YOU NEVER FOR­GET YOUR FIRST BIKE

Learner bikes looked much cooler in the 70s and 80s

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week - send pics to: mcn.let­ters@mo­tor­cy­cle­news.com

YAMAHA FS1-E

of 1989. Dave Scargill Me and my Fizzie… sum­mer

BSA 250 STARFIRE

My first bike in 1975 just af­ter I passed my test in Bolton, Lancs. Dave Walsh

SUZUKI TS50ER

This was 1983 and I’m no bet­ter at wheel­ies now. Dave Ralph­son

SUZUKI GT185

17 years old back in 1981. I’m hold­ing it back with my feet be­cause the clutch was drag­ging. Mark Hardy

HONDA 4 00/4

My lovely Honda 400/4 from 1979 – I’ve still got the Lewis Leathers jacket!. Janet Short

HONDA CD90

I was 12 back in 1975 and learn­ing to ride in Manch­ester. Bob Page

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