designer from their R&D department, Tadao Baba. He was given a very specific remit – make the ultimate sportsbike.Although early prototypes ran at 750cc, a final capacity of 893cc was settled on as Baba’s philosophy behind his new bike was one of balance
'BRAND NEW' old bikes seem to be emerging from long-term investment storage at an ever faster rate – suggesting either that the market for the very best classic bikes is on the up or that collectors are feeling the pinch and need to recoup the cash
and the “classic charm” thing was losing it‘s appeal.But that’s the beauty of bikes. They mean different things to different people. It’s not about being right or wrong, more about being right for you. I know that loads of enthusiasts love riding the old British
for cheap insurance and free road tax, the case for running one as an everyday commuter seems to be getting increasingly strong. Would it be enough to persuade you to swap to classic bikes? If yes, then check out our guide to classic bikes.
TRIPLE 500GP World Champ King Kenny Roberts will be riding a works Yamaha OW60 in the Vintage Motorcycle Club's 'Past Masters' track event.The event, which takes place at Mallory Park on Sunday 10th July, will see Roberts join Agostini, Read and many other past racers on track.VM...
serious business. As we left its cosy portals, pockets and stomachs bulging, I wondered what the lads staring out of the mono-chrome pictures, with their black leather jackets, bare-boned bikes and bad attitudes, would make of us and our trio of faux-classic
they can get away with.Bikes that were shit in the seventies and eighties are even shitter now but that doesn’t seem to stop the misty-eyed, cretinous stupidity taking hold of people’s senses.GT380 Suzuki? Yes, it’s even worse now. KH250s were never worth
There was a time, pre GSX-R, when Suzuki decided to have a good look at the 750 road bike market. This was a time when Honda had the mighty CB750 and Kawasaki was planning its own version of a sports 750, the H-2 that went on to be known
Do you have more than one bike in your garage? Tell us about them below...There is of course no definition of a second bike. It is merely a statement of fact; a second bike is just that, a second bike. Implicit, though, is that there's a first bike
Now I know that Mike Hailwood raced a 6-cylinder Honda but that's no excuse for this CBX I spotted at the Bikers Days Spa Classic. The 1047cc, inline 6 cylinder, 24 Valve, DOHC Honda might be a feat of engineering brilliance but it looks like
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