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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Riding Rossi’s Honda RC211V!
3 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Riding Rossi’s Honda RC211V!

You know an event’s been special when you can trace it right back to its birth; remembering exactly where and when you were at the moment the memory was first …
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Throwback Thursday: Record Breaking Vintage, Vincent Black Shadow
4 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Record Breaking Vintage, Vincent Black Shadow

The history of Vincent Motorcycles is a rocky affair, with spectacular highs, matched only by the unfortunate low that saw production end. With less than 1700 Black Shadows ever made, …
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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: 1988 FIOR 500-4, Racer Test
4 months ago

Throwback Thursday: 1988 FIOR 500-4, Racer Test

In the late 1980s there was a widening gap between 500GP racing’s haves, and have-nots – which is to say, between the works V4s, including the fledgling Italian Cagiva team, …
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Classic Racer Test: 1968 Drixton Honda 500
5 months ago

Classic Racer Test: 1968 Drixton Honda 500

The chance to ride the genuine original ex-Terry Dennehy 500cc Drixton Honda now once again owned by Herman Timman, the man who won the 1972 Dutch 500cc Championship on the …
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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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Throwback Thursday: RGB Wasp Thunderbike Racer
6 months ago

Throwback Thursday: RGB Wasp Thunderbike Racer

Wasp Motorcycles founder Robin Rhind-Tutt was born in 1941, in the same house in England’s Wiltshire countryside he was still living in when he died in 2019, aged 78, along …
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Throwback Thursday: 1990 Suzuki GSX-R750L
8 months ago

Throwback Thursday: 1990 Suzuki GSX-R750L

1990 was a special year for the Suzuki GSX-R750, with the GSX-R750L model to see a major overhaul, addressing a variety of issues that had cropped up in the 1988 …
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Throwback Thursday: Valentino Rossi’s 2004 YZF-M1
8 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Valentino Rossi’s 2004 YZF-M1

Valentino Rossi’s deservedly acclaimed 2004 triumph in handing Yamaha its first premier-class GP Riders’ World Championship in 12 years, achieved just what he’d said he aimed to do when he …
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Throwback Thursday: XJR1300 & GSX1400 Musclebikes
9 months ago

Throwback Thursday: XJR1300 & GSX1400 Musclebikes

The early 2000s produced some spectacular nakedbikes. Two of the muscle men at the front line were the GSX1400 and the XJR1300. The huge Japanese, four-stroke, four-cylinder machines were monsters, …
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