Classic Motorcycle Mechanics on sale – March 2014

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Editor's intro
Bertie sets the scene
• Archive
Mike Hailwood the legend, by the legendary Don Morley
•  Quick spin – 1993 Honda CBR900RR FireBlade
The early 1990s benchmark sportbike ridden and rated
•  News
News from the new year and a ‘new’ classic from BMW
•  Calendar
Mad as a March hare? Here’s where to go
•  Feedback
By golly gosh, you lot have lots to say! Keep it up!
Readers' motorcycles• Show us yours
Get your tackle out for the lads. No coughing required
•  Home build hero – Kawasaki Z650
A reader restores – then tours with his son on the back
•  Suzuki Bearcat
Steve Cooper learns to love the off-road antics of this machine
• 1978
Mike the Bike, magic machines and sexy sixes sizzled this year
• Yamaha YZF-R1
Jon Bentman rides a missile from the 1990s. Buy now!
• Ducati 900SS Mike Hailwood Replica
Karl Webster builds the best Hailwood homage ever
• BMW R 90 S
The ultimate Airfix kit – a classic built from new parts!
•  Suzuki GS1000
John Nutting rides and recalls the GS1000 for MIRA files
• Suzuki RGV600R
Think of if Suzuki actually built an RG500/RGV250 special?

• Workshop news
Our Pip returns and we get the other half of the shed back!
• Air filtration
Magic Mark looks at the funny things with air filters
• Scoop's new scoot
Steve Cooper has sold one, so needs another. But what?
KawasakiKawasaki KE175
Get buying tips for this cool Kawa
• Niall Mackenzie
Former British champ and 500cc racer buys an FS1-E!
• Stan Stephens
Stan recalls the RD400 in an excerpt from his book
• Project Spa Katana
The latest news as Paul tries to get on to the Spa Classic grid
• Tanks again
But this time, how to protect the outside of your fuel tank
• Project Yamaha FZ750
Steve Parrish gets a rolling chassis together, but then…
• Q&A
All problems sorted by our team
• Yamaha RD427LC
Come and see a very special Showstopper!

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