June 2017

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    Suzuki's VX 800 was not a success.

    Suzuki's VX 800 was not a success. The somewhat stretched-looking VX800 was designed in Suzuki's Design Studio in California. The VX is based on the only charismatic custom/chopper to ever come out of Japan: the Suzuki Intruder. Most common are the mentioned end of production dates of 1993 for The States and 1997 More

  • The Yamaha RD350. A fiercely serious two-stroke
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    Yamaha RD350

    The Yamaha RD350. A fiercely serious two-stroke In the XNUMXs, there was a jihad between four-stroke and two-stroke riders. Just look at the Joe Bar Team's first album. We're not talking about endearing free-range animals like the then outdated Jawas, but about Japanese two-strokes. Motorcycles like musical instrument manufacturer Yamaha – think More

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    Driving on Houtgas: Houtomobiles. The lost generation

    Wood cars ran on wood gas. They were also fairly well known here in WWII. Driving on wood gas has not been a success. Driving on wood gas. A complete installation is required for this. And because wood gas has a low calorific value, driving a car saves about 40+% power compared to a petrol block. But there More

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    The man with a slit hat and a ball-neck

    On the back roads: The man with fedora hat and bolknak Where: In the countryside. On rustic routes between villages and provincial cities such as Doetinchem and Dokkum. Most on Sunday. It is a dying breed: First owners riding in older, larger middle class cars. The so-called 'church cars. Think: 'wine-red Audi 100 from 1983′ or a brown-red Opel Senator More

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    70 year of Ferrari at Concours d'élégance Paleis Het Loo

    Ferrari is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. The two official Dutch dealers of the Italian brand – Kroymans Ferrari and Munsterhuis Sportscars – will reflect on this during the Concours d'élégance Paleis Het Loo this weekend. This weekend, the two Ferrari dealers will present a line-up of historic and… More

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    The inverted world: rust on request

    The upside-down world: Rust on demand. It most resembles that. Imagine once a classic restored to showroom shine was the most beautiful thing you could imagine. Today there is still no one who spits on a perfect Daimler Sovereigns or Ferrari GTO, but there has been a very long More

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    Alfasud in 1972

    Building a brand new car in a brand new factory, working with workers who have never built a car in their lives, is a recipe for impending disaster. Just think of the Hillman Imp and De Lorean. Anyway, we started about the Alfasud, which was used by former and More

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    Other Times Sport dominated by side pair Streuer and Schnieders

    On Sunday 25 June, Other Times Sport will be dominated by heavy motorcycles. The program will be broadcast during the TT weekend. The legendary sidecar duo from Assen, which was successful in the eighties, is central: Egbert Streuer and Bernard Schnieders. They not only belonged to the list of national motorsport icons such as More

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    Breakdown: the clutch cable

    Bad luck on the way. That can happen with the best classic. With a modern motorcycle you then have a comprehensive mobility plan. We don't know that. We just have to see what can be done. And from our own experience, we say that the clutch cable is often the culprit. The clutch cable Most of our engines have More

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