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Damien the Kawasaki H1 plus 1 – “Not stock and four smoking barrels” At first glance, Roger Ramm’s machine is just another nice 70s bike, albeit well put…

 

Gordon Clive Pantall started racing in 1964 at nearby Aberdare Park although it wasn’t the best of starts as the young welsh rider crashed in his first event.…

 

Most people think of the first GSX-R models as the real ground breakers, which may be correct historically, but to some they were nothing more than a wake…

 

Gone in a cloud of blue smoke The 70s was all about the Japanese outdoing each other at every opportunity. Usually we think of the superbikes as the…

 

It looks so easy doesn’t it? You get a bike and begin changing every aspect of it, from the forks and swing arm to the engine type and…

 

Moto Guzzi, having carved out a niche in the big vee market, isn’t best known for small capacity machines, but they do know their stuff when it comes…

 

Teenage kicks The Suzuki design team took a while to develop the A50P in to the form that we know it best, both the Yamaha FS1 and Honda…

 

New world order The RD125LC was borne out of a potentially disastrous time for UK and European motorcyclists. Pre 1982, the learner laws allowed all over the age…

 

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…