Hayabusa Update
Hayabusa Update
I’ve not posted about my Hayabusa for sometime and as it is my main go to bike I feel this is a little unfair!!
1996 Yamaha TRX850
1996 Yamaha TRX850
So I was working hard to reduce the amount of bikes in the garage…………….. and then I accidentally buy a TRX850.


No.21 Yamaha TDR 250

I decided that I really wanted a TDR in my life as I had wanted one when they came out but could never afford one. I joined the TDR250 Forum //tdr250.co.uk/forum (a brilliant website recommended if you have or want a TDR) and heard about a TDR that was in need of a bit of TLC.

I contacted the bloke and arranged to see it. I set off through the snow to see the bike in the middle of Yorkshire. The bike was at a classic bike garage right in the sticks.…

No.20 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa Mark 2

After the front fork incident I lost a lot of cofidance in the bike so the old Busa had to go but what to replace it with? I was thinking about a ZZR1400 but they were meant to be a bit peaky and the handling was a bit ponderous so in the end I decided a MkII Busa was the answer.

I kept looking for deals but a new one was really outside my budget. I then saw an 09 plate 6 month old bike that had done 764 miles and was quite a bit cheaper than new. The dealer offered me a good deal over the phone, pending my bike being how I described it, so I set off to get it.…

No.19 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa Mark 1

While in my local Triumph and Yamaha Dealer I noticed a Black Stealth Hayabusa for sale. I asked the salesman I knew what was a less than 6 month old Suzuki doing in a Triumph and Yamaha dealer. He said that the chap had brought it and only done under 1000 miles and then part exchanged it for a Kawasaki Vulcan (Why they had a Kawasaki in the Triumph and Yamaha dealer is another question) The thought of this Hayabusa sat at the back of my mind for a while.

I was then asked to go to a wedding in Austria, some of my friends were going to fly out for a week and some for only the weekend. I had just started seeing a girl called…