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Kawasaki Z 1000 1977

Ikigai is the Japanese concept meaning ‘reason for being’, which betrays in part the longevity of the populace as a whole. Read more »

Honda VFR 750 F 1986

As Honda proudly boasted at the time in their brochure, this was ‘the most powerful, most aerodynamic and most technologically advanced sports bike ever offered to the riding public.’ Honda were going hard into the Sports Touring category, which was like touring, but with panniers just a Read more »

HARLEY-DAVIDSON Sprint 350 1968

Being innocent young things at Shepster Towers, living off of cold-showers and sound-thrashings, we always felt that big twins were synonymous with the illustrious Harley Davidson. A quick google search showed that we were wrong, and introduced us to a whole new world. Read more »

Honda CL 77 1967

When the elite at Shepster Towers mentioned The Gentleman’s Scrambler, eyebrows were raised. With a colossal 28 horsepower – read ‘em and weep! Read more »

Ktm 1290 Super Adventure R 2018

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Suzuki RG 250 Gamma 1983

Suzuki RG 250 Gamma 1983 - Thanks to Bitacticus Gehaasticus for the images
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Honda CH 150 Spacy/Elite 1985

Often with fantastic motorcycles there is an unquenchable thirst, a fire and brimstone slake for more power, stretching ever faster, watching the landscape blur with an unfathomable winged-footed swiftness. Read more »

BMW R 75/7 1976

As per our R69S write-up not so long ago, it’s extremely difficult not to digress into a wistful ode to those marvellous engineers and designers at Bayerische Motoren Werke, praising a simplistic design that transcended almost a Read more »

BMW F 800 GS 2010

Ever since a younger self laid down a 2001 1150GS - famously made of cement factories and bits of planet - resulting in summoning help from a passing old woman to right it on the sand with the tide lapping at my feet, the lighter F800GS was always a dream. Read more »

BMW R 1100 RT 1997

1997. Were we ever that young? Halcyon days. Read more »