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...

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...