Built to go – good enough to show

A bike built to go can be good enough to show.

The 1970 250cc two-stroker has just recently been purchased by the Irish motocross racer who already has in his possession a superb collection of similar vintage iron at his Ballymena home in Northern Ireland.

Now before we get down to the nitty gritty and start to dissect the inner workings of this superb machine, I’m assuming that you don’t need me to preach to you the entire history of the Czechoslovakian CZ motorcycle company.


I’m sure many of you will have already researched your own version of how this much-admired Eastern Bloc motorcycle manufacturer came to be.

Nevertheless, just in case you are one of that very rare breed who have never heard of this particular make of machine, here’s a condensed version of the unique and exclusive CZ motorcycles marque.

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