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Two-Stroke Tuesday | The Maxton Dugdale TZ385 Story
1 week ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday | The Maxton Dugdale TZ385 Story

Fifty years ago this year, 1974, saw a momentous transition in 500GP racing, marking the last time a four-stroke – meaning MV Agusta, courtesy of the late Phil Read – …
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1974 Maxton Dugdale Yamaha TZ385 racer test | Throwback Thursday
2 weeks ago

1974 Maxton Dugdale Yamaha TZ385 racer test | Throwback Thursday

Back in the days before anyone dreamed Yamaha two-strokes would be venerated as prized collectables, the Dugdale Maxton Yamaha TZ385, that 50 years ago this year took Charlie Williams to …
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1974 Kawasaki H1 500 | Throwback Thursday, Classic
3 weeks ago

1974 Kawasaki H1 500 | Throwback Thursday, Classic

I’m used to riding the latest and greatest bikes all the time, so my idea was to buy something for myself that I was less likely to lose my licence …
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Dr. John Wittner’s Moto Guzzi 8V Racer Test | Throwback Thursday
2 months ago

Dr. John Wittner’s Moto Guzzi 8V Racer Test | Throwback Thursday

Il Dottore leaving us will be felt not only in the USA, where the bikes he created were raced successfully to three AMA National titles in the 1980s by the …
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1949 Vincent Black Lightning Test | Throwback Thursday
3 months ago

1949 Vincent Black Lightning Test | Throwback Thursday

More than 70 years ago the Vincent Black Shadow delivered the most performance from a street legal series production vehicle that money could buy – on two wheels, or four. …
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YZR500 Yamaha | Rainey Replica, Two-Stroke Tuesday
3 months ago

YZR500 Yamaha | Rainey Replica, Two-Stroke Tuesday

Two-stroke Tuesday time! Any readers over the age of 35-should have fond memories of watching Wayne Rainey make his magic happen on the best looking 500cc Grand Prix bike ever …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder
4 months ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder

Darren bought this TZR250 3MA as a blown up sight unseen import late 2019. The 1989 model is the most sought-after TZR and the most YZR250-like of any TZR. With …
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Throwback Thursday: Moto Martin Suzuki GSX1100, Racer Test
4 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Moto Martin Suzuki GSX1100, Racer Test

The French hearted and Japanese boned Moto Martin Suzuki GSX1100 has found it’s home down-under racing in the heavily competitive Post-Classic Unlimited Period 5 class. I was lucky enough to …
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Retro Test: Built to Win, Suzuki GSX-R750T SRAD Review
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4 months ago

Retro Test: Built to Win, Suzuki GSX-R750T SRAD Review

In 1996 Suzuki delivered its very first beam frame supersports 750. It was a radical step and one that took sportsbikes to another level. The SRAD 750 was faster, lighter, …
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Throwback Thursday: Suzuki RG250 HB Replica
4 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Suzuki RG250 HB Replica

When I was 17, on my provisional license here in Australia, one of the blokes in the riding group that I had latched onto rode a mint 1984 Suzuki RG250 …
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