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About Jimmy Walker

Jimmy Walker is a writer, rev head and streetfighter fan who has contributed to numerous publications including Retrobike, Used & Classic Bike Enthusiast, Rapid Bikes, Knee Down and BikeReview.com.au
Latest Posts | By Jimmy Walker
Retro Resto: Yamaha’s iconic RZ350
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2 weeks ago

Retro Resto: Yamaha’s iconic RZ350

Launched in 1983, the RZ350 was developed from Yamaha’s RD350LC, which in turn was a direct descendant of the highly successful air-cooled RD350, itself descended from the R5 of the …
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Walker: Too old to rock’n roll, too young to die
9 months ago

Walker: Too old to rock’n roll, too young to die

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It seems we now live in a world wrapped in cotton wool, safety is paramount. So where does that leave us bikers? If the car industry is anything to go …
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Walker, Zed and the art of motorcycle maintenance
2 years ago

Walker, Zed and the art of motorcycle maintenance

By  •  Columns

Let me take you back to a time when style outranked safety and big numbers on your side panel meant triple digit velocity, albeit in a wobbly fashion.

The year …
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Walker, Confessions of a Motorcycle Courier
2 years ago

Walker, Confessions of a Motorcycle Courier

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Sometime around the mid-’80s I had an epiphany, I was going to earn my living doing something I loved. This would involve some form of two wheeled motorised transport, vast …
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