Classic Motorcycle Mechanics on sale – June 2014

New issue’s at the bookstalls!

• Editor's intro
Bertie sets the scene
• Archive
Eddie Lawson in his AMA Superbike days by Don Morley
• Quick spin – 1986 Kawasaki GT550
Chris Moss gives this bike a mention in dispatches
• News
Views, events, columnists and products
• Calendar
June is the best month since May, we reckon. So go places
Good, bad or indifferent you tell it like it is
• Show us yours
From cheap hacks to Italian exotica – you’ve got the lot
• Barry Shene Festival of Speed
Some of the bikes on show as the Aussies remember a legend
• Yamaha RD350LC
One of the greatest classics ever gets a makeover for today
• Yamaha RD350LC Special
Guitar Dave does more than re-tune his strings…
Suzuki GT380• Suzuki GT380
Scoop enjoys a classic ride!
• 1974
Bombings, bikes, elections and marvellous music
• Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit
Jon Bentman on why this big bike is appreciating fast
• Suzuki GSX-R1100 Sheene Replica
Our Aussie mate Karl and his homage to Bazza
• MIRA files: Yamaha SR400/500
John Nutting on the old and new Yamaha SRs

• News

New tool time and torque time with our Pip
• Stan Stephens
The Man gets the rolling chassis sorted on the TZR250 3XV racer
• Alternator health check
Steve Cooper on what to look out for and what to sort on your alternator
• Greased lightning
With slippery customer Mark Haycock
• Aftermarket oil filters
Why modern filters can save your classic
• Project Niall McKenzie Yamaha FS1-E
The old trout strips the Fizzy with a little bit of help from his boys
• Project Top Gun GPZ900R
We’ve been given advice aplenty this month – but we still need a bike!
• Project Honda VFR400
After a year’s break – Joe Dick finally gets on with part two!
• Project Aprilia Mille
New boots and a brush up to see what the damage is with the Mille
Yamaha YC1
Yet more Yamaha buying tips revealed
• Kawasaki Z1000J/GPZ1100 – Showstopper
The very quick Kwak done on the cheap


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