Motorcycles

Bringsty Grand Prix – A Welcome Revival

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Re-scheduled owing to treacherous conditions prior to the original April 7th race date, blessedly warm sunshine greeted the competitors for the much-anticipated re-run of an event that original took place in 1946 and 1947!  So on Saturday June 9th dozens of competitors both old and new brought along a variety of pre- and post 1960s […]

Laverda Tipo Spaceframe 1975 981cc

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The Laverda ‘spaceframe’ race machines were specially created by the factory to compete in European endurance events. Only three complete works machines survive, one is in the Laverda family collection and the other two machines are now with collectors/enthusiasts in Holland. This machine is one of a handful of chassis kits specially commissioned in 2005 […]

Suzuki RM400c Sprint and Hill Climb Bike

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Suzuki RM 400c, manufactured in 1978 as a motorcross bike. The machine is powered by an air cooled single cylinder engine which produces around 40bhp. The machine has been modified to race on tarmac hill climb sprints and can often be seen competing at Shelsley Walsh and Prescott hill climb. BOOK YOUR SPECTATOR PARKING FOR THE […]

Suzuki GT500 Two-Stroke Sports Bike

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In the 1970s, 2-strokes dominated the middleweight sports bike market and this is one of the first generation. This Suzuki GT500A from 1977 was the final development of the Suzuki T500 series stretching back to the 1960’s.  Suzuki updated it in 1976 with a new disc brake on the front, a styling redesign, and probably […]

Moto Morini 500 Competizione

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This is a very unusual  Moto Morini 500 Competizione , used as a track bike at classic meetings in its native Italy until I imported it several years ago. It is very different from standard & unique ,with all unnecessary parts removed to reduce weight, with a fiberglass tank and tailpiece, 2-1 exhaust and a […]