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Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750
2 years ago

Throwback Thursday: Deep Purple – Riding a 1973 Kawasaki H2 750

The ‘Modern’ H1 supercharged beast was a highlight a few years ago. After the test, I had to ride an original H1 500 or H2 Mach IV 750. I wasn’t …
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Throwback Thursday: T-Rex Racing Yamaha FJ1200
2 years ago

Throwback Thursday: T-Rex Racing Yamaha FJ1200

The FJ1100 was a ground-breaker, the first Hypersport. It hit the road in ’84 and was an instant hit despite strong competition. When all manufacturers offered nakedbikes, sportsbikes or touring …
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Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder
2 years ago

Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder

Darren bought this TZR2503MA as a blown up sight unseen import late 2019. The 1989 model is the most sought-after TZR and the most YZR250-like of any TZR. With a …
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Throwback Thursday! Norton Commando 961
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2 years ago

Throwback Thursday! Norton Commando 961

Back in 2015 I tested the then new and much anticipated Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer. The bike turned out to be a sweet handling, great looking machine with a …
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Classic Collectable: Kawasaki Z1300 Six
2 years ago

Classic Collectable: Kawasaki Z1300 Six

Six cylinder motorcycles are a rarity, a concept which despite a cult following from a more theoretical perspective has failed to become mainstream.

Unlike liquid-cooling and four-strokes the mighty six-cylinder …
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Classic Custom: Honda CB750 Four
2 years ago

Classic Custom: Honda CB750 Four

Erin’s awesome creations are renowned in custom classic circles and his latest project is yet another inspiring custom bike that combines one of the most iconic classic bikes with a dash …
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Classic two-stroke: Yamaha’s RD350LC
2 years ago

Classic two-stroke: Yamaha’s RD350LC

Despite testing the latest and greatest technologically packed motorcycles, it’s no secret that we have an unhealthy obsession with any bike that smokes and the Yamaha RDLC is close to …
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Classic: Wayne Rainey 1990 Marlboro Yamaha YZR500
2 years ago

Classic: Wayne Rainey 1990 Marlboro Yamaha YZR500

Any readers over the age of 35-should have fond memories of watching Wayne Rainey make his magic happen on the best looking 500cc Grand Prix bike ever built – the …
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Shannons announce online auctions during COVID-19

Shannons announce online auctions during COVID-19

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Classic auctions continue at Shannons with the announcement of an innovative timed on-line auction of around 100 Classic vehicles, memorabilia and numerical number plates, replacing Shannons showroom auctions originally scheduled …
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Classic Collectable: Honda VFR750R RC30, 1987-1990
2 years ago

Classic Collectable: Honda VFR750R RC30, 1987-1990

If any one motorcycle represents Honda’s commitment to winning on the racetrack, it’s the 33-year-old HRC developed RC30, a bike as sought after today as it was in its hey-day… …
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