• 1965 Honda CB72

    Q: I am having a bit of trouble with my Honda CB72, 1965 model, and I wonder if you can help. Apart from all the

  • Suzuki VL800 Volusia

    Q: My cruiser has recently developed an intermittent engine rattle, on tick-over the engine is okay, it seems to occur as I ride in top

  • Five minute fix – Throttle tubes

    Little spoils a bike like a graunching throttle. Cables are obvious and easy to lubricate but throttle tubes regularly get ignored. Whether it’s the conventional

  • 1976 Suzuki GT550

    Q: The headlamp bowl was rusty and my mate gave me a new chrome one. Foolisly, I accepted and removed the headlamp in order to

  • Triumph Valve issues

    Q: I have two valves out of a classic motorcycle (a Triumph) one and the other are the same size in all respects. The parts

  • Yamaha DT400B

    Q:  I’m getting desperate here on the garage floor with my DT400B twin shock. Over the last two years since I bought it, I’ve tried

  • Five minute fix – Brake Linings

    Never, ever, take a brake shoe lining for granted. Almost without exception Japanese shoes are fixed to their alloy carriers by adhesive alone; you rarely

  • Your tips – Aqua Blasting

    Aqua blasting is all the rage at the moment. I’ve been doing it for years at home using a cheap B&Q pressure washer (£25) and