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Alan Cathcart

Throwback Thursday: The 1996 ELF Swissauto 500 ROC
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: The 1996 ELF Swissauto 500 ROC

This month Alan continues on his journey of riding the most legendary two-stroke GP 500s of the past. This time it is the utra trick, 190hp, 129kg Swissauto ELF 500 …
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Throwback Thursday: 2001 WSBK Benelli Tornado
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: 2001 WSBK Benelli Tornado

This Benelli was the first motorcycle to take advantage of WSBK’s three-cylinder 900cc capacity class, joined in 2003 by Foggy Petronas. In June 2001 the 60,000 fans lining Misano racetrack …
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Throwback Thursday: 25 Years, The Drysdale 750 V8
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: 25 Years, The Drysdale 750 V8

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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New Book: History of the Ducati Monster
1 year ago

New Book: History of the Ducati Monster

On October 24th, 1992 the first-ever Ducati Monster was launched to the public at the IFMA Show in Germany – the first of 350,000 such bikes built so far, in …
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Throwback Thursday: 1956 Moto Guzzi 500 V8 GP Racer
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: 1956 Moto Guzzi 500 V8 GP Racer

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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Feature: Racer and Engineer, Harald Bartol
1 year ago

Feature: Racer and Engineer, Harald Bartol

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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Throwback Thursday! Bartol 250cc GP Racer
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday! Bartol 250cc GP Racer

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 Interview: Alan Cathcart Chats With Nori Haga, 2000 season and YZF-R7
2 years ago

Throwback Interview: Alan Cathcart Chats With Nori Haga, 2000 season and YZF-R7

The trackside banner displayed at Brands Hatch in front of 102,000 spectators in August 2000 said it all: “Nori-chan = Foggy #.2”! The massive British crowd had taken the Sultan …
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Review & Feature: MV Agusta Rush 1000
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2 years ago

Review & Feature: MV Agusta Rush 1000

Essentially a radically remodeled Brutale 1000 RR streetfighter, both courtesy of MV’s famed former progettista Adrian Morton, who recently left the firm after 16 years, the Rush is a still …
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Happy B’day to BikeReview.com.au! We Turn Five Today!
2 years ago

Happy B’day to BikeReview.com.au! We Turn Five Today!

On this day in 2015 we went live. Wow, what a ride it has been, in that time alone we have reviewed over 200 motorcycles! Last month we had 86,800 …
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