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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Eddie Lawson’s Cagiva V592, 30-Years On
5 days ago

Throwback Thursday: Eddie Lawson’s Cagiva V592, 30-Years On

On July 12th, 1992, a modern two-wheeled fairy-tale came true. In a brave and tactically brilliant display of wet-weather riding on a drying track, four-time World champion Eddie Lawson won …
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Feature: The History Of Japauto & The 950SS
1 month 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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Throwback Thursday: 1973 Japauto Honda 950SS Multiple Bol d’Or Winner, Racer Test
1 month ago

Throwback Thursday: 1973 Japauto Honda 950SS Multiple Bol d’Or Winner, Racer Test

Japauto went from zero to hero with essentially overnight as the Honda CB750 broke cover in France back in the 60s. Avid racing fan and excellent business man Christian Vilaséca …
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Throwback Thursday: 2009 KTM RC8R, Changing A Lemon Into An Orange
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: 2009 KTM RC8R, Changing A Lemon Into An Orange

As we celebrate Remy Gardner winning the Moto2 Championship on a KTM and now riding MotoGP for the brand, along with Jack Miller signing for two-years, over a decade on …
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Throwback Thursday: Tom Sykes 2014 WorldSBK Kawasaki ZX-10R
2 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Tom Sykes 2014 WorldSBK Kawasaki ZX-10R

After not getting my request in early enough for the chance to do some laps on Tom Sykes’ Championship winning ZX-10R after the thrilling finale at Jerez, it came as …
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Two-stroke Tuesday: SuperSic World Champion Gilera RSA250 Test!
3 months ago

Two-stroke Tuesday: SuperSic World Champion Gilera RSA250 Test!

It hardly seems possible that it’s 10 years since super-talented Italian MotoGP ace Marco Simoncelli so sadly died aged just 24 in the Malaysian GP in Sepang on October 23, …
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Throwback Thursday: A Decade On, 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Launch
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: A Decade On, 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Launch

The previous generation GSX-R1000 to the all-new back in 2012 Gixer was one fantastic bike. So good, in fact, that is cleaned up the Rapid Bikes 2009 Superbike Shootout, so …
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Throwback Thursday: Wayne Gardner Rides Max Biaggi’s RC211V
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Wayne Gardner Rides Max Biaggi’s RC211V

Back in 2005, Jeff Ware and Peter Pap arranged, with the help of Phillip Island and MotoGP, for Wayne Gardner to ride Max Biaggi’s Repsol Honda RC211V, check out what …
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Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Sonauto Yamaha OW31 TZ750 Bol d’Or Racer

The OW31 was the most quixotic, most improbable yet also the most deadly serious attempt to do the two-wheeled impossible in modern times. Imagine if Yamaha was to fit lights …
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Two-stroke Tuesday: ex John Kocinski Cagiva V593 GP500
4 months ago

Two-stroke Tuesday: 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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