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Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750
6 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750

The ‘Modern’ H1 supercharged beast was a highlight a few years ago. After the test, I had to ride an original H1 500 or H2 Mach IV 750. I wasn’t …
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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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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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Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder
7 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder

Darren bought this TZR2503MA 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 a …
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Throwback Thursday: Kenny Roberts Snr. 1980 Yamaha YZR500
8 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Kenny Roberts Snr. 1980 Yamaha YZR500

Last week we published Alan’s test on the Kenny Roberts Jnr’s World 500cc Grand Prix title winning RGV500 XR89. Celebrating 20 years since the only father and son World Champions …
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Throwback Thursday: Kenny Roberts Jnr RGV500 XR89 Racer Test
8 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Kenny Roberts Jnr RGV500 XR89 Racer Test

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Kenny Roberts Jnr’s World 500cc Grand Prix title and therefore, 20 years since history was made with the only father and son World …
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Throwback Thursday! Norton Commando 961
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9 months ago

Throwback Thursday! Norton Commando 961

Back in 2015 I tested the then new and much anticipated Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer. The bike turned out to be a sweet handling, great looking machine with a …
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Classic Turbos: CX500T v CX650T v GPz750T v XJ650T
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9 months ago

Classic Turbos: CX500T v CX650T v GPz750T v XJ650T

Ah, the 1980s. The decade of Back To The Future, Night Rider, Culture Club, Madonna, wild hair, crazy colours and the digital watch! As a motorcyclist and a huge fan …
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Classic: Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica (MHR)
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9 months ago

Classic: Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica (MHR)

Mike Soderland, a well known Sydney A grader and owner of Gowanloch Ducati, has built a tribute to Mike ‘The Bike’ Hailwood. It’s a gorgeous machine built by the Ducati …
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