iconic motorcycles

Ducati Hypermotard 1100: For The Thrill Of It

At just 15 years old the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 is already considered an iconic motorcycle – particularly by those who owned one. Here, Kurt looks back at Ducati’s original Supermoto….

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…

Suzuki GT750 – A Buy to Ride Classic

The Suzuki GT750 was an oddball machine when it first made an entrance way back in 1971. Known as the Kettle, Water bottle or Water Buffalo, the GT750 rolled off…

T150 Triumph Trident 750

Original Triumph Trident 750 Review

With the release of the new Triumph Trident 660, I thought it would be good to look back at the original Triumph Trident 750 as it has an interesting (British…

V-Max 1200 was the original 1980's muscle bike

Yamaha V-Max 1200 – The Original Hooligan Bike

I remember the first time I ever really took note of a Yamaha V-Max 1200. I was still a couple years away from driving age, probably 13 or 14, but…

Laverda Jota 180

Laverda Jota 180 – The Beast Of Breganze

Although an Italian motorcycle, it was a couple of Brits we have to thank for the Laverda Jota, the worlds fastest production motorcycle of the 1970’s. Laverda had released it’s…

Laverda Jota

MV Agusta F4 750 – An Affordable Classic

The MV Agusta F4 750 is regarded by many as the most beautiful motorcycle ever to roll off a production line. At the moment these gorgeous motorcycles are still an…

kawasaki KH250 Triple

Kawasaki KH250 Triple

The Kawasaki KH250 was my first ‘proper’ road bike. When I hit 17 in 1981 you could own and ride a 250cc bike as a learner in the UK and…

Vincent motorcycle

The Vincent Rapide – Fulfilling a Lifetimes Ambition

Anyone who knows me will happily confirm that for most of my adult life I have wanted to own a Vincent motorcycle. I’ve come close at least twice but the…

Vincent motorcycle

norvin parked outside the ace cafe

The Legendary Norvin Motorcycle

Norvin. A name that was long forgotten in my mind, and truth be told, of course I knew the name but it never really registered as to just exactly what…

norvin parked outside the ace cafe

Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville History– Icons Never Die

Introduced in 1959, few motorcycles can claim a past quite like the legendary Triumph Bonneville. Discover the history of the Bonneville and its lineage through to the present Triumph modern…