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1970 – TRIUMPH TRIDENT ROB NORTH 750

Although up-staged in the showroom by Japanese rivals, BSA-Triumph’s Triples did more than enough on the racetrack to ensure their …

1971 – HARLEY-DAVIDSON FX SUPER GLIDE “BOAT TAIL” – 1200

Harley-Davidson has always been very careful about what its clients do. If they realized that certain trends are developing, they …

1971 – KAWASAKI H2 MACH IV – 750

In 1968 Japan caused a storm in the motorcycle when it unveiled two models that were to become legendary: the …

1971 – LAVERDA SFC – 750

During the second half of the 1960s nobody in Italy had realized the market potential for high capacity motorcycles, which …

1972 – TRIUMPH X75 HURRICANE – 750

The legendary Triumph produced fantastic 2-cylinder models throughout the 1950s and 60s which were appreciated worldwide for their performance and …

1973 – DUCATI SUPER SPORT – 750

At the start of the 70s Ducati made a determined entrance to the market of high-powered motorcycles. The first series …

1973 – HONDA SAMOTO CB 750

From an advert from the Samoto (Rome) dealer in 1973: “ Derived from the now famous Honda 750 Four, here …

1973 – NORTON COMMANDO JPN 850

The Commando’s vibration-beating Isolastic frame enabled Norton Villiers successfully to prolong the life of their ageing parallel twin. Launched in …

1974 – MV 350 SPORT “IPOTESI” – 350

The 350 “Ipotesi” model was unveiled at the Milan Motorshow in 1973. It looked like a pure exercise in style, …

1974 – SUZUKI RE5 ROTARY – WANKEL – 500

As an alternative to the traditional piston engine the German Felix Wankel developed an engine that bears his own name. …

1975 – Benelli quattro 250

Rivitalizzata dall’acquisizione da parte dell’industriale argentino Alejandro De Tomaso nel 1971, la Benelli lancia una serie di nuove motociclette sportive …

1975 – NORTON THRUXTON CLUB RACER 750

In 1975 the end was near for the last surviving members of the English motorcycle Empire, including the legendary Norton. …

1976 – BIMOTA HDB1 – 500

This is a unique model, of great interest for the technical solutions that were employed to construct it. It all …

1976 – BMW R 100 RS – 1000

The Munich based manufacturer’s motto has always been “evolution, not revolution”. However, when in 1970 BMW presented its new two-cylinder …
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