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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday | Laverda 915 SFC Racer Test
2 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday | Laverda 915 SFC Racer Test

Laverda used racing as a means of developing new models, and showing the finished product to be both fast and reliable. Hence the family-owned company’s proud record of success in …
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Throwback Thursday | Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday | Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC

I was never really happy with the fuelling of my Yamaha RD350LC, which was featured earlier in the year, and the reason I never bothered too much with jetting, was …
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Throwback Thursday | Exactweld Yamaha TZ250 GP Racer
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday | Exactweld Yamaha TZ250 GP Racer

The current globalisation of road racing means that, in almost every country of the world, in every class, the same identikit array of Supersomethings line up on the grid to …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday | The Maxton Dugdale TZ385 Story
2 months ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday | The Maxton Dugdale TZ385 Story

Fifty years ago this year, 1974, saw a momentous transition in 500GP racing, marking the last time a four-stroke – meaning MV Agusta, courtesy of the late Phil Read – …
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1974 Maxton Dugdale Yamaha TZ385 racer test | Throwback Thursday
2 months ago

1974 Maxton Dugdale Yamaha TZ385 racer test | Throwback Thursday

Back in the days before anyone dreamed Yamaha two-strokes would be venerated as prized collectables, the Dugdale Maxton Yamaha TZ385, that 50 years ago this year took Charlie Williams to …
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1974 Kawasaki H1 500 | Throwback Thursday, Classic
2 months ago

1974 Kawasaki H1 500 | Throwback Thursday, Classic

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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Used Ride 2014 Nakedbike Shootout | Six of the Best a Decade On
3 months ago

Used Ride 2014 Nakedbike Shootout | Six of the Best a Decade On

Exactly a decade ago we headed up to The Farm, a magical 22-corner near 6km ribbon of tarmac that we used for over a decade, and put the best six …
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Used Ride 2014 Yamaha MT-07 | 10-Years On, Throwback Thursday
3 months ago

Used Ride 2014 Yamaha MT-07 | 10-Years On, Throwback Thursday

The Yamaha MT-07 arrived here 10-years ago. It’d originally been designed specifically for the Australian & NZ markets and like it’s larger sibling the MT-09, had been designed for rideability …
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1949 Vincent Black Lightning Test | Throwback Thursday
4 months ago

1949 Vincent Black Lightning Test | Throwback Thursday

More than 70 years ago the Vincent Black Shadow delivered the most performance from a street legal series production vehicle that money could buy – on two wheels, or four. …
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Two-Stroke Tuesday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder
6 months ago

Two-Stroke Tuesday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR250 3MA Reverse-Cylinder

Darren bought this TZR250 3MA 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 …
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