Tagged: race bike

Road and Track: 1974 Laverda SFC 750 for Sale

It’s been a little while since I’ve seen a Laverda SFC for sale. They are some of the most desirable sportbikes of the 1970s, homologation specials that were quite literally race bikes with some...

Origin of the Species: 1973 Yamaha TZ750 Prototype Road Racer #001

Origin of the Species: 1973 Yamaha TZ750 Prototype Road Racer #001

The second of three very rare Yamaha TZ750 race bikes available this past week, this 1973 model is claimed to be a rare prototype machine. Fans of both ClassicSportBikesforSale.com and RareSportBikesforSale.com have proclaimed all...

Bee Sting: 1975 Yamaha TZ750B for Sale

Bee Sting: 1975 Yamaha TZ750B for Sale

Looking like the world’s angriest bumble bee, complete with four stingers, this Yamaha TZ750B race bike is ready for a new life, terrorizing tracks in vintage racing classes. And “terror” is probably the right...

Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Today’s Suzuki GS1000S was touched by the hand of a master, the late Barry Sheene. In an era of sullen, sanitized superstars, it’s easy to forget that there used to be some really charismatic...

All-Original GP Machine: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 Mk7 XR40 for Sale

All-Original GP Machine: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 Mk7 XR40 for Sale

Ridden by such luminaries as Barry Sheene and Randy Mamola, the two-stroke Suzuki RGB500 was eventually developed into the dominant machine you see here, but it went through a significant evolution following its introduction...

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...

Hammers of Hell: 1972 Harley Davidson XR750TT for Sale

Hammers of Hell: 1972 Harley Davidson XR750TT for Sale

Today’s Harley Davidson XR750TT is the bike that makes me feel okay about lambasting Harley’s modern offerings. I’d never make fun of Hyosung for making poor motorcycles: they’re pretty new at the whole sporty-motorcycle...

Racer for the People: 1975 Yamaha TZ250B for Sale

Racer for the People: 1975 Yamaha TZ250B for Sale

A production roadracer with no street-legal counterpart, the Yamaha TZ250 was a water-cooled update of the older air-cooled TD and TR bikes. Designed so that privateers of the era could pop down to a...

Grand Prix Single: 1962 Matchless G50 for Sale

Grand Prix Single: 1962 Matchless G50 for Sale

Possibly less well known than the incredibly long-lived Norton Manx, the Matchless G50 was a beautifully simple Grand Prix race bike that used lightness and simplicity to great advantage, as seen in the photos...