Tagged: 1976

Two-Stroke Racer: 1976 Yamaha TZ350 for Sale

Two-Stroke Racer: 1976 Yamaha TZ350 for Sale

Although the RD400 was certainly popular with racers of the day, Yamaha’s track-only TZ350 was a definite step up in terms of performance, with water-cooling added to the engine to increase performance significantly. While...

Succeeding with Excess: 1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Succeeding with Excess: 1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

“If some is good, then more is better.” That pretty much sums up the philosophy in effect here. Benelli’s six-cylinder Sei wasn’t really faster than an equivalent four. It didn’t handle any better. And...

Italian Muscle: 1976 Moto Guzzi Le Mans I for Sale

Italian Muscle: 1976 Moto Guzzi Le Mans I for Sale

The second Moto Guzzi of the week is this very nice, very original 850 Le Mans. These are often referred to as “Mark I” Le Mans, although that’s obviously a description retroactively applied to...

Cool In Ice Blue: 1976 Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans for Sale

Cool In Ice Blue: 1976 Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans for Sale

I normally try to space out bikes of similar make and model, and we did just feature a very nice 850 Le Mans recently, but this one has a couple things going for it...

On Rails: 1976 Honda CB750 Bonneville Salt Flat Record Holder

On Rails: 1976 Honda CB750 Bonneville Salt Flat Record Holder

Well, this Honda CB750 probably doesn’t fall under our usual parameters for “sport bike” but it is most definitely a “race bike” and how could we possibly exclude a machine that has successfully Even...

The Littlest Superbike: 1976 Honda CB400F

The Littlest Superbike: 1976 Honda CB400F

  Introduced at a time when “middleweight” machines almost exclusively featured single and twin-cylinder engines, Honda’s little CB400F was really a “because we can” middle finger in the face of the competition, a demonstration...

1976 Moto Guzzi Convert

1976 Moto Guzzi Convert

For those of you that think early experiments with automatic-transmission-equipped bikes began and ended with the Hondamatic, this one might be news for you. A relative sales flop at the time, the Guzzi V1000...

1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

I’m a huge fan of the Benelli Sei, warts and all: there just had to be a more elegant way to communicate vital information than that instrument panel… [see: below]  And, while I’d prefer...

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

This is a weird one: there haven’t been very many rotary-powered motorcycles like this W2000, and Hercules is certainly a forgotten marque. Producing a mere 32hp from its single-lobe rotary, the bike was more...

1976 Laverda 3CL 1000 for Sale

1976 Laverda 3CL 1000 for Sale

Hey look!  Another Laverda!  Well, this one isn’t quite ready to ride, but I’ll forgive it, since it’s a manly brute of a 70’s musclebike.  When people think of three cylinder Laverdas, they often...