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While the classic Honda CB750 may have the claim of being the first to define superbike as we know it, the Yamaha YZF-R1 can claim to have redefined said definition. Launched in 1998 with a red and white colour scheme, red seat and stunning graphics, the R1 came to make a mark on the superbike industry. There was a subtler blue version which has now become the staple colour scheme, but everyone remembers the red and white. We can all thank Kunihiko Miwa for the R1, and the R7 and the R6 (not a bad claim to fame), as it...

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Honda has a rich history for building motorcycles at the highest levels. Their bikes have won championships in all types of racing, from road racing to off-road, from track racing to rallies, Honda has won it all throughout their history. Established in 1949, Honda began making motorcycles for the general public. Today Honda Powersport, the section of the company in charge of making everything except cars, is still making bikes for the people and for every level of competition. This list will take a look at some of the best road legal motorbikes the factory has everproduced. Honda NR750The Honda...

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We understand that not everyone is out to find a barn find to convert into a café racer, scrambler or anything of the sort. We know that there are people who look to restore vintage motorcycles to their old glory, and sometimes that takes more than just a fresh coat of professional motorcycle paint. Furthermore, we are approaching a time where many bikes on this list will be changing their status from ‘vintage’ to ‘historical’ or ‘classic’, which in turn, will change their price tag.  This list takes a look at some of the cheaper options for motorcycle restorers, which...

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We all like to have our own personal style, and we all want our motorcycle to represent our unique style. But we don’t all have the budget to fully customize our bike to look like our dream bike (not yet, anyway). Fear not, there are ways to add your own style to your bike without busting the bank.There are some areas of customizing where it isn’t worth cutting corners. Cheap engine parts or safety parts such as indicators or brake lights can sometimes lead to problems. However, there are some cheap modifications that you can do yourself with relatively cheap parts and your vintage Harley,...

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In a previous post looked at some of the best rallys for motorcyclists in the world, and we hope you have added one or more of those destinations to your bucket list. Once you have painted that vintage bike, you will want to take it on the road. When it comes to traveling on a motorcycle, packing is one of the most important skills you can have.Touring on a motorcycle  isn’t the same as going on a road trip in a car or an RV - you have limited space, so you need to know what is essential to pack for a successful trip. You...

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