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Retro Rides: 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder

By  •  August 31, 2021

Earlier this year I showed you the RZV500R and my RG500 resto jobs. Well, I also had the pleasure of doing up a mate’s TZR250. Now, this was no ordinary …
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Tech History: The Swissauto ELF 500 GP Racer

By  •  June 3, 2021

At a time when Ducati and Aprilia have now been joined by fellow-Eurobrand KTM in taking the fight for MotoGP supremacy to the three Japanese factories in 2021, it’s timely …
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New Model: 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7, LAMS & HO Versions!

By  •  May 19, 2021

Overnight Yamaha have released a mid-range sportsbike using the CP2 engine and paying homage to the famous inline-four YZF-R7 of the late 1990s and early 2000s, have named it the …
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New Product: Castrol Power1 Racing 4T Oil

By  •  March 26, 2021

Castrol is a name we all grew up hearing and trusting. POWER1 Racing 4T is their top line engine oil and is fully synthetic for modern, high performance four-stroke sportsbikes …
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Feature: Racer and Engineer, Harald Bartol

By  •  February 18, 2021

For 1972 Harald Bartol acquired the ex-works Suzuki RZ64 twin on which Germany’s Dieter Braun had won the 1970 125cc World title, and Barry Sheene had finished a close runner-up …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Ride Video, Yamaha RD400

By  •  January 5, 2021

The mighty Yamaha RD400 was first released in 1975 and was the first production Japanese bike with mag wheels. The twin-cylinder two-stroke ran the quarter-mile in 14-seconds, making it just …
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