Classic Motorcycle Mechanics looks at maintaining, restoring and rebuilding the modern classics of motorcycling. Ground-breaking 1970s, 80s and 90s machines from the likes of Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki are road tested, reviewed and discussed in detail. There’s news and views too, and readers’ rides ranging from fully faired racing machines to single-cylinder road bikes are put under the microscope.
The pitfalls of purchasing modern classics are outlined in handy buyers’ guides, and there’s advice on the best bargains to be had today. Particular parts are profiled and essential workshop procedures are explained in full.
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King Carl Fogarty in all his pomp.
1984 HONDA NIGHTHAWK
Bertie Simmonds gets off quietly surprised!
All of what’s occurring in the modern classic world.
Be a mad March hare!
Your letters and emails about CMM!
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Steve Cooper rides the thinking man’s two-stroke.
1998 SUZUKI GSX-R1100 WT
Bertie rides a big bruiser: but does he like it?
YAMAHA RD350LC Special
Brian Thomson’s beautiful IRN-BRU LC.
BEST BIKES OF 1981
John Nutting goes back to the time of Bucks Fizz and fine bikes.
It’s back! What would a modern Z1300 look like?
New parts, kit tested!
Mark Haycock, Scoop and you with tips!
Scoop MoTs his two-stroke twin.
Pip Higham restores a Duke.
Stan Stephens on tuning this two-stroke race-rep.
SUZUKI GSX-R1100 L
The Suzuki apprentices finally finish the beast!
Steve Cooper’s buyer’s guide on this quirky twin.
YAMAHA FZS1000 Fazer
Bertie makes a case for this being a ‘coming classic’.
Mark Haycock on some issues with his!
Jim Lindsay polishes his Bologna bullet!
HONDA CB750 K2
Mark puts his carbs back together.