Barry Sheene and Kenny Roberts bikes ridden

The Barry Sheene bike we have here is a square-four 1975 Suzuki RG500 XR14. Sheene won his first ever GP on it and the '76 and '77 world championships. In the yellow corner is an inline-four-cylinder 1980 Yamaha YZR500 OW48R, ridden by three-time world champion 'King' Kenny Roberts, complete with two reverse cylinders (hence the 'R'). Both are excessively loud, smelly two-strokes, with wafer-thin powerbands and no interest whatsoever in suffering fools gladly. Get all the latest news at http://www.motorcyclenews.com Love this video? Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2dMl0sx Get the best of biking EVERY day... Stay up to date with the latest from MCN: Latest motorcycle news: http://www.motorcyclenews.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MotorcycleNews/ Follow @MCNnews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNNews Follow @MCNsport on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNSport Welcome to the official YouTube channel of the world’s biggest print and online motorcycle publication. All the greatest motorcycle video content from the world’s most respected motorcycling media brand. Since 1955 MCN is available weekly in both print and digital editions and 24/7 on motorcyclenews.com

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