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Memorable Motorcycle: 1980 Maico 440 Enduro

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Our man Melling revisits one of the most dominant bikes in British enduro racing, Geraint Jones' 1980 Maico 440.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CT90

Monday, July 15, 2013
Our man Melling looks at the development of Honda's CT90, a leap forward in the world of all-purpose utilitarian vehicles and a very memorable motorcycle.

Memorable Motorcycle: Suzuki DR350

Monday, October 8, 2012
Our intrepid contributer from across the pond, Mr. Frank Melling, takes the Suzuki DR350 for a spin and finds a bike that is solid, reliable and fun for motorcyclists of all skill levels.

Memorable Motorcycles: Bultaco 400 Pursang

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The Bultaco 400 Pursang will always be an unsung hero for the manufacturer because despite its potential, ill-timing of its development and internal politics doomed it from the start.

Memorable MC: 1973 Yamaha Monoshock

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
This month our memorable motorcycles expert looks back at the early ‘70s radical suspension concept – the Yamaha factory monoshock.

Memorable Motorcycles: 1956 Triumph TR5

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
This month our vintage motorcycle expert looks back to the golden era of the British motorcycle industry and the Triumph TR5, an off-road sports bike.

Memorable Motorcycle Honda XL 125

Tuesday, July 7, 2009
The Honda XL 125 is a fine little motorcycle, very fit for the term ‘memorable’, so what does the Mujahideen and the CIA have to do with things? Find out in this month’s memorable motorcycle.

Memorable Motorcycles KDX 175

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Our vintage motorcycle correspondent dusts off an early ‘80s dirt bike review of the Kawasaki KDX 175, remembering the 2-stroke gem and the suspension snafu that spoiled the rest of that year’s class of Kawis.

Memorable Motorcycle 1973 CCM Trail Bike

Thursday, January 15, 2009
Frank looks back to the 70's to check out a 1973 CCM Trail Bike in this month's Memorable Motorcycles.

MMC Husqvarna Army Automatic

Friday, August 15, 2008
Our Memorable Motorcycles man goes back 30 years to one of his most memorable test rides ever - the Husqvarna Army Automatic.

Memorable MC Husqvarna 390 Automatic

Friday, July 18, 2008
This month our Memorable Motorcycles correspondent, Frank Melling, teaches us young whippersnappers about the true cutting edge automatic motorcycle - the Husqvarna 390 Automatic.

Memorable MC '81 Paris-Dakar BMW

Friday, September 14, 2007
Frank dusts off an oldie but goodie with this month's Memorable Motorcycle, his original report on the BMW beast which won the 1981 Paris-Dakar race.

Memorable Motorcycles Honda TL125

Thursday, March 8, 2007
Before trials riding reached the pinnacle of popularity it currently enjoys, Honda came out with its progenitor to modern trials bikes, the Honda TL125.

Memorable MC 1980 CCM 500TE

Friday, February 9, 2007
Our classic bike expert takes a look at a vintage MX bike that demonstrated both great promise and imminent failure.

Memorable Motorcyles BSA Titanium

Tuesday, January 3, 2006
In 1965, BSA set out to build the best motocross bike the world had ever seen.

Memorable MC Suzuki PE250B

Friday, August 12, 2005
Very rarely, there appears a bike which engenders affection - a motorcycle which is the true embodiment of the mechanical horse. The Suzuki PE 250B was one of these special machines.

Memorable MC Triumph TR5T Adventurer

Tuesday, October 12, 2004
The Triumph Adventurer is one of the great, "If only..." stories of the British motorcycling industry.

Memorable MC 360 Mikkola Husqvarna

Monday, September 13, 2004
The story of the 1974 360 "Mikkola" Husqvarna is a fascinating one. At that point in time, motocross was big business - especially in the open class.

Memorable Motorcycles Yamaha DT175

Monday, June 2, 2003
In 1978, everyone had a baby Yam in their garage. Beginners got their motorcycle licenses on them. Road riders commuted on them and enduro riders thrashed them like thoroughbred race bikes.