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Kawasaki W1 overhaul

Kawasaki W1 overhaul

4 December 2014

“I don’t suppose you’d be interested in looking at my rebuilding of a Kawasaki W1’s motor would you?” asked owner Dave Jupp. Of course we would; we’d leap at the chance. Steve Cooper reports...

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Looking back: 1977

Looking back: 1977

30 November 2014.

It was a time of punk rock, Barry Sheene, Star Wars, page three stunners, big hair and even bigger flares. Welcome to the year that was 1977...

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Yamaha TZR250

Yamaha TZR250

28 November 2014.

Even in the second millenium a 250 ‘stroker is a potent missile and the TZR250 is quite possibly the considered weapon of choice...

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Yamaha FZ750: 25 things

Yamaha FZ750: 25 things

17 November 2014.

Yamaha’s FZ750 was possibly the biggest leap forward of any Japanese motorcycle ever. Just 12 months after Kawasaki’s GPZ900R had seemingly secured the title. 25 years on much of the FZ’s design remains a blueprint for motorcycle engineering...

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Triumph Trident T160

Triumph Trident T160

4 November 2014.

Triumph’s three cylinder Trident provided the signature sound for racers in the early Seventies and led to the best of the bunch, the T160, made for just a year from 1975. John Nutting explains...

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Italian favourites part two

Italian favourites part two

31 October 2014.

John Nutting's concluding look at Seventies Italian classics, starting with the Ducati 350 Desmo and closing with a Moto Guzzi Le Mans Mkl...

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Italian Vincent

Italian Vincent

28 October 2014.

'Vincent of Italy' is what MM claimed for their motorcycles. Tim Holmes and Patrick Uden take a closer look at a painstakingly restored example by bike restoration expert James Tennant-Eyles...

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Top bikes of the Seventies: 3

Top bikes of the Seventies: 3

21 October 2014.

Continuing with John Nutting's look at Seventies specials. Here we're focusing on league positions 30 to 21. Is your favourite included?

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ON NOW! Stafford Motorcycle Show

ON NOW! Stafford Motorcycle Show

19 October 2014.

Welcome to the biggest show in the classic calendar! Come and meet our VIP guest Frankie Chili, or browse the autojumble, marvel at the restorations, hear the bikes fire up at the GP paddock, enjoy the Classic Dirtbike demonstrations, or simply just have a great day out...

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Yamaha YCS1

Yamaha YCS1

16 October 2014.

Easy on the wallet but punching well above its weight, that’ll be Yamaha’s 180 twin, says Steve ‘Scoop’ Cooper...

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Current Issue: June 2016

Issue June 2016

ARCHIVE
The Yamaha GTS1000A recalled.

1998 YAMAHA YZF-R1
Mossy rides the modern classic legend.

NEWS
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CALENDAR
June’s top places to go
by bike!

FEEDBACK
James Whitham’s tips work, so say you lot!

SHOW US YOURS
We love seeing your bikes: so keep sending.

DIFAZIO DYNASTY
Andy Westlake on the hub-centre steered curios.

BARRY SHEENE FESTIVAL
Karl Webster on the big
event down under.

KAWASAKI H2s
Steve Cooper rides three
tasty two-strokes.

READER’S COLLECTION
Bertie speaks to ex-pat Brit Sean Freeman and looks at his amazing bikes.

HONDA VF1000
John Nutting returns with a MIRA files on this classic Honda V4.

RETRO REBOOT
Suzuki’s next GSX-R1100 –
if we had our way!

WORKSHOP NEWS
New pipes and Sprocket!

Q&A
More tips from Mark Haycock.

SUZUKI TL1000S
Andy Bolas bags a new project.

YAMAHA TX500
Mark sorts his oil filter.

YAMAHA TDR250
Stan Stephens rebuilds one.

YAMAHA YSR80
Paul Berryman and his gag bike.

SUZUKI RG500
Stan Stephens on issues with the square four legend.

SUZUKI RGV250
Tony Carter has a dream to create a GP-inspired stroker.

CLEANING CARBS
Steve Cooper cleans ’em.

HONDA CB125T
Ralph Ferrand on sorting this smoking twin.

HEAD BEARINGS
Pip Higham on how to adjust ’em.

HONDA BLACKBIRD
Another Coming Classic.

KAWASAKI H2A
He’s ridden ’em now here’s his buyer’s guide.

YAMAHA FZ600 NANCY
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