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    Wheeler dealers: A VX and a Guzzi

    I sold my car a few years ago because it didn't get any better during rides in and around the Randstad. After that I scored cheap engines – classics of course – that preferably had to be equipped with: 1) A cardan, 2) electronic ignition and 3) valves that I could use myself without much effort. Read more

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    The Suxuki VX800. Classic or failure?

    The Suzuki VX800. Classic or failure? The Suzuki VX1990 produced between 1996-800 was a strange machine with a great idea behind it. Its engine came from the only beautiful custom bike to ever come out of Japan: the VS750 Intruder. The engine got a three mm larger bore, the diameter of Read more

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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 Read more