Author: Mike

1973 Honda CB CB500F

1973 Honda CB CB500F

For Sale: 1973 Honda CB CB500F Vintage race bike for the street! If the “cool” factor of a vintage Honda CB500F isn’t enough for you, how about one with real vintage racing creds? If...

A Reader’s Ride:  1983 Honda VF750

A Reader’s Ride: 1983 Honda VF750

CSBFS and RSBFS reader Warren contacted us regarding this nearly new ’83 Honda VF750 (official shop manual for the 83 Honda VF750). I think you will agree with us: this is about as clean...

Rarest of the Factory Turbos: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo

Rarest of the Factory Turbos: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo

For Sale: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo In 1982 Honda won a technological battle by launching the CX500 Turbo. Bristling with cutting-edge componentry, the turbocharged v-twin launched a very intense, yet very short arms race....

1983 BMW R65LS

1983 BMW R65LS

For Sale: 1983 BMW R65LS When BMW released the R65LS, it was really a remarkable styling excercise. Based on the staid (and slow) R65 series, the LS model added twin disc brakes up front,...

1971 Honda CB350 Race Bike

1971 Honda CB350 Race Bike

For Sale: 1971 Honda CB350 Race Bike This little vintage racer wanna be really struck a chord with me. Maybe it is the aluminum tank (ahhhhh, shiny), maybe it is the custom catch tank...

1975 Suzuki RE5

1975 Suzuki RE5

For Sale: 1975 Suzuki RE5 The 1970s was a decade of experimentation for many motorcycle companies. Honda moved the needle from two strokes to very complicated four cylinder four strokes, Ducati continued to evolve...