Vintage Road Tests of Vintage Motorcycles

A Classic Motorcycle Blog

1970 Triumph Trophy 500 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 AJS Y4 Motocross road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Rokon Trail Breaker short test

1 pager from Cycle World, 1970.

1970 Rokon trail breaker test

1970 Bridgestone 100 TMX short test

1 pager from Cycle World, 1970.

1970 Bridgestone 100 MX test 01

1970 Bultaco Lobito 100 MKII short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Kawasaki F5 Bighorn road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Honda CL100 and SL100 short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Montesa King Scorpion road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Yamaha AT1 Enduro and AT1M Motocross short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

 

1970 Hodaka Super Rat and 100B short road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.

1970 Triumph 250 Trophy road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Kawasaki 250 Samurai A1SS road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Honda CB 450 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Puch 125 Motocross short road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Sachs 125 Motocross short road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Yamaha R5 350 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Harley-Davidson Baja 100 short test

As printed in Cycle World 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 BSA 650 Lightning road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Bridgestone 350 GTO Scrambler road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store.

1970 Kawasaki 175E and 250E enduro road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 Honda CB 175 and CL 175 short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 Honda SL175 Motosport short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 Dalesman Puch 125 MX and 125E short test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 BMW R 75/5 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 Honda Motosport SL350 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

1970 OSSA 250 Stiletto road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1970.  Original hard copy in the store

Coming soon: Clip ons designed, manufactured, and assembled in USA

Because I’m selfish, the first prototype will be 33mm to fit my GS450, but then we’ll do a run of whichever size gets the most votes in the poll by the end of March 2014.  With fast & free shipping of course.

33mm clipons

1978 Kawasak KZ1000 Z1R TC Turbo road test

As printed in Cycle, 1978.  Original hard copy in the store

1969 Yamaha L5-T Trailmaster 100 short test impression

As printed in Cycle World, 1969.  Original hard copy in the store

1969 Kawasaki G3 SS 90cc short test impression

As printed in Cycle World, 1969.  Original hard copy in the store

1969 Honda SL 90 short test impression

As printed in Cycle World, 1969.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Suzuki GS1100 S Katana road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Cagiva 200 Enduro road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy in the store

1987 500cc Motocross Comparison: KX500 vs CR500R vs YZ490

As printed in Cycle World, 1987.  Original hard copy in the store

1987 Motocross Comparison: KX125 vs RM125 vs Cagiva 125MX vs YZ125 vs CR125

As printed in Cycle World, 1987.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Honda CB650 SC Nighthawk road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Harley-Davidson XR1000 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Husqvarna XC 500 road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy in the store

1983 Honda CB1100F road test

As printed in Cycle World, 1983.  Original hard copy available in the store

1987 Comparison test: Harley FXRS vs Softail vs Honda Shadow vs Kawasaki Vulcan vs Suzuki Intruder vs Yamaha Virago

As printed in Cycle World, 1987.  Original hard copy in the store

1987 Comparison test: Husqvarna 250 Enduro vs KTM 250 Enduro

As printed in Cycle World, 1987.  Original hard copy in the store

1981 Suzuki GS1000 SZ Katana road test

As printed in Cycle, 1981.  Original hard copy in the store

1981 Moto Guzzi V50 Monza road test

As printed in Cycle, 1981.  Original hard copy in the store

1981 Kawasaki KZ1000 J road test

As printed in Cycle, 1981.  Original hard copy in the store

1981 Suzuki GS750 EX road test

As printed in Cycle, 1981.  Original hard copy in the store

1980 Suzuki GS650 GX road test

As printed in Cycle, 1981.  Original hard copy in the store

1980 Honda CB750F road test

As printed in Cycle, 1980.  Original hard copy in the store

1980 Suzuki GS1100 EX road test

As printed in Cycle, 1980.  Original hard copy in the store

1980 BMW R80G/S short test

As printed in Cycle, 1980.

1980 Yamaha SR500 G road test

As printed in Cycle, 1980.  Original hard copy in the store