The other day I was chatting with a guy from the UK about older bikes, and it brought back a lot of memories of the machines that I lusted after when I was starting off in biking, so here are a few of them in pictures.
The first is a “classic” from circa 1976, the CB400F with it’s 4 into 1 exhaust.
Here is the Honda CBX550F ( circa 1982). Available in two versions, with or without fairing . I saw one quite recently and it still looked good after 20+ years!
Kawasaki had some wild bikes in the past, here are a few of them.
This is the KH750 B2 ( circa 1974). There was a family of these bikes ranging in engine size from 250/500/750 , which were reknowned for their evil handling, wicked powerbands, and triple smoking exhausts.
Next the daddy of the marque, the Z900!! (circa 1973)
This is the Z1300 ( circa 1979) which I was amazed to see stopped at a petrol station one day, being ridden by a woman! This was a tank of a bike, big and heavy, but at the time one of the biggest, if not the biggest engines around.
Hope some of these pics bring back some good memories to the elder readers, and show the younger ones what they missed!