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CB400t by The Workshop

It is rather ironic that a custom Honda be the first motorcycle we feature built by Kyle Harvey. Twenty eight year old Kyle is the owner of  "The Workshop" in Edenvale, and is a specialist repairer and restorer of classic British motorcycles. His skills are in great demand at a time when a younger generation

By |2015-10-04T20:40:51+02:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Articles|3 Comments

Bonafide Ride Out

Joe and Monique Fleming, owners of Bonafide Beards organised a ride out to a salt pan in Nigel for today. The day started off at Trio Cafe in Greenside. After a quick coffee, we left Greenside. We finally arrived at the pan. Boerie rolls and beers waiting to be consumed. Kevin doing test rides. Triumph

By |2015-06-28T21:56:29+02:00June 28th, 2015|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Retro Write Up returns

Colin and I have been slacking with our duties on Retro Write Up for almost a year and a half.  Colin became a father of another little one. Between baby Jade, his three year old boy Brain and his teenage son Wesley he has had very little time to write any articles. I was busy recovering,

By |2015-05-11T00:38:00+02:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Caiman CB750 Racer

Honda continuously developed and improved its CB750 model throughout its production years. The final F version which reached showroom floors in 1979 was a far more refined motorcycle than the original showstopping 1969 K0 model. The CB750F had the double overhead cam motor which provided over 70hp and a top speed of around 200km/h at

By |2014-12-03T08:00:15+02:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Caiman CX500

Triumph must surely take the credit for kickstarting the whole retro-scrambler phenomenon when they took their modern Bonneville and added a twist of 1960's desert sled. After a slow start in the market place, the Triumph Scrambler has carved a healthy niché in the Triumph market. Their competition have taken note and Ducati have recently

By |2014-11-03T05:58:04+02:00November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Articles|1 Comment
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