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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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  • Ver original Moto Guzzi Le Mans 1 from 1978 for sale in superb condition from Proper Bikes, UK

    Moto Guzzi Le Mans 1978

    The stylish and flamboyant Moto Guzzi Le Mans was charismatic and quirky as well as being one of the fastest motorcycles on the road.  This first model has now become one of the most desirable and collectable classic bikes ever.

  • A low mileage Kawasaki H2 in excellent condition for sale from Proper Bikes Classic Motorcycles

    Kawasaki H2 750 1972

    Kawasaki's biggest two stroke  began production in 1972 and accelerated faster than any other motorcycle available at the time. It rapidly earned an extraordinary reputation that has remained to this day. Now a most collectable Japanese bike.

  • Proper Bikes offer an unmolested original UK Honda CBX1000Z from 1978

    Honda CBX 1000Z 1978

    The six cylinder, 1047cc, 24 valve engine delivered 105 BHP and the bike itself handled the enormous power superbly with stable handling and fantastic brakes. It could reach 140mph which was sensational by standards of the day.

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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