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Classic Motorcycles: 4 Retro Motorcycle Get Vintage Motorcycles Look

 classic motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcyclesClassic motorcycles have a way of stealing our hearts everytime they pass by. The retro motorcycle look and feel makes anyone think my dad and uncles were really lucky to be able to drive those. Yeah for good reason, the classic motorcycles or vintage motorcycles had raw power, mean look, were muscular, and most of all had strong charismatic sound.

Fast forward to now, they motorcycles are leaner in terms of raw power, the engines are more refined, the materials used are better and lighter and the classic motorcycle sounds have become more muffled. The emission control over the years is also partly behind the engine, power and exhaust sound refinements.

Anything over 30-40 years old is classified as vintage motorcycle these days, the retro motorcycles look derives from the 60s, 70s, and the 80’s design principles.  The classic motorcycles design characteristics are –

  • The difference is seen in handle design, the front telescopic fork.
  • The graphics on the fuel tank, the shape of the fuel tank.
  • The design and shape of the seat.
  • Another distinctive design signature is the boxy style of rear brake lights.
  • The turn indicators which were usually attached to chrome supports.
  • The front headlights were either completely round in shape or totally rectangle.

Different motorcycle manufacturers try to capitalize on the classic motorcycles’ design using the retro look. There are 4 motorcycles which stand out currently in terms to design, muscular look and performance. New technology has enabled us to drive motorbikes which are classic motorcycles in nature, with retro motorcycles look, more streamlined design, more power and yet more efficient with virtually no breakdowns

Classic Motorcycles – Yamaha Scrambler SCR950

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Yamaha made its dominance known when classic motorcycles of the retro motorcycle look of the 70s’ and 80s’ were all in. Street racing made sense and young blood was pumping all over the streets. The classic scrambler style Yamaha Scrambler SCR950 combines distinctive retro look with modern engineering to give an irresistible motorcycle.

Got old lace style wheels, with old school number plates the SCR950 is based on the Yamaha Bolt Cruiser. Transformed into this hot machine, the Yamaha Scrambler has vital changes of adding an appropriate handlebar for proper ride handling and higher suspension. With the racing look, this weekender is good for daily rides too.

motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcycles-yamaha scrambler scr 950-yamaha scrambler-yamaha scr950-scr 950-scrambler scr950A twin 942cc air cooled powertrain powers Yamaha SCR950, supported by 5-speed transmission guided by a multi-plate wet clutch. The front suspension has a telescopic fork while the rear consists of dual piggyback shocks. Strong braking with front and rear wave type discs gives effective control in emergency situations. Has a fuel capacity of 3.4 gallons backed by a 51 mpg fuel economy. Read more here
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Classic Motorcycles – Suzuki Van Van 200

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motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcycles-suzuki-suzuki van van-suzuki van van 200The nice look and decent driving power are the hallmarks of the Suzuki Van Van. Not forward on racing, but fun safe speedy trips, this push button start Van Van has electronic fuel injection and racing comfy oversized tires for great control and safety. Lightweight at 282 pounds the motorbike is fairly easy to handle and zoom around the town.

motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcycles-suzuki-suzuki van van-suzuki van van 200A 199 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke engine gives a fast response, coupled with a 5-speed gearbox and a low slung frame for riding comfort and control. A wide generously cushioned seat provides ample comfort for rider and passenger. A special distinctive styling is evident from the tank graphics, front and rear lights, and the handle bar. Being a peppy bike, you can jump into fun anytime you want. Read more here
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Classic Motorcycles – Moto Guzzi V7

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motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcycles-moto guzzi v7-moto guzzi-moto guzzi v7 racerThe V7 lineup consists of 4 models in different old school styling. Moto Guzzi V7 Stone, Moto Guzzi V7 Special, Moto Guzzi V7 Racer and Moto Guzzi V7 Anniversario make up the 4 models in production. The V7 Stone and V7 special are similar in design and more similar to the original Moto Guzzi V7s. The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer summarizes the past sports glory Moto Guzzi lined up with it’s 15 World Titles and 11 Tourist Trophies that it won pre 1957, its decision to retire from racing.

motorcycles-retro motorcycle-vintage motorcycles-classic motorcycle-retro motorcycles-moto guzzi v7-moto guzzi-moto guzzi v7 anniversarioA 744cc air-cooled engine gives 52HP power with a telescopic suspension on the front, adjustable dual shocks on the rear. A front 320 mm stainless steel disc with 4 different sized calipers and rear 260 mm disc for effective braking. A 21 liter or 5.55 Gallon fuel tank is impressive for long rides. A tubular frame made of ALS steel sets a strong foundation to drive upon. Read more here
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Classic Motorcycles – Triumph Street Cup

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A distinctively styled bullet seat, dropped ace bars, removable seat cowl and a special rear suspension makeup for the hot look, feel and handling. Power, comfort, strength and safety makeup for hallmarks of the Triumph motorcycles lineup. A twin 900 cc engine offers a blasting power anytime around the town or on the highways. Set yourself free.

Several other features include forged headlight mounts, sporty front fork protectors, eye-catching bullet turn indicators, bullet seat with contrast stitching, color-matched accentuated fly screen and more. A 900 cc, 8-valve parallel twin has a 270-degree firing interval makeup for excellent power delivery tuned to a 5-speed gearbox. ABS, torque assisted clutch, precise throttle response made riding a pleasure. Read more here
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