Tagged: superbike

The Wes Cooley-ist: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S for Sale

The Wes Cooley-ist: 1980 Suzuki GS1000S for Sale

Today’s blue-and-white Suzuki GS1000S “Wes Cooley Replica” is a throwback to another era of racing, an arms-race by Japan’s Big Four as they built bigger, better big fours. Twins and singles are generally limited...

Signed by the Artist: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R ELR

Signed by the Artist: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R ELR

Prior to bikes like the Suzuki GSX-R750, production-based racers from Japan were big, burly brutes. Engines were large four-cylinders and plenty powerful, fitted to stiff frames that provided stability at the cost of agility....

1939 Velocette KTT Mark VII

1939 Velocette KTT Mark VII

When your dad owns a motorcycle company, you as the children have a very important role in the business. You are to go racing. This is what Percy and Eugene Goodman did for their father,...

1952 Norton Manx 40M

1952 Norton Manx 40M

The “Norton Winning Way” was a catch phrase that was used by Norton to sell on Monday after they won on Sunday. One of the most successful Nortons ever was its OHC Manx racer....

1974 Kawasaki H1R replica

1974 Kawasaki H1R replica

The same year that Honda introduced the CB750, Kawasaki gave the world something as special, but with a little more blue stroke. Offered from 1969 until 1975 the Kawasaki H1 gave the rider lots...

1968 BMW R69S and R50US

1968 BMW R69S and R50US

Here is a study in motorcycles and their value and desirability. Two bikes from the same manufacture, same year, same paint, one 600cc and one 500cc. One given the “Sport” designation, one developed for...

1979 Suzuki Wes Cooley GS1000

1979 Suzuki Wes Cooley GS1000

Some times you run up against an auction that doesn’t seem to be the seller choice. Something the seller has to sell something dear to their heart, something they have spent time, money, and...

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...