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Retro – 80s to 2000s

Throwback Thursday | Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday | Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC

I was never really happy with the fuelling of my Yamaha RD350LC, which was featured earlier in the year, and the reason I never bothered too much with jetting, was …
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Throwback Thursday | Exactweld Yamaha TZ250 GP Racer
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Exactweld Yamaha TZ250 GP Racer

The current globalisation of road racing means that, in almost every country of the world, in every class, the same identikit array of Supersomethings line up on the grid to …
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Dr. John Wittner’s Moto Guzzi 8V Racer Test | Throwback Thursday
4 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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YZR500 Yamaha | Rainey Replica, Two-Stroke Tuesday
5 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
6 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
6 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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6 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
6 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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Throwback Thursday: 2003 Hodgson Ducati 999 F03, Racer Test
7 months ago

Throwback Thursday: 2003 Hodgson Ducati 999 F03, Racer Test

Ducati’s reassertion of its WorldSBK supremacy in 2022-23, with double title wins for Bautista after the Italian factory went a decade without any championship success, prompts a look in the …
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Throwback Thursday: Britten Aero-D-One V1000, Racer Test
8 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Britten Aero-D-One V1000, Racer Test

John Britten was best known for his V1000 creation, which to this day is still one of the wildest motorcycles to grace the international road racing stages. Proving he was …
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