Speed and handling—combined with sleek design—have been the dream of avid motorcyclists since the first bike took to the road some 125 years ago. Photographer Steve Cote takes enthusiasts on a road trip through a year of classic bikes. Classic Motorcycles brings you the groundbreaking models that would be the highlights of any collection.
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Motorcycles featured in this edition include:
• 1951 TRIUMPH T100
Triumph produced the first Tiger 100 in 1939, and the bike stayed in production until 1973.
• 1997 MOTO GUZZI CENTAURO
Designed for the 75th anniversary of the Moto Guzzi (MG) factory, the MG Centauro was a limited
production model based on the MG Daytona Sport bike.
• 1978-80 KAWASAKI KZ1000 Z1-R
The Z1-R was a big leap in design for a Japanese bike of the 1970s.
• TRIUMPH T100
1960 Triumph T100 played second fiddle to the 650 Bonneville, but it held its own being a 500.
• 1973 MOTO GUZZI NUOVO FALCONE
Although the Nuovo and the original Falcone shared a 500 cc, four-stroke engine displacement, that’s where the similarity ended.
• HARLEY DAVIDSON WLA
Beginning in 1940, Harley Davidson began producing model WLA for the U.S. Army.
• HENDERSON DELUXE
Henderson Motorcycle Co. manufactured four-cylinder motorcycles from 1912 until 1931.
• 125 GTL 5 VELOCITÀ
MV Agusta is known today for their exotic high-performance motorcycles, but in the 1950s and
1960s, they made a reputation building well-made and reliable small bikes like this 1966 125 GTL 5
• HONDA CB450
The Honda 1968 to 1974 CB450 is popular among custom bike builders.
• BMW R80ST
The R80ST evolved as a more street-friendly version of the R80GS, with 19-inch wheels, instead of
the GS’s 21s.
• VELOTTE VENOM
Manufactured in England, the Velocette Venom was developed to compete with newly
introduced twin-cylinder motorcycles from other British makers.
• DUCATI SUPER SPORT CR
1991-1998 Ducati Super Sport CR used the 904cc air-cooled L-twin two-valve Desmo engine
derived from the Pantah.
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