Category: Bike Find of the Day

YSK3 Sankito. A TZ350? Count the pipes. 15bhp up on the works twin, this Swiss-inspired, Dutch-built TZ-based triple helped Katayama to the ’77 title but had one pot too many for Yamaha in Japan – which first cold-shouldered then completely abandoned its unwanted Euro love child.pic.twitter.com/Ncvw742KoR

YSK3 Sankito. A TZ350? Count the pipes. 15bhp up on the works twin, this Swiss-inspired, Dutch-built TZ-based triple helped Katayama to the ’77 title but had one pot too many for Yamaha in Japan – which first cold-shouldered then completely…

Mallory ‘81. Randy vs Ron. 500cc GP two-stroke vs 1000cc F1 four-stroke. GCSE Motorcycle Racing Exam question one: ‘Racing is more fun for both competitors and spectators when equally matched riders are on a wide variety of machinery’ – Discuss.pic.twitter.com/FKLB2Tl5j0

Mallory ‘81. Randy vs Ron. 500cc GP two-stroke vs 1000cc F1 four-stroke. GCSE Motorcycle Racing Exam question one: ‘Racing is more fun for both competitors and spectators when equally matched riders are on a wide variety of machinery’…

Bazza’s ‘muck spreader’ – aka Dunstall GS1000. Despite his well-known dislike of four-strokes, #7 was persuaded to ride this Yoshimura-prepped F1 GS at Oulton in ’79, where he finished a close second to a Honda-mounted Rocket – and might even have won but for a pesky backmarker.pic.twitter.com/alDjFjjUDe

Bazza’s ‘muck spreader’ – aka Dunstall GS1000. Despite his well-known dislike of four-strokes, #7 was persuaded to ride this Yoshimura-prepped F1 GS at Oulton in ’79, where he finished a close second to a Honda-mounted Roc…

Tony Jefferies: top bloke certainly but as a youngster noted for a hard riding style that earned him few friends – and even proved too strong for legendary US iron man Gary Nixon on his first time across the pond. All (apart from the top bloke bit) allegedly of course…pic.twitter.com/TDJ1Ef3X8y

Tony Jefferies: top bloke certainly but as a youngster noted for a hard riding style that earned him few friends – and even proved too strong for legendary US iron man Gary Nixon on his first time across the pond. All (apart from the top bloke bi…

Tony Jefferies: top bloke certainly but as a youngster noted for a hard riding style that earned him few friends – and even proved too strong for legendary US iron man Gary Nixon on his first time across the pond. All (apart from the top bloke bit) allegedly of course…pic.twitter.com/TDJ1Ef3X8y

Tony Jefferies: top bloke certainly but as a youngster noted for a hard riding style that earned him few friends – and even proved too strong for legendary US iron man Gary Nixon on his first time across the pond. All (apart from the top bloke bi…