Tag: 90s

The Epitome of a Practical Classic Sports Bike

When the Honda FireBlade hit the market in 1992 it changed the world of sports bikes forever, but over 25 years on how are these bikes to ride today? An original FireBlade will set you back silly money, so we looked a little newer for a slice of the 90s

Just Enough Essential Parts

Dilemma. What to get my Petrol Head Partner for his 30th birthday. Funds are limited as all money has been put into the drift machine. Hmmm. Dilemma. Our wannabe Landrover is absolutely hanging. It’s well over half-way to the moon with 180,000 miles on the clock, it’s been abused off-road, used

Trail blazing on a budget bike

Sub £1000 doesn’t get you a lot in the second-hand off road bike market, especially in the 125cc bracket. We got hold of this slightly ropey Honda XLR 125. With over 25k miles on the clock this 125 is a bit over used. But once you factor in the era

Retro Rides Gathering 2017

Enticed out of bed by the prospect of wheelspins, patina and the smell of uncatylised fuel on a sunny, August, Sunday morning we headed on down to Shelsley Walsh, home of the hill climb. We had met up with friends the evening before for the infamous “Tat Auction” ahead of

Super Supras

The Toyota Supra It was big, heavy, faded red and in desperate need of a good service, but on the upside it had a 3 litre straight 6 and a manual gearbox. Yes, we went out and bought a 1991 Toyota Supra Mk3. Not a car I really knew much

Our Honda CBR 600 is 20 years young

“I used to have one of them. It was a good bike” are the words many a person has said to me when I mention the mid-90s Honda CBR 600F. At a time when Honda were basking in the success of their Fireblade, the CBR 600 had some excellent genes

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