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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Team Avon XS1100 Castrol Six Hour Winner
9 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Team Avon XS1100 Castrol Six Hour Winner

A little over four decades ago Yamaha finally won a major International road race with a four-stroke motorcycle for the very first time. Jim Budd and Roger Heyes teamed up …
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Throwback Thursday: Sanvenero 500 GP Racer
10 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Sanvenero 500 GP Racer

Even by the standards of Italy’s etceterini array of little-known marques that have contested Grand Prix racing down the years, the meteoric rise to success from Sanvenero exactly 40 years …
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Throwback Thursday: Aprilia RS250 Harada Resto
11 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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Interview: Kevin Magee on the Bob Brown Ducati
11 months ago

Interview: Kevin Magee on the Bob Brown Ducati

Victorian Kevin Magee lays valid claim to being “the world’s most versatile road racer of the modern era”, as the only man to have won World Championship rounds in the …
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Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati 851 F1 Pantah
11 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati 851 F1 Pantah

Any racebike which has had top people at both Honda and Ducati trying to ensure it disappeared from the racetrack at one time or another during its life, has to …
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Throwback Thursday: Broc Parkes Provec Motocard WSS ZX-6R
11 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Broc Parkes Provec Motocard WSS ZX-6R

Taking part in WSBK and WSS commentary for a number of years working for Speed TV and Fox Sports Australia alongside Kevin Magee and Jessica Yates meant I’d been paying …
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Throwback Thursday: Hannspree Ten Kate CBR600RR
12 months ago

Throwback Thursday: Hannspree Ten Kate CBR600RR

The 127-race veteran of WSS, 2002 WSS World Champion Frenchman Fabien Foret, was a wild man on track, going on to have some hugely successful moments in WSS and WorldSBK. …
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Throwback Thursday: TSR Honda AC90M X-Formula Endurance Racer
12 months ago

Throwback Thursday: TSR Honda AC90M X-Formula Endurance Racer

Exactly 20-years ago the hotly contested experimental X-Formula class was flourishing in Japan with stunning machines from the likes of Moto Bum, Harc Pro and Yoshimura. With one stand-out that …
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Throwback Thursday: LCR-Krauser Sidecar
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: LCR-Krauser Sidecar

I really ought to have known better than to get myself talked into doing it again. I mean – how many times in your life do you have to be …
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Tech History: The Swissauto ELF 500 GP Racer
1 year ago

Tech History: The Swissauto ELF 500 GP Racer

At a time when Ducati and Aprilia have now been joined by fellow-Eurobrand KTM in taking the fight for MotoGP supremacy to the three Japanese factories in 2021, it’s timely …
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