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Make or Break? Suzuki GS500E.

Make or Break. Suzuki GS500E ‘Where did you find that?’ Yet another barn find bike that hasn’t ever seen a barn. The only people I knew with a barn when I was growing up were The Walton’s, and do you…

 

Make or break? Yamaha YSR80 Gag Bike.

Make or break? Yamaha YSR80 Gag Bike. ‘Big in Japan’. Back in the 80s, the Japanese created the Gag Bike market, some called it a craze. Most crazes come and go quite quickly, although that’s something these fun size bikes haven’t…

 

Flogged it Friday! Honda CB250N SuperDream

Flogged it Friday! Honda CB250N SuperDream. “Where did you dig that up from?” For every motorcycle that I invest time and effort in finding to buy, there is always another one that simply finds me. Since the early 90s I’ve…

 

Make or Break? RD250LC

Make or Break? RD250LC ‘Cor, I used to have one of those!’ If I had a pint for every time someone said that to me since picking up this Yamaha, I’d be face down in a loo by now. Nostalgia,…

 

Flogged it Friday! Honda CB900F Footrest

Flogged it Friday! Honda CB900F Footrest ‘They love a bit of new old stock on the Bay!’ Finding decent used parts for old motorcycles can be a real wild goose chase at times. Some items are plentiful, mostly because they…

 

Make or Break? Bimota SB6R

Make or Break? Bimota SB6R ‘Here’s something that you don’t see every day!’ Personally, I am not a massive fan of Italian motorcycles, they just don’t do it for me. Since passing my bike test in 1987, I’ve only handled…

 

Make or Break? Yamaha FZR1000 EXUP

Get me up to speed on the FZR1000 EXUP The early 90s saw some very different schools of thought from the Big 4 Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, on what ingredients were required to build the flagship models for their ever expanding…

 

Make or Break? Suzuki GSX-R750L Slingshot

Each week Scottie will tempt you with one of his handpicked used bike gems. He don’t just read the Bikes For Sale ads, he buys em! ‘What’s the story morning glory?’ Freshly purchased blind, and over that ‘well known’ auction…

 

Despair Shop 16 – Holey Crap Batman

Despair Shop 16 Holey Crap Batman. So last week’s episode told of a CBR1000f that I had acquired that had looked to be a bit of a bargain. This week I discovered why it wasn’t. I had sorted all the…