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Feature: The History Of Japauto & The 950SS
3 hours ago

Feature: The History Of Japauto & The 950SS

Legend has it that Dick Mann’s Daytona 200-miles win on a factory-built Honda Formula 750 racer in March 1970 represented when Japanese in-line fours first established their domination of production-based …
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Luigi Taveri To Be Inducted Into The MotoGP Legends Hall Of Fame

Luigi Taveri To Be Inducted Into The MotoGP Legends Hall Of Fame

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Three-time World Champion Luigi Taveri will be named a MotoGP Legend in 2022. The late Swiss rider will be inducted into the MotoGP Legends Hall of Fame at the Red …
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Claude Fior: The Motorcycling Musketeer
4 months ago

Claude Fior: The Motorcycling Musketeer

Just over twenty years ago, on December 13, 2001, the motorcycle world lost one of its greatest free thinkers and most innovative engineers, when 46-year old Frenchman Claude Fior was …
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Throwback Thursday: History: Dennehy Drixton Honda 500
5 months ago

Throwback Thursday: History: Dennehy Drixton Honda 500

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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Speed Triple Tech: Model history & RR’s Ohlins Electronic Suspension explained
7 months ago

Speed Triple Tech: Model history & RR’s Ohlins Electronic Suspension explained

The Triumph Speed Triple marks everything that the brand set out to achieve since its restart to production back in 1991. Topping the Triumph range for three decades, the Speed …
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Tech History: The Swissauto ELF 500 GP Racer
1 year ago

Tech History: The Swissauto ELF 500 GP Racer

At a time when Ducati and Aprilia have now been joined by fellow-Eurobrand KTM in taking the fight for MotoGP supremacy to the three Japanese factories in 2021, it’s timely …
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Moto Guzzi has celebrated their 100 years of history on March 15!

Moto Guzzi has celebrated their 100 years of history on March 15!

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March 15th marked a century of history, splendid motorcycles, triumphs, adventures and extraordinary personalities, who together built the legendary Eagle Brand. Moto Guzzi has celebrated this exceptional milestone at a …
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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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Vale Peter Molloy, motorsport magician, 1934 – 2019
3 years ago

Vale Peter Molloy, motorsport magician, 1934 – 2019

Legendary motorsports engineer and team manager, Peter Molloy, has passed away peacefully in Gosford, NSW, aged 84. Peter, who was a long-time columnist and contributor of ours in Rapid Bikes, …
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