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Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500
1 week ago

Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500

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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Throwback Thursday: 1984 Chevallier Honda RS500 GP Racer
2 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: 1984 Chevallier Honda RS500 GP Racer

To defeat the Japanese teams by winning GPs with bikes you built yourself in a workshop attached to your house, fuelled by your wife’s home cooking and cups of coffee …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Ride Video, Yamaha RD400
3 weeks ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Ride Video, Yamaha RD400

The mighty Yamaha RD400 was first released in 1975 and was the first production Japanese bike with mag wheels. The twin-cylinder two-stroke ran the quarter-mile in 14-seconds, making it just …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Restoration, Yamaha RD350LC
1 month ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Restoration, Yamaha RD350LC

The Yamaha RD was introduced as a road bike way back in 1972, taking its heritage straight from the racetrack, and then in 1980 the LC version was born, becoming …
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Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02

The bike you see here will bring back fond memories for many of you that were Haga SBK fans back in the day. It is widely held to be the …
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Throwback Thursday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500

This world famous Cagiva V593 belonged to huge motorcycle fan and avid collector, Steve Byrne. The bike held a spot at Steve’s bar with Andrew Pitt’s world title winning ZX-6RR. …
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Throwback Thursday: REG 250, the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: REG 250, the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer

Germany’s NSU Rennmax is widely credited with being the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer. But while the NSU dominated the GP scene in the early 1950s, it wasn’t the first quarter-litre …
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Jack Findlay: A history lesson on the legend and his TZ750
2 months ago

Jack Findlay: A history lesson on the legend and his TZ750

Australian Jack Findlay was the privateer’s privateer – a man who epitomised the precarious existence of the band of self-funded, self-driven riders who peopled the grids of European road racing …
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Tech History: The Yamaha TZ750, Throwback Thursday…
2 months ago

Tech History: The Yamaha TZ750, Throwback Thursday…

The TZ750 represented the most performance for the least money that the motorcycle world is ever likely to see. It dominated the Formula 750 class (see the test on Jack …
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Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4

In 1923, with no guides on how it needed to be put together or even a benchmark to aim for, skilled machinist Bill Arnold set out on a blind build …
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