Thursday, February 16, 2012

John Banks’ 1980 JBR600


Former GP racer and engineer John Banks approached Colin Clews at CCM with a plan for a new British bike in 1979. Clews manufactured frame kits to John’s design that would accommodate his engine of choice: the 500cc, four-valve twin-port Honda motor from the XR. In January 1980, 20 machines left the Bolton factory. Banks’ choice of engine for the JBR project was reliable, easily modified, light and readily available... Via


1 comment:

  1. I really want to ride this bike. The appearance is of this bike is totally different than the other bikes. John Banks done a excellent job to make this wonderful bike.
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