• Editor’s intro
Bertie sets the tone
The Prince of Speed and The King of the Mountain
• 1980 BMW R80/7
Mossy gets sensible about bikes with panniers
Columnists, Freddie Spencer, New Year news and fun
January’s jollies for you listed here. Chilly out!
You tell us how it is and we listen. Honest
• Show us yours
A cornucopia of cool bikes from your sheds and garages
Nutting and Stephens recall their 1983 attempt at cracking the ton on an RD125DX!
• Honda CBR1000F
Steve Cooper on the magic carpet Honda CBR1000F
Bertie takes a peek at The National Motorcycle Museum
• Honda Britain
Scoop on the original Honda race-replica: or is it?
• King of the (urban) jungle
Carl Fogarty’s Honda Dominator-based special
• Yamaha RD200
Yamaha’s racy two-stroke twin recalled in MIRA Files
• Kawasaki GPz1000R Turbo
The best Turbo of the 1980s is rebooted for today
• Honda CB750
Steve Cooper’s buying guide on the legendary big Honda four
• Coming classics
Andy Bolas on the beauty of the Yamaha Thunderace
• Jarno Saarinen replica
One reader’s tribute to a legendary racer
• Next month
Z1300 main test, Speed Triple quick spin, drills, V6 RD, Whitham, Parrish and more
New metal bits and Pip Higham’s tales from the torque bench
• Project Yamaha FS1-E
It’s finished! Then Niall Mackenzie rides it off a ramp!
• Yamaha RD1200LC V6!
Stan Stephens builds a monster motor for a special machine
• Winter lay-up!
Scoop’s skills on hibernating your classic for the winter
• Recomm’ and old bike
The final instalment on getting a bike going again
• Project Yamaha FZ750
Steve Parrish flies to Norfolk to get parts for his Superstocker…
• Workshop: valves
Mark Haycock on how to make valves. Yes... it’s not easy
• Project Suzuki DR6000
Paul Berryman has woes with his big thumper…
• Project Kawasaki ZRX1100
Alan Dowds gets a box of bits for his mighty motor
• Suzuki RG500 disc valves
Stan Stephens on what can go wrong with the vital disc valves
• Engine cleaning
We hear from an expert on how to do it properly
Your questions, our experts answer!
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