16 April 2014
Welcome to the May issue of CMM. You may sense a slight Yamaha theme in this month’s issue – and to a degree you’d be right
19 March 2014
It’s always difficult when looking back. More so with bikes
19 February 2014
It’s brilliant being at the helm of a magazine that can cover such a broad scope of machines and memories
15 January 2014
Titter ye not. The headline isn’t what you’re thinking, but more a certain gap in my motorcycle career, which I will put right in 2014
18 December 2013
Is it? The Ducati 916, I mean. Now, I know for a section of our readership anything with a fairing and sometimes anything with a four-stroke motor can’t be their cup of tea, but surely we can all see the beauty in this iconic motorcycle?
20 November 2013
I’ve had a number of obsessions, some of which (ahem) I can tell you about here
16 October 2013
I’ve suffered a bit this month. Suffered from being too busy to ride or for having too many things going on to go into the garage
18 September 2013
Welcome to your ‘restored’ Classic Motorcycle Mechanics
21 August 2013
Weird to talk about next month’s issue in here, but please bear with me!
17 July 2013
This month it’s nice to recognise the people involved in our favourite pastime. It’s my pleasure to work with the people you see on the left here (I only wish they could say the same about me!) but they are just the tip of the iceberg...

Current Issue: May 2014 - Issue 319

• 1989 Yamaha FZR1000 EXUP
Chris Moss rides a litre-class giant and comes back smiling
• Yamaha FZR1000 family
Why an FZR is a sensible modern classic buy right now
• Focus on BMW
Beemers you should be buying!
• Yamaha YDS2
Steve Cooper rides a classy tiddler and is impressed
• Kawasaki ZXR750H2
Aussie Karl builds a race bike from a wreck

May 2014 - Issue 319

All that's best in modern classic motorcycling

About the Editor

Bertie Simmonds, Editor
Bertie Simmonds, Editor

CMM editor Bertie Simmonds cut his teeth on a Kawa 125 while working on a local paper. He soon got the bike bug and progressed and has tried and worked on most of the modern ‘classics’.

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