Ex-Honda Britain 1989 Honda VFR750R Type RC30 Racer

Honda VFR750R Type RC30 Racing Motorcycle

The Honda VFR750R Type RC30 was a homologation special developed for the then-new World Superbike Championship by the Honda Racing Corporation. By late-1980s standards the RC30 was staggeringly advanced, the engineers at Honda had thrown everything they had at their new superbike in order to win the World Superbike Championship and establish dominance over their…

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Documentary: Building An Engine From Scratch – Casting – Machining – Assembly – Test Riding

Building An Engine From Scratch - Casting - Machining - Assembly - Test Riding

This 10 minute films shows the process of building an engine from scratch, including the casting process, machining, final assembly, and the completed motorcycle’s first test ride. It’s an interesting look into how motorcycle (and car) engines were painstakingly built back in the early days of motoring, every step of the process involved highly-skilled machinists,…

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Cohn Racers Custom Harley-Davidson XR1200X

Custom Harley-Davidson XR1200X

The Harley-Davidson XR1200X The Harley-Davidson XR1200X was the high-end version of the short-lived XR1200 series by the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer. That “X” suffixed to the name denoted Showa Big Piston Forks and twin full-floating Nissin front brake rotors up front with Showa shocks (with piggyback nitrogen-charged reservoirs) in the rear – the most modern suspension…

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