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  1. 1980s motorbiking -- what bikes were we riding in the UK?

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    What motorbikes would blokes in their late teens/early twenties in the UK have ridden in the mid 1980s? I'm writing about it and want to make sure I get the models right: I'm thinking Triumph Bonneville 1972, but what else? What was affordable/good if you wanted speed? Also what was popular at...
  2. Needing Advice

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I am in a kind of odd and unique situation. I have been looking at and riding dirt bikes and motorcycles for a while and I have been interested in purchasing a motorcycle of my own. I found one that would be perfect for me after months of searching and not finding the right one. However, my...
  3. Looking for advice and opinions!

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hello everyone!! I am someone that is interested to learn how to ride a motorcycle and is currently looking into the vast marketplace. Thus far I have found a motorcycle that fits my budget. It is a 81 Yamaha MAXIM XJ550 and I was wondering if that is/was a good motorcycle to own? What do you...
  4. Advice on Honda CB125s

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I saw a 1982 Honda CB 125s for $2700 today. It's in very good condition and has about 1500 miles on it. After looking at few CB125s's online, the price seems a little high. I'm in no way an expert so any thoughts on this would be great. I have never bought a bike and have been looking for...
  5. New Potential Biker Needing Advice

    First Bike / New Rider
    Heyo, I'm currently a youngling biker in search of a good beginner's bike, and would love to get as much information as possible from you sages of wisdom. I'm 20 and am thinking of saving up to buy a bike on my 21st birthday as a nice present to myself, however I'm an extremely anal guy when it...
  6. Two Newbies

    New Member Introductions
    I have just purchased a 1983 CX605E Honda. I am in the process of getting my learners permit. Things are going well and I have a great space to work on my skills, or lack thereof. This bike handles very well and is easy to keep in control although I have not been beyond 3rd gear yet. My Mrs...