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    Yamaha YDS3 and the Autolube

    It's all 'water under the bridge', but 'earlier' the motorcycle world was different. The motorcycles still had a lot to learn and the people who worked for the importers were not yet very standardized. There was still plenty of room for improvement and characters. More

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    Suzuki GT250

    Yes: "A heavy one is your true one!" And that heavy Suzuki also had at home. Those were the 500 cc two-stroke twins and the GT750 already discovered by enthusiasts. That 500 started its life as a heavy, fast machine and ended its days for 3.999 guilders as a kind of Jawa XL on steroids. More

  • The Yamaha RD350. A fiercely serious two-stroke

    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 We're not talking about endearing free-range animals like the then outdated Jawas, but about Japanese two-strokes.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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    Any idea what kind of engine this is?

    Any idea what engine block this is? Despite the fact that you sometimes have the idea that you are quite at home in motorcycle country, you still see things that surprise you time and time again. Things like this clunky two-stroke engine. There is no brand or emblem on it. Is it Russian? Is it a 350cc? under what More

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    An 1000 SP instead of a DS

    AMK 1 tells the unlikely story of an AMK reader who was looking for a DS and came home with a 1000 SP. Such a 1000 SP is a rare Auto Union. A pure sports car with a 3-cylinder two-stroke engine And how much work went into that… That the restoration of a small, slender More