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".
Good riddance, 2020!
Classic Motorcycle Mechanics
The desired Ducati…
The latest riding kit, top tools, tyres, retro clothing and more !
Riding kit ridden in, tools twirled and tyres tested
Dirt Bike date move!
BRISTOL SHOW DATE CHANGE
OLIVER’S MOUNT MEETINGS 2021
Newark Winter Classic cancelled
SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper
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The way we were… • Send us your nostalgic snaps of you back in the day with your steed! Either send to me at bsimmonds@ mortons.co.uk or via our vibrant Facebook page. C’mon!
Modern Vintage • Seven years after the launch of Suzuki’s Vintage Parts Programme, we ride two unique project bikes to find out if they go as well as they look: and all at the wonderful Sywell Pistons and Props event!
Current bikes covered by the Vintage Parts Programme
CUMBRIAN INVADERS • CMM reader Phil Graham offered our Pip the chance to ride his two classic Suzuki two-strokes – here’s what happened (it was a bit damp…)
Six Therapy • Allen Millyard’s latest project extends his engine reconstruction skills further by building a six-cylinder version of Kawasaki’s iconic Z1. John Nutting finds out what it’s like to ride
Allen Millyard: The early years.
T-REX! • Aussie CMM reader Derek Henderson had a dream: an ELR replica, but it was not to be. Instead he picked up a 2001 ZRX1200R, put a turbo on it and made it a T-REX! Bliss!
RETRO SPECTIVE BMW R80 G/S • The daddy of them all – the BMW R80 G/S is still a big draw…
Q&A • Our very own wizened sages, Messrs Mark Haycock and Steve Cooper are here to answer all of your woes, be they mechanical or spiritual. Every month we will be giving advice, as well as some general tips.
Sassy with the chassis! • In this very issue you can read about our ride of Allen’s Super Six Zed! Here, he’s getting on with bike number two!
Soldering on! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
Wagons ROLL! • Scoop gets all excited as his TS400 is readied for shipping out…
Getting the bike back to Blighty
Piston ‘n’ ported! • Our Malc’s on it with the motor of this very special Suzuki – it’s just a shame that his wallet has run off to hide!
HONDA ST DAX Series • It’s a totally bonkers monkey bike that makes you smile!
ANCESTRAL POWER PLANTS
What to buy and how much to pay
SPECIFICATION • HONDA ST DAX Series
COVID-19(89) • It took eight months to complete, but Darren’s 1989 3MA has rolled out of Jeff’s shed sober and looking better than a bought one. Must be that Aussie sunshine…
Fab four finished! • Well, it was never going to be a full-on resto, but John’s done himself and the Kawasaki Z550F proud!
Firing on all four! • After more than 12 months of hard work, where every single nut, bolt and washer on Chappie’s RZV was replaced or restored, the beast is finally ready to dress and ride. Time to burn some oil!
STOOL SAMPLE! • What is a man to do when his old faithful wooden stool crumbles beneath his very gluteus...