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Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder
2 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday: Video – Resto & Ride, 1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Reverse-Cylinder

Darren bought this TZR2503MA as a blown up sight unseen import late 2019. The 1989 model is the most sought-after TZR and the most YZR250-like of any TZR. With a …
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Classic two-stroke: Yamaha’s RD350LC
5 months ago

Classic two-stroke: Yamaha’s RD350LC

Despite testing the latest and greatest technologically packed motorcycles, it’s no secret that we have an unhealthy obsession with any bike that smokes and the Yamaha RDLC is close to …
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Review: RGV250 versus NSR250 Retro Two-Strokes
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5 months ago

Review: RGV250 versus NSR250 Retro Two-Strokes

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of two-strokes. Sure, I own a few four-strokes and most of my racebikes have had valves and cams but my roots are …
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Classic: Wayne Rainey 1990 Marlboro Yamaha YZR500
5 months ago

Classic: Wayne Rainey 1990 Marlboro Yamaha YZR500

Any readers over the age of 35-should have fond memories of watching Wayne Rainey make his magic happen on the best looking 500cc Grand Prix bike ever built – the …
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Retro Resto: Yamaha’s iconic RZ350
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7 months ago

Retro Resto: Yamaha’s iconic RZ350

Launched in 1983, the RZ350 was developed from Yamaha’s RD350LC, which in turn was a direct descendant of the highly successful air-cooled RD350, itself descended from the R5 of the …
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Classic Test: 1985 Suzuki RG500 Walter Wolf, Smokin’ Fun…
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7 months ago

Classic Test: 1985 Suzuki RG500 Walter Wolf, Smokin’ Fun…

The RG500 is already one of the most collectable bikes in the world but the Walter Wolf special, in particular this Japanese spec model, takes it up a notch. We …
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Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC
2 years ago

Tuning Tips: Pommie’s Yamaha RD350LC

I was never really happy with the fuelling of my RD350LC, which was featured earlier in the year, and the reason I never bothered too much with jetting, was I …
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Classic Ride Video: 1980 Yamaha RD400
2 years ago

Classic Ride Video: 1980 Yamaha RD400

The mighty Yamaha RD400 was first released in 1975 (1976 in some countries) and was the first production Japanese bike with mag wheels. The twin-cylinder two-stroke ran the quarter-mile in …
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Custom: 2018 Yamaha XSR900 ‘RD900LC’
3 years ago

Custom: 2018 Yamaha XSR900 ‘RD900LC’

It’s almost been two years since I rode the first XSR900 (full review here), so we thought it would be a good idea to get the 2018 model that Yamaha …
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Used Ride: 1985 – 1986 Suzuki RG500
3 years ago

Used Ride: 1985 – 1986 Suzuki RG500

For two-stroke nuts there is no greater road bike than the mighty RG500… it is highly collectable, arguably not as cool looking as an RZ500 but still way out performs …
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