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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500
5 days ago

Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500

For two-stroke fans there is no greater roadbike than the RG500. It is highly collectable, arguably not as cool looking as an RZ500 but out performs one and is one …
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Throwback Thursday: 1984 Chevallier Honda RS500 GP Racer
2 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: 1984 Chevallier Honda RS500 GP Racer

To defeat the Japanese teams by winning GPs with bikes you built yourself in a workshop attached to your house, fuelled by your wife’s home cooking and cups of coffee …
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Throwback Thursday: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2
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3 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2

Getting the call from Kawasaki HQ five years ago, to let me know the Supercharged Ninja H2 was ready, was one of the highlights of my 20-year moto journo career. …
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Throwback Thursday: 2011 WSBK Castrol Honda
4 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: 2011 WSBK Castrol Honda

I rode seven bikes during my day at the test event at Portimao, held on the Monday after the final WSBK round of the 2011 season. Each test was an …
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Throwback Interview: Alan Cathcart Chats With Nori Haga, 2000 season and YZF-R7
1 month 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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Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: Riding the amazing Nori Haga Yamaha YZF-R7 OW-02

The bike you see here will bring back fond memories for many of you that were Haga SBK fans back in the day. It is widely held to be the …
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Throwback Thursday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500

This world famous Cagiva V593 belonged to huge motorcycle fan and avid collector, Steve Byrne. The bike held a spot at Steve’s bar with Andrew Pitt’s world title winning ZX-6RR. …
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Throwback Thursday: REG 250, the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: REG 250, the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer

Germany’s NSU Rennmax is widely credited with being the first twin-cylinder 250GP racer. But while the NSU dominated the GP scene in the early 1950s, it wasn’t the first quarter-litre …
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Tech History: The Yamaha TZ750, Throwback Thursday…
2 months ago

Tech History: The Yamaha TZ750, Throwback Thursday…

The TZ750 represented the most performance for the least money that the motorcycle world is ever likely to see. It dominated the Formula 750 class (see the test on Jack …
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Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Twindian, homemade V4

In 1923, with no guides on how it needed to be put together or even a benchmark to aim for, skilled machinist Bill Arnold set out on a blind build …
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