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    Ian Falloon

    Australia's go-to-guy for classic motorcycle wisdom. Ian has written nearly 45 books on motorcycles that each offer unparalleled insight on the historical and technical development of particular makes and models.

    Falloon’s Favourites: Ducati 916

    Only a few motorcycles can be credited with defining an era. Edward Turner transformed the motorcycle landscape with the Triumph Speed Twin while Honda’s first 750 Four established a tradition of production across-the-frame four-cylinder...

    Falloon’s Favourites: Honda RC30

    While cult collectable motorcycles have usually been associated with British, European or American marques, this is changing. 1970s and some 1980s Japanese motorcycles have now become highly collectable, and the Honda RC30 is at...

    Falloon’s Favourites: Kawasaki 900 Z1

    The Kawasaki Z1 may not be rare, but it is one of the most significant motorcycles ever, and an all-time classic. As the Baby Boomers hit their sixties, they are redefining the parameters of collectable...

    The Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans was the right bike at the right time: Falloon

    As one of the great sporting motorcycles of the mid-to-late 1970s, the Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans was a masterpiece. With all the major Italian manufacturers producing class-leading sporting machines, the mid-1970s was a halcyon...

    Falloon’s Favourites: Suzuki GSX-R750

    “A Legend Now Begins” was how Suzuki’s publicity heralded the introduction of the GSX-R750 Hyper Sports in 1985, and for once the publicists got it right. Few motorcycles have emulated the impact of the...

    Falloon’s Favourites: Honda CBX

    Oblivion has been the final resting place for many 1970s and early 1980s Japanese motorcycles, but not the Honda CBX. The Honda CBX was always special, and although only released in 1978, by 1980...