Feb 2015 - Issue 328
• EDITOR'S INTRO
Bertie sets the tone
Wes Cooley and the super-cool Suzuki GS1000S.
• 1999 TRIUMPH SPEED TRIPLE 955i
Mossy mounts a Nineties naked!
Old bikes sought, new cafe racer kits, news and views galore.
Feb is freezing but get out there!
All your lovely letters for us to show you.
• SHOW US YOURS
Your splendid steeds in all their glory.
• DUCATI 750 F1 MONTJUICH
Karl Webster on the Down Under Duke called Monty.
• HONDA CB350K4
Steve Cooper rides one.
Chris Moss on how he got into biking. And what happened next.
• KAWASAKI Z1300
The mighty majesty of King Kwak – and what went wrong!
• READER’S SPECIAL
A tasty tiddler in the shape of the Kawasaki GA290SS.
• READER’S SPECIAL JARNO SAARINEN REPLICA
The build carries on to its finale.
• HONDA CB750 SAND-CAST
MIRA Files tells you how to spot a sand-cast.
• YAMAHA RD350 YPVS F3
The last hurrah for the LC rebooted.
• WORKSHOP NEWS
New Laser Tools, Samco hoses and piston ring tools Too.
• PROJECT MACKENZIE YAMAHA RD400
You can’t keep him away from CMM: new project.
• ALL YEAR BIKER!
Mossy cocoons his bike from the worst that winter can throw at it.
• REGULATOR RECTIFIERS
Scoop sorts these bloomin’ things.
• TWO-STROKE IGNITION
Scoop again – on replacing and upgrading your ignition system.
• STAN STEPHENS
Our Stan carries on with his V6 RD1200LC build.
• WORKSHOP: DRILLS
Mark Haycock on this most humble of device.
• PROJECT SUZUKI GSX-R1100L
Our Suzuki apprentices on rebuilding the Gixer’s chassis.
• PROJECT KAWASAKI ZRX1100
Alan Dowds gets more bits for his mighty motor.
• COMING CLASSICS
Andy Bolas on the fearsomely fast
ZX-12R Ninja. It’s 15 this year!
• SUZUKI GS1000S
Steve Cooper’s buying guide on the big bruiser.
Our experts answer your questions. So don’t forget to send some in!
• PROJECT SUZUKI GT500 CAFE RACER
A new for 2015 – what will it turn out like?
• NEXT MONTH
More drills, thrills and spills with a trick Yamaha FZ750, James Whitham’s X7 and much more!