The Americans demanded bigger engines than 500cc, so Triumph gave them the 650cc Thunderbird... but even that didn't satisfy them for long, so the stakes were upped with the launch of the Tiger 110
Ex racer Mick Grant running his Kawasaki 750cc 2-stroke race bike from the 1970's at the Classic Mechanics show in Uttoxeter July 2009
Classic Dirt Bike's editor Tim Britton showing off his off-road riding ability on his 1974 Can-am 250
Promotional film from Japanese giant, starting with the exacting construction methods and ending with some synchronised slow-motion track action
Footage of the rare-as-hen's teeth oval pistoned Honda being pottered around a car park
Wonder no more what a Honda's six-cylinder 250cc racer sounded like... On track and then in a studio!
Good footage of some close-up dicing from the Assen TT
Geoff Duke brings home the honours in effortless style at the 1955 Isle of Man TT Senior race
Spectacular highlights from the 1948 Isle of man Tourist Trophy
A superb video from 1985 that pits Freddie Spencer and his Honda GP bike against a street bike ridden by Sam McDonald, a former USA 250cc champion and a humble Nissan 300Z around Laguna Seca. Who’s going to win?

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