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Kawasaki has had a fleeting romance with premier class of GP racing over the last thirty odd years or so, first of all during the early seventies with…

 

70’s six pack, Honda CBX1000Z This stunning example was Kevin Murphy’s first real attempt at a restoration and what a job he made of it, being as near…

 

Riding the Foale framed machine back to back with the virtually standard chassis race bike was quite an eye opener. The same day of this test I had…

 

Yamaha’s 70s flying machine – Living life to XS Yamaha were late arriving at the big bike party, an early attempt, with a heavy and dated 750cc triple,…

 

With all of the attributes of a two-wheeled sewing machine this bike won the hearts of the real riders back in the late 70’s and still makes perfect…

 

The MT 125 is a factory produced race bike quite unlike any other with its road going brakes and motocross engine. Contrasting virtually every other race or indeed…

 

Honda goes two stroke Although known for their fine four-stoke creations, Honda did, for a short period at least, produce one of the finest road going strokers too.…

 

He who steals from a thief Argentinean entrepreneur, Alejandro de Tomaso harbored a hatred of the Japanese and their copying ways. With Honda having borrowed heavily from the…

 

The 350 class, was, during the 70s at least, a level playing field performance wise whether at GP’s or on the domestic scene, with the vast majority of…