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Bridgestone disc-valve two-stroke 175cc twins. These were some of the best-performing Japanese bikes in the mid-‘60s, until the other Japanese manufacturers told Bridgestone, “Either you compete with us, or you supply tires to us, but you can’t do both. They decided to abandon the bike business and focus on tires.” There’s probably enough of these to make one runner.

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