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When I was starting my biking career all those years ago (1980) the choice of helmets was fairly limited. Domestic (uk) manufacturers produced some pretty mundane stuff (Griffin, Centurion, Stadium etc) European helmets were a bit better (Nava, Jebs, AGV). … Continue reading
Almost a year after the magazine was published I’ve finally got around to scanning and uploading the feature Classic Motorcycle Mechanics did on the L7 FZ750….. enjoy.
Towards the end of last year I sent the FZ up to Darley Dale home of Racefit exhausts to have some much needed pipe work. While it was there some shots were taken by Mat Dakin.
Built with only one thing in mind…..
I have always liked the first gen FZ750, the small fairing and original silver/red/black (it’s very dark blue actually) was so aesthetically pleasing to me, however those looks and the technology in the FZ were quickly bludgeoned by the blunt … Continue reading
The 86 TT F1 GSXR750 that Yoshimura campaigned in the Suzuka 8 hour is starting to take an unhealthy hold of my imagination, to the extent that there is now an early 750 frame sitting in the workshop. While the … Continue reading
This belongs to another satisfied customer at least I think he is, we are still on talking terms. Nigel bought this 1100et as a complete but slightly tired runner as an antidote to his other show winning museum pieces, the … Continue reading
Here’s a scan from a feature in Streetfighter magazine on a bike we built a couple of years ago.