HERON RIZLA SUZUKI RG500 XR70RV
World champion Kevin Schwantz now owns the Heron Rizla Suzuki RG500 that he made his Grand Prix debut on back in 1986. He winds back the years to relive an amazing season
THE REAL DEAL: DB CUSTOMS HONDA VFR750F INTERCEPTOR MERKEL REPLICA
This Honda RC24 is so close in spec to Fred Merkel’s 1986 AMA championship-winning VFR750F Interceptor it could pass for the real thing
SPECIAL K: 1981 SUZUKI KATANA GSX1100 SXZ
For the last 30 years, Scott Lee has known he wanted to restore an original 1981 Suzuki Katana. He just didn’t know it’d be quite like this
VEE FOR VICTORY: DUCATI 750 GT
The 750 GT is rarely hailed as an iconic Ducati, but it was the bike that secured the Italian marque’s future
FRENCH REVOLUTION: CLAUDE FIOR'S FINEST
When GP racers were true prototypes, French genius Claude Fior built and raced motorcycles in world championships between 1979 and 1989.
RG BARGY: SUZUKI RG500
Suzuki's RG500 is the greatest premier-class GP bike of all time and very few people know it as well as our very own Jeremy Burgess
KAWASAKI DECLARES WAR: KAWASAKI Z1
In 1968 Honda changed the game forever with its CB750 – but just four years later Kawasaki’s Z1 announced in no uncertain terms that it was game on
NEW WORLD ORDER: HONDA CB750
Honda’s CB750 may or may not have been the world’s first superbike – but either way it changed the world
SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL
Chuck Berry rode a motorcycle, and nothing screams rock ’n’ roll quite like a Hondamatic…
With an eye for design and a knack with sheet metal, American designer Orley Raymond Courtney created the most convincing art deco-inspired motorcycle ever built.
PORKY PINES - AJS E95 PORCUPINE REPLICA
Would you believe us if we said a bloke has built a replica of a 67-year-old million-dollar machine, and he wanted to jump Cadwell Park’s infamous Mountain on it?
FOUR UP! 1928 BÖHMERLAND SIDECAR
It may look like just another whacky early-model contraption, but motorcycling has a few things to thank the Böhmerland for