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Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati TT2 SuperSport

By  •  February 4, 2021

The bike you are looking at is more than just another modernised replica of an iconic racer. This bike is hand built by the same iconic builder, to be ridden …
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Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500

By  •  January 21, 2021

For two-stroke fans there is no greater roadbike than the RG500. It is highly collectable, arguably not as cool looking as an RZ500 but out performs one and is one …
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Throwback Thursday: 1984 Chevallier Honda RS500 GP Racer

By  •  January 14, 2021

To defeat the Japanese teams by winning GPs with bikes you built yourself in a workshop attached to your house, fuelled by your wife’s home cooking and cups of coffee …
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Throwback Thursday: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2

By  •  January 7, 2021

Getting the call from Kawasaki HQ five years ago, to let me know the Supercharged Ninja H2 was ready, was one of the highlights of my 20-year moto journo career. …
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Throwback Thursday: 2011 WSBK Castrol Honda

By  •  December 31, 2020

I rode seven bikes during my day at the test event at Portimao, held on the Monday after the final WSBK round of the 2011 season. Each test was an …
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Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02

By  •  December 24, 2020

The bike you see here will bring back fond memories for many of you that were Haga SBK fans back in the day. It is widely held to be the …
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Throwback Thursday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500

By  •  December 17, 2020

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: REG 250, the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer

By  •  December 10, 2020

Germany’s NSU Rennmax is widely credited with being the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer. But while the NSU dominated the GP scene in the early 1950s, it wasn’t the first quarter-litre …
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Tech History: The Yamaha TZ750, Throwback Thursday…

By  •  December 6, 2020

The TZ750 represented the most performance for the least money that the motorcycle world is ever likely to see. It dominated the Formula 750 class (see the test on Jack …
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Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4

By  •  December 3, 2020

In 1923, with no guides on how it needed to be put together or even a benchmark to aim for, skilled machinist Bill Arnold set out on a blind build …
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