Bates Cafe Racer-style Jacket, size 38 tall, 1970s vintage, near mint.

They had this jacket made for them by Bates of California. They were slim, tall, and had long arms. And lo, they ordered it in the black and the red, with a racy stripe running down the arm, in the way of so many nice cafe racer jackets. It was fashioned with loving care, with Talon zippers, a shiny 70s liner, a personalized tag for Ronnie, and a fleecy warm liner that zips handily in and out, according to the temperature on that particular day in our far, far past.

Hein Gericke while riding with a live eagle

This vintage biker jacket comes from an era when adventure came more naturally to us. A time when leather jackets — indeed, leather everything — were improved by the addition of a live eagle perched on your fierce leather gauntlet. That’s because motorcycling actually is made much more adventurous if …

Textile Motorcycle Jacket — the math problem

Math problem for y’all…   What do you get if you take a featherlight black mesh jacket with leather shoulders, neck and top-of-arms, which has full armour at spine, shoulders and elbows…. (safety gear that lets the wind whistle through refreshingly on a hot day)     and then add …

Thp thp thp thp thp Helicopter Helmet

This here is a modern street-legal DOT-approved 3/4 scooter or motorcycle helmet made by Zox. They claim the inspiration is from the old-style helicopter pilot helmet (a different kind of chopper indeed), and it certainly looks it. Gloss black with a sparkle, good almost-new condition, funky face shield, and a …

Dayton boots for a set of quadruplets

Do you know a set of quadruplets who share a thing for nice Dayton boots? Show ’em this page, then, because I have four sets of boots, all sized alike, that would suit all four identical quadruplets. They could switch, depending on what their four-part whims were. As long as …

Utilikilt,The Original, 32 inch. Utilikiltarians, rejoice!

Utilikilts rock in almost every appreciable way, for those gents (and some feminine-identified sorts) who favour ventilation for the nethers. This model is kept closed by six snaps and your own belt, and comes off in a twinkling, upping the “it rocks” factor by allowing you to disrobe without hopping …

00819 HotWheels Limited Edition Youth Race Pants

I found these hidden behind a rack of kid’s motocross gear.  Holy name brand, Batman! When you think of HotWheels, you think of teeny tiny wee race cars. Well, these are human-sized (youth-sized) pants, so don’t go thinking they’ll fit inside a teensy Hot Wheels hot rod, like the Beatnik …

01806 Scrumptious Boulet Boots, Engineer Style

Jeebus, these are lovely boots. Size 6.5 (manly size) or about 7.5 (womanly size), with a toe box a hair (but only a single hair) on the western side of the standard engineer round toe. Soles in perfect condition and uppers (oil tan leather) in perfect condition. You can see …

01786 Arai Helmet, Dragon (Is my head on fire?)

This is a full-face Arai helmet in great condition, with a tinted/mirrored visor and a very fancy-ass paintjob. The dragons on either side seem to be breathing fire towards the front, so a glance in the mirror convinces you your forehead’s afire. Awesome sauce, as the colloquialism goes. Arai is …