Ural Air LE – A Sidecar Motorcycle Equipped With A Scouting Drone

Ural Air LE – A Sidecar Motorcycle Equipped With A Scouting Drone

The Ural Air LE is the company’s newest sidecar motorcycle developed for 21st century adventurers who want a third eye in the sky to see the road ahead, scout for campsites, fresh water sources, or to figure out where you are when you inevitably get lost in the wilderness.

Ural Motorcycles

Ural Motorcycles started out during WW2 as Soviet military bikes copied directly from the BMW R71 – a few examples of which had been secretly bought through an intermediary in Sweden. Once the design had been reverse engineered the Soviets began producing thousands of them, well-aware of their potential use as highly-mobile infantry units to help combat the Blitzkrieg tactic favored by the Germans. Continue reading

Documentary: The Life Of Lotus Founder Colin Chapman In 1968

Documentary: The Life Of Lotus Founder Colin Chapman In 1968

This film was originally an episode of a popular British TV show called “Millionaire”. Each episode followed a millionaire of the time offering a window into their life, and perhaps a glimpse into what made them a millionaire in the first place.

For anyone interested in cars, Formula 1, or motorsport in general the 35 minute documentary offers an unparalleled look into the life and times of one of the most important and influential men in the history of motorsport – Colin Chapman. Continue reading

Vuarnet Glacier XL Sunglasses – Worn By James Bond In Spectre

Vuarnet Glacier XL Sunglasses – Worn By James Bond In Spectre

Daniel Craig forever made the Vuarnet Glacier sunglasses legendary when he wore them in the snow scenes of the blockbuster 2015 James Bond film Spectre.

This was when French optics company Vuarnet first appeared on the radar for many, but even if you’ve never heard of the company before you’ve almost certainly seen their sunglasses – The Dude wore a pair in The Big Lebowski, and they were favored by Miles Davis, Alain Delon, and countless other cultural icons. Continue reading