Dedicated to the later classics and Japanese machines, Classic Motorcycle Mechanics has it all. Now 116 pages of road tests, rebuild guides, 'Street Specials' reviews and much much more... Staff Bikes - Classic Motorcycle Mechanics is the only magazine that "Buys its own bikes, rebuilds 'em and rides 'em".
Classic Motorcycle Mechanics
Don’t rush, just arrive…
The latest riding kit, top tools, tyres, retro clothing and more!
Riding kit worn, tools twirled & tyres turned
Retro Yamaha launched!
KAWASAKIS IN RETRO COLOURS!
PRE-ORDER YOUR CMM!
SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper
More details on the Eliminator
Race aces at Motorcycle LIVE!
SEE STAVROS AND WHIT!
Jolly Jumbles in 2024
MANX CALENDAR ANNOUNCED
FEEDBACK • Post to Mechanics, PO Box 99, Horncastle, Lincs LN9 6LZ or email your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
Show us yours
The way we were… • Send us your nostalgic snaps of you back in the day with your steed! Either send to me at email@example.com or via our vibrant Facebook page. C’mon!
BACK TO THE FUTURE • It rained, it shone, it was superb! This year’s Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Stafford Show was special for many different reasons. Read on, if you missed out.
Classic Motorcycle Mechanics stand – 2024…
Parallel lines • Big parallel twins are back in fashion, apparently, but Scoop rides an original example, Yamaha’s XS650C.
Mixing it up a bit
The owner’s view by Jeff Peyton-Bull
All mod-cons! • Shrewd manufacturers long ago cottoned on to how to make a pretty penny after you’ve bought the bike. Alan Dowds checks his pockets…
Budget ‘Bird • With high speed and high quality as standard, why on earth isn’t the Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird more expensive? Bertie Simmonds gets reacquainted with an old friend…
This one is mine: Grant Jeffery
Charging forward! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
BMW R90 S • An amazing bike for the time and a brilliant classic now: why can’t we have another R90 S, Mr. BMW?
Ducati 916 Biposto
Best-laid plans… • Astonishingly, Kev’s made some progress on his 1991 Kawasaki KDX200 Enduro bike AND the Bunne Shoppe Flyer. Probably wants a medal…
Here kitty… • This poor cat has been neglected so owner Tony Hutchison called in the RSPC. Enter Andy Bolas…
Single serendipity! • What happens when Japanese engine meets Italian chassis for the first time?
Bay-watch • Kev Raymond keeps his eye on the choppy waters of the classic world to see if any projects, donors and bargains are out there worthy of being dragged out of the surf for some mouth-to-mouth…
HONDA VFR400R • Honda’s exquisite welterweight is a class act and early versions can be quite affordable, even if the later ones aren’t…
BABY V4 BACK CATALOGUE:
What to buy and how much to pay
The Master-plan! • Steve Cooper goes behind the scenes to see how master cylinders can be revived. Apparently, it can be ‘boring’!
SHOW US YER SHED! • We want to see YOUR shed, your workshop, your garage space, your man/person cave – call it what you will! We want to know what you love and loathe about the space you have to fettle and, each month, we have a £50 Machine Mart voucher to give to you if you’re selected! Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget the...