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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The Real 1% Biker Garages

Every biker should have a local shop to hang out with like-minded brothers. A shop not only functions as a motorcycle fabrication shop, but it’s also the center of social activities, a part of the community. It is a place where young men Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The Ever-Changing Harley-Davidson

By the mid 1970s, the Harley-Davidson Sportster was in transformation. The federal government mandated in 1975 that the gearshift lever be on the left, with first gear down, all others up, and neutral between first and second. The Sportster Read More

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How‐to
How‐to

How to Media-Blast a Truck Cab

For a long time, coarse river sand was widely used for media blasting, which is why it is often known as sandblasting, an outdated term. Sand can be used for removing graffiti from steel bridges, masonry structures, and various other Read More

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Barn Finds
Barn Finds

Daddy’s Old Garage Along Route 66

Historic highway Route 66, traveling 2,451 miles from just outside Chicago to Santa Monica, is forever cemented in Americana. Many have traveled the road in a quest for adventure, seeking out the most interesting sights, restaurants and Read More

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Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

BMW Back to the Future

The 1954 debut of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL would inspire BMW to produce one of the most celebrated designs in its entire history. BMW managers felt that they, too, should consider a model targeted at the smart and fashionable of the US East Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

A Look Back at the 1973 Ducati Motorcycles

Are you old enough to remember 1973? Tricky Dick Nixon was the Prez, The Godfather topped the Oscars, there was an oil embargo, national highway speeds were cut to 55 mph, Richard Petty won his 4th Daytona 500, and All in the Family was the Read More

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Classic Cars
Classic Cars

The Real Story on the Colorful Cars of Cuba

With the recent opening up of relations with Cuba, attention has turned to the mysterious island nation. For car guys a visit there would be a dream-like trip back in time. Following the 1959 revolution the country was cut off from all Read More

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Hot Rods + Customs
Hot Rods + Customs

Hot Rod Art and Color Exemplified

When most people think of artists, the usual suspects first come to mind; painters, sculptors, photographers, singers, actors, musicians, etc. Rarely does the artist get pictured with a 3/8th-inch wrench in one hand and a sander in the Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

Here Come Da Judge: The 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge

Can you imagine a more exciting time to be a car designer than during the the height of the muscle car era? What must that have been like? The team would not only have to come up with a new eye-catching style every year, but would also have Read More