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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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Throwback Thursday: Record Breaking Vintage, Vincent Black Shadow

By  •  March 17, 2022

The history of Vincent Motorcycles is a rocky affair, with spectacular highs, matched only by the unfortunate low that saw production end. With less than 1700 Black Shadows ever made, …
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Throwback Thursday: 1988 FIOR 500-4, Racer Test

By  •  March 10, 2022

In the late 1980s there was a widening gap between 500GP racing’s haves, and have-nots – which is to say, between the works V4s, including the fledgling Italian Cagiva team, …
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Throwback Thursday: History: Dennehy Drixton Honda 500

By  •  February 17, 2022

It’s very unlikely that any other Japanese-engined Classic era road racer has been replicated as frequently around the world as the twin-cylinder Drixton Honda. A classic motorcycle race meeting isn’t …
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Throwback Thursday: RGB Wasp Thunderbike Racer

By  •  January 20, 2022

Wasp Motorcycles founder Robin Rhind-Tutt was born in 1941, in the same house in England’s Wiltshire countryside he was still living in when he died in 2019, aged 78, along …
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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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