Classic Motorcycle Mechanics on sale – October 2014

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Editor's intro
Bertie sets the scene
• Archive
Move over Marquez – Freddie Spencer did the double!
•1999 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa
Chris Moss on a modern classic rocketship
• News
Stafford show update, news and columnists
 • Calendar
October will be the start of our Indian summer. Honest!
More feedback from yours truly: thank you all
• Show us yours
A whole family on two wheels? Superb
Kawasaki KZ750• Kawasaki KZ750
Kwak’s big twin ridden and remembered by our Scoop
• 1986
Chernobyl and Challenger, VFR and GPX: a memorable year
• BMW R60
A terrific Teutonic Boxer twin with our own Jon Bentman
• 1974 Suzuki RV125 Vanman
One man and his beachcombing balloon-tyred bike
• Aprilia RS125/KTM Hybrid
A gorgeous stroker, rebuilt as a thumper
• Suzuki GSX-R1100K/L/M
MIRA files marvels at the mammoth GSX-R1100 family
• Honda CBX1000 cafe racer
Our own take on the cafe racer craze with a CBX
• Coming classics
Is it just the Hayabusa which is a future speed king collectible?
• Next month
Exciting news about next month’s magazine! Subscribe now

• Workshop news
Lots of new metal and the AP50 remembered
• Project CB750 RC42
He wanted a CBX? This is Scoop’s new scoot
• Project Spa Kat
The final instalment on the build by Paul Berryman
• Project VFR400R
Joe Dick on his gearbox and clutch swap: fingers crossed
• Four-stroke oil change
Scoop’s new scoot gets a transfusion
• Prject Rickuki
Scoop’s cafe racer getting its fitments and fittings
• Project GSX-R1100L
The kids from Suzuki’s apprentice programme whip out the motor.
• Stan Stephens Yamaha RD350LC
Stan on the rebuild of the perfect 350LC motor
• Multimeters
Mark Haycock returns on the wizardry of the multimeter
Honda CX500 Turbo
Steve Cooper on the next turbo in our series – the humble CX
• Tank furore
Why has removing a tank become a chore, asks Haycock?
• Q&A
Our experts answer your questions


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