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Classic Motorcycle Mechanics

May 01 2021
Magazine

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".

Parts and parcel!

Classic motorcycle machanics

The wrong horse…

The latest riding kit, top tools, tyres, retro clothing and more!

Riding kit worn, tools twirled & tyres turned

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOC!

HONDA SPECIALS ANNIVERSARY!

RYAN TRICKETT REMEMBERED

SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper

BRISTOL SHOW CANCELLED!

PRE-ORDER YOUR CMM!

CLASSIC EVENTS ROUND-UP!

Prize winner • Subscription offers?

WIN KIT

FEEDBACK

Love the GSX-R1100L!

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 bsimmonds@ mortons.co.uk or via our vibrant Facebook page. C’mon!

Zed heaven! • Son and dad duo Kevin and Malcolm Wilson figured on a quick freshen up for their low-miler Zephyr 550 – but things took off!

Perfectly formed! • Reacquaint yourself with Yamaha’s LS2, probably one of the rarest from the manufacturer’s early 1970s Europa range. Scoop just has.

Young riders on old bikes by owner Alex Walder

The tiddler twins

SUPER Six appeal! • It’s the ultimate multi-cylinder shootout – and we’re not talking a piffling triple or four-cylinder machine. Yes, we’re talking Benelli Sei 750, Honda CBX1000, Kawasaki Z1300. Welcome to the first of our Bridgestone Classic Rides tests!

SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION

Bridgestone launches new BT46 ‘classic’ tyre!

USEFUL CONTACTS

RETRO SPECTIVE Kawasaki Z750

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. Don’t forget to send in your own tips too.

Zorsts and leaky seals!

The Daily Grind! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.

Honda CBR600 F-R • Scott Redmond once more looks at real-world spares prices from the bikes he breaks. This month it’s the faithful Honda CBR600F…

Parts & parcel: a breaker’s guide

Gentlemen, start your engine – rebuild! • Our Malcolm is moving on with the saucy Suzuki triple build – what could go wrong with a simple stroker?

Benelli Sei 750/900 • Are the Benelli triples overlooked and overpriced – or are they not? Steve Cooper tries to set the record straight.

KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY

What to buy and how much to pay

Benelli

Pure Performance! • Having nearly set the Mille alight, Bruce finally decides to seek some professional help courtesy of Aprilia Performance.

Counting the cost

Finger Trouble..... • When you’re an experienced man of the motorcycling world like our Pip, you’ve seen it all, done it all and never make mistakes, right? Oh…

In suspense! • Forkin ’ell! Jeff has been busy on the little Suzi. Must be all that shed time during lockdown and the fact the bottle shop is closed. More coffee, less beer = more work!

Engine Parts List

Chassis Parts List

Fergy, my mate.

Welcome! • Welcome to CMM’s Parts Finder. Through these pages we hope we can offer you a general steer in the right direction for parts for your restoration or special project.

NOS: PART OF THE PROBLEM? • The golden age of...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 132 Publisher: Mortons Media Group, Ltd Edition: May 01 2021

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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".

Parts and parcel!

Classic motorcycle machanics

The wrong horse…

The latest riding kit, top tools, tyres, retro clothing and more!

Riding kit worn, tools twirled & tyres turned

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOC!

HONDA SPECIALS ANNIVERSARY!

RYAN TRICKETT REMEMBERED

SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper

BRISTOL SHOW CANCELLED!

PRE-ORDER YOUR CMM!

CLASSIC EVENTS ROUND-UP!

Prize winner • Subscription offers?

WIN KIT

FEEDBACK

Love the GSX-R1100L!

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 bsimmonds@ mortons.co.uk or via our vibrant Facebook page. C’mon!

Zed heaven! • Son and dad duo Kevin and Malcolm Wilson figured on a quick freshen up for their low-miler Zephyr 550 – but things took off!

Perfectly formed! • Reacquaint yourself with Yamaha’s LS2, probably one of the rarest from the manufacturer’s early 1970s Europa range. Scoop just has.

Young riders on old bikes by owner Alex Walder

The tiddler twins

SUPER Six appeal! • It’s the ultimate multi-cylinder shootout – and we’re not talking a piffling triple or four-cylinder machine. Yes, we’re talking Benelli Sei 750, Honda CBX1000, Kawasaki Z1300. Welcome to the first of our Bridgestone Classic Rides tests!

SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION

Bridgestone launches new BT46 ‘classic’ tyre!

USEFUL CONTACTS

RETRO SPECTIVE Kawasaki Z750

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. Don’t forget to send in your own tips too.

Zorsts and leaky seals!

The Daily Grind! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.

Honda CBR600 F-R • Scott Redmond once more looks at real-world spares prices from the bikes he breaks. This month it’s the faithful Honda CBR600F…

Parts & parcel: a breaker’s guide

Gentlemen, start your engine – rebuild! • Our Malcolm is moving on with the saucy Suzuki triple build – what could go wrong with a simple stroker?

Benelli Sei 750/900 • Are the Benelli triples overlooked and overpriced – or are they not? Steve Cooper tries to set the record straight.

KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY

What to buy and how much to pay

Benelli

Pure Performance! • Having nearly set the Mille alight, Bruce finally decides to seek some professional help courtesy of Aprilia Performance.

Counting the cost

Finger Trouble..... • When you’re an experienced man of the motorcycling world like our Pip, you’ve seen it all, done it all and never make mistakes, right? Oh…

In suspense! • Forkin ’ell! Jeff has been busy on the little Suzi. Must be all that shed time during lockdown and the fact the bottle shop is closed. More coffee, less beer = more work!

Engine Parts List

Chassis Parts List

Fergy, my mate.

Welcome! • Welcome to CMM’s Parts Finder. Through these pages we hope we can offer you a general steer in the right direction for parts for your restoration or special project.

NOS: PART OF THE PROBLEM? • The golden age of...


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