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MMC: HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Melling’s latest memorable motorcycle ride is the 2007 HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR piloted by Ian Hutchinson to a Superstock TT podium.
Memorable Motorcycle: MV Agusta F4 750
Monday, September 30, 2013
This month's Memorable Motorcycle celebrates the MV Agusta F4 750, an alluring racebike and brain-child of MV's on again-off again owner - Claudio Castiglioni.
MMC: Norton Dominator De-Luxe 600
Monday, May 27, 2013
Our man Melling recalls the Norton Dominator De-Luxe 600, a memorable motorcycle that was met with contempt back during his youth.
Memorable Motorcycle: Suzuki SV1000
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Suzuki SV1000 seems an experiment gone awry, so sayeth MotoUSA's expert on motorcycling oddities, who digs in to see what makes this bike so confounding.
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda RC148
Monday, February 18, 2013
Our memorable motorcycle correspondent heralds the 124cc five-cylinder Honda RC148 – remembered fondly by three-time world champion Luigi Taveri, and less fondly by others...
Memorable Motorcycle: Davies 500 Honda 4
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Melling braves the cold, misty climate of Anglesey in November to have a run with the breathtaking Davies Honda 4, built by John Davies and his nephew Colin.
Memorable Motorcycles: BSA M20 Despatch
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The BSA M20 Despatch proved instrumental to the British war effort during World War II, making it a memorable motorcycle indeed.
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda RS125R
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Our vintage expert gets to sample the latest in cutting edge Grand Prix technology, taking a spin on a Honda RS125R kitted out for rising British racing star Joe Francis.
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CB750 F1
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Our classic bike expert passes on his sage counsel to aspiring vintage bike owners on a good beginner mount – the Honda CB750 F1.
Memorable Motorcycle: Ducati 450 Scrambler
Monday, April 16, 2012
For this edition of Memorable Motorcycles, our man Melling presents the 450 Ducati Scrambler - which featured a beautiful Italian Single, and its fair share of quirks...
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda DN-01
Friday, February 24, 2012
In the newest release of Memorable Motorcycles our vintage expert resurrects the DN-01 cruiser, which was originally introduced by Honda at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show but has since been discontinued.
Memorable Motorcycle: BSA C11G
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Our vintage motorcycle expert takes a look back at the BSA C11G, memorable in its ineffectiveness, and as a historic thumbprint of post-war Britain.
Memorable Motorcycle: Yamaha OW01
Thursday, November 17, 2011
This month our vintage motorcycle expert revisits Yamaha's OW01, a production sport bike that managed 16 World Superbike wins with minimal help from race mechanics.
Memorable MC: 1957 Gilera Four
Monday, September 12, 2011
This month our man Melling gets aboard his most coveted road test to date, piloting the bike of his youthful dreams – the 1957 Gilera Four.
Memorable Motorcycle: Vincent Black Knight
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The likes of Rollie Free and Hunter S. Thompson ingrained Vincent motorcycles into the cultural psyche. This month our vintage motorcycle expert does his part, taking a closer look at the Vincent Black Knight.
Memorable MC: BSA A10 Golden Flash
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
The iconic Thunderbird wasn’t the only 650 Twin rumbling out of Britain in the ‘50s and ‘60s. This month our vintage motorcycle expert examines the BSA A10 Golden Flash.
Memorable Motorcycle: MV Agusta 750S
Thursday, April 28, 2011
In this Memorable Motorcycle our correspondent shines a spotlight on MV Agusta's 750S - its shortcomings and unmistakable historic appeal.
Memorable MC: Triumph Thunderbird 650
Thursday, March 24, 2011
This month’s Memorable Motorcycle harkens back to the post-war era, when GIs returned home and forked over mustering pay for sleek rides like the Triumph Thunderbird.
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CR110
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Our Memorable Motorcycle correspondent takes a closer look at the Honda CR110, which was Mr. Honda's answer to the FIM 50cc class.
Memorable MC: MV Agusta Brutale
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
This month our vintage expert unveils the MV Agusta Brutale as seen through his eyes - a complete styling mess with poor performance to boot.
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