11K

Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer

The Harley-Davidson 11K was the American company’s first purpose-built V-twin racer – it was developed by Bill Ottoway, an early engineering genius who had been poached from Harley-Davidson’s rivals over at Thor. Harley-Davidson 11K Board Track Racer Although Harley-Davidson motorcycles had been used in competition previously, including a first race win in 1904 at The Milwaukee Mile with the…

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Spidi Originals LE Jacket – Classic Italian Looks – Modern Safety

Spidi Originals LE Jacket

The Spidi Originals LE Jacket is a classically styled motorcycle jacket that captures the aesthetic of the formative days of the world-renowned motorcycle gear manufacturer. Spidi started out making motorcycle gear back in 1977, enjoying their first moment in the spotlight when “King” Kenny Roberts won the 1979 500cc World Championship wearing their gloves. The…

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Scramble – A 1981 Motocross Film By Syd Pearman

Scramble - A 1981 Motocross Film By Syd Pearman

“Scramble” is a 1981 film about British motocross by talented amateur filmmaker Syd Pearman. The film offers a fantastic look into the world of weekend warrior motocross riders, including a personal favorite who arrives with his Suzuki loaded on its side in the back of his hatchback. There’s a good amount of racing footage despite…

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The McCoy Motorcycle Jacket by Tobacco Motorwear Company

McCoy Motorcycle Jacket by Tobacco Motorwear Company 8

The McCoy Motorcycle Jacket is a new design from the Tobacco Motorwear Company, they developed it to meet the demand from riders who want safe protective gear that looks like regular streetwear. Many motorcycle gear manufacturers produce jackets, pants, boots, and gloves that are well-suited to the track, but ill-suited to daily commuting. Commuters and…

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Trip Machine Leather Grip Wraps

Trip Machine Leather Grip Wraps

These leather grip wraps by Trip Machine are designed to fit over the top of your regular grips, they can be installed using nothing but a pair of scissors, and they have a backing of heavy duty 3M adhesive tape to keep them firmly in place. Trip Machine offer the grip wraps in four colorways…

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The 425 HP Scarbo SVF1 Prototype Is For Sale

Scarbo SVF1 Front

The Scarbo SVF1 Although the Scarbo SVF1 Prototype looks like a ’60s Formula 1 car, it’s actually an entirely modern creation, fitted with a 425 hp GM Performance all-aluminum LS1 6.2 litre V8 and weighing in at a feather-light 1,280 pounds. The car is the work of Joe Scarbo, a California State Polytechnic University mechanical engineer and…

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