Restorations

Kawasaki KH400 Restoration

Triple treat or Two is company, Three is a kwak The Kawasaki series of triples lived on throughout the 70’s as the most stylish of all the periods strokers. These days restoring one isn’t getting any easier but the results…

 

Laverda Jota Restoration

Jota, a Spanish dance in triple time, but with an English lilt thanks to the Slater brothers who created the two-wheeled version. The Laverda Jota is the stuff of folklore, a genuine 140mph beast when nothing else was, big, heavy…

 

Honda MB5 Restoration

The Honda MB5 stands out as one of the most stylish of all restricted 50’s Steve & Tony Mawson are two brothers that have a passion for small Honda two strokes, especially the Honda MB5. Between them they own several…

 

Yamaha RD80LC Restoration

Baby LC Never a massively popular machine in the UK, the baby LC is arguably the most pleasing aesthetically, although getting one back to running order can prove tricky with an ever decreasing parts situation and scant knowledge to fall…

 

Yamaha RD500 LC Restoration

Yamaha’s first true race replica caused a scene when it was launched back in 1984 and the furore carries on today, the bike achieving a true cult status and with it, a large following. Just how difficult is it to…

 

Honda CBX1000 Restoration

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 perfect as possible while still remaining a practical day-to-day ride too. Owner…