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Throwback Thursday: SuperSic World Champion Gilera RSA250 Test!

By  •  December 9, 2021

It hardly seems possible that it’s 10 years since super-talented Italian MotoGP ace Marco Simoncelli so sadly died aged just 24 in the Malaysian GP in Sepang on October 23, …
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Throwback Thursday: 1990 Suzuki GSX-R750L

By  •  November 18, 2021

1990 was a special year for the Suzuki GSX-R750, with the GSX-R750L model to see a major overhaul, addressing a variety of issues that had cropped up in the 1988 …
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Throwback Thursday: Valentino Rossi’s 2004 YZF-M1

By  •  November 11, 2021

Valentino Rossi’s deservedly acclaimed 2004 triumph in handing Yamaha its first premier-class GP Riders’ World Championship in 12 years, achieved just what he’d said he aimed to do when he …
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Throwback Thursday: XJR1300 & GSX1400 Musclebikes

By  •  October 14, 2021

The early 2000s produced some spectacular nakedbikes. Two of the muscle men at the front line were the GSX1400 and the XJR1300. The huge Japanese, four-stroke, four-cylinder machines were monsters, …
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Throwback Thursday: Team Avon XS1100 Castrol Six Hour Winner

By  •  October 7, 2021

A little over four decades ago Yamaha finally won a major International road race with a four-stroke motorcycle for the very first time. Jim Budd and Roger Heyes teamed up …
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Throwback Thursday: Sanvenero 500 GP Racer

By  •  September 9, 2021

Even by the standards of Italy’s etceterini array of little-known marques that have contested Grand Prix racing down the years, the meteoric rise to success from Sanvenero exactly 40 years …
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Throwback Thursday: Aprilia RS250 Harada Resto

By  •  August 12, 2021

In late 1999 Heather and I were living day to day in Sydney, me a bike courier trying to get a start in journalism, and Heather working a city office …
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Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati 851 F1 Pantah

By  •  August 5, 2021

Any racebike which has had top people at both Honda and Ducati trying to ensure it disappeared from the racetrack at one time or another during its life, has to …
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Throwback Thursday: Broc Parkes Provec Motocard WSS ZX-6R

By  •  July 29, 2021

Taking part in WSBK and WSS commentary for a number of years working for Speed TV and Fox Sports Australia alongside Kevin Magee and Jessica Yates meant I’d been paying …
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Throwback Thursday: Hannspree Ten Kate CBR600RR

By  •  July 15, 2021

The 127-race veteran of WSS, 2002 WSS World Champion Frenchman Fabien Foret, was a wild man on track, going on to have some hugely successful moments in WSS and WorldSBK. …
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