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".
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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 email@example.com or via our vibrant Facebook page. C’mon!
Fazer set to STUN! • What do you get when you mix CRK’s lovely café racer kit to Yamaha’s budget middleweight and the recently-retired Martin Fox? Well, one helluva foxy Fazer!
Pootling Star • Royal Enfield is getting a reputation for decent, sensible bikes. Will the new entry-level Meteor 350 keep its end up? Our man Dowds finds out!
MR. SHEENE POLISH! • Take one imported Suzuki RG400 two-stroke, add a big-bore motor, some love and attention all-round, and then paint it the same colours as the bike ridden by a British bike legend: Barry Sheene!
It’s my bike – Kieran Calder
Issues and big bores!
Nifty Fifties! • The smell of two-stroke, the tall tales of derring-do and the local chippy – for a generation, these two little stink-wheels represent nostalgia at its very finest.
Fun size mars bar! • If you eat a ‘fun-size’ Mars Bar, do you really want to eat the bigger one? Or is this all just a marketing ploy? Bertie Simmonds straddles the yummy Yamaha XSR and starts to put on weight immediately! Wagon (wheels) ROLL…
Honda VFR750R - RC30 • If there’s a more worshipped V4 out there, we’ve yet to see it: welcome to our reboot of the awesome VFR750R RC30…
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.
Splitting links • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
Project Suzuki TS400 Part 8 Loom with a view! • We’re getting down into the nitty-gritty this time with component testing and loom building. What could go wrong?
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SUZUKI TS250 Twin Shock • It’s quite possibly the UK’s most popular quarter-litre trail iron, says Steve Cooper.
TS250 POTTED HISTORY:
What to buy and how much to pay
Project Kawasaki Z900 Stocker part 2 Ralph has a blast! • For the best finish on his Z900’s motor Ralph wants the best, so he visits Stephen Smethurst Casting Renovation to find out how it’s done...