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Throwback Thursday: 1975 Japauto Honda 950SS Multiple Bol d’Or Winner, Racer Test
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Throwback Thursday: 1975 Japauto Honda 950SS Multiple Bol d’Or Winner, Racer Test

Japauto went from zero to hero with essentially overnight as the Honda CB750 broke cover in France back in the 60s. Avid racing fan and excellent business man Christian Vilaséca …
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Throwback Thursday: 2009 KTM RC8R, Changing A Lemon Into An Orange
3 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: 2009 KTM RC8R, Changing A Lemon Into An Orange

As we celebrate Remy Gardner winning the Moto2 Championship on a KTM and now riding MotoGP for the brand, along with Jack Miller signing for two-years, over a decade on …
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Throwback Thursday: BMW R1 Desmo Prototype Boxer Racer
4 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: BMW R1 Desmo Prototype Boxer Racer

Thirty years ago in 1992, BMW unveiled its born-again Boxer R 1100, the descendants of which are still with us today in R 1250 guise. With the boxer’s return, BMW …
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Throwback Thursday: Tom Sykes 2014 WorldSBK Kawasaki ZX-10R
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: Tom Sykes 2014 WorldSBK Kawasaki ZX-10R

After not getting my request in early enough for the chance to do some laps on Tom Sykes’ Championship winning ZX-10R after the thrilling finale at Jerez, it came as …
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Throwback Thursday: A Decade On, 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Launch
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: A Decade On, 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Launch

The previous generation GSX-R1000 to the all-new back in 2012 Gixer was one fantastic bike. So good, in fact, that is cleaned up the Rapid Bikes 2009 Superbike Shootout, so …
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Throwback Thursday: Wayne Gardner Rides Max Biaggi’s RC211V
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Wayne Gardner Rides Max Biaggi’s RC211V

Back in 2005, Jeff Ware and Peter Pap arranged, with the help of Phillip Island and MotoGP, for Wayne Gardner to ride Max Biaggi’s Repsol Honda RC211V, check out what …
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Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer

The OW31 was the most quixotic, most improbable yet also the most deadly serious attempt to do the two-wheeled impossible in modern times. Imagine if Yamaha was to fit lights …
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Two-stroke Tuesday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500
3 months ago

Two-stroke Tuesday: 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: Paul Smart’s 1972 Imola 200 Winning Ducati
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Paul Smart’s 1972 Imola 200 Winning Ducati

After winning fourteen World Superbike titles in the past 33 years, we tend to take Ducati’s current domination of top-level four-stroke racing for granted, the man that sparked it all …
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Tribute: Reflecting On Paul Smart’s Works Ducati Days
3 months ago

Tribute: Reflecting On Paul Smart’s Works Ducati Days

The late Paul Smart’s Imola 200 victory in 1972 not only established Ducati as big bike manufacturers in the minds of enthusiasts, who had previously only ever thought of the …
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