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Honda CX 500 Turbo 1982

1982 CX500 Turbo

Bultaco Astro 360 1976

Picture an executive board-room late in the day on a sultry Spanish summer: ripped posters and drawings are strewn across the floors and desks; copious amounts of plastic bottles and empty plates of food sit about half-molested; and exhausted salesmen and women lie in various states of decimati Read more »

BMW R 1150 GS Adventure 2004

After failing to pick up all 229kg of the bike from the sand on my own, with the tide lapping at my ankles, I started to curse Ewan and Charley for drawing me into their epic adventures. God damn them all the way to Munchen! Read more »

BSA Road Rocket 1958

The team at Shepsters Towers become a little lovelorn with motorcycles like the BSA Road Rocket. I mean, look at it. It’s wonderful! For a start it’s called a Road Rocket. Is there anything more to add? <Ed – We’re not paying you for two lines>. Onwards!
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Yamaha YZF 750 R 1997

YAMAHA YZF750R 1997

Yamaha RZ 350 1983

Oh yes! A water-cooled, two-stroke, parallel-twin motorcycle featherweight of 150kg knocking out over a 100mph! Read more »

Harley-Davidson XR 750 1977

The XR750 was the favourite motorcycle of stunt performer Evel Knievel. Read more »

Suzuki RG 250 Gamma 1983

The boss has just brought one of these, so what better time to analyse the hell out of it! This was also one of his first ever project motorcycles, and so there is an in-built adoration already before he’s even laying spanners on it. Read more »

BSA A 65 1967

The Lightning, now that’s a classy name. Like Spitfire, you know you’ve encountered something quite serious: a plucky British war-horse, also known as the A65L. Read more »

Kawasaki KR-1S 1992

The Kawasaki KR-1
 
There are few bikes that garner as much talk at Shepster Towers than the Kawasaki KR-1. In fact, Shep Shepster is quite the expert so will be interesting to see just how much of this write-up gets redacted! Read more »

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