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Retro Rides: 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder
2 months ago

Retro Rides: 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder

Earlier this year I showed you the RZV500R and my RG500 resto jobs. Well, I also had the pleasure of doing up a mate’s TZR250. Now, this was no ordinary …
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Throwback Thursday: Aprilia RS250 Harada Resto
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Aprilia RS250 Harada Resto

In late 1999 Heather and I were living day to day in Sydney, me a bike courier trying to get a start in journalism, and Heather working a city office …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Ride Video, Yamaha RD400
10 months ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Ride Video, Yamaha RD400

The mighty Yamaha RD400 was first released in 1975 and was the first production Japanese bike with mag wheels. The twin-cylinder two-stroke ran the quarter-mile in 14-seconds, making it just …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Restoration, Yamaha RD350LC
10 months ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Classic Restoration, Yamaha RD350LC

The Yamaha RD was introduced as a road bike way back in 1972, taking its heritage straight from the racetrack, and then in 1980 the LC version was born, becoming …
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Throwback Thursday: All Original Restoration – Ducati 900 SS
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11 months ago

Throwback Thursday: All Original Restoration – Ducati 900 SS

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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Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder
1 year 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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Classic: Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica (MHR)
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1 year ago

Classic: Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica (MHR)

Mike Soderland, a well known Sydney A grader and owner of Gowanloch Ducati, has built a tribute to Mike ‘The Bike’ Hailwood. It’s a gorgeous machine built by the Ducati …
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Classic two-stroke: Yamaha’s RD350LC
1 year 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 Restoration: 1974 Kawasaki H1 500
1 year ago

Classic Restoration: 1974 Kawasaki H1 500

I’m used to riding the latest and greatest bikes all the time, so my idea was to buy something for myself that I was less likely to lose my licence …
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