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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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  • 1971 Honda CB750 K1 for sale in fully restored condition from Proper Bikes UK

    Honda CB750 K1 1970

    The Dream CB750 Four was truly a monumental landmark in the history of motorcycles and its launch in 1969 caused Kawasaki to delay the launch of their own Superbike and return to the drawing board to think again.

  • 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for sale in UK in superb original condition

    Suzuki GS1000S 1979

    With masses of silky smooth power, supreme handling and imposing road presence Suzuki smashed their GS1000 into the eighties in great style with the S version. A proper muscle bike.Summary

  • Yamaha XS1100 1978 for sale in superb un-restored condition and with just 4028 miles from new. Proper Bikes UK

    Yamaha XS1100 1978

    A beast of a motorcycle and with the largest capacity and power output of any production bike manufactured at the time meant that nobody could then deny that Yamaha offered a true superbike in their line-up.

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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. 


    THe BIKES 

    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

    PROPER BIKES, battle, East Sussex, UK