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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cmm Stuff • The latest riding kit, top tools, tyres, retro clothing and more!
Tested • Riding kit worn, tools twirled & tyres turned
NITRO NG-70 GLOVES
KAWASAKI Z650 REBORN!
NEIL MURRAY: AN APPRECIATION
MOTORCYCLE LIVE RETURNS!
SCOOPERMAN! • The sunny side of the classic world, with the VJMC’s Steve Cooper
2022 BENNETTS BRITISH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR
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Triumph stick with the DGR!
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Show us yours • We want to see YOUR pride and joy in our pages, so you can share what you ride and restore with fellow readers.
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!
Hunt the Honda! • We all love a bit of history with our bikes, but wait until you hear about the history hunted out on Will Barber’s Honda CB1100RD!
E10 Fuel and Beyond • E10 fuel is here and it’s not going away. Steve Cooper looks at the facts, half-truths and hearsay.
What the manufacturers say
Removing ethanol from petrol
Genius Genesis! • Unfairly overshadowed by the bad boys from the ‘Class of 85’, Steve Cooper finds lots to love in the five-valve per-pot Yamaha FZ750.
The owner’s view by Martin James
Multi-Coloured CHOP SHOP! • Ian and Tracey Saxcoburg may have stepped back from Café Racer Kits, but – as we sample John Nutting’s Triumph Roadster – we wanted to get the inside line on how the firm has grown and grown. We sent our own café racer king, Mike Cowton, to find out.
Wolf in sheep’s clothing… • John Nutting’s CRK 1200 Roadster project is complete, or as near as it ever will be. So what’s it like to ride? Nutters tries to be impartial as he mounts the beast…
YAMAHA MT-01 • Not some neutered design sketch, Yamaha’s MT-01 could have just wheelied off the drawing board…
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.
Running up that hill! • Award-winning motorcycle engineer!
Air-head! • Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
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Honda 250/350 K Series (1971-on) • Outclassed back in the day, the K3 and K4 twins seem to be back in vogue these days, according to Scoop!
What to buy and how much to pay
BACK ISSUES • Whether it's recent releases or vintage copies, step back in time and browse through the ages with the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics back issue collection.
NOS? No ta! • Our Pip does things right proper and he wanted to do right by this little Suzuki. But first, he went to a library…
Paint your wagon • He’s only cutting holes in things and playing with the ignition this time: does he know what he’s doing?
Well, what next?