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Throwback Thursday: 25 Years, The Drysdale 750 V8

By  •  April 15, 2021

The Drysdale 750 V8 is an engineering masterpiece and an important part of Australia’s automotive history. When I rode it I didn’t know what to expect, but after a few …
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Throwback Thursday: 1956 Moto Guzzi 500 V8 GP Racer

By  •  March 18, 2021

Ask any knowledgeable bike fan to nominate the most exotic, most desirable Grand Prix racer ever built, and the Moto Guzzi 500 V8 will be almost certainly be The One. …
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Throwback Thursday: Used Ride, 1984 Yamaha RZV500R

By  •  February 25, 2021

I have to admit that I am a certified RZ nutter. My first road bike was an RZ250FN and I’ve had a few RZs over the years as well as …
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Throwback Thursday! Bartol 250cc GP Racer

By  •  February 18, 2021

Jocular and modest, but focused and determined, Austrian Harald Bartol was one of the top two-stroke tuners in the GP paddock up until the demise of the 125GP class in …
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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: 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: 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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Throwback Thursday: All Original Restoration – Ducati 900 SS

By  •  November 26, 2020

The Ducati 900 SS was perhaps first introduced to Australia in the hands of Kenny Blake, when Australian Importer Ron Angel entered the Ducati ‘860 SS’ into the Easter Bathurst …
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