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The First Superbike
The present era of high-power, multi-cylinder superbikes began with Honda’s four-cylinder CB750 of 1969. It was a natural in the marketplace because the company had invested nine years in international Grand Prix roadracing to make Honda a household
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We Ride Everything
While most of the feedback about our move to a quarterly schedule has been positive, we, like you (based on your feedback), find the break between the last 2018 issue and the first of 2019 long. Hopefully you kept busy on cycleworld.com finding out a
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When Racing Was King
Things were certainly different in Japan back in 1988. The country’s economy was shooting skyward much like the rev limits of these 250cc sportbikes. Motorcycles were still the primary form of personal transportation for the majority of the populatio