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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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  • 1978 Suzuki GS1000C in stunning condition for sale from Proper Bikes UK

    Suzuki GS1000 1978

    Released in 1978 the GS1000 was a further development of the GS750 released the previous year. It remained almost the same size and was virtually the same weight but with the extra power it became an even more exciting machine.

  • Sensational un-restored Honda CB500 four for sale by Proper Bikes in the UK

    Honda CB500 KO 1971

    A compact superbike with the perfect balance of light weight and agility in conjunction with ample smooth power. An attractive and sophisticated machine that is a joy to ride. 

  • 1981 Honda CB750FB for sale in stunning original un-restored condition from Paul Brace Proper Bikes UK

    Honda CB750FB 1981

    A technically advanced machine with ultra modern Euro-styling for the start of the new decade.  Spec' includes double overhead camshaft, 16 valves, triple disc brakes, tubeless tyres and electronic ignition.

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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