The Mawson Matchless

From our Old Bike Archives – Issue 67 – first published in 2017. Story: George Cresswell and Malcolm Robertson (George Cresswell and Malcolm Robertson wintered at Mawson, Antarctica in 1960 and 1970 respectively). In 2013 George Cresswell […]

Wet and wild: Yamaha RZ350

From our Old Bike Archives – Issue 71 – first published in 2018. Story and photos: Jim Scaysbrook When Yamaha trotted out the RD350LC at the Paris Motorcycle Show in 1979, it was hailed as a miracle of […]

Honda VF750FD: Time for a change

By the late ‘seventies, Honda’s venerable across-the-frame four was looking a bit tired, at least in marketing terms. Inside the world’s biggest producer of motorcycles, it was time for a change. A V change. Leaving […]