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Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 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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Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4
6 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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Retro Racer: Cam Donald Harris XR69
6 months ago

Retro Racer: Cam Donald Harris XR69

Cameron Donald is a household name in the Australian motorcycling community for his Isle of Man status but equally as popular are his results in classic racing. He’s won plenty …
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Throwback Thursday: Riding & History, the Van Veen Kreidler 50 GP Racer
6 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Riding & History, the Van Veen Kreidler 50 GP Racer

Born 1962, died 1989: that’s the inscription on the Tiddler racing tombstone. 30-years of GP competition with minuscule motorcycles, first with coffee cup-sized 50cc cylinders, then later with 80cc dimensions …
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Throwback Thursday: T-Rex Racing Yamaha FJ1200
7 months ago

Throwback Thursday: T-Rex Racing Yamaha FJ1200

The FJ1100 was a ground-breaker, the first Hypersport. It hit the road in ’84 and was an instant hit despite strong competition. When all manufacturers offered nakedbikes, sportsbikes or touring …
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Throwback Thursday: Troy’s Last Ride, testing the BMW Motorrad Motorsport S 1000 RR
7 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Troy’s Last Ride, testing the BMW Motorrad Motorsport S 1000 RR

Almost a decade ago I headed to Portimao to ride the WorldSBK machines. The BMW was of particular interest, as I had ridden the first model at the same circuit …
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Racer Test: Bimota YB5 T-Rex Racing Classic Superbike
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7 months ago

Racer Test: Bimota YB5 T-Rex Racing Classic Superbike

35-years-old and this highly modified and very rare Bimota YB5 could well be one of the best handling retro motorcycles on the planet. Back in 2016, Jeff headed to the …
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Throwback Thursday: Racer Test, Jack Findlay’s TZ750B
7 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Racer Test, Jack Findlay’s TZ750B

In recent Throwback Thursday editions, Alan has ridden the Roberts father and son 500s, the piston port YZR500 OW48R of Kenny Snr. and the 2000 XR89 Suzuki RGV500 winner of …
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