Tag: classic bikes

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...

Spannerman: The 10 best 350cc bikes of all time (Part two)

Spannerman has been counting down the 10 best 350cc bikes ever made. Has he got it right? Here’s the countdown from 5-1. Let the bickering begin! See Part One of this story here. Moto Morini 350 We’re...

Spannerman: The 10 best 350cc bikes of all time

Spannerman pokes his head out of the workshop to name the 10 best 350cc bikes ever made. Has he got it right? Here’s the countdown from 10-6. Look for number 5 down to the...

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...

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