Tagged: 2 stroke

1975 Kawasaki H1

1975 Kawasaki H1

In the early 1990’s when the music scene in the North West started to hit the rest of the country, one of the factors in the sound was the weather. Everyone outside of the...

1970 Kawasaki H1 500

1970 Kawasaki H1 500

There is something special about 2-stoke engines. The fact that they started small, and grew slowly bigger. How they took over the starting grid and then the podium at the Grand Prix level. Then...

1972 Yamaha TR3

1972 Yamaha TR3

Since the 1960’s Yamaha has been offering private racers over the counter race bikes based on production bikes. This 1972 Yamaha TR3 is based on the R5 that was offered since 1970. These small...

1968 Bultaco TSS 125cc

1968 Bultaco TSS 125cc

125cc is really small, but this 1968 Bultaco TSS 125cc racer will ride a little bit bigger I would imagine. A factory bike given to a Factory rider? Mollory campaigned a 125cc, 250cc and...

1964 Yamaha TD1b production racer

1964 Yamaha TD1b production racer

The old saying that the first motorcycle race started when the second motorcycle was made, tells you a lot about people who ride motorcycles. Yamaha offered the TD1 to give anyone the best possible...

1966 Bultaco Mercurio 175

1966 Bultaco Mercurio 175

There seems to be a trend with listings, were the seller leaves it all up to the buyer to figure out exactly what you are bidding on. This 1966 Bultaco Mercurio is given just...

Book Steeling Speed by Mat Oxley

Book Steeling Speed by Mat Oxley

With my last post on the Suzuki Factory Racer, I dropped a little bit about Ernst Degner and his move to Suzuki from East German. A couple people commented on the fact he “stole”...

1965 Bultaco TSS water cooled

1965 Bultaco TSS water cooled

If you missed out on this 1963 Bultaco TSS road racer we had highlighted early, you now have a chance at another TTS. This 1965 Bultaco TSS 250cc water cooled racer is now for...

1967 Yamaha YL-1 TwinJet

1967 Yamaha YL-1 TwinJet

I have not been able to glean a lot of information on this 1967 Yamaha YL-1 from the world wide web. But with a full fairing, and a racing background I wanted to share...

1963 Bultaco TSS Road Racer

1963 Bultaco TSS Road Racer

        The seller has re-posted this bike in the last couple of weeks. We had first shown it back in November. Winters are hard to sell bikes, hoping with the sun...