Cafe Racer, Honda

Honda’s Game Changing CB450

February the 7th 1965, not a date that history teachers would have battered into the minds of the nation’s youth, but if you were Beatles guitarist George Harrison it was a big deal. It was the day he had his tonsils removed. Perhaps more interestingly however, it was also mere months away from the launch of a motorcycle that would…

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Bobber, Kawasaki

The Custom Bobber – From Mild To Wild

Fancy giving your motorcycle the Custom Bobber look? Read on… For the majority of people who have forked out their hard-earned cash to finally own that dream bike, the first thing they want to do is customize their ride in some way, just to put their own mark on it and differentiate their machine from the rest of the herd.

Bobber, Yamaha

The Fall and Rise of the Yamaha XS650 Bobber

OK, confession time, I am a serious fan of the ‘Bobber.’ Admittedly, the style is not everyone’s cup o’ tea, but there are two major factors that drove me to this particular style. Firstly, I can’t imagine owning a stock bike for more than a day without reaching for the angle grinder. Secondly, my lack of mechanical skill coupled with…

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