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This RZV500R is one of a number of rare sporting Yamahas owned by Owen who lives in Kent, who’d rather keep his surname under wraps. “I saw an RZV500R at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics show at Stafford in 2016 when it was on the Fastline Motorcycle
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It would be fair to say that most of the bikes I’ve restored over the years carry some stainless steel fixings. My own personal modus operandi is to use original fixings whenever they are on obvious display, quite simply because stainless nuts and bo
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