Iconic Motorcycles

You will find some of the most iconic motorcycles ever made here. We cover the history of the bike, it’s spec’s, a review of how it performed, top speed and a buyers guide including current prices you can expect to pay.

Ducati 750 GT

Ducati 750 GT – Ducati’s First V Twin Production

The iconic motorcycles that were built on the back of the Ducati 750 GT design each took the motorcycling world by storm. Ducati legends such as the 750 Sport, 750SS…

Ducati 750 GT

1985-Suzuki-GSX-R750-Slabside

1985 Suzuki GSX R750 – Worlds 1st Production Track Bred Bike

2020 marked the 35th anniversary of the launch of the Suzuki GSXR 750 Slabside, and within that celebration there was more than just one bike to commemorate, there is the…

Harley davidson super glide

The Harley Davidson Super Glide was the original factory custom. It was born out of a culture in the mid 1960’s that was sweeping through the American biker community with…

Honda Goldwing

Honda Gold Wing GL1000

The 1975 Honda GL1000 was built not for speed like most of the other 1970s motorcycles who were in an on going race to build the fastest, best performance motorcycle. …

Honda CBX 1000 engine close up

Honda CBX 1000 – Six Cylinder, 24 Valve 70s Super Sport

Producing a follow up to the ground breaking CB750 was always going to be an impossible task. However Honda set out to achieve it with the six cylinder CBX 1000,…

suzuki GSXR 1100

Suzuki GSXR 1100 – History and Buying Guide

In 1986, a year after a thankful few got their hands on the fantastic GSX-R750, it was topped by the bigger and faster Suzuki GSXR 1100. More power from the…

BMW K1

BMW K1 – Worlds First Sports Tourer Still Performs

It is 1989 in Germany, the Berlin Wall has crashed down to the ground and BMW decided to produce the craziest motorcycle they had designed to date, the K1.  It…

BMW K100

BMW K100 – The new go to Bike for Custom Cafe Racer Builders

The BMW K100, aka as the Flying Brick, is making a comeback as the go to bike for Cafe Racer custom builders. There’s more to this great Sports Tourer though…

BMW K100

Tom Cruise on a GPZ900R

1984 Kawasaki GPZ900R – The first Ninja

Kawasaki had a point to prove with the GPZ900R. Having been beaten to the punch by Honda in releasing the world’s first four-cylinder 750cc “superbike”, the CB750, they needed to…

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis – The Ideal Budget Sportsbike

The Yamaha FZR600 Genesis when introduced in 1989 was considered the best 600cc Sportsbike on the market. It’s reign wouldn’t last forever as Kawasaki and Honda each were to soon…

Honda CX500 Turbo

1982 Honda CX500 Turbo: Boost And Brains

The Honda CX platform was around for a while.  We had a standard CX500 platform bike at the house when I was growing up. I got to ride it a…

Suzuki Katana GSX1100S

Original Suzuki Katana GSX1100S

Like many of us I was excited by the release of the new Suzuki Katana in 2019 and when I later saw that glistening Samurai Sword displayed above the bike…

A original BMW R80 GS Dakar special advert

BMW R80G/S – The Birth of Adventure Motorcycling

Before the 1980s, an “adventure” bike was simply a lightweight, low-powered enduro bike or one of the heavier desert racers altered for long distance travelling. Neither of these were ideal,…

Honda RC30

Honda VFR750R RC30 – A Modern Collectible Classic Motorcycle

Honda’s racing evolution during the 1980s and 90s spawned a multitude of incredible machines: the NR500, NS250, NS500, NSR500, RC45, NR750 and of course, the VFR750R RC30. Each of these…

Honda RC30

BSA Gold Star – All You Need To Know About The Big Single

Ask any motorcycle enthusiast about BSA and their immediate response would be along the lines of “You mean the Gold Star?” The BSA Gold Star was not only the most…

Honda NR750 – Pushing Boundaries With The Oval Piston Engine

On its release in 1992 the Honda NR750 (aka the RC40) cost $50K, was limited to a run of just 200 motorcycles and was the only chance the motorcycling public…

Honda NR750

Harley Davidson XR750 Worlds Most Successful Racer

The Harley Davidson XR750 is an Icon. Dominating the flat track for decades, its impact on the motorcycle world should never be underestimated. Harley Davidson XR750 History  2020 marked 50…

Norton Commando 750

The Norton Commando 750 was a breakthrough in British motorcycling history. Despite being released during the UJM takeover, half a million were sold during the decade it was in production….

Honda RC51

Honda RC51 : The Duck Hunter

The Honda RC51 became a legend here on the Isle of Man after Joey Dunlop rode it to his 24th TT win in 2000 – at 48 he was supposed…

Harley Sportster

Harley Davidson Sportster – Is The Legend Retiring?

1957 was the first year of the Harley Davidson Sportster. 64 years later and rumours are swirling about it being dropped from Harley’s model range. Say it ain’t so Harley? …

Kawasaki Z1 900 – The New York Steak

In 1972 the Kawasaki Z1 900 was a motorcycle born out of a necessity for the survival of the company in an increasingly tough industry.  It was a bold and…

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