Archive | December, 2013
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Retro Write Up Top 13 for 2013 Part 2

Before we present the final seven motorcycles, please review the selection parameters presented in Part 1 of this feature. The main reason we put this selection together was to nudge you into going back into our archive of features to refresh your memory and possibly see beauties you may not have seen before. Here goes… […]

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Retro Write Up Top 13 for 2013 – Part 1

When we decided to put our Top 10 for 2013 together, we did not realise how difficult this would actually be to finalise. This blog has existed for nine months and we have featured eighty two different motorcycles; all of which we chose to feature in the first place because we liked them. So, in […]

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Honda CB400 Four Super Sport

There was something about the unbaffled wail of a 4 into 1 exhaust pipe fitted to a 1970’s Japanese four cylinder motorcycle which was unique and still stirs my heart today. Back then we would try and identify each Japanese manufacturer’s distinctive exhaust note emitted by an open Kerker and other makes of aftermarket silencers […]

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Britalmoto Bonneville SE

Marnitz and I were fortunate to be able to attend the very successful Traditional Triumph Christmas party in Edenvale. Mike Davidson, together with family and staff were great hosts to a diverse, happy group of Triumph owners. Most of the Triumph model range was on display but our featured motorcycle was the centre of attraction. […]

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Back to the Future Honda XL125

And now for something completely different! Generally, the motorcycles that we feature are more modern motorcycles which have been customised to emulate the various styles of motorcycle customising from the 1950s and 1960s. I use the word “modern” very loosely, as most of these custom motorcycles are based on motorcycles which were manufactured in the […]

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