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Throwback Thursday

Classic Custom: Class C Racer “Captain America”
1 year ago

Classic Custom: Class C Racer “Captain America”

The classic road racing scene in Australia has been around for decades. It has seen the highs and lows of support and competition over the years because like any motorsport, …
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Throwback Thursday: Used Ride, 1984 Yamaha RZV500R
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday: Used Ride, 1984 Yamaha RZV500R

I have to admit that I am a certified RZ nutter. My first road bike was an RZ250FN and I’ve had a few RZs over the years as well as …
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Throwback Thursday! Bartol 250cc GP Racer
1 year ago

Throwback Thursday! Bartol 250cc GP Racer

Jocular and modest, but focused and determined, Austrian Harald Bartol was one of the top two-stroke tuners in the GP paddock up until the demise of the 125GP class in …
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Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati TT2 SuperSport
2 years ago

Throwback Thursday: Bob Brown Ducati TT2 SuperSport

The bike you are looking at is more than just another modernised replica of an iconic racer. This bike is hand built by the same iconic builder, to be ridden …
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Throwback Thursday! Used Ride: Suzuki RG500
2 years 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: Supercharged, riding the first Ninja H2
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2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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: Twindian, homemade V4
2 years 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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Throwback Thursday: All Original Restoration – Ducati 900 SS
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2 years ago

Throwback Thursday: All Original Restoration – Ducati 900 SS

The Ducati 900 SS was perhaps first introduced to Australia in the hands of Kenny Blake, when Australian Importer Ron Angel entered the Ducati ‘860 SS’ into the Easter Bathurst …
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