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Two Stroke Tuesday: Sheene Tribute RG500

By  •  October 26, 2021

This RGB500 might have been built partly to pay homage to one of the most popular Grand Prix stars but it will not be sitting in silence for evermore. Paul …
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Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500

By  •  January 21, 2021

For two-stroke fans there is no greater roadbike than the RG500. It is highly collectable, arguably not as cool looking as an RZ500 but out performs one and is one …
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Classic Test: 1985 Suzuki RG500 Walter Wolf, Smokin’ Fun…

By  •  March 14, 2020

The RG500 is already one of the most collectable bikes in the world but the Walter Wolf special, in particular this Japanese spec model, takes it up a notch. We …
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Tech Tips: MRA history & screen fitment, RG500

By  •  February 23, 2020

Over the years we have often used MRA screens from Pro Accessories to upgrade the OEM screens on our Staff Bikes, racebikes and projects. We’ve always been impressed by the …
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Classic Collectable: Suzuki’s RG500 two-stroke

By  •  August 30, 2017

There is no denying that riding a large capacity two-stroke is just about as exciting as it gets when it comes to motorcycling and probably none more so than the …
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Claude Fior: The Motorcycling Musketeer

By  •  March 15, 2022

Just over twenty years ago, on December 13, 2001, the motorcycle world lost one of its greatest free thinkers and most innovative engineers, when 46-year old Frenchman Claude Fior was …
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Throwback Thursday: 1988 FIOR 500-4, Racer Test

By  •  March 10, 2022

In the late 1980s there was a widening gap between 500GP racing’s haves, and have-nots – which is to say, between the works V4s, including the fledgling Italian Cagiva team, …
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Throwback Thursday: Sanvenero 500 GP Racer

By  •  September 9, 2021

Even by the standards of Italy’s etceterini array of little-known marques that have contested Grand Prix racing down the years, the meteoric rise to success from Sanvenero exactly 40 years …
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Retro Rides: 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder

By  •  August 31, 2021

Earlier this year I showed you the RZV500R and my RG500 resto jobs. Well, I also had the pleasure of doing up a mate’s TZR250. Now, this was no ordinary …
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Throwback Thursday: Aprilia RS250 Harada Resto

By  •  August 12, 2021

In late 1999 Heather and I were living day to day in Sydney, me a bike courier trying to get a start in journalism, and Heather working a city office …
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