The Yamaha FS1-E has become the iconic symbol of 70s teenage rebellion. But was it ever really that good? We ride a mint example, and speculate…
Abingdon King Dick, or the company's safer internet search name AKD, were early pioneers of the tricycle, motorcycle and took an active lead in the development of its own range of engines, which was unusual and gained the company a lot of respect
The keys to a successful marriage may be hanging in the garage, judging by the longevity of this Velocette-inspired union between two kindred spirits
Billed as the ‘aristocrat of lightweights’, the Ambassador Supreme brought a touch of class to popular motorcycling on several continents
In the hands of its first owner, this Ariel VB covered over quarter of a million miles, usage which obviously took its toll on the machine, but an exacting restoration has given it a new lease of life
Honda's CB750 took and shook the motorcycle market but Kawsaki's 900 raised the bar by a similar amount. More power, technology and performance than anything else. And affordable too. Rod Gibson tells the story...
Was Suzuki’s 500cc two-stroke twin doomed to become extinct before its time? John Nutting recalls the bike that started the Hamamatsu factory’s big-bike era and the last of the line.
Kawasaki's Z650 set the standard for four-cylinder middleweights, but the company did it the hard way. Confirmed Suzuki GS750 fan Rod Ker concedes the Z was the bike to beat in the performance wars
Maurice Keen’s love affair with his Honda Gold Wing spans 30 years and two countries. We tracked him down at his home in Eire
• Ariel Huntmaster superprofile
• BSA Gold Star
• Triumph Speed Twins
• AJS R7 Brooklands racer
• Ted Mellors’ reflections
• Closer Look – 1952 Sidecar GP season
• Jerry Thurston column
• Marque of distinction – Velocettes
• Restoration Guide – JAP engines
• Technical feature – New Imp rebuild, part IV
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