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Throwback Thursday: Eddie Lawson’s Cagiva V592, 30-Years On

By  •  August 4, 2022

On July 12th, 1992, a modern two-wheeled fairy-tale came true. In a brave and tactically brilliant display of wet-weather riding on a drying track, four-time World champion Eddie Lawson won …
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Throwback Thursday: 1973 Japauto Honda 950SS Multiple Bol d’Or Winner, Racer Test

By  •  July 7, 2022

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

By  •  June 16, 2022

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

By  •  June 9, 2022

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

By  •  June 2, 2022

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

By  •  May 19, 2022

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

By  •  May 12, 2022

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

By  •  May 5, 2022

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

By  •  April 7, 2022

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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Throwback Thursday: Riding Rossi’s Honda RC211V!

By  •  March 31, 2022

You know an event’s been special when you can trace it right back to its birth; remembering exactly where and when you were at the moment the memory was first …
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