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Modifying an already great motorcycle takes a deft hand and a great degree of restraint, so as not to utterly bludgeon what made the bike so damned good in first place. Case in point, this BMW R65 by the folks at UK’s Auto Fabrica. Their latest offering uses a classic 1980 BMW R65, originally designated as a light touring bike, and turns it into the Type 10B, a moto that pulls off vintage even better than the original. Stripped down to the framework, the 10B gets a single rear swingarm and monoshock along with powerful Brembo brakes from the BMW r nineT, new electronics, new exhaust pipes, and a slick tank that’s been smoothed out for effect. Black spoked wheels, a suspended black suede seat gets framed by fins and a subtly ridged brake light element peeking out from underneath. It’s a worthy bike for getting around your urban jungle with the subtle kind of artistry we love.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.