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There is something about the superbikes from the 1970's. Whether you were lucky enough to own one, you were a schoolboy who had the poster on your bedroom wall, or you just have a taste for the classics - here's Proper Bikes, a living collection of the milestone bikes of the 1970's.

The Collection

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  • Kawasaki Z1 900 in exceptionally original and un-restored condition for sale in UK from Proper Bikes

    Kawasaki Z1 900 1973

    The Z1 was the first of the legendary seventies 900 Kawasaki’s and is now the most coveted. Then and now they carry ultimate road presence and gain appreciation and respect from all quarters of the motorcycle world.

  • Honda CB750 K3 for sale in UK, low mileage and in superb un-restored condition from Proper Bikes

    Honda CB750 K3 1973

    Honda created a landmark motorcycle and what is often considered the worlds first modern Superbike with the CB750. The beefy four cylinder SOHC machine was revealed in 1969 and included the first disc brake seen on a mainstream motorcycle.

  • Suzuki GS750 for sale in UK in stunning un-restored and exceptional condition from Proper Bikes

    Suzuki GS750 1978

    A stylish all round motorcycle with the best handling of the era and ample power. The super smooth four cylinder twin cam engine has developed a reputation of being bomb proof.  Without doubt the most usable seventies classic.

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the 1970’s  

If you are searching for something special that makes for a wise investment, is a lot of fun, really usable, reliable enough, safe enough & faster than fast enough – you naturally find the 1970's. 



Easy to start, easy to maintain, satisfying to ride sedately - and electrifying to ride hard. Each and every Proper Bike has an individual character and provides a refreshingly different kind of enjoyment than more contemporary bikes.

the criteria

Each of these machines are milestone models and special. The Proper Bikes Collection consists of the very best - whether  'timewarp' originals or compromise-free restorations.


Contact Proper Bikes

07889 758  820

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