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CLASSIC PHOTOS: EVERY GENERATION HAS A WILD...

Aug 03, 2016Comments off835 Views

Asked the man who owns one. Owns what? A Greeves of course

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CLASSIC IRON: 1962 PARILLA WILDCAT SCRAMBLE...

Jul 21, 2016Comments off6972 Views

Like stealing candy from the Triumph Cubs

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CLASSIC PHOTOS: THIS ONE DOESN’T INVO...

Apr 28, 2016Comments off1488 Views

Are you tartan wise?

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: COTTON COBRA 250

Feb 26, 2016Comments off4255 Views

Imported by PABATCO of Hodaka fame—the British Cotton was unique

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THE AWESOME FORK DESIGN THAT TIME FORGOT

Dec 30, 2015Comments off12091 Views

The motocross history of leading link forks

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 GREEVES GRIFFO...

Jun 25, 2015Comments off6258 Views

On the Griffon, Bert dropped the aluminum downtube

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MXA’S GYRO GEARLOOSE INVENTION OF THE...

Feb 03, 2015Comments off3806 Views

Those new fangled aluminum frames aren't as new as we think they are

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MXA’S GYRO GEARLOOSE INVENTION OF THE...

Jan 19, 2015Comments off2148 Views

Don't call them forks, because the men of the day called them Thorks

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THE FORK DESIGN THAT TIME FORGOT, BUT ROGER...

Jul 31, 2014Comments off9068 Views

The famous leading link design had its defenders

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GODSPEED! DAVE BICKERS (1938-2014)

Jul 07, 2014Comments off2608 Views

Motocross, as we know it, belongs to men like Dave Bickers

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GREAT VIDEO ABOUT 1960’S MOTOCROSS: ...

Sep 07, 2013Comments off2253 Views

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YOU GOTTA SEE THIS RACE: JEFF SMITH VERSUS ...

May 11, 2013Comments off1354 Views

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1965 CZ TWIN-PIPE 2...

Mar 21, 2013Comments off3815 Views

By Tom White Adolf Hitler tried. So did the Russians. But nothing could stifle the Czechoslovakian spirit?a society that honored its engineers and technicians with

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1967 GREEVES CHALLE...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off3365 Views

By Tom White Bert Greeves began making motorcycles in 1951 and produced his first racing motorcycle in 1954. Total production output in 1954 was 14

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 GREEVES GRIFFO...

Feb 08, 2013Comments off1179 Views

  By Tom White What happened in 1969 might have seemed inconsequential for other manufacturers, but when Greeves dropped their own trademark frame in favor

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 HUSQVARNA 250 ...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off2728 Views

By Tom White Torsten Hallman won four 250cc World Championships on Husqvarnas and played a huge part in the growth of motocross in America. At

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1964 DOT DEMON 250 ...

Aug 22, 2012Comments off4453 Views

By Tom White The DOT company was founded by Harry Reed in Manchester, England, and built the company's first motorcycle in 1906. The name ?DOT?

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1963 GREEVES STARMA...

Dec 05, 2011Comments off2273 Views

By Tom White By the end of the 1962 season, the Greeves-modified 34A Villiers engine used by the factory riders was showing its age. Greeves

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ALL-NEW TWO-STROKE ENGINE: THE FORCED INJEC...

Jul 02, 2011Comments off15949 Views

Cive Tomkinson. Clive Tomkinson bought Norton-Villiers about 20 years to supply vintage motocross parts for classic bikes (those powered by the infamous Norton-Villiers Starmaker engine).

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ASK THE MXPERTS: WHO MADE THE FIRST SUCCESS...

Feb 24, 2011Comments off1204 Views

Dear MXA,     Who made the first successful aluminum frame? Was it Honda in 1997 or someone else? 1977 Hagon. Greeves aluminum down tube from