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
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Stuff • The latest riding kit, top tools tyres, retro clothing and more
Tested • Riding kit worn, tools twirled & tyres turned
MOTORCYCLE LIVE RETURNS!
STAFFORD IS GO!
NMM to reopen for the week!
TWO WHEELS FOR LIFE
SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper
VMCC at Cadwell Park
Dirt Bike Show cancelled!
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STAR LETTER • Those were the days!
BRIDGESTONE SEMI-STAR LETTER • Horace Wimp!
Show us yours
The way we were …
Temptation! • Okay so it’s not the sexiest Suzuki single out there, but there’s something about this 1983 Suzuki GR650 Tempter that CMM reader Simon Payne finds rather… well, you know!
Super Stafford! • We can’t wait – and it’s about ruddy time. We can finally invite you all to the biggest modern classic motorcycle event in the UK and it promises to be a Covid-free corker!
Bridgestone Bike of the Year goes on! …and on, and why not?
Rising Sun shines on at Stafford
FOUR-ZA HONDA! • We ride a rare grey import middleweight that’s descended from a full-on (small) sports bike that almost has an exotic air. Welcome to the Honda CB-1!
The owner’s view: Dave Jupp
The Honda CB-1 400 story
ch-ch-ch-ch-changes • Ti mes, theywere a-changing back in the late 1960s and into the1970s as European brands were taken on by those pesky Japanese motorcycles. Howdo they compare today? We ride BMW’sR90 Sand Norton’sCommando 850 against Kawasaki’sH1500 Mach III and Honda’s revolutionary CB750 Four allon Bridgestone’snew BT-46 tyre!
YAMAHA FJR1300 • Lasting almost two decades in Yamaha’s line-up, the FJR was a quick and capable mile-muncher which now can be had for peanuts…
Moto marvel! • Award-winning motorcycle engineer!
Nuts about rivets! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
Tyrannosaurus SEX! • Bertie’s been buying again… this time it’s a naked Jap muscle bike that really tugs at his heart strings!
In the firing line! • It’s all getting rather dangerously close to being sorted, sayeth the Scoop: famous last words, we reckon!
Variations on a theme: the enigmas of the 500’s ignitions and alternators
Laverda SF750 • Welcome to this lovely latino! Steve Cooper introduces us to a 750 twin like no other!
Days at the races…
What to buy and how much to pay
Stripping yarn! • He’s a bit back-to-front this month, is our Ralph, but please hang in there, as he will be stripping at the end…
Dilapidated Duke! • Kev’s Ducati 400SS project dragged on longer than Brexit, but with the BMW gone to a new home, the baby Duke is about to get some attention…
The grand finale! • Our Andy seems to be on an all carb diet! But when he’s got the Trumpet sorted he gets shot of her!
Balancing act! • Cheap and cheerful some of his tools may be (but they work), Mark is almost at the end of an exhausting process…
Trial and error! • Young Taylor, son of Niall, is moving forward with his trail-iron restoration. Here’s part two!
Next month • IN YOUR MILDLY RESTORED CMM!
Staffy stories! • Tuner, engineer, rider