This Issue #37
THRUXTON 1200 R
New Triumph gets a café racing makeover from London custom workshop, Untitled Motorcycles: “It’s about having something to aspire to, and expressing individuality”
The ugliest Ducati ever made is reborn as one of the best handling, sharpest steering, coolest looking café racers around. It’s also comfortable, practical and very rideable
The two-stroke TZR250-powered Yamaha RZ-1 is as rare as hens’ teeth but that doesn’t stop people customising them. It’s also more fun than a barrel full of monkeys to ride
There’s not much on this Commando that hasn’t been modified to make it look better, go faster, handle sweeter and stop quicker. And it’s the owner’s first Norton to boot!
Mark Bracks joins the Retrobike team with a track test of one of the fastest Laverdas in Australia and most probably the world. Piero and Giovanni Laverda liked it too
Roland Sands is on a mission to help mechanically-challenged folk modify their bikes like the pros. Here he turns a pair of Harleys into cool custom rides anyone would be proud of
Whoa, this wild blown café racer built from a XT500 Yamaha is as tough as it looks, maybe even tougher and that’s saying something! It goes hard too, once you get it started
KAWASAKI H2 750
They called it the Widow Maker because all the fast guys bought and crashed them, but was it as bad as everyone made out? Check out this restored beauty and judge for yourself
KTM STREET TRACKER
Get to know your local motorcycle wrecker for how to build the ultimate city weapon without robbing the bank. Then paint it with rattle-can aerosols. Yes, true story!
1952 HOREX REGINA
The 350cc Horex Regina was one of post-war Germany’s most popular bikes, selling almost 75,000 examples between 1949 and 1956. Bet you’ve never heard of it, huh?