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A Collector's Magazine for Enthusiasts
Retrobike gives this growing community, motorcycle restorers and the businesses that service the community a magazine of their own. Every issue of retrobike is a true collector’s edition, as we aim to be the journal of record for Australia’s finest classic and modified bikes.
This Issue #33
AUSTRALIA’S FASTEST BMW
Well, to clarify, Australia’s fastest naked airhead BMW, and a standout custom cafe racer in its own right. Interesting bike, interesting owner, interesting journey
Norton’s featherbed chassis has played host to a zillion different engines over the years, but this is the first time we’ve seen a Ducati engine jammed in there!
A world-class CX500 cafe racer fabricated from a worthless pile of wrecking yard junk cleans up Queensland’s biggest outdoor bike show. Daylight was second
The NSU car-powered Munch Mammoth was the most powerful and expensive new motorcycle money could buy in the late1960s, but was it really any good?
The Big Lebowski movie was the inspiration for this wild Yamaha XS650 custom but it looks like a pure 1970s Aussie chopper to us. Orange is the new black!
CUSTO M COMMANDO
Anyone can cut up a Triumph or a BSA but it takes a real man to take the grinder to a Norton Commando. Adam Nestor tries his luck with a neglected 1972 model
THOR THE TRIUMPH
A tidy 2009 Triumph Bonneville is reimagined as a worthy steed for the God of Thunder in a small second-floor Sydney apartment. No-one’s got any excuses now